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Setting Up Your At-Home Coffee Brewing Station

Creating your at-home coffee brewing station is full of fun and excitement as you begin to imagine hand-crafting your own cafe quality drinks in your own kitchen everyday! Unfortunately, and often in many homes around the country, the focus is more heavily weighted toward aesthetics, and rarely the mechanics or functionality.

Any serious home coffee enthusiast can tell you,

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Coffee Shop Recipes: House-Made Gingerbread Syrup

If you are in the mood to embrace a traditional coffee shop cold-weather flavor, you must try house-made gingerbread syrup!  While most notably a holiday beverage, gingerbread is perfect in your lattes and/or coffee any time it’s cold outside (although it is delicious in the iced versions as well!).  This is a great addition to your coffee beverages and/or pastries- FYI this syrup is also delicious on pancakes!  When contained in a glass bottle, its deep mahogany color is a beautiful addition to any coffee shop counter.

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The Texas Coffee School French Press How-To Guide

Below you will learn the science, technique and best practices essential to making outstanding French Press coffee. If you want to learn more about coffee extraction and gain an in-depth understanding of every primary coffee brewing method, check out our Coffee Education Program for a complete list of upcoming coffee classes and barista training workshops.

ABOUT THE BREW METHOD:

Classic, elegant, versatile and simple. The French Press offers on-demand, low-waste coffee brewing and is a time-honored favorite home brewing method.

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Coffee Tips: How To Make Japanese Style Iced Coffee

As Summer rolls around each year, our thoughts turn to iced coffee as a perfect complement to backyard barbecues and just about any get-together. You may want to try the simple, yet effective Japanese Iced Coffee method, which involves brewing a concentration of specially coffee directly onto ice. Melting ice contributes to the total water volume without weakening the final brew.

If you want to learn more about coffee extraction and gain an in-depth understanding of every primary coffee brewing method,

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How To Brew Better Tasting Clever Dripper Coffee

Like many others in the specialty coffee industry, we’ve found the brewing instructions shared by the Clever manufacturer does not always produce favorable tasting results. After experimenting with many different Clever Coffee Dripper brewing techniques, we’ve landed on a favorite. This technique is widely known as the “Jason Dominy Method.” This method has consistently produced delicious results in our lab and in the field. This method features a coarser grind setting, which honestly makes more sense since this method lends to a longer contact time between the water and coffee grounds.

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