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Written by Miles Spencer

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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Turkish coffee is known for its thickness and richness. Brewed in a copper coffee pot known as a cezve, it is made using very fine ground coffee, usually using a manual grinder. The coffee is then sweetened depending on your taste, or you can enjoy it unsweetened. A popular drink...

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Kopi luwak is one of the most, if not the most, expensive coffees in the world. Rather than a variety of coffee, this coffee is unique because of the processes used in its creation. Kopi Luwak is made from partially digested coffee beans that pass through the Asian palm civet,...

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The high price of kopi luwak coffee is largely due to the traditional ways it is produced. Production takes a lot of time and energy, with farmers often looking on land and in forests for suitable beans. Ripe coffee berries are ingested by Asian palm civets, which are found in...

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Written by Miles Spencer

There is always a reason when something gains the epithet of "one of the most expensive in the world" and that is certainly the case with kopi luwak. Not the most expensive, but certainly up there with the very best, this speciality coffee was mostly known by coffee gourmets and...

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Strong coffee can be anything from the intensity of the flavour to the caffeine hit it provides or how dark the roast is. If you're someone who likes strong coffee because it gets you going in the morning, you might be wondering just how much caffeine you're getting with each...

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A lot of factors affect the strength of a Turkish coffee, namely the caffeine content. Generally, a cup of Turkish coffee is about two to five ounces. Each cup has approximately 50 to 65 mg of caffeine, although it can be as low as 40 mg. Typically made with Arabica...

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The most common small strong coffee available commercially is an espresso shot. You can get single shots (one fluid ounce/about 30 ml) or double shots (two fluid ounces). These can be drunk as espressos or combined with milk or water to create an array of other coffee drinks. However, to...

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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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