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Please Don’t Do This to Your Coffee (Rebrew)

By | Coffeecademy, Home Brewing | One Comment
There are several things you should avoid doing when brewing coffee. There is one thing, however, that’s perhaps the biggest mortal sin of making coffee — rebrewing grounds. However you make coffee, please never, never rebrew grounds. Here’s why grounds shouldn’t ever be rebrewed, and what you can do with used grounds instead. Rebrewing Grounds Makes Dirty Water If you don’t believe that rebrewing grounds results in a bad-tasting cup of liquid, perhaps you should.....
There are several things you should avoid doing when brewing coffee. There is one thing, however, that’s perhaps the biggest mortal sin of making coffee -- rebrewing grounds. However you...
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Why is Coffee Called Java?

By | Coffeecademy, Home Brewing | 2 Comments
Coffee has many names. Some, such as “espresso,” and “drip” refer to how coffee is made. Others, such as “mocha” and “cappuccino,” refer to a specific beverage made with coffee. Still others refer to coffee’s origins and history. “Java” falls into this third category. “Java” Comes from the Island of Java During the 1600s, the Dutch introduced coffee to Southeast As.....
Coffee has many names. Some, such as “espresso,” and “drip” refer to how coffee is made. Others, such as “mocha” and “cappuccino,” refer to a specific beverage made with coffee....
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How to Make Your Own Coffee Bar or Station

By | Coffeecademy, Home Brewing | 2 Comments
An in-home coffee bar serves as a personal oasis on quiet days and a gathering place when you’re entertaining. It’s where you can go to make the perfect cup of coffee, and where you can entertain and educate friends about your favorite beverage. If you’re thinking about making a coffee bar in your home, we at Driftaway Coffee have a few tips to help you create a space that will be both a conversation piece and a functional place. Choose Your Coffee Bar’s Location Wisely .....
An in-home coffee bar serves as a personal oasis on quiet days and a gathering place when you’re entertaining. It’s where you can go to make the perfect cup of...
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Why Do We Add Milk or Creamer to Coffee?

By | Coffeecademy, Home Brewing | No Comments
Milk or creamer are widely used by coffee drinkers throughout the world. From Latin America’s cafe con leche to South India’s filter coffee, many recipes call for adding dairy to coffee. Dairy products were likely added to coffee in the Ancient World for much-needed .....
Milk or creamer are widely used by coffee drinkers throughout the world. From Latin America’s cafe con leche to South India’s filter coffee, many recipes call for adding dairy to coffee....
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Different Types of Sweeteners and How They Taste With Coffee

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Not long ago, the choice of sweeteners offered at coffee shops was limited to white, pink and blue.  Sugar, Sweet’N Low and Equal, of course.  Yellow, Splenda, was a sign of a cafe that truly catered to every taste.  Today, however, condiment bars are flooded with different forms of sugar, artificial sweeteners and syrups, some which used to only be regionally available.  For people who prefer to .....
Not long ago, the choice of sweeteners offered at coffee shops was limited to white, pink and blue.  Sugar, Sweet’N Low and Equal, of course.  Yellow, Splenda, was a sign...
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