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    What Is a Long Black?

    If you’re just getting into coffee, or even if you’ve been enamored of it for awhile, you may have never even heard of a long black. They’re not common in North America, or even much in Europe, but if you…

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    How to Store Coffee Beans

    If you’re looking to maximize the flavor of your coffee, the best way is to use it within 10 days of roasting, making sure to grind it just prior to brewing. But then you’ll need to find a way to…

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    How to Froth and Steam Milk

    If you are looking to make a drink such as a latte or a cappuccino, you will need to know how to steam and/or froth milk. Doing this is not simple at first. But, once you get down some key…

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    How to Brew the Best French Press Coffee

    The French Press is a very popular method of making coffee since it is a very simple, fast, and inexpensive method to make coffee. If you do not own a French Press, see our buying guide for French press coffee makers for…

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    How to Choose Espresso Coffee Beans

    How to Choose Espresso Coffee Beans Like any type of food, you need good ingredients to make a good meal and you need good espresso coffee beans to make good espresso. Even if you have the very best espresso machine…

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    The ABCs of Coffee Beans

    The ABCs of Coffee Beans It is estimated that there are about 2.25 billion cups of coffee drank every day in the world. People from all over the world brew different types of coffee and have created numerous coffee drinks…

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    Long Black

    Commonly found in Australia and New Zealand, a long black is a style of coffee made by pouring a double-shot of espresso over hot water. When made properly, the drink will maintain crema on top and still have a good…