Unadulterated Caffeine Content – Sip Cautiously. 

Founded in 2016, South African company  Black Insomnia shot to fame as producers of the ‘world’s strongest coffee’. Touting the product’s top spot on the caffeine scale, an official press release states: “None have been able to reach the unadulterated caffeine content that defines Black Insomnia, nor should any brand attempt to surpass this content…

Sunday Morning Sips: Coffee Jargon

The next time you step inside your local cafe or roaster, look them straight in the eye and confidently place your order with a dash of knowledge and flair. Adding a few new words to your vocabulary could result in a whole new take on your favourite bean brew. Here’s what you need to know:…

Whole Bean Quick Tip

When making espresso coffee, good quality beans and the shortest time between grinding and brewing will help make it the most flavourful cup you’ll sip!

How Do You Brew?

Coffee is more than just a vessel for caffeine. A wide variety of beans, mix-ins and machines have recently turned coffee brewing into a delicate art. In fact, depending on how you make your morning cuppa, you’re toying with the flavor, nutrition and caffeine content. Here’s a look at seven common brewing methods—in order of…

Coffee & Sneakers?

This year Nike began renovations to its headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon. Among the plans are improvements and expansion, including the installation of a barista station worth $175,000 in the Nolan Ryan building. Really though, coffee and sneakers – is there any better combination?

Marvel Coffee Company

Marvel Coffee Company City: Toronto Ontario Location:  Danforth Avenue & Carlaw Avenue (map it) Opened: 2015 Recommends:  Americano and a butter tart 5 Cup Rating: 4.5 cups Did You Know:  This is the second outpost of the rapidly expanding coffee shop. Their first location, which opened in Summer 2014, located adjacent to the Donland’s TTC…

How Art & Coffee Birthed Miami’s Hippest Neighbourhood.

All it takes is one. One idea, one entrepreneur and some inspiration. Now Wynwood, Miami’s Arts District is thriving thanks to Panther Coffee.  This feature by Jimmy Sherfey on Eater shines a spotlight on the impact a great idea can have on a neighbourhood, its art and culture.

Top Coffee Drinkers… By Profession?

A recent survey on U.S. coffee consumption trends in the workplace by Dunkin Donut and CareerBuilder delivers to us the Top 15 Coffee Drinkers By Profession.  Take a peek at this handy graphic Seattle-based illustrator I Love Coffee created to showcase the results.

Beans, Brew & Beyond

Appliance City brings us this great read which features a backwards guide to the bean, a brief history of coffee and a review of machines and methods.  To top it off, the age old rivalry of coffee vs tea is debated… be sure to check this one out!