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Hyman Smith Mexican Coffee – Syracuse, New York

A review of a Hyman Smith Mexican Coffee roasted in Syracuse, New York. The coffee has a citrus sourness followed by sweeter notes as it cools. This is a good breakfast coffee and also brews excellent coffee in a Moka pot.

16 Awesome Gifts For Coffee Lovers – Holiday Gift Guide

16 Awesome Gifts For Coffee Lovers - Holiday Gift Guide Does your significant other or best friend love drink good coffee? If so then here are some excellent gifts for coffee lovers! These coffee lover gift ideas are for those people that are interested in great...

The Best Way to Clean a French Press Pot

The Best Way to Clean a French Press Pot If you like rich and bold coffee the French Press has to be your coffee brewer of choice. That is until it is time to clean out the pot. Cleaning out the French Press pot has to be the biggest pain of all brewing methods. With...

What is Coffee Bloom and Why Do I Need to Do It?

What is Coffee Bloom and Why Do I Need to Do It? I'm sure you've heard the term "coffee bloom" or "bloom your coffee," but what does it mean? You probably have other questions too. Such as why does coffee need to be bloomed? And how do you bloom coffee? This post will...

Is a Coffee Plant a Tree or a Bush?

Is a Coffee Plant a Tree or a Bush? We've all seen coffee beans, but I couldn't tell you what a coffee plant looks like. I've seen photos and short videos of laborers picking coffee. Usually, they show the branches and fruit, but never the whole tree, or is it a bush?...

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