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Vietnamese Coffee

Why Is Vietnamese Coffee So Strong?

If you have ever had the opportunity to enjoy Vietnamese coffee, after the first sip you probably thought “Dang, this coffee is strong.” Experiencing Vietnamese coffee for the first time is sure an adventure. You may think an Italian roast is bold but then you try Vietnamese coffee and BOOM your mind explodes with the […]

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Coffee Beans

The Difference Between Arabica and Robusta Coffee Explained

We have all seen the bags of coffee that advertise “100% from Arabica” like it’s some kind of seal of approval from the royal coffee club. But obviously, there isn’t a royal coffee club that gives out seals of approval. Nope, this is a simple marketing technique.  But what does 100% from Arabica mean exactly? […]

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Coffee Roasts

What is Italian Roast Coffee? (Everything You Need to Know)

We’ve all heard of the Italian roast. If you’re like me, you probably assumed that Italian roast coffee ships straight from Italy. However, this is not the case. Yup, Starbucks’ expensive coffee prices are not a result of them importing straight from Italy. No, they are just trying to make a lot of money… shocker […]

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Coffee Beans

Are Oily Coffee Beans Good or Bad?

Whether oily coffee beans is a good or bad thing does strike up some debate amongst coffee lovers on the internet. In fact, a lot of misconceptions regarding coffee comes from our understanding of oily beans. If you’re like me, a coffee amateur trying to be like the barista pros, you’ve probably assumed the oily […]