An Intro Guide to Home Roasting

Home Roasting - Coast to Coast CoffeeThe concept of coffee roasting is simple: heat raw beans (which vary in colour from green to tan) until they turn brown, then cool them down before they roast too much. The trick is to roast beans evenly and to stop the roast at the ideal level of roastiness.
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The Art of Coffee Roasting

Coffee Roaster - Coast to Coast CoffeeCoffee aficionados know that there is no such thing as the perfect cup of coffee. You can get close, but actual perfection is elusive. It also depends on what you’re after: the perfect cup of coffee on a cold and gloomy afternoon might not be what you would brew for a workday morning.
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How To Choose The Best Coffee For French Press

Esrpesso Shots - Coast to Coast CoffeeGrinding your coffee is a science, as is achieving the right water temperature, and preparing the coffee beverage itself takes precision. For any French press lovers, we’ve got the best coffee for French press preparation. Read on for our top picks for the perfect French press coffee.
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Pour Over Vs French Press - How To Choose Your Brewing Method

Esrpesso Shots - Coast to Coast CoffeeThere are plenty of brewing methods that you may already be aware of, but two in particular that are very popular are pour over and French press. These methods are easy to use and totally customizable, with plenty of different devices on the market to brew your coffee. 
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Best Coffee For Cold Brew - Our Top 5 Picks

Esrpesso Shots - Coast to Coast CoffeeDrinking a cold cup of iced coffee can satisfy those cravings and give you the boost you need for your day. But to take iced coffee to the next level, why not try making cold brew in your own home?  What’s the difference between cold brew and iced coffee?
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Cold Brew Vs Iced Coffee - What Are The Differences?

Esrpesso Shots - Coast to Coast CoffeeCoffee lovers everywhere love coffee in all its forms. Hot or iced, there are plenty of ways to brew, steep, and prepare your favourite coffee roast. Two very popular methods of preparing coffee are iced coffee and cold brew, with the latter becoming very popular in recent years.
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How To Use A Percolator - 5 Amazing Pro Tips

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A percolator is a coffee brewing method that is old school in nature, but is loved by coffee fans. It is often confused with a moka pot because it does have a similar process. 

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How Is The Coffee Ceremony In Ethiopia Organized & Performed?

Esrpesso Shots - Coast to Coast CoffeeThe Ethiopian coffee ceremony is an important and culturally significant routine performed in Ethiopian homes. These ceremonies can be performed up to three times every day in a single household and are the most common practice when greeting.
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How Long To Steep French Press Coffee - A Step By Step Guide

Esrpesso Shots - Coast to Coast CoffeeIf you’re a coffee lover, you’re probably always looking for a new brew and coffee to try. Or, for anyone new to the coffee world or set in their ways, you might be seeking a different but easy way of brewing delicious coffee.



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Espresso Vs Coffee Beans – Is there a Difference?

Esrpesso Shots - Coast to Coast CoffeeWe all know espresso. It’s a means of brewing coffee with pressurized hot water and it rivals sliced bread for ‘the best thing ever’. Espresso was invented by clever Italians and has since become a staple of coffee culture around the world. Many of our favourite drinks start with espresso: cappuccino, café latte and the flat white, for starters.

                       
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What Is Drip Coffee - Coffee Brewing Guide

What Is Drip Coffee - Coffee Brewing GuideWe live in a hectic world where everyone is constantly on the go. Although having a French press coffee for breakfast every morning would be great, it isn’t reasonable for many of us. The best way to get a quick cup of delicious…
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Coffee On An Empty Stomach - What Does It Do To You

Esrpesso Shots - Coast to Coast CoffeeThere are some mornings when it feels like you can’t quite function. You sleep through your alarm, forget your morning shower, dress in a hurry to get to work, and completely forget to eat breakfast. The morning rush has happened to us…
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Ethiopian Coffee Guide - Beans, Regions & Brewing Tips

If you are in the market for Ethiopian coffee, look no further. Coast to Coast Coffee has what you need for a delicious brew.
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Top 5 Health Benefits Of Consuming Organic Coffee

Green Coffee - Coast to Coast CoffeeIf you’re unsure whether you should be drinking organic coffee, we have some news you don’t want to miss.  There are many benefits to consuming organic coffee instead of products grown from chemically treated soil that can ultimately make you sick. Here we will highlight the top five we feel are the most important.
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3 Reasons You Should Be Buying Whole Bean Coffee

Whole Bean Coffee - Coast to Coast CoffeeDid you know that once your coffee bean is ground, it loses its flavour in a matter of minutes? When oxygen hits the bean's surface, it begins the staling process. When the bean is whole, it helps to keep the inside fresher for longer. What’s better for a coffee lover than drinking a hot cup of freshly roasted coffee first thing in the morning?
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How To Make Coffee With Kahlúa At Home - 3 Easy Recipes

Coffee with KalhuaWhat makes a delicious cup of fresh roasted coffee even better? Adding a bit of Kahlúa, of course!   If you enjoy your coffee morning, noon, or night, hot or cold, dark or light, then you will also love the smooth, rich, creamy, sweet taste of Kahlúa in your cup.


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How to Make Great Cold Brew at Home

Cold Brew - Coast to Coast CoffeeYou’ve probably seen jugs of cold brew at your local coffee shop. You may even have tried the chilled concoction. But what exactly is cold brew? Well, isn’t leftover coffee that you’ve put in the fridge—it’s coffee that’s made with cold water. 

            
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The Value of a Daily Grind

Grind Degrees - Coast to Coast CoffeeWatching a barista grind, tamp, load and then let superheated water do its whistling work is something to look forward to. The rhythm, smell and sound of the espresso-making ritual forms a kind of dance that’s a pleasure to experience, as well as a lovely prelude to a delicious drink.
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The Dope on Caffeine: Healthy or Unhealthy?

Caffeine - Coast to Coast CoffeeIt won’t come as a surprise to many that coffee contains caffeine. That’s a big part of the reason why people drink it: there’s nothing like a good cup of joe to wake you up in the morning. Of course, it’s delicious, too.

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Mycotoxins and Coffee: Should you be Worried?

Green Coffee - Coast to Coast CoffeeOur customers occasionally ask about mycotoxins – toxic chemicals that are the products of moulds on agricultural crops.  They probably would never have started asking about them if Bulletproof Coffee Company hadn’t centered a marketing campaign around their mycotoxin-free coffee.
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The Importance of Fair Trade Coffee

Fair Trade Coffee Cherries‘Fair Trade’. You see these words on packaging, along with ‘Certified Organic’. It’s something that we all like the sound of, but what does it really mean? Coffee is such a big part of most every morning that we rarely stop to think about where it comes from, or who grows it.

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The Importance of Organic Coffee

Organic Coffee CherriesOnce upon a time, all coffee was organically grown. Even when chemical fertilizers came on the scene, coffee continued to be organically grown for many decades. Since coffee bushes love shade, they were traditionally planted under existing forest canopy – an arrangement that worked well. The majority, if not all organic coffee, is still shade-grown. 

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How Roasting Changes Coffee Flavour Profile

Light vs. Dark Roast

Light, medium or dark roast? All coffee drinkers have their favourites, but many don’t know why—they just know when they like something. So I thought I would explain how roasting affects your favourite cup. 

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Proud to be a K-Cupper?

Keurig Pods Garbage

By now we've all heard the negative press about Keurig K-Cups. Sure, they may be more convenient than traditional brewing methods, but their advantage pretty much ends there. First, they are extremely wasteful. Because of all the landfill they've generated, John Sylvan the creator of the K-Cup, has even said that he regrets inventing them.





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Easy Homemade Iced Coffee

Iced Coffee

What's better than Iced Coffee on a hot summer day? Not a whole lot if you ask me! But why would you pay big bucks for coffee with ice when you can easily make it at home for a fraction of the price? Here are a few tips to make a delicious, refreshing Iced Coffee that will really hit the spot without putting a dent in your wallet.    


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