Coffee

Cinnamon Cold Brew Coffee

Cinnamon Cold Brew Coffee

Cold brew coffees are known for being wonderfully smooth and flavorful. They’are also typically brewed in a concentrated form, so that you can easily use them as a base for flavored iced coffee drinks without ending up with something watery. I loved the idea of adding some additional flavor to…
Starbucks adds Mini Frappuccinos to Menu

Starbucks adds Mini Frappuccinos to Menu

To some Starbucks fans, a Frappuccino is the perfect way to cool down on a hot summer day. To others, the milkshake-like drink is more appropriate for dessert than as an afternoon refreshment. This means that for every Venti Frappuccino that someone orders, there is someone who doesn’t because the…
What’s Your Starbucks Name?

What’s Your Starbucks Name?

When you go to Starbucks – or many other coffee shops, for that matter – the baristas typically ask if they can add a name to your drink order. While not everyone likes to give out their names when ordering a cup of coffee, this system exists so that the…
What are Single-Origin Coffees?

What are Single-Origin Coffees?

Single-origin coffees are to coffee drinkers what single AVA or appellation wines are to wine lovers. Appellations, known as American Viticultural Areas here in the US, are specific geographical areas in which grapes are grown. It is a general rule to say that the smaller the area in which a…
Starbucks Launches Cold Brew Coffee

Starbucks Launches Cold Brew Coffee

Cold brew coffee has been growing in popularity for the past several years and it will be coming to Starbucks very soon. The company recently announced that it is rolling out cold brew coffee to it’s North American stores. The cold brew method is beloved by iced coffee enthusiasts because…
K-Cup Inventor Regrets Invention

K-Cup Inventor Regrets Invention

Unless you are a die-hard traditionalist, you have used a Keurig coffee maker to brew a cup of coffee sometime in the past 10 years. The single-serving K-cup pods are found everyone from quick oil change places to office buildings to home kitchens because they are so convenient and easy…