What do the Numbers Mean on Nespresso Capsules?

By | July 3, 2019

Nespresso coffee capsules have quickly made a huge splash in the individual serving coffee market. Nespresso has made a name for itself with its high-quality single serving coffee and espresso makers and capsules. But if you’ve ever shopped for Nespresso capsules, you may have noticed that each one has a number associated with it that is largely unexplained… Read More »

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Can You Use Your Own Coffee in a Nespresso Machine

By | July 23, 2019

You have a Nespresso single-serve coffee maker, and you love it. We all do! But at some point, almost every Nespresso convert asks the question: can I use my Nespresso machine to brew my own coffee? The answer is simple: absolutely! But before you can start brewing your with your favorite non-Nespresso coffee beans (or pre-ground coffee, if… Read More »

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How Much Caffeine Is In A Nespresso Capsule?

By | November 9, 2019

If you’ve read our post on the “intensity” numbers associated with Nespresso capsules, then you know these numbers do not, as some people mistakenly think, refer solely to the caffeine levels in the coffee. Higher numbers do tend to have more caffeine per serving but not always. In fact, Nespresso and many of the other other capsule brands… Read More »

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What is Espresso Crema Made Of Anyway?

By | July 4, 2019

In the world of espresso, crema is all the rage. Often, a coffee shop’s reputation exists in the two or three inch layer of crema that sits atop their espresso beverages. Everything from a cappuccino to a flat white has crema. This layer of crema reveals much about the espresso beans used in the brewing process. It can… Read More »

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What Causes Crema on Espresso? Can You Make Crema on Coffee?

By | January 14, 2020

Have you ever had an espresso? Have you ever wondered how espresso gets that layer of crema on the top of it? Well, you are in luck. Today, we are going to learn together how exactly espresso gets its crema! What is Crema & What Makes Crema on Espresso so Desirable? Anytime someone mentions espresso these days, it… Read More »

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How Espresso is Different From Regular Coffee

By | January 14, 2020

You want to learn more about the world of coffee and the different ways coffee is produced? Well, regular coffee, often called filtered coffee, and espresso are two of the most popular forms of coffee production. To better understand the differences between filtered coffee and espresso we must understand the differences between: Espresso beans and filtered beans Espresso… Read More »

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Can You Make Espresso With Regular Coffee Grounds?

By | January 14, 2020

Quite a common question in the coffee world, individuals wonder everyday if they can make espresso with their regular drip coffee grind. The shortest answer is yes, but it’s not going to taste right. Of course you can do it but no one will recommend it because using regular coffee beans in an espresso machine will leave the… Read More »

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Is French Press Coffee Less Acidic Than Other Brewing Methods

By | July 23, 2019

Coffee addicts all around the country seem to covet the french press as the purest and most reliable method for producing the tastiest cup of coffee. Though lately, the coffee industry has been concerned with producing the least acidic cup of coffee possible. So, is the french press a valid method to lower your coffee’s acidity? Acid, a… Read More »

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How to Keep French Press Coffee Hot

By | July 5, 2019

It happens to all of us. You make the perfect cuppa joe in the morning and then your kid starts crying and before you know it, you sit down to another cold cup of coffee. How can you avoid this age old problem? There isn’t necessarily one answer that will solve the problem for everyone, but here are… Read More »

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Why Does French Press Coffee Taste Better?

By | July 24, 2019

Coffee aficionados agree, the French Press is one of the best ways to brew a delicious cup of coffee. But why is that? Here are a Few of the Main Reasons That People Think French Coffee Tastes The Best Grind Freshness Texture Brewing Ritual These are just a few of the main reasons I think. Let’s look at… Read More »

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