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The Perfect Cup — Get your coffee questions answered

We’re all coffee lovers on a quest for the perfect cup. Ask away in our coffee forum, and get answers to all your coffee questions.

What's the best coffee for espresso?

over 2 years ago by Caitlin J.
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First, to dispel two myths! There's no such thing as an "espresso bean". Not all espresso roasts are super dark. When it comes to making great espresso, it's all about the crema, the frothy white... See full answer

What's the best coffee for a french press?

over 2 years ago by Marisea K.
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What is Turkish coffee?

over 2 years ago by Sheila F.
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Can I use regular coffee in my Keurig coffee maker?

over 2 years ago by Mark D.
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Quite a few of our customers have found themselves with a Keurig on hand, wanting to up their coffee game and migrate from pre-ground coffee in pre-packaged pods to fresh coffee they've sourced from Bean... See full answer

What is an Irish Coffee?

over 2 years ago by Irving C.
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When is National Coffee Day?

over 2 years ago by Geoff M.
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National Coffee Day is September 29th. The rest of the world refers to this day as International Coffee Day. We'll mark this joyous occasion with free coffee goodies and special offers for all. So brew... See full answer

What's the best coffee grinder?

over 2 years ago by Brendan M.
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The path to better coffee is pretty simple: Make sure your water is clean. Use only freshly roasted beans. Grind just prior to brewing. That said, as your palate evolves, it will place an ever-greater... See full answer

What coffee grinder do you recommend?

over 2 years ago by Brittney W.
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For years, I lusted after a Mahlkonig grinder, but that's really not a great choice for the home. We finally found a used one for the Beanery, and I'm in heaven. At home, I'm in... See full answer

What's the best coffee maker on the market?

over 2 years ago by Emily Y.
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One of our roasters has a great way of joking about how much thought, love, technology and innovation goes into the simple act of brewing coffee: "it's just coffee and water, so what could go... See full answer

What coffee maker do you recommend?

over 2 years ago by Bean G.
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Here at the Beanery, we almost always brew using a Chemex , as it does a fantastic job of bringing out all of the flavors of both the bean and the roast. It's also fun... See full answer