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Coffee Journal - How to Read a Coffee Label

Often times, we get super confused by coffee labels and just go ahead to buy the coffee that sounds and feels the most exotic, but wouldn’t it be great if...

Coffee Journal - What is Specialty Coffee? - Part 1

What is Specialty Coffee? To begin answering this question, we need to start by asking ourselves where the name "Specialty Coffee" even comes from. Let's learn more about The Queen of...
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Otaku Brew Guide - Origami Dripper Pour Over Recipe with V60 Filter Paper

The Origami Dripper is as stylish as it is versatile. Rocking a full spectrum of colorways and having a unique shape that is compatible with multiple filter types, the Origami...
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Coffee Recipes - How to make a Yuen Yeung Coffee Milk Tea

Can't decide whether or not you want coffee or tea? Why not have the best of both worlds and make yourself a Yuen Yeung Coffee Milk Tea! Let's explore a...
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Coffee Recipes - How to make a Yuzu Espresso Tonic

Summer is in full swing and what better way to stay cool than with an iced cold drink! These days one of our favorite citrus flavors have been Yuzu. We’ve...