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A Comparison of Premium Hand Grinders for Coffee and Espresso

A Comparison of Premium Hand Grinders for Coffee and Espresso

Dec 18th 2020 Written by Ryan Felbinger & Steve Morrow
Prices here reflect current listings as of October 2020. The ascension of the grinder to its status as the most crucial piece of brewing gear is well deserved. More than anything else the grinder has the potential to make, or severely limit, the fla …
Choosing Espresso Equipment

Choosing Espresso Equipment

Nov 16th 2020 Written by Steve Morrow
Welcome to the next phase of your espresso journey. You have tasted sweet, balanced espresso at a café. You have looked at the demitasse, then at the barista, and you have said (to yourself, surely), "Hmm, I can do this." You are not wrong (unlike …
A Comparison of Brewing Scales

A Comparison of Brewing Scales

Oct 29th 2020 Written by Caleb Spindler
To the uninitiated, the new-to-coffee person, seeing a barista use a scale to brew coffee is like watching your best friend’s dad get out a yardstick to measure the distance between his golf ball and the first hole at Pappy’s Putt-Putt for Kids. It s …
The Cafe Equipment Buying Guide: Espresso Machines

The Cafe Equipment Buying Guide: Espresso Machines

Mar 11th 2020 Written by mike.greene
A guide to choosing the right espresso machine for your cafe, restaurant, or any other business offering espresso service. The espresso machine is the linchpin for most modern cafes, so it shouldn’t be a surprise that choosing one for a retail space …
Cyber Week 2019 Is On Right Now!

Cyber Week 2019 Is On Right Now!

Nov 30th 2019 Written by steve.rhinehart
Here's a heaping helping of holiday savings! Our Cyber Week deals are some of the best we've had all year, so don't miss out! Shop the best deals of the year on coffee gear right now! As ever, Cyber Monday arrives with even more great deals in tow. …
Black Friday Week 2019 Coffee Deals - Savings Start Now!

Black Friday Week 2019 Coffee Deals - Savings Start Now!

Nov 20th 2019 Written by steve.rhinehart
Welcome to Black Friday Week! Ten full days of awesome savings, and you get to stay comfy at home instead of fighting through the crowds! Shop the best deals of the year on coffee gear right now! It is finally that time of year again - the time y …
Holiday Coffee Gifts for Every Budget

Holiday Coffee Gifts for Every Budget

Nov 13th 2019 Written by mike.greene
Hey there, last-minute-gift-shopper, it's going to be okay! No need for more hand-wringing, if you're looking for the perfect coffee gift this season we've just made your job easier. Check out our easy-to-browse list of great gifts for every budget, …
Our Favorite Gear for the Year: 2019

Our Favorite Gear for the Year: 2019

Nov 12th 2019 Written by steve.rhinehart
As 2019 gets ready to come to a close, we're taking a look back at our favorite brewing gear, machines, and tools from the year. Come see our list, and let us know what your favorite coffee toys were! As 2019 approaches its close - that's right, we' …