It’s all in the beans. Nothing will improve your morning coffee like making the switch to whole beans that you freshly grind right before you brew.
First, you must find high-quality, freshly roasted beans. We suggest visiting your local coffee roaster. I’ve been able to pick up bulk bags from my local roaster (Jittery Joe’s Roasting Company), even during the coronavirus lockdown. It’s worth calling your local favorites to see whether you can do the same. If you don’t have any coffee roasters in your area, you can order some quality beans online. Grounds and Hounds and Atlas Coffee Club are great. If you’re unsure which variety of coffee to get, try a subscription service that sends new beans every few weeks. Blue Bottle Coffee and Angel’s Cup will bring a different variety of freshly roasted beans to your door every month.
Once you’ve got your beans, it’s time to grind. Here’s our guide to the best coffee grinders. Be sure to read through our other coffee guides, like the best latte and cappuccino machines, the best portable coffee makers, and the best portable espresso makers.
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