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Explore the Coffee Files and unlock the mystery of how to make your own coffee that’s a pleasure to drink. Whether you’re searching for the best coffee maker for your budget and preferences, the perfect coffee bean and grind, or some interesting facts about the beverage itself, you’ll find what you need right here.

Even if you’re someone who hasn’t been drawn to coffee, maybe you don’t even care for the taste of it, we’ll do our best to sway you with the wonders of the coffee bean as well as brewing techniques that are simple yet produce a delicious cup of joe.

Our goal at the Coffee Files is to keep things simple and uncomplicated, providing our expertise and fact-finding results with you in order to help you learn how to make good coffee at home!

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The Scoop About Coffee

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Just starting out in your coffee adventure? Learn more about the product and how to brew it. Interesting facts about coffee, where does it come from, how is it made, and more!

Coffee, Beans, & More

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Learn how to make a good cup of coffee at home. It’s not hard if you know what to do. What type of grind is best for a coffee maker? How strong should you brew your coffee?

Coffee Makers & Such

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So many choices and brewing methods, from ultra budget friendly to top of the line. Standard coffee  maker, pour over, french press, moka pot…discover what is best for you.


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