Coffee With Conscience Blog

Welcome to the blog! Here you’ll find all manner of interesting and informative coffee-related articles, reviews and how-tos. So grab a cup of your favorite brew and dive in – there’s bound to be something of interest for everyone.

How To Store Coffee Beans To Keep Them Fresh

How To Store Coffee Beans To Keep Them Fresh

What goes into a fantastic cup of fresh coffee is not as simple as how it’s made. The perfect cup depends on many different things, such as the quality of your beans, their freshness, how and where they’re grown, and the type of coffee grinder you’re using. When it...

1Zpresso JX Manual Coffee Bean Grinder Review

1Zpresso JX Manual Coffee Bean Grinder Review

The coffee world glorifies 1Zpresso for producing a series of excellent manual coffee grinders. While the Taiwanese manufacturer is relatively new, owners who have gotten the coveted JX model love the pro-level consistency, fast speed, and overall value for money....

1Zpresso K-Pro Manual Coffee Grinder Review

1Zpresso K-Pro Manual Coffee Grinder Review

Although 1Zpresso are relatively new to the coffee equipment industry, they certainly know how to make a big introduction. These Taiwan-based coffee fanatic engineers have managed to design an item that takes hand grinders to the next level. Their unrivaled range of...

How to Choose a Bean-to-Cup Coffee Machine

How to Choose a Bean-to-Cup Coffee Machine

Whether it's what gets you out of bed in the morning, or what makes your workday more bearable - a good cup of coffee can go a long way. For this reason, it's really important to make sure you select the right bean-to-cup coffee machine - so you can be sure your...

Why Are Panama Geisha Coffee Beans So Expensive?

Why Are Panama Geisha Coffee Beans So Expensive?

If you’re a coffee connoisseur and have ever heard of Panama Geisha Coffee, but still not sure what all the hype is about, then this article is for you. We’ll be covering everything about this type of coffee, from its history, to why it commands such a premium price,...

How to Make Coffee While Camping

How to Make Coffee While Camping

Your love of the great outdoors shouldn't come between you and your other love - great-tasting coffee. You might have the perfect setup at home to make the best-tasting coffee whenever you want it, but what happens when you venture out into the wilderness? How do you...

What is a Burr Coffee Grinder?

What is a Burr Coffee Grinder?

If you've started thinking about grinding your own coffee beans for even fresher-tasting coffee, you're going to need to buy yourself a coffee grinder. When you start to investigate your options, you'll probably soon realize that a burr grinder is going to be your...

How to Make Green Coffee with Unroasted Coffee Beans

How to Make Green Coffee with Unroasted Coffee Beans

When you hear the term 'Green Coffee' anyone not up to speed on their coffee beverage may be slightly confused as to what this refers to. While we're big fans of ecologically-sound coffee, in this instance, green coffee doesn't refer to organic coffee beans, or...

How To Choose The Right Coffee Beans

How To Choose The Right Coffee Beans

Do you find choosing the right coffee beans a challenge? Different ways of roasting, grounding, and brewing your coffee can make choosing the one that suit your taste quite overwhelming!  If coffee is your best drink of the day, you should have the best of it every...

How to Make Cold Brew Coffee

How to Make Cold Brew Coffee

There is nothing like a cup of hot, strong coffee on a cold winter morning to warm you up and kick-start your brain, but what about the summer months? Iced coffee? It can be disappointing, especially if you crave that powerful hit of caffeine and love the rich flavour...

1Zpresso JX Pro Manual Coffee Grinder 2023 Review

1Zpresso JX Pro Manual Coffee Grinder 2023 Review

With a reputation for manufacturing affordable, high-quality manual grinders, one of 1Zpresso's most reputable models is the JX PRO which promises excellent grind consistency, superior build, ease of use, and suitability for pour-over and espresso. Users on retail...

Timemore Chestnut G1 Manual Coffee Grinder Review

Timemore Chestnut G1 Manual Coffee Grinder Review

There are few things more satisfying than hearing your favorite coffee beans being ground to the exact consistency needed for the perfect brew. Whether you are looking for a fine, medium, or coarse ground, the Timemore Chestnut G1 Manual Coffee Grinder’s 8 grinder...

1Zpresso Q2 Manual Coffee Grinder Review

1Zpresso Q2 Manual Coffee Grinder Review

As coffee fanatics, we understand that freshly ground coffee beans make a far better brew than a store-bought bag of pre-ground coffee. So, do we need to go out and buy a high-quality expensive electronic coffee grinder like the ones we see baristas use? Thankfully,...

What is the Point of Decaf Coffee? 5 Potential Health Benefits

What is the Point of Decaf Coffee? 5 Potential Health Benefits

For most of us, the whole point of drinking coffee is the caffeine. Whether it's a straight shot of espresso, an Americano, or cappuccino, the caffeine hit from that first cup of coffee in the morning is what gets us up and running. If this sounds familiar, you might...

The Best Way to Make Coffee at Home: A 2024 Guide for Coffee Lovers

The Best Way to Make Coffee at Home: A 2024 Guide for Coffee Lovers

If you're looking for a way to make your own coffee without spending too much at the local cafe, then look no further! We have compiled an array of brewing methods that can help turn any kitchen into its very own private java haven. From French press and pour overs to...

Manual vs Electric Coffee Grinders – How to Choose

Manual vs Electric Coffee Grinders – How to Choose

Given that he drank 40 cups of coffee a day, the ideal person to pose this question to would have been Voltaire (1694-1778), but since electricity did not exist at the time, his answer would be obvious. Are Manual Coffee Grinders Better Than Electric? As hard as...

How to Choose A Home Espresso Machine

How to Choose A Home Espresso Machine

For espresso lovers, there is nothing better than that first sip of the strong, dark elixir that signals that it is time to start your day. For others, it is the pick-me-up needed mid-morning to revive the energy for a big meeting or to get creative juices flowing....

1Zpresso K-Ultra Manual Coffee Grinder 2023 Review

1Zpresso K-Ultra Manual Coffee Grinder 2023 Review

The 1Zpresso K-Ultra Manual Coffee Grinder has emerged as a standout product in the world of coffee enthusiasts. With its sleek design and advanced features, this grinder promises to elevate your coffee brewing experience. The K-Ultra grinder offers a winning...

How To Store Ground Coffee To Keep It Fresh

How To Store Ground Coffee To Keep It Fresh

We have come a long way since the popularity of instant coffee in a can. These days, most coffee drinkers crave quality. If you’re grinding your coffee from whole beans or for pure convenience you are buying pre-ground coffee, keeping the freshness for as long as...

How Long Do Coffee Beans & Ground Coffee Last

How Long Do Coffee Beans & Ground Coffee Last

Around 160 million 60 KG bags of coffee are consumed worldwide annually, making it one of the top beverages on the planet. Lots of people enjoy instant coffee, and drinking out in coffee shops as cafe culture grows in popularity in many countries. These days though,...

Can You Recycle Coffee Makers?

Can You Recycle Coffee Makers?

Recycling is crucial for minimizing waste and our carbon footprint. It conserves resources, cuts energy use, and fights pollution. Though most items can be recycled easily, certain products present distinct challenges in the recycling process due to their composition...

What’s The Difference Between Arabica & Robusta Coffee Beans?

What’s The Difference Between Arabica & Robusta Coffee Beans?

Given the amount of choice in coffee shops today, it really seems as though there are endless different types of coffee, and it can sometimes get overwhelming. You wouldn’t be silly for assuming there are hundreds of different types of coffee beans, but, in reality,...

JavaPresse Manual Coffee Bean Grinder Review

JavaPresse Manual Coffee Bean Grinder Review

The JavaPresse Coffee Company may be better known for its ethically-sourced coffee beans. But as well as the usual merchandise (good-looking mugs and t-shirts, actually) that you see from a lot of coffee companies, they have also created various pieces of brewing gear...

How to Choose a Burr Coffee Grinder

How to Choose a Burr Coffee Grinder

If you want to make the freshest, tastiest coffee, most coffee experts agree that the best way to do this is using coffee from freshly ground beans. Of course, you can buy ground coffee, but all coffee starts to lose its freshness as soon as it's ground, so the best...

How Many Calories in Coffee?

How Many Calories in Coffee?

Coffee is a beloved part of our everyday lives, but have you ever thought about the number of calories it contains? Are those extra ones worrying you? Worry no more! In this blog post we’ll take an exciting journey to explore how many calories are in different kinds...

How to Get the Best Tasting Ground Coffee

How to Get the Best Tasting Ground Coffee

Anyone who loves their coffee knows that the best-tasting brew is made using ground coffee beans. While this sounds simple, grinding coffee beans to get the perfect cup of coffee full of all the flavors you're looking for can seem a bit challenging. Grinding Coffee...

How to Clean a Coffee Maker With Baking Soda

How to Clean a Coffee Maker With Baking Soda

Are you tired of that lingering, unpleasant taste in your coffee? It might be time to give your coffee maker a thorough cleaning. The secret to a sparkling clean coffee maker and a perfect cup of coffee lies in your kitchen pantry: baking soda. This eco-friendly and...

How Green Are Commercial Coffee Machines

How Green Are Commercial Coffee Machines

Having coffee machines in your business has many advantages; Work productivity, staff, client satisfaction, it may in fact be your profit source as your main retail product. Choose Wisely Choosing Fairtrade, organic or Rainforest Alliance beans helps to ensure you...

How to Choose An Automatic Coffee Machine

How to Choose An Automatic Coffee Machine

Nothing compares to the first taste of coffee in the morning. It is a vital part of the morning routine for people all across the globe. We may prepare and drink it differently, but enjoying a steaming cup of coffee in the morning (or any time of day) is something...

Which Coffee Has the Most Caffeine

Which Coffee Has the Most Caffeine

If you're a coffee lover there's a good chance that it's partly because of the caffeine hit you get when you enjoy your daily brew. Some of us can't even function in the morning until we've had our caffeine-packed cup of coffee...or three. So if you're drinking your...