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How to Clean Your Ninja Coffee Bar – The Fast & Simple Way

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If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance you own a Ninja Coffee Bar. Let’s take some time to appreciate this beautiful machine that makes our favorite coffee drinks. It’s one of the most diverse drip coffee makers on the market. It has such a wide range of settings that we can drink almost anything […]

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Espresso vs Latte: What’s the Difference?

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Espresso and lattes are common choices on coffee shop menus and can even be made at home to enjoy. Maybe you’ve heard of these common coffee drinks but don’t know the differences between them? Keep reading to find out! What is Espresso? Espresso is a concentrated coffee drink measuring approximately one ounce per shot. It […]

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Lungo vs Espresso: What’s the Difference?

lungo vs espresso

Espresso is a common drink for coffee lovers, but have you ever heard of a lungo? It is similar to espresso, because it is made from an espresso machine. There are a few differences between the two. Learning these differences might change the one you prefer to enjoy. The descriptions of each are below and […]

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Ristretto vs Espresso: What’s the Difference?

ristretto vs espresso

Ristretto is a term not all coffee drinkers are familiar with, but for a general description, it is a version of espresso. We will outline how espresso is made and then explain the difference between an espresso and a ristretto. After learning the differences, you might be surprised at how much you want to try […]

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How to Store Coffee Beans – Here’s The Best Way to Keep them Fresh

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Brewing coffee at home can allow us to have a quick caffeine fix whenever we want. To brew at home, you need to store your own coffee beans or coffee grounds. What’s the best way to store your coffee? There are some methods that keep our coffee flavorful and fresh and some methods that do […]

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How to Make Café Bustelo Like a Pro

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If you’re a fan of espresso, but don’t have a way of making it at home, we have a solution for you! Café Bustelo is espresso ground coffee with Latin roots, which tastes similar to the strong taste of true espresso once brewed. Bustelo is easier to make because it can be brewed using several […]

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Why is Coffee Called “Joe”? A Quick Explanation

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When someone asks us if we have had a “cup of Joe” this morning, it typically reminds us to get our caffeine boost. But have you ever wondered where this phrase came from? It’s a common phrase used by most of the American population, especially coffee drinkers. There are actually many theories behind the origin […]

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4 Different Types of Coffee Roasts (Explained with Images)

4 Different Types of Coffee Roasts

Coffee gets its aroma and flavors from the roasting process. The length of the roasting process can also affect the caffeine level in a bean, the body of the coffee, the acidity of the coffee, and sometimes the intensity of the flavor. The 4 Different Types: 1. Light Roasts Light roasts are roasted for the […]

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The 4 Main Types of Coffee Beans: A Complete Guide

Different types of coffee beans

If you’re an avid coffee drinker, you’ve probably wondered just how many types of coffees there are. Here you will get a complete guide to the different types of coffee beans, the roasting spectrum, and coffee blends, which all have different flavors, bodies, and acidity levels. There are four main types of coffee beans. All […]

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Why Does Coffee Make My Stomach Hurt?

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Have you ever enjoyed your favorite coffee drink, only to suffer a stomach ache afterward? Don’t worry, you aren’t alone. It’s not uncommon to experience stomach discomfort after coffee intake. In fact, there are three main possibilities as to what may be causing this problem. But there’s no need to fear! Most of the time […]

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