Welcome to Coffee Refined

Our goal is to answer all of your coffee-related questions, to help you make the very best coffee at home.

Whether you love espresso, drip coffee, French press, cold brew, or all of the above like us, we’re here to help.

We review the best coffee equipment like espresso machines, drip coffee makers, grinders, and more.

You can also get an education about coffee itself, including types of coffee, coffee drinks, and instructions for making your favorite espresso drinks at home.

Coffee Refined was started by Caroline, an experienced barista with a passion for talking about and teaching about coffee, we hope you’ll look around, comment, and come back to see us again!

Check Out Our Guides:

The Best Semi-Automatic Espresso Machine Under $2000: Pro Results at Home

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What’s better than a good cup of coffee in the morning? You guessed it: professional-quality espresso drinks made right in your own kitchen! To that end, we’ve compiled a list of top picks for best semi-automatic espresso machine under $2000. An all-time favorite, excellent espresso shot! Like the saying goes,…

Types of Coffee: How Coffee is Grown and Processed

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Many of us are familiar with the pleasures of starting our day with a nice, hot cup of coffee – approximately 161 million of us, in fact. Recent studies have shown that roughly 77% of all adults over 18 years of age indulge in a cup of this popular beverage…

SCAA Approved Coffee Makers: Exacting Standards Make the Best Coffee

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If you’re serious about good drip coffee and you want to take your home brewing up a notch, you’ll probably want to look at SCAA-approved coffee makers so that you can be sure you’re getting the best cup of coffee possible. We’ve compiled the list of approved coffee makers for…

How to Clean an Automatic Coffee Maker: Complete Guide

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Have you ever wondered how to clean an automatic coffee maker? We all really enjoy a beautiful cup of coffee. The aroma, the delicate balance of fruity and slightly bitter flavors, it’s the perfect drink to wake you up in the morning, perk you up during the day and, probably…

Gevalia Drip Coffee Makers: Well-Loved & Harder to Find

gevalia drip coffee makers

In this post we will delve into Gevalia drip coffee makers and where to get one. Hopefully we will show you where you can purchase one for yourself. (Once upon a time, the brand had a “free Gevalia coffee maker” promo when you signed up for their subscription service. This…

Descaling Delonghi Espresso Machine Instructions

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One part of espresso machine maintenance is descaling from time to time. This is an easy process that won’t take much of your time, but it’s a key to your machine working properly and producing excellent-tasting espresso for you. Follow our descaling a Delonghi espresso machine instructions listed below. Descaling…