Life can be hard.

Learning how to make your own coffee at home shouldn’t be. 

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 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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  • Atlas Coffee Club: Roasts from Around the World
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  • Why Does My Coffee Taste Sour?
    Last Updated on April 15, 2023 Have you ever taken a sip of your morning coffee, expecting a smooth, rich taste, only to be met with a sharp, tangy sourness? It’s a common frustration for coffee lovers, but fear not, the answer lies in understanding the brewing process.  The good news is that understanding why your coffee tastes sour is the first step towards fixing the problem and achieving a consistently delicious cup. So, …

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  • What Does Coffee Taste Like?
    Last Updated on March 31, 2023 You may be curious about trying coffee but have never taken the plunge because you’re not quite sure what to expect. You may have heard its taste described as bitter, or alternatively, rich and flavorful. So, what does coffee taste like? The truth is, coffee taste can be vastly different depending on the roast, origin, and brewing method. Some coffees may have subtle notes of chocolate or fruit, …

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  • How to Make Coffee Less Acidic: 7 Simple Options
    Last Updated on March 30, 2023 Are you tired of dealing with acidic coffee that leaves your stomach feeling uncomfortable? While acidity is a natural aspect of coffee due to its organic nature, it doesn’t always have to cause discomfort. In fact, some coffee drinkers even prefer a higher level of acidity when it comes to their daily brew. However, if you’re experiencing negative side effects or simply want to try a smoother, less …

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  • Can You Reuse Coffee Filters?
    Last Updated on March 15, 2023 Have you ever found yourself reaching for that coffee filter to brew coffee, only to realize you’ve run out? Or perhaps you’re looking for ways to be more sustainable and reduce waste in your daily routine. You might be wondering, can you reuse coffee filters? We’ve brewed up the perfect blog post for you – delving deep into the world of coffee filters and their potential for reuse. …

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  • How to Double Brew Coffee: A Simple Guide for the Caffeine-Lover
    Last Updated on February 25, 2023 Hey there, coffee lovers! Have you heard of double brew coffee but weren’t sure what it was or how to make one? Don’t worry, because this blog post will answer all your questions and provide you with the basics for double brewing your next cup of joe. From what is double brewed coffee, to whether is it okay to do it, and finally how do you brew a …

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  • Is Adding Vanilla Extract to Coffee a Good Idea?
    Last Updated on March 21, 2023 Are you looking for a way to make your morning coffee extra special? Adding a little vanilla extract could be exactly what you need to sweeten coffee. In coffee, the subtle hint of sweet vanilla brings out the warmth and complexity of this beloved beverage. But before you jump on the garnish-your-coffee bandwagon, it’s important to know the pros and cons associated with adding vanilla extract to coffee. …

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  • Coffee Lingo You Should Know!
    Last Updated on January 17, 2023 Learning coffee lingo can be fun, and at the same time, expand any coffee lover’s knowledge of the coffee world! From drink-related to gear-related to bean-related terms, the different words will help you order the right drink wherever you go. While most of us are satisfied just guzzling down our mugs of coffee, it is a true coffee lover that can tell you the difference between an Americano …

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