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Make Better Coffee

Your perfect cup of coffee is waiting to be brewed.
Our simple tips, tricks, and guides are here to help.

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Buying Coffee

Discover amazing single-origin coffee and superb blends — taste the wide range of coffees this caffeinated world has to offer.

50 best gifts for coffee lovers
Picking the perfect gift can be hard. Unless you’re the world’s best gift-giver, it’s best to start with something that …
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10 Best Coffees for AeroPress
The power of the AeroPress shouldn’t be wasted on stale, low-quality coffee. Whatever your budget, it’s time that you found …
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8 Best Nespresso pods for lattes and cappuccinos
What’s the most convenient way to make a delicious cappuccino? I’ll give you a hint: It rhymes with “espresso”. Whether …
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Bones Coffee may have the coolest packaging art of any coffee brand. They also have some of the most fun …
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9 best coarse ground coffee brands in 2021
Most coffee grounds are not made for French press or cold brew coffee. The medium-ground and fine-ground coffees in your …
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18 best coffees for French press in 2021
French press lovers aren’t looking for plain, old drip coffee. They want something especially suited to their favorite brewing method.  But …
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Making Coffee

Learn the best, simplest, and most cost-effective ways to make high-quality coffee — whether you want stronger black coffee or a fun, new latte.

Long shot vs ristretto: Which espresso suits your taste?
Coffee shop menus just keep getting more complicated. Just when you finally figured out espresso, lattes, and cappuccinos, they start …
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5 Best Budget Coffee Grinders
We can’t all afford a $200 coffee grinder. Here’s the good news: A budget coffee grinder can still have a …
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Keurig S-Supreme vs K-Supreme Plus vs K-Supreme Plus Smart
You used to have to choose between quality coffee and convenience. Coffee lovers wanted to get behind the convenience of …
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AeroPress vs AeroPress Go: Which is better?
I thought the AeroPress was the perfect travel coffee maker, but a new contender is vying for that title. That …
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Ninja Specialty Coffee Maker review
The Ninja Coffee Bar shocked the coffee world. It was one of the first proofs that coffee lovers could have …
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AeroPress accessories: 12 ways to upgrade your manual coffee game
One of the best days in a home barista’s life is the day when their AeroPress arrives. Recreating that joy …
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Coffee Facts

Dive deeper into the fun and unique aspects of coffee culture while gaining a deep understanding of the coffee bean.

Can you put milk in a Keurig? Making Keurig lattes the right way
Keurig coffee is already delicious, but a splash of milk can really bring out the flavor. You could add the …
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What's the best milk for frothing? And the worst
Are you ready to take the leap from plain old drip coffee to lattes, cappuccinos, macchiatos, and all those other …
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What is third wave coffee? The rise of specialty coffee
This phrase has led to a lot of confusion amongst coffee fans. It doesn’t help that there have been so …
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How long do Keurigs last? And why do they break
There’s nothing more frustrating than getting out of bed, turning on your Keurig, and watching as it fails to brew …
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Nespresso caffeine content: How strong are coffee pods?
Have you ever wondered which Nespresso capsule has the most caffeine? I’ll give you a hint: It’s an OriginalLine pod.  For …
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What does the Keurig strong button do?
“Strong” is one of the most confusing words in the coffee-lover dictionary. Sometimes, stronger means bolder and more flavorful. Other …
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Zak Kann, Founder of Easy to Espresso

Hey! I’m Zak — writer, chemist, and proud owner of Easy To Espresso.

I’m on a journey of coffee discovery, looking for the best coffee beans, brewing methods, and tricks of the trade.

I hope my journal helps you as much as it does me!