Hayman Coffee

filter coffee, pour over coffee, fresh coffee

As promised, here’s the second half of our two-part guide to brewing impeccable pour over coffee, as good as any experienced barista: 1) Adjust Brewing Times as You Adjust Your Grind - Courser coffee grounds take longer to infuse with the water than fine grounds.  If experimenting with different coarseness levels and various different types of coffees, be sure to adjust the brewing time... 

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pour over coffee, filter coffee, ground coffee

When you think about it, your coffee brewing method is more straightforward than preparing pour over coffee. You take some ground coffee, you add it to a filter and pour over some water - job done, a cup of filter coffee. In which case, why is it that the filter coffee prepared by coffee professional baristas is in a completely different league to the stuff you make at home? The same...

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drip coffee, drip coffee machine

It’s natural to assume that the simpler the coffee brewing method, the less likely you are to come out with epic results. Drip coffee is a perfect illustration of the point, which is just about as simple coffee brewing method as it gets. Hence, you’d be forgiven for thinking that drip coffee could never be as good as a cup brewed with the fanciest all-singing, all-dancing gadgets on the market...

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drip coffee, coffee grinder, French press, espresso, espresso coffee

Fans of drip coffee often make the assumption that a simple home coffeemaker can’t possibly produce café-quality results. In many instances, this is true - the cheapest and nastiest devices on the market loaded with all manner of questionable plastics don’t tend to make for inspiring results. Nevertheless, step up to a good drip coffee maker, such as the Moccamaster, and there’s nothing to... 

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drip coffee, French press, cafetière, Turkish coffee
Once assumed to be a dangerous and detrimental lifestyle habit, the truth about coffee consumption has become abundantly clear over recent years. Linked with everything from cancer prevention to a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes, evidence suggests that moderated caffeine intake could actually help the average person live longer. All the more reason to celebrate your drip coffee habit...
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nespresso pods, nespresso capsules, coffee pods, coffee capsules, specialty coffee, gourmet coffee, gourmet coffee pods

The market for coffee capsules in the UK is dominated by two undisputed powerhouses - Nespresso and Dolce Gusto. Both of which have thousands of loyal customers, who collectively purchase millions of coffee pods across the country each day. But what exactly is the main difference between Nespresso pods and Dolce Gusto coffee capsules? Is there any major distinction between the two, or...

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nespresso pods, nespresso capsules, coffee pods, coffee capsules

Depending on the type of machine you have, you may think you’ve limited say in what comes out of your coffee capsules. You simply put Nespresso pods into the machine, hit the button and wait for the coffee to be poured - pretty much as simple as it gets. Nevertheless, there are at least five things you can do to take your enjoyment of your favorite Nespresso capsules to the next level... 

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nespresso pods, nespresso capsules, coffee pods, coffee capsules

Mercifully, the days are long gone when switching to coffee capsules meant switching to the ‘dark side’ of brewing coffee at home. Today’s 100% recyclable and Nespresso pods make for a brewing method that’s just as sustainable and environmentally conscious as any other. But there’s one sticking point to the whole Nespresso capsules vs conventional brewing debate that... 

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coffee grinder, manual coffee grinder, manual grinder, electric coffee grinder, eletric grinder, third wave coffee

The whole manual coffee grinder vs electric coffee grinder question never fails to spark debate. Truth is, both types of grinders can produce consistently excellent results with little to no effort required. But when it comes to which of the two is ‘better’ overall, opinions differ hugely from one coffee-lover to the next. These days, most newcomers to the whole third wave coffee scene instinctively go for...

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coffee grinder

Making the decision to step up to a manual coffee grinder, like the excellent Comandante, confirms you clearly take your coffee seriously. As a result, you’ll most likely shop for a high-end coffee grinder from a trusted brand, which in some cases can pack quite the price. In any case, assuming you’ve invested in a high-quality burr grinder, the next step is to ensure you get the best possible results from...

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