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Dena Haines

Dena Haines is a co-founder and blogger on EnjoyJava! - and is working to make it the best coffee blog in the world. She also blogs about travel at Storyteller.Travel and photography at Click Like This. Dena is partner at Storyteller Media, a publishing company she started with her husband, Bryan.

5 Types of Coffee Roasts: Flavor Profile, How to Use, Common Names

Curious about the different types of coffee roasts? And how the roast affects flavor and caffeine levels? In this post, you’ll learn all about the types of coffee roasts and when to use each. 5 Types of Coffee Bean Roasts The taste of your coffee is determined not only by the type of coffee beans …

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4 Types of Coffee Beans to Try: Differences and Flavor Factors

How many types of coffee beans are there? And what makes them different? In this post, you’ll learn about the 4 coffee bean types. And the specific characteristics of each bean. Which type will you try next? 4 Types of Coffee Beans A good cup of coffee isn’t just about how you brew it. It …

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Poop Coffee: Guide to Beans Pooped by Civets, Birds, Coatis & Elephants

Have you ever heard of cat poop coffee? What about Jacu bird coffee or Black Ivory Coffee? In this post, I’ll cover these strange specialty coffees made with beans first-eaten then-pooped before being brewed. 4 Types of Animal Poop Coffee: Cat, Raccoon, Bird, Elephant Drinking coffee from beans that an animal ate and pooped out, …

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Guide to Double Brewed Coffee (3 Brew Methods) Plus 3 Mistakes to Avoid

In this guide to double brewed coffee you’ll learn how to make it the right way, what not to do, and why you’ll want to give it a try. What is Double Brewed Coffee? Double brewed coffee is brewing coffee with hot freshly brewed coffee instead of water. Exactly as it sounds – you brew …

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Honey in Coffee: Is Honey Better Than Sugar in Coffee?

Wondering if you should put honey in coffee? In this post, we compare honey vs sugar in coffee. Plus pros, cons, flavor and healthiness of honey with coffee. Which is Better in Coffee? Sugar or Honey If you want to add honey to your coffee it may be better for you, or it may not. …

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Does Coffee Ice Cream Have Caffeine? (14 Brands) How Much, Caffeinated, Decaf

Does coffee ice cream have caffeine in it? Yes, most do. But not all brands. You’re about to find out which ones, and how much caffeine they contain. You’ll also get an easy recipe for making it at home – decaf and caffeinated. Does Coffee Ice Cream Have Caffeine? Yes, most likely it does. Unless …

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Can You Eat Coffee Beans? Benefits, Side Effects, Daily Limit

Can you eat coffee beans? Yes. Perhaps a better question is should you eat them? Let’s take a look at the benefits, side effects, caffeine content, and flavor (raw, roasted, espresso) when eating coffee beans. Plus 5 ways to eat them. Also get the daily consumption limit. Can You Eat Coffee Beans? Yes, coffee beans …

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Can You Put Brown Sugar in Coffee? (Taste, Types, Amount)

Can you put brown sugar in coffee? Yes! And once you try it you might make the switch. In this post, you’ll learn about the taste and many types of brown sugar. But, how much should you use? And is it healthier to substitute brown sugar for white? Let’s dig into all things brown sugar …

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How to Sweeten Coffee Without Sugar: 19 Healthy Alternatives

Looking for a healthy sugar alternative for your coffee? In this post, you’ll learn how to sweeten coffee without sugar. We cover 19 natural and artificial sweeteners, plus spices and healthy fats. You’ll also learn how to choose the best beans and brew methods for a better flavor (so you might not even want any …

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How to Clean a Coffee Maker: 10 Makers (Drip, French Press, Espresso…)

Figuring out how to clean a coffee maker can be a little tricky. Some makers are complicated with a lot of parts, and others are simple but delicate. In this post, you’ll see that keeping your coffee maker clean can extend its life, keep your coffee tasting great and maintain your health. What is the …

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