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Written by Miles Spencer

Most people have a preference as to how they take their coffee. Some like its intensity tempered with milk and sugar, while others like it dark and strong. A cup of strong coffee is typically made from dark roasted beans, is high in caffeine and has an intense flavour. People...

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Written by Miles Spencer

Brewing the perfect cup of coffee often depends on the drinker and their own preferences. Making a cup of kopi luwak coffee is the same. There are lots of ways to brew it, but here are some useful tips to get it right. First, make an exceptional cup of kopi...

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Written by Miles Spencer

Strong coffee is the choice many people make when they brew their morning cup. Strong can refer to the intensity of the flavour, the caffeine content or the darkness of beans used to make it. No matter why you like it dark, learning to prepare it at home ensures the...

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Written by Miles Spencer

Strong coffee is different for different connoisseurs. For some, it could be that it's made with extra dark coffee beans. For others, it might be that it packs a caffeine punch with each sip. Other coffee drinkers might describe strong brewed coffee as having a very intense flavour. No matter...

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Monsoon Malabar is a gourmet coffee with a smooth, mellow taste produced because the coffee beans are exposed to the moisture-laden monsoon winds of South India. People enjoy this coffee for the rich chocolatey/red wine notes with a hit of smoky sweetness. It can be purchased already ground or as...

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If you love coffee and enjoy making it yourself, chances are you keep coffee beans on hand to grind yourself. This is a great way to control the flavour and intensity of the coffee you brew and usually results in a fresher tasting cup of joe. No matter what kind...

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Written by Miles Spencer

To roast coffee, you will need green coffee beans. Without roasting, these beans are undrinkable as they are bitter and acidic. Roasting adds flavours and aromas while also drying and expanding the bean. You can roast coffee with a pan or grill, in an oven, or with a home coffee...

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A coffee percolator is a type of kettle with two separate chambers – one for water and another for ground coffee beans. Percolator coffee is often associated with campfires and stovetops. Nowadays, there are also electric versions you can use. The lower chamber of a percolator is used for water...

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Written by Miles Spencer

Many people drink their coffee black because they like the flavour. If you're someone who enjoys it very dark and strong, you probably find the average cup pretty weak. Fortunately, there's an easy fix. Not only will making your black coffee stronger result in more flavour when you drink it,...

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