Buying Coffee

Everything You Need To Know About Buying Whole Bean Coffee


Dark Roast Coffee Buying Guide (+7 Best Dark Roast Coffees Worth Trying)

Trying to find the best light roast coffee beans—or not even sure what to look for? Here’s what our in-house coffee pros have to recommend.

Medium Roast Coffee Buying Guide (+7 Best Medium Roast Coffees Worth Trying)

Trying to find the best medium roast coffee beans—or not even sure what to look for? Here’s what our in-house coffee pros have to recommend.

Why I’m Going to Tell My Family to STOP Gifting Me Coffee

My family tries so hard, and I love them for it, but they need to stop giving me coffee beans as a gift. If you like to give coffee, maybe you should stop too.

Mission-Driven Gift Subscriptions for Food Lovers: Our Top 7 Picks

Food subscriptions are great to gift, and even better if they align with your mission and values! Here are our top picks for food subscriptions that are making the world a better place.

Light Roast Coffee Buying Guide (+7 Best Light Roast Coffees Worth Trying)

Trying to find the best light roast coffee beans—or not even sure what to look for? Here’s what our in-house coffee pros have to recommend.

Are 5 lb. Coffee Bags Worth It?

The world is drinking more coffee than ever before. From families who brew a giant pot of coffee first thing in the morning to those who slowly sip...

7 Reasons You Need to Add a Coffee Subscription to Your Morning Routine

All coffee lovers dread this experience… You wake up bright and early, ready to take a deep breath of the tantalizing aromas from freshly-ground co...

Why You Should Avoid Hazelnut Coffee Beans

Forget about hazelnut flavored coffee. Those low-grade beans are ripe with low-quality flavors, hurt farmers, and are just bad in general. Here's what to look for instead.

3 Reasons To Avoid French Roast Coffee

For decades, dark roasted coffee beans have been the apex of the coffee experience. They were the “strongest”, the “richest”, and—for some reason—t...

3 Healthy Benefits Of Caffeine

Consuming caffeine each morning is typical for most people around the world. Caffeine has played a large role throughout history and continues to b...

3 Reason Everyone Should Have A Reusable Coffee Cup

As you are most likely aware, the world is suffering from a major climate issue. With more companies pumping carbon into the atmosphere, plastic fi...

Should You Only Buy From Arabica Coffee Brands?

You’ve seen it everywhere—on coffee labels, websites, TV commercials, and even billboards: “We use 100% Arabica coffee beans!” With endless coffee brands using this claim, doesn’t it make you wonder if Arabica beans actually live up to the hype?

Strong Coffee Brands: Should You Sacrifice Flavor For Caffeine?

Black Rifle Coffee, Deathwish Coffee -- they say they're extra-strong coffee brands. But is it worth it? See why we don't believe "strong coffee" is worth the trade-off here.

Gifting Coffee Beans: 3 Things To Do (And 3 To Avoid)

Coffee beans make exceptional gifts, but not all beans are created equal. There's actually a wrong way to give coffee as a gift. (But clever market...

How To Put Together The Perfect Coffee Gift Basket [2021 Update]

There are many ways you can approach gift-buying for coffee lovers, but there’s one strategy that's not as well-explored as it should be: coffee gi...

Gluten-Free Coffee: Is It A Scam?

CBD coffee. Vegan coffee. Mushroom coffee. And now, gluten-free coffee. Is it a scam?

Gourmet vs Premium vs Specialty Coffee: What's The Difference?

Have you ever picked up a bag of coffee beans, only to be thoroughly confused by the terminology used on the packaging? There are so many bewilderi...

🔥 Need A Coffee Recommendation? Find Your Perfect Bean

So many coffees... which one is right for you? Here are some practical recommendations for coffee lovers of all kinds. Find your perfect bean here.

The Truth About Vegan Coffee

It’s amazing how much completely wrong information there is on vegan coffee out there.  Companies using deceptive marketing. Blogs trying to get yo...

Whole Bean vs Ground Coffee: 3 Reasons You Should Be Buying Whole Bean

We're BIG on whole bean coffee, and we think you should be too. Here are 3 reasons why whole bean is always the way to go.

A Glossary Of Coffee Roasting Terms

Want to wrap your head around coffee roasting a little more? With this glossary of common roasting terms, you can! These brief definitions will giv...

This New Weight Loss Coffee Is A Hit On Social Media — And It’s A Big Scam

Yikes. We’ve seen some not-so-honest coffee marketing schemes over the years, but this new “weight loss coffee” making waves on social media really...

3 Reasons To Avoid Automatic Coffee Makers

Once you discover the incredible, unique flavors of specialty coffee and start down the rabbit hole of making it yourself at home, there’s a point ...

Coffee Certifications 101: Organic, Bird Friendly, Fair Trade, And Beyond

Coffee beans, sadly, aren’t a very sustainable crop—at least not yet. They’re sold at rock-bottom prices on the commodity market, the plants are so...