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How does moisture occur inside Trader Joe’s coffee cans?

I’ve started trying Trader Joe’s whole bean coffee that comes in canisters. When I opened one today and poured the beans into the grinder, I noticed there was some moisture inside the can that I had ...
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What are the effects of caffein olfaction?

Does smelling caffeine share equivalent effects on our central nervous system to those immediately apparent when ingesting? More precisely, does the aroma of coffee necessitate a beneficial ...
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How to make thick, Indian style coffee without using instant coffee?

I recently had coffee in India and it was quite thick. The way they made it they took instant coffee+sugar+little bit of water. They then beat this mixture into a thick paste. Then they added hot ...
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Are there general recommendations for mugs?

Is there a general consensus on what some of the best mugs out there are in terms of keeping (drip/pour-over) coffee warm, style, and flavor? Ceramic? Double-walled glass?
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Are light coloured spots on beans mold?

What are the light colored spots on the bean? Is this normal or is it mold?
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How can I maximize cold brew yield without harming flavor?

Currently I make coffee two ways: hot coffee using a moka pot, and cold brew using a Coffee Toddy. Both of these methods produce concentrated coffee. However, I've noticed that my liquid yield for ...
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Can the MahlKoenig EK43 be calibrated coarser?

We just got in our new EK43; When we dial in to highest grind size (11 on our dial), it is much finer than what I would normally use for French Press, or even for Chemex or automatic drip. Here are ...
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Coffee in bottom chamber of moka pot?

I have recently purchased a new Bialetti moka pot and I've found that after brewing a cup of coffee and letting the pot cool down, there's coffee in the bottom chamber. Am I cutting off the heat too ...
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Completely reusable, stainless-steel, zero-waste Nespresso pods any good?

Getting ready to buy an inexpensive espresso setup for at work. I've been very happy with the EC155, but I've noticed that Nespresso machines are very well engineered, very inexpensive, and much ...
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How does one calculate extraction percent?

I am reading “Everything But Espresso” by Scott Rao and am in the chapter “The Coffee Brewing Control Chart”. In the section “How to Calculate Extraction without a Chart”, he says you need three ...
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Delonghi Magnifica - pump stops after 10 seconds with fault lights

My Delonghi Magnifica ECAM22.110.B Bean-to-Cup machine just stopped working. The symptoms are: Machine starts as normal Grinder runs and pump runs for exactly 10 seconds then cuts out Water from ...
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Why do I need to warm a french press before using it?

It has been recommended in a number of youtube videos and blogs to warm the frenchpress glass before brewing coffee. Why does one need to do this?
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When the espresso begins to pour it takes about 3-5 secound to reach the right presure, what can I do?

Hello I have some problems when trying to get a perfect shot of espresso The problem: So when the espresso begins to pour, the pressure is not high enought, and the color is dark. It takes about 3-5 ...
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How much water should I pour in for blooming process for a french press technique?

How much water should I pour in for blooming process for a french press technique? I put 1 tbsp coffee in a cup. How much water is too much or too little for blooming process for french press ...
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My cafe roma machine doesn't provide enough pressure to push water through the finest setting of my grinder

I've had to turn the setting down on my grinder, but I know the espresso isn't as good. It's not as rich. When i put it on the highest setting, the espresso drips out, one drip a second, and that ...
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Milk texturing issues on commercial machine!

I just spent the day making coffees for a work function. They hired an expobar commercial coffee machine and I failed to get one nice jug of milk all day, no matter what I tried it was always frothy ...
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What is the ratio of Arabica and Robusta in blend coffees available in markets?

I have seen some blend coffeees available in the market, both ground as well as instant. I want to know what ratio is preferred normally while mixing Arabica and Robusta? Country : India
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I'm perplexed on coffee types. What is filter ground coffee?

I bought a new coffee maker and it has a permanent filter and says to only use filter ground coffee.What exactly is filter ground coffee?
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Is coffee/caffeine addictive?

I've heard that people get addicted. In other words, if someone has coffee regularly and they skip a day, then on that day they feel "low" or perform worse than they used to when they weren't a coffee ...
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How long does sealed ground coffee retain its flavors?

Assuming I purchase freshly ground coffee from a shop which sell it sealed. How long can I store it before it begins to lose its flavor? Sealed here means the sealed packets which we get from ...
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How do I make an espresso shot in a moka pot?

Ive tried brewing espresso in a moka pot but I end up making coffee that tastes like drip coffee. Not sure why, but is it because the water level in the moka pot (I fill it up just below the opening ...
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Does espresso cost more to make than drip coffee?

In US coffee shops, espresso costs more than drip coffee (say, $3 for espresso vs. $2.50 for drip coffee where I live). Is that because espresso is seen (in the US) as fancy? Or does it actually cost ...
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Why do coffee carafes never pour well?

I have been a coffee drinker forever and no matter what coffee maker I buy, all of the carafes are terrible. Is there one that pours well? Or is there a trick I do not know about? I notice that when ...
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Best technique to make latte art with an Aeroccino 3?

I want to know which are the best practices to make latte art with the Aeroccino 3. Which level of milk is optimal? Should I use the maximum for hot mark, maximum for cold mark or somewhere below or ...
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Does using a french press effect the taste of coffee vs the manual method?

My normal method is put coffee in cup. Put some hot water for 30 seconds. Put remaining hot water for 2 minutes. Strain and drink. Now if I buy a french press machine should I expect a change in ...
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Which grind should be used for brewing coffee without machine?

I use this method https://cookingcrest.com/prepare-filter-coffee-without-coffee-filter/ Following are the options of selecting grinds: Which one should be chosen?
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How much caffeine is in 1 teaspoon of ground Arabica coffee?

Arabica is said to have less caffeine than Robusta. Couldn't find info about this specific question in Google hence asking here. The grind I have is for filter coffee.
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What does wetting the coffee for 30 seconds do?

What does wetting the coffee for 30 seconds do? What will happen if I pour in all the hot water and wait for 5 minutes rather than wetting it and waiting for 30 seconds? Wet the coffee and wait for ...
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What's the volume of Brikka 2 cup water chamber?

I received a used 2 cup Brikka without the measuring cup. Anyone knows what is the volume of this measuring cup?
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What does strong, mild, very strong mean with respect to coffee?

If you click on the coffee menu in this link: https://www.devans.in/index.php?route=common/home you will see strong, very strong, mild etc. options. What do these options refer to in Coffee? Amount ...
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Coffee and the singing voice

Can anyone tell me what the reputation of coffee is for serious, professional singers? Does it, as it has been suggested to be, dry out the human vocal chords?
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Cafe Mai vietnamese coffee - what is the US equivalent?

I was at an AirBnb in Washington DC and the host (or previous guest) had left coffee in the cupboard. Only enough for 12 cups or so, and I'm feeling guilty that I consumed the entire packet over ...
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How long do the effects of caffeine take to appear?

Taking as a parameter the first sip of coffee we drink, and taking 10 minutes to drink a cup of coffee, how soon are the effects of caffeine to appear?
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Rocket Giotto Brew Lever scratch

Is this normal wear on the lever to the right of the lever arm?
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Is there really a NATO standard cup of coffee?

Standards bodies do tend to occupy themselves with making standards for things, but is it just a joke? What next, ISO standard cup of tea?
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Decaf coffee, how to make our own

I saw this on a coffee site: As we all know, it is really hard to get a good decaf specialty coffee. The decaf process removes oils and flavors as well as the caffeine, leaving a blah cup ...
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How do you quit coffee? [duplicate]

I tried so many times, and sometimes succeeded for a few months even but then relapsed. Anyone ever successfully quit? If so, what's your secret?
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Remedy for a coffee hangover?

Did you ever drink too much coffee during the week, and then on your day off you have this really tired feeling with a headache? I call it a coffee-hangover. It has nothing to do with alcohol just ...
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Could you list healthy, unsweetened coffee flavouring syrups?

Most of the coffee syrups sold by big chain cafes are either traditionally sweetened or artificially sweetened. However, the flavoured coffee they have "on tap" are completely unsweetened, which is ...
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What is the history of coffee?

I'm a coffee addict and curious about coffee. My question is as follows: The word coffee comes from? When was coffee discovered? Who have discovered the coffee? Who are the figures and from which ...
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What is the best laptop to buy to run latest version of Cropster? [closed]

I’m about to purchase a new laptop for my roasting business and I would like to purchase the one on which Cropster runs best.
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Coffe Aceh Coffee lovers must know Aceh coffee originating from the Gayo highlands

Coffee lovers must know Aceh coffee originating from the Gayo highlands, Central Aceh, Sumatra, Indonesia. The question of Aceh's sense of coffee and the price of Acehnese coffee in your country,
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When to add alcohol for Irish coffee

When making an Irish coffee, is there a difference when you add the alcohol, before or after the cream? The reason I think it would make a difference is because the heat would make lots of the ...
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What is the difference between a Blend and Single Origin coffee?

I wanted to know the difference between blend and origin coffee.
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Is it possible to make a frothy coffee without an espresso machine?

I'm a coffee lover and my day starts with coffee but as i moved in my house i lost the coffee machine so i wanted to know how to make a perfect coffee without the machine?
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What are the basics of creating an espresso blend?

Having roasted almost exclusively single origins, tackling blends seems somewhat daunting. What are the basic elements of an espresso blend that make it particularly good for the espresso ...
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Do all Chemex brand filters fit all Chemex brewers the same?

We recently got a new Chemex pot and it seems like the same filters fit the new pot differently than they fit the old. Both pots are the 10 cup. The new has wood handle, the old has glass handle. ...
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Grinder reassembly: should I grease the gearbox?

I have a Bodum Bistro grinder that I bought used a couple of months ago, and have been fairly impressed with. It started making a horrible gear-grinding noise today, after getting a very small, very ...
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What kind of Foam goes best with types of coffee?

I have been visiting various cafes and type of milk foam varies each and every time whether it's normal or silky(that's what I got to know from one of the barista) make me think about the type of ...
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Brew a less acidic coffee

A recent visit to the dentist opened my eyes to a new aspect of tooth care I hadn't realized: apparently, the acidity of coffee can increase the growth of cavities if the teeth are not brushed ...

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