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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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A Quick History of Java Coffee: Why is Coffee Called Java?

The origin story of java coffee is a tale of smuggling, colonization, and exportation. What is java coffee? And why is coffee called java? Learn the history of your favorite drink in this quick history. The term java, which is used to describe coffee, originates from the island of Java, Indonesia. The Dutch smuggled coffee …

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How Much Potassium in Coffee? Regular, Decaf, Instant, 6 Additives

Curious about potassium in coffee? We’ll break down the amount of potassium in coffee – regular, decaf, and instant. Plus the amount of potassium in 6 common coffee additives. We also compare coffee potassium versus other common foods. An 8 oz. cup of black coffee contains 116 mg of potassium. At just 2% of Daily …

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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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Peruvian Coffee Guide: Beans, Brands, 11 Regions, Flavor Notes

There are a bunch of different varieties of coffee on the market today. You probably know about some of the more popular regions producing coffee. But did you know Peruvian coffee has a rich history? Peruvian coffee is cultivated in Peru and exported all around the world. Peru is a South American country with mountains, …

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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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