Author Archives: Vinny O'Hare

How Do You Make The Perfect Cup Of Coffee

To make a good cup of coffee, you will need the following: Freshly roasted coffee beans (whole beans are best, as they stay fresher longer than pre-ground coffee) Water A coffee grinder (if using whole beans) A coffee brewing method (such as a drip coffee maker, French press, or pour-over method) A coffee mug Here is a step-by-step guide to making a cup of coffee using the drip coffee maker: Begin by heating up some water. The […]

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Make Starbucks at Home With Cinnamon Dolce Syrup

I have been on a Starbucks kick lately. After working all day I have been getting in the car around 8 or 9pm and driving down to the Starbucks and getting a venti cinnamon dolce latte with whip cream. Of course this has become a costly habit so I wanted to see if I could at least come close to replicating it and brewing it myself. While I didn’t get it exactly right I did find an […]

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Keurig Brewer Exit Needle Cleaning

From time to time we have had issues with our Keurig only brewing a half cup and we usually fixed it by using a paper clip in the needle on the brewer. Today we had a new issue where the machine was using a full cup of water from the tank but still only brewing a 1/4 cup of coffee. To be honest it has been driving me crazy since I knew the machine was getting enough […]

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Coffee News For The Week

The World’s Largest Starbucks Is The Willy Wonka Factory Of Coffee I’m standing in a 15,000-square-foot factory that could only be the work of Starbucks. Hulking industrial equipment stands alongside custom walnut furniture that’s finished so delicately I’m afraid to place my coffee cup on it without a coaster. Blue Bottle Moka Pot A Tribute To A Neglected Brewing Process Making the perfect cup of coffee is dark and mysterious art that involves enough brewing methods to […]

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Coffee Friday Roundup

Why Coffee Is The Key To Your Best Power Nap You know that drinking coffee will give you a jolt. You also know that taking a nap will feel so, so good. And it might be exactly what you need to recharge for the long afternoon! But did you know that coffee + nap … in that order … is the REAL secret to waking up refreshed and energized and ready to tackle ANYTHING? It’s true. Numerousresearchstudies […]

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Coffee in Bed

Wi-Fi Coffee Maker Lets You Brew from Bed We’ve all been in that catch-22 where we’re just too tired to roll out of bed to brew that hot beverage that will wake us up enough to get out of bed. Fortunately, technology’s here to help: Belkin has teamed up with Mr. Coffee to create a Wi-Fi-enabled coffee maker that you can control from your smartphone—which, presumably, is never more than an arm’s length away. The $150 Mr. […]

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Mini Espresso Machine

Minipresso coffee machine fits in your POCKET | Daily Mail Online The Hong Kong-based company behind the design (pictured) – which also includes a cup – says: ‘you won’t find better gear to travel light and enjoy a quality espresso away from home.’ 10 things Starbucks won’t tell you – MarketWatch Starbucks has changed the way you drink coffee—even if you don’t drink Starbucks coffee. How Can I Use Up Flavored Coffee? — Good Questions | The […]

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Starbucks Making Coffee With Beer

Starbucks Is Experimenting With a Beer-Flavored Latte Starbucks is reportedly experimenting with a beer-flavored coffee, called a dark barrel latte, which will taste a lot like Guinness. Save $ on your Keurig: Cheap K-cups and Keurig Cost Breakdown – YouTube Save money using K Cups. Here is the breakdown.   Best New Coffee Carafes – Brewing, Drip Trends Many a coffee aficionado has become a Chemex convert since the pour-over craze a few years back. And, it’s […]

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Get Free Coffee From McDonalds

Get Free Coffee from McDonald’s Every Morning Through September 29th Drop the coffee grounds and walk past the Starbucks. You can get a free small coffee every morning from McDonalds’s through the 29th of September, without having to buy anything. I’m lovin’ it. California’s First Cat Cafe to Open in October : People.com Carlos Wong’s dream of a café featuring cats will become a reality in L.A.’s Chinatown this October 10 Essentials of the Most Successful Companies’ […]

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Coffee Roundup

What to Do If Your Keurig Won’t Brew – K-Cup Barista The drawback to this wonderful piece of machinery is that it is made of complicated and sensitive parts. I’ve heard story after story of Keurig woes, and I’ve had a few of my own. So what do you do if your Keurig won’t brew? Here are some troubleshooting tips if your Keurig gets temperamental. Step 2: Lift up the water reservoir and drop it back into […]

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