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Travas Clifton
Making Coffee: How to Brew the Perfect Cup of Joe

Making Coffee: How to Brew the Perfect Cup of Joe

No one is quite sure where coffee was first discovered. However, we do know that it has been around for hundreds of years. And even today, coffee houses and cafes are still centers of socialization and news sharing in many parts of the world. Nowadays, making coffee is a part of the daily morning routine for many people. While it's easiest to buy your coffee premade, this isn't always easily accessible or financially sustainable. Knowing how to brew the perfect cup of coffee is considered by many to be an art form. Making the best coffee requires attention to many details, including the...

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Travas Clifton
The Ultimate Light Roast Lover’s Guide to Coffee

The Ultimate Light Roast Lover’s Guide to Coffee

Coffee roasting dates back to the 15th Century. For much of coffee's history, the roasting process has remained the same. Roast the beans until they're dark brown and you're good to go.  Within the last 50 years, coffee roasters have discovered a new roasting method that preserves the coffee bean's unique flavor profile. That process is light roasting.  Light roast coffee is deliciously complex. It can taste like floral tea, chocolate liquor, or even blueberry pie.  How is this possible? Why does light roast coffee have such a range of diverse flavors when most dark roast coffee tastes the same?...

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Shane Africa
Modcup December Subscription Box

Modcup December Subscription Box

Take a closer look at the coffees shipping out with December modcup subscription service!

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Shane Africa
Modcup 2021 Holiday Gift Guide

Modcup 2021 Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday season is nearly upon us all! Why scramble last minute to find a new, strange and esoteric coffee gadget for the hobby brewer in your life? The modcup holiday guide will help you to be the MVP gift-giver this year.

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