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Bryan Haines

Bryan Haines is a co-founder and writer on EnjoyJava - and is working to make it the best coffee blog in the world.

He is a travel blogger at Storyteller Travel and blogs about photography at Click Like This. He is also co-founder of Storyteller Media, a company he started with his wife, Dena.

How to Make an Americano at Home: 3 Easy Methods, 3 Variations

If you’re like me, you’ll probably have your first Americano coffee at a cafe. Here’s how to make an Americano at home. You’ll learn 3 methods, plus recipes for 3 tasty variations on the classic Americano. An Americano is a watered-down espresso. Americanos can be made from home with an espresso machine, a Moka pot, …

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What is an Americano? Origin, Compared to 5 Other Coffee Drinks

Walking into any coffee shop can be a little confusing. There are so many different names for each drink and it seems like they all are made with the same ingredients. What is an Americano? Here’s your quick guide. Plus we compare Americano to five common coffee drinks. Americano coffee is made with espresso and …

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How Many Ounces in a Cup of Coffee? Standard +17 More Sizes (3 Coffee Shops)

Knowing how many ounces in a cup of coffee helps make quality brew and measure caffeine. In this post, you’ll learn the standard coffee cup size. Plus, we’ll compare cup sizes of 3 coffee shops: Starbucks, Dunkin’, and Tim Hortons. There are 6 ounces in a standard cup of coffee. This is a liquid measure …

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Americano vs Drip Coffee: 3 Key Differences (Brew, Caffeine, Flavor)

Stop by a coffee shop and you’ll have a decision. Americano vs Coffee? Here are the three main differences between Americano coffee and the traditional brewed, drip coffee from North America. Americanos are made with espresso shots and water, while brewed coffee is created by infusing coffee beans with hot water. Americano Espresso Drinks have …

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The Strongest Coffee in the World: Brands, Beans, Brews, High Caffeine

There are many brands that claim to be the strongest coffee in the world. In this post, you’ll learn about 2 types of strong coffee, 4 factors, 4 of the strongest coffee brands, the best roast for strong coffee, and tips for brewing strong coffee.  We’ll also cover how to weaken strong coffee and how …

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Cowboy Coffee Guide: Recipes, Tips, Eggshells, Kettles

Cowboy coffee is popular among campers and hikers. In this guide, you’ll learn how to make it (traditional, campfire, and stove top), how to remove grounds, and the best gear to use. Plus, a popular alternative to cowboy coffee. Cowboy coffee is boiled coffee, traditionally over a campfire. It is popular for its “make anywhere …

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Kenyan Coffee Guide: Beans, Brands, Regions, Flavor Notes

Kenyan coffee is considered to be some of the best in the world. But with a diverse array of beans, regions, and flavor profiles from the country, it can be hard to know where to start. In this post, you’ll learn about the history, geography and regions, beans and brands from Kenya.  Kenyan coffee is …

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Colombian Coffee Guide: Beans, Brands, Regions, Flavor Notes

Colombian coffee is considered to be among the best in the world. Coffee from Colombia is a classic “coffee flavor” in North America. In this guide, you’ll learn about the best beans, brands, regions, and flavor notes from Colombia. Colombian coffee comes from a rich history back to the 1730s. UNESCO has declared regions of …

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6 Best Smart WiFi Coffee Makers: The Lazy Coffee Lovers Guide

Prepare for smart morning coffee! Here are the best smart WiFi coffee makers to make your mornings even better. They connect to Alexa, Google, WiFi, Bluetooth, and more. Here’s what you need to know: The six best smart WiFi coffee makers (and add-ons) for lazy coffee lovers are:  Atomi Smart Coffee Maker Hamilton Beach Coffee …

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7 Best Coffee Makers with Grinder (Drip, Espresso, Premium)

Fresh ground coffee makes the best brew. While you can have a stand alone grinder, it’s easier to use a coffee maker with built in grinder. In this post, you’ll learn about how to choose the best coffee machine with grinder (and why it makes better coffee). And our top picks for the best budget, …

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