Tips, recipes, and reviews on how to buy and use the best coffee beans!


At PurelyCoffeeBeans, learn how to buy the best coffee beansmake the best possible drinks from whatever machine or method you use, and enjoy yourselves, too!

You'll also find the best tips for making coffee, as well as lots of advice on top quality coffee makers, readers' suggestions and much much more...

So there's lots to discover, lots to learn, lots to drink, and even lots to share with your friends!

Introduction | Discover Coffee | Five Simple Steps 

Ground or Beans? | FAQ (answers, too) | Readers' Comments


Before We Brew Up a Storm...

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Let's Find Out!

Now that you've put your feet up, perhaps made a cup of coffee, you're nice & relaxed; I will reveal much more in the pages of this site about:

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... and, just for a moment, imagine that aromatic fragrance made from delicious beans waiting for you.

The smell of freshly ground beans wafts towards you first thing on a fine spring morning! Tempting? Totally!

And Discover...

... how quick, convenient, and affordable

... just how easy it is to make a great cup of coffee with freshly ground beans, each and every day!

Now how wonderful would that be!

So what are your favorite beans? Still no idea, eh? Don't worry! Stick with me! I'll show you ...

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...Your Five Simple Steps to Great Coffee

Step 1: It's the beans

Coffee Beans in Your Hand: A Sensual Experience What types of beans you need to use... and I'll answer: What types of Coffee Beans are there? Where do they come from? What you should know about the best beans before you buy them!

Step 2: Roast 'em

A commercial coffee roasting machine How to do your own roasting, what ways you can roast your own beans, what it does to flavors, how to tell which taste great, and I'll provide some tips on how to roast coffee beans at home.

Step 3: Doing the Grind

A wooden coffee grinder vintage style How to use a coffee bean grinder for the best flavor, as well as how to choose a grinder, how to buy one and some advice on making the most of your grinder at home or the office, even. Manual or Electric? Blade or Burr? Don't worry.

Step 4: Brewing Up A Storm

Small French Press: The Easiest Way to Make Coffee There are many ways you can brew a great cup EVERY DAY. This article describes two popular methods: the French Press, and the drip (or filter) machine. Both of these are simple ways to make delicious drinks.

Step 5: The Best Machines

Stylish Moka Pot Makes Great Coffee Once you are making progress, you can read about the best makers on the market. Look at the five best machines available: How do you choose? What are the pitfalls? Which makes the best?

...then your morning or afternoon (or evening!) brew will taste great everyday.

Get your machines ready!

If you are thinking about that expensive coffee maker hiding in the kitchen closet, there's no need to feel guilty about it anymore! I'll show you how to get the most out of your purchase.

How? By choosing great beans. It's that simple. In the supermarket, you'll see many types of beans and brands on the shelves. But how do you choose which ones are suitable for you, and which you should leave on the shelf? We will take a look at the typical purchases you can make.

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Ground, Beans, or Brands?

Even choosing whole coffee beans offers a better experience, a fuller flavor and are much more affordable than buying a fresh cup of coffee on a daily basis.

Many wonderful brands are also available, some of which might even be in your own cupboard, some of which you might not even have looked at. Do take a look at the different brands before you decide.

Can whole beans really make that difference?

In short, YES!

Once you find out about the different types of beans from around the world, you'll really begin to wonder about what has been at the bottom of your cup for all the years before! No more instant, no more 3-in-1 packs!

You will need to do a little shopping before you can really make your favorite Americano, Espresso, or Single Origin, including the right equipment, real beans, and a few odds and ends to help the process along. A few supplies are essential. But we'll help with the shopping, too!

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In the meantime, if you have any questions, share them below! ...

What Other Coffee Fans Have Asked...!

Click below to see questions (and answers) from other coffee fans...

Saeco Odea Giro Plus Fully Automatic Capuccino/Espresso Coffee Maker 
I just bought a Saeco Odea Giro Plus fully automatic capuccino/expresso coffee machine . I would like to know if the Kirkland Signature Dark Roast …

Disappointed by Kirkland Kcups 
I have been buying Kirkland Coffee for some time now and have told my friends and family about your product. I recently purchased a Keurig and purchased …

Moisture in freshly roasted coffee beans 
Hi! I was wondering how much moisture the beans have after roasting and what is the ratio of moisture in the coffee beans due to relative humidity?

Which coffee beans are strongest? 
We are having a debate about coffee beans and how much caffeine in a cup of coffee. Can you tell me which coffee beans are strongest?

Airtight container - is it sufficient? 
If stored in an airtight container, how long will unground beans last before going stale? I know that some beans tend to stale more quickly, like JBM, …

How long can I store coffee beans? 
If stored in an airtight container, how long will unground beans last before going stale? I know that some beans tend to stale more quickly, like JBM, …

How long does caffeine stay in your system? 
My friends and I were are having a discussion on how long the effects of a cup of coffee lasts. I can't find the information anywhere, can you post the …

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