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Best Ground Coffee

Everyone loves a delicious cup of Joe in the morning. For many of us, it makes the difference between a productive day, and a day spent shambling around like a caffeine-deprived zombie. And while there are plenty of coffee shops who make a living...

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Best Coffee Scale

Baristas and coffee lovers everywhere desire to get the most aroma-infused flavor they can from their coffee. If you’ve previously owned a coffee scale, you know how important it is to get the perfect brew. You may be in the market for a new one,...

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Best Coffee Beans

What may be considered the world's best coffee beans for a sweet-toothed coffee beginner will not be the same as for an acid-sensitive coffee connoisseur. When it comes to taste and brewing methodology, it all becomes very subjective. ...

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Best Milk Frother for Barista-Like Drinks

Making your own cappuccinos or lattes at home is so much cheaper than buying them at a coffee shop. However, if you’re trying to froth your milk on the stove or in the microwave, it can get messy and inconvenient rather quickly. What you need is a milk...

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Best Cappuccino Maker for Espresso Lovers

Would it surprise you to hear that a cappuccino is just coffee and milk? The same ingredients as your latte and very similar to an Americano. Some baristas would have you believe that you need a million-dollar Starbucks coffee bar to make one… but...

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Best Coffee Mugs

The thing that makes coffee mugs different from a lot of consumer products is that they have so many different uses. There are travel mugs, and mugs for using in your kitchen. There are ugly mugs that provide delicious coffee, and beautiful mugs...

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Best Coffee Maker Under $100

Is there anything worse than falling in love with a new coffee maker and then realizing it will cost more than all your kitchen appliances put together? If you care about coffee, you might have assumed that finding a good coffee maker is going to...

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The Best Coffee for Cold Brew

Not all coffee roasts are created equal. There are certain coffee roasts that are great for cold brew, and then there are those that will completely ruin it. We have reviewed and rated seven products in order to determine which one offers the best...

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The Best Kona Coffee In the World

One little word and all the coffee lovers in the room go a bit wild! Kona coffee is award-winning, delicious, and extremely expensive. There are Kona fan clubs, Kona addicts and, unfortunately, Kona scams. As Coffee Dorks, we love Kona. Like a fine wine or...

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Best Espresso Machine Under $500

In 2008, a new Mastrena espresso machine was made for Starbucks… at just under $18,000 per machine. Over a decade later, and some estimates put Starbucks’ new espresso machines at costing around $40,000 each. So, is an espresso maker that costs...

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Best Espresso Beans

After hours of carefully selecting a grinder for consistency. Weeks of experimenting with pounds of coffee beans to get the right grind coarseness. Thousands of YouTube videos watched to master your tamping technique. It all comes down to one extraction. And…...

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Best Keurig Coffee Maker

The best Keurig coffee maker is… more than one?No, we’re not being indecisive. This is one of the best things about Keurig’s line of coffee makers – there are just so many to choose from.Although Keurig always focus on similar designs and key...

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Best Programmable Coffee Makers For 2019

Some coffee connoisseurs have a bad habit of turning their noses up at programmable coffee makers. But not us at Coffee Dorks. Yes, there are some terrible coffee makers out there that produce cup after cup of tasteless brown sludge… but then...

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7 Best Latte Machines

The latte. It’s quite amazing what you can make with just coffee, water, and milk. The café latte (quite literally, milk coffee) is that simple drink we all love. It’s the drink we ordered the first time we ventured into a coffee bar. That step...

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Best Grind & Brew Coffee Maker

Choosing a coffee brewer is a big decision. So is choosing a coffee grinder. Finding just one machine that can handle both tasks is even a bigger challenge. But it’s actually a developed niche of the coffee market with well-known manufacturers and quirky start-ups...

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Best Dominican Republic Coffee

The best coffee in the Caribbean is grown on the high slopes of the Dominican Republic mountain range. Dominican Republic coffee is nutty, rich and sweetened with notes of chocolate and tart berries. While still relatively unheard of in the US, you’re...

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Best Siphon Coffee Makers

Siphon coffee makers offer artistic expression. They take out the boring and mundane process of everyday brewing coffee.Besides being elaborate coffee brewers, siphons come in unique and non-traditional designs – often shaped as chemistry test tubes.Using a...

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Best Burr Grinders For Coffee

Finding a burr grinder that offers grind consistency while fully retaining the flavor and aroma of the bean is a dubious task. Navigating forums and watching “expert” videos to figure out whether conical or flat grinders are better will consume your time....

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The 5 Best French Press Coffee Makers for 2019

Choosing the right French press can be difficult. The market has slowly been invaded by poor quality no-name brands that promise grit-free brew, but rarely deliver on their promises. connoisseurs praise the French press because it remains one of the truest...

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Best Single Serve Coffee Makers

High quality and barista-style artistic coffee does not have to come at a high price and a local coffee house. It can happen for as low as $.3 cents per cup on your sofa in the comfort of your home. We tested and reviewed 36 brewing systems in order to determine the...

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The Best Espresso Machine Reviews for 2019

Finding an espresso machine without spending a fortune is a form of art. It takes patience, research, and countless shots of espresso followed by endless euphoria. Achieving rich texture and aromatic espresso shots at the comfort of your home is any coffee...

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Best Pour Over Coffee Maker Reviews For 2019

So, you have decided to take your coffee brewing game to the next level. We appreciate that! Pour-over is perhaps one of the oldest ways to prepare delicious coffee. It is also one of the most overlooked methods by average coffee consumers who prefer to use...

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Best Manual Coffee Grinders For 2019

A poor-quality manual grinder can be seriously detrimental to your coffee. It is vital to purchase one that is capable of producing an even grind. Grinding your coffee by hand is not an art, it is a science. Below we have prepared a list of the best hand...

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The Best Coffee Maker For 2019

Selecting a top coffee maker can end up saving you over $1,000 a year! Selecting the wrong one; however, can end up costing you not only money but also an eternity to wash away the bad aftertaste. For this reason, we compiled a list of the best 15 drip coffee...

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Latest From Our Blog

Maple Latte – How To Make It

Making a Maple Latte is easy as you only need some milk foam, coffee, and maple syrup. It’s the perfect espresso drink for a warm summer day, especially when prepared cold. The combination of strong, rich espresso and ice cold milk make a delicious...

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How To Make Instant Coffee

You can make instant coffee (also known as coffee powder or soluble coffee) using two common methods. In one, liquid coffee gets sprayed in the form of a fine mist through very dry and hot air. By the time these coffee droplets are landing, they...

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Coffee and Antioxidants – All You Need To Know

Healthy and energizing or harmful and addictive – you’ll hear it both ways when it comes to examining the long-term effects of coffee and antioxidants.Quick Scientific SummaryHere is what independent peer-reviewed studies show about regular coffee...

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Nespresso VS Keurig

If you are looking for a new pod coffee machine, you’ve probably heard about Nespresso and Keurig more than any other brand out there. With all the noise, it can be difficult to really know which of these machines are superior. We’ve put together...

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Espresso Beans vs Coffee Beans

The difference between espresso and standard brewed coffee has more to do with the preparation method more than anything else. It’s about how you prepare the beans themselves. Generally, labeling beans as "espresso" hints at darker roasted coffee.A...

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Bialetti Coffee Maker Review

Bialetti DesignBialetti is an Italian product that has quickly become popular worldwide. It boasts a sophisticated appearance that beats out a lot of other coffee makers with its stylish looks. However, this pot is not just a thing of beauty.None of the...

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