Travel Coffee Kits: My Two Favorites, Tested Around The World
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Travel Coffee Kits: My Two Favorites, Tested Around The World

Pour-over brewing is a fun and easy way to enjoy great coffee at home. But if you’re on the road much, then you know the difficulty of packing all that paraphernalia. Having spent several months on the road in recent years, I’ve tried almost everything under the sun. What follows are my two favorite ways…

Fellow Prismo Review: Clever, But Does It Work?
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Fellow Prismo Review: Clever, But Does It Work?

Everybody loves espresso, but not everybody wants to deal with an espresso machine. There’s no denying that the end product can be great. But the cost is significant, the maintenance is nothing to sneeze at, and dialing it in is not easy. So when you see the AeroPress’s plunger design, you might think, “Hey, that…

Timemore Chestnut Grinder Review: The Best Hand Grinder For Your Money?
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Timemore Chestnut Grinder Review: The Best Hand Grinder For Your Money?

If you have a good manual coffee grinder, you’ll never have trouble making a decent cup. As long as the beans are fresh, you can at least grab an AeroPress and brew something great just about any time, any place. It sure beats being stuck with lukewarm, watery hotel coffee or with one of the…

Fresh Roast SR800 Review: The Best Home Coffee Roaster For Most Of Us
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Fresh Roast SR800 Review: The Best Home Coffee Roaster For Most Of Us

Roasting coffee at home is the best way to keep fresh, delicious beans on hand. It’s cost-effective, and perhaps better yet, it’s a lot of fun. After using different roasters over several years, I’ve found that the Fresh Roast SR800 (available here) is the best home coffee roaster for most of us. It isn’t cheap,…

Angels’ Cup Review: Does This Blind Tasting-In-A-Box Deliver?
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Angels’ Cup Review: Does This Blind Tasting-In-A-Box Deliver?

The best way to enjoy coffee more is to enjoy more coffee. What do I mean by that?  Just like good wine, good coffee contains more flavors than perhaps any single person could pick out.  There are hit-you-over-the-head obvious flavors, like the chocolates or nutty ones. Then there are subtler flavors like specific berries and…

AeroPress Review: A Lot To Love About This Unique Brewer
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AeroPress Review: A Lot To Love About This Unique Brewer

True or false: making great coffee at home requires either a finicky pour-over coffee set-up or a fancy, expensive automatic brewer? For most people most of the time, the answer is false.  That’s good news if you’re just getting into brewing coffee at home, or you’ve struggled to get consistent pour-overs, or your cheap-o coffee…

4 Clever AeroPress Accessories You’ll Love
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4 Clever AeroPress Accessories You’ll Love

The AeroPress is an easy way to make great coffee anywhere. There are also a million different ways to use it. With a little practice and exploration, it’s like at least two or three coffee makers in one.  Light-bodied brews like you’d get from a pour-over with a coarse grind? Check. Strong, almost syrupy brews…