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Coffee Around the World, Pt. 2: Varietals
Coffee Around the World, Pt. 2: Varietals

Many coffee drinkers are unaware of the existence of varietals: different strains of the coffee plant that grow cherries (and beans) with different characteristics. While...

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coffee, taste, varietals
Coffee Around the World, Pt. 1: Processing
Coffee Around the World, Pt. 1: Processing

One of the most exciting things about coffee, for us nerds at least, is how different each coffee can be. I’ve mentioned before that there...

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coffee, growing regions, process, varietals
The Road to Decaf Coffee
The Road to Decaf Coffee

There exists a group of coffee drinkers for whom caffeine is not an option. Some might call them the true believers, the true adherents, since...

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coffee, decaf, maine, portland, process
What Does Coffee Taste Like?
What Does Coffee Taste Like?

There was recently a segment on the Today show that did a blind taste test between what they called ‘cheap deli coffee’ and ‘fancy gourmet...

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coffee, cupping, taste