Brewing great coffee at home starts with high-quality beans, but crafting the perfect cup includes many other factors as well.  It can seem intimidating and even expensive to optimize your homebrew, but we want to help!  We have broken the process down into five simple categories: coffee quality, freshness, grinding, brewing, and water quality.  There is no need to look at these factors as an all-or-nothing choice.  By simply starting with one category, you can begin improving your daily cup...

Below is an article by jlhufford that does a wonderful job going over the various grinding methods and each of their various advantages and disadvantages. Coffee Grinders: Blades, Burrs, or Biceps? Introduction In this article, we explore the different kinds of grinders, along with their advantages and disadvantages. If you plan on enjoying coffee that costs over $9 a pound, then you had better pick up some kind of grinder, so you don’t leave all that wonderful aroma in the coffee shop. The second coffee...