Beyond the Brew
Daily Coffee Myth - Coffee Stunts Your Growth
Myth: Drinking coffee young will cause you to be short. Fact: This is nothing but a wives tale. There is absolutely zero proof that the consumption of coffee will stunt growth in any way. Parents tend to allow their children to drink soda, tea or other caffeinated beverages, but they...
Daily Coffee Myth - Coffee Helps with Weight Loss
Myth: Drinking coffee helps you lose weight. Fact: Unfortunately, coffee doesn't speed up your metabolism. The caffeine in it may suppress your appetite a bit, but it does not truly help you lose weight. To truly lose weight, you will need to exercise. Coffee may assist somewhat in appetite suppression since...
Daily Coffee Myth - Coffee Raises Cholesterol Levels
Myth: If you drink coffee, your cholesterol levels will go up. Fact: Coffee contains a compound called "cafestol" which potentially stimulates LDL cholesterol, but the compound is only found in the oil of coffee. If you make your coffee with a paper filter, you eliminate this problem. However, if you...
Daily Coffee Myth - Coffee Cures a Hangover
Myth: Coffee cures a hangover. Fact: Coffee might wake you up as a regular stimulant, which you very will might need after a late night out. However, it does nothing to actually remove the alcohol still in your system. Just to be clear, drinking coffee at the end of your...
Daily Coffee Myth - Coffee Gives You Insomnia
Myth: If you drink coffee in the afternoon, you won't sleep at night. Fact: For most people, an afternoon cup of coffee will not cause insomnia. That is, if you aren't drinking it after 3p. Coffee has caffeine, so you need a bit of time for it to work its...
Daily Coffee Myth - Coffee is Addictive
Myth: Drinking coffee causes an addiction. Fact: Caffeine is a stimulant and coffee contains caffeine. Caffeine may cause some kind of physical dependence, but give it up for a few days and you are back to normal. With that said, the few days between giving it up and being back...
Daily Coffee Myth - Coffee Dehydrates You
Myth: Coffee makes you urinate so it dehydrates you. Fact: Although caffeine is a mild diuretic whatever dehydration it might have caused is mostly offset by the water in your coffee. Coffee is made of water so one would think it wouldn't dehydrate any more than soda, tea or other...
Brewing the Perfect Cup
The perfect cup of coffee is something coffee lovers the world over strive to achieve with each and every cup they brew. But...is there truly such a thing? After all, everyone has different flavors that they like, right? It seems like this perfect cup would be very subjective based on...
Grind Size Reference
Knowing which grind size to pick is important in order to get the best result for the coffee you are brewing. Below we have listed out seven grind sizes which coordinate with specific brew methods. Not every grind size is best for different extraction methods. Example: You wouldn't want to...
Gourmet Coffee Trends
The National Coffee Association‘s 2017 National Coffee Drinking Trends (NCDT) report sampled 3,000 coffee drinkers to see what their behaviors are in regards to coffee consumption. More Americans than every are drinking coffee than ever. 62% of Americans are now drinking coffee daily Up from 57% in 2016 Teenagers represent...
Specialty Coffee is the Top 10% of All Coffee
What is specialty coffee? Why is it so special? We could easily tell you that specialty coffee is simply the best coffee in the world. Yet, that does not explain how or why specialty coffee is truly special. That requires a bit more of an explanation. So, let's start at...
What's in a Label?
Coffee bag labels come in a lot of varieties. It can become an overwhelming task to translate one label from the next. There aren't many standards for what a label should say other than it should have the brand and weight which are the minimal legal requirements. Everything else seems...
Daily Coffee Myth - Coffee Stunts Your GrowthMay 09, 2018
Daily Coffee Myth - Coffee Helps with Weight LossMay 08, 2018
Daily Coffee Myth - Coffee Raises Cholesterol LevelsMay 07, 2018
Daily Coffee Myth - Coffee Cures a HangoverMay 04, 2018
Daily Coffee Myth - Coffee Gives You InsomniaMay 03, 2018
Daily Coffee Myth - Coffee is AddictiveMay 02, 2018
Daily Coffee Myth - Coffee Dehydrates YouMay 01, 2018
Brewing the Perfect CupNov 14, 2017
Grind Size ReferenceOct 18, 2017
Gourmet Coffee TrendsOct 11, 2017