Gourmet Coffee Habit Costing Consumers as Much as $1,500 Yearly

Written by Mike Banks Valentine

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When consumers learn that they can purchase gourmet whole bean coffee for between $10 to $18 per pound, then fresh grind and brew at home for significantly less than gourmet coffee companies charge, many see home brewing premium gourmet coffee as luxurious treat. Purchasing a thermos or a large travel mug to take coffee with them from home makes drinking rich, fresh roasted coffee a possibility for about one-seventhrepparttar cost of buying that coffee from expensive and crowded coffee shops.

Many so-called premium coffee houses keep their coffee heated on warmers after brewing, but this practice causes repparttar 149845 flavor to turn bitter after less than an hour of warming. It is actually more likely you will get a rich flavorful cup of coffee from an insulated thermos or insulated type pump containers. Reheating coffee can destroyrepparttar 149846 flavor of good gourmet coffee - just as quickly as extensive warming.

Coffee purists prefer to make individual cups with a coffee press, fresh grinding beans for each cup and drinkingrepparttar 149847 entire amount brewed before it turns cold to getrepparttar 149848 maximum enjoyment from their beans. Microwave a good cup of coffee that has gone cold and you'll see how much better it is freshly brewed. Using good clean, fresh water is essential since coffee is 99% water and bad tasting tap water can quickly ruin evenrepparttar 149849 best fresh ground beans.

You can enjoy great gourmet coffee more and pay less forrepparttar 149850 privilege by starting with whole beans and grinding them yourself with a $20 coffee grinder. Make only what you can drink or carry with you in a nice thermos or travel mug instead of reheating coffee later. Use good tasting water and keep your brewing equipment clean to preventrepparttar 149851 rancid bitterness that can come from previous grounds in crevices.

You can brew at home with fine gourmet coffee beans, fresh ground and brewed in a French press coffee maker, carry a fancy thermos of great coffee to work or school and enjoy repparttar 149852 best coffee available for far less money than you would spend at crowded and expensive premium coffee house.

Written by Mike Banks Valentine for Tastes of The World coffee company, focusing on specialty gourmet coffees which are not readily available in the United States. Rare Gourmet Coffee is their business so they make shopping with them risk free. "If you are happy tell a friend if you are not tell us" http://www.tastesoftheworld.net/Coffee-Cost-Per-Cup.htm E-mail CustomerService@tastesoftheworld.net Call 1-877-895-2662

History of English Coffee

Written by Randy Wilson

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Prior torepparttar popularity of English coffee, beer, or ale, wasrepparttar 149698 morning beverage of choice amongrepparttar 149699 working class. The pubs and taverns were filled early inrepparttar 149700 morning with workers who stopped in for a few pints of camaraderie before heading off torepparttar 149701 factories and shops around London.

One English writer wrote in 1624, "They flock torepparttar 149702 taverns to dizzy their brains and a productionless society isrepparttar 149703 result." Fifty years later another writer credited English coffee with stimulatingrepparttar 149704 economy as he wrote, "Coffee drinking hath caused a greater sobriety than has ever been seen inrepparttar 149705 business of London."

Byrepparttar 149706 late 18th centuryrepparttar 149707 buzz of English coffee subsided and tea becamerepparttar 149708 preferred British drink, due much in part torepparttar 149709 outcry of women, who were excluded fromrepparttar 149710 all-male society ofrepparttar 149711 coffeehouse and complained loudly. A group of angry coffeehouse widows filed a petition withrepparttar 149712 English government to ban coffee onrepparttar 149713 grounds that their men were never at home and their duties as husband and father were being neglected. English coffee was not banned butrepparttar 149714 outcry did have repercussions onrepparttar 149715 coffeehouse business and men returned torepparttar 149716 taverns instead.

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