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12 Products To Help Step Up Your Coffee Game

You love coffee. It's true. But here are some tips to give your coffee-making experience a little more pizzaz. Start with a cup of the one and only Café Bustelo coffee.

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1. Grind your beans to perfection with a burr grinder. It will take your coffee from MEH to AMAZING.

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Why a burr grinder instead of a blade grinder? The grind is much finer with a burr grinder — you don't want those chunks. And whether you get an electric or manual grinder, always remember to clean it! Your investment will be useless if you don't keep it in tip-top shape.

2. After you've ground your beans to your liking, make sure you have a scale to keep your grinds in check.

Keep that bean-to-water ratio intact, OK?
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Keep that bean-to-water ratio intact, OK?

3. Coffee scoops are necessary for getting the perfect cup... but how about one that's a bag closer too?!

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Keepin' it fresh. Keepin' it good.

4. Every coffee lover should have a moka pot.

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There are the classic aluminum ones (which are cheaper), but if you want a pot that lasts long, invest in stainless steel.

5. Interested in making pour-over coffee? How about a coffee maker that's in the NYC MUSEUM OF MODERN ART?

Yes, the Chemex Coffee Maker is that amazing. The design allows you to brew a strong cup of coffee without all the bitterness.
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Yes, the Chemex Coffee Maker is that amazing. The design allows you to brew a strong cup of coffee without all the bitterness.

6. But before you get excited about making a pour-over, remember that having the precise water temperature is essential!

This electric kettle will show you exactly how boiling hot your water is. Learn more coffee science here.
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This electric kettle will show you exactly how boiling hot your water is. Learn more coffee science here.

7. If you like someone a latte, a handheld milk frother is an excellent present.

So, technically it wouldn't be making a latte, but dang, you can make a mean cappuccino at home with one of these bad boys.
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So, technically it wouldn't be making a latte, but dang, you can make a mean cappuccino at home with one of these bad boys.

8. Sometimes you just want a drip brewer to do all the work for you.

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OK, so the great thing about automatic drip brew coffee makers is that not much work is involved in making the coffee. So if you're a no-nonsense person, but would still like a decent coffee, try this lovely machine. It comes in other cool colors too.

9. Here's a coffee filter made for a king (or queen)!

Yaaass! This is made of gold. This reusable filter "allows for more oils and a fuller bodied cup of coffee than paper." Fancy and useful!
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Yaaass! This is made of gold. This reusable filter "allows for more oils and a fuller bodied cup of coffee than paper." Fancy and useful!

10. Nobody likes lukewarm coffee. What if there were a coffee tumbler that kept your coffee the perfect temperature?

IT'S REAL. JOEVEO, YOU'RE MAKING OUR DREAMS COME TRUE.
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IT'S REAL. JOEVEO, YOU'RE MAKING OUR DREAMS COME TRUE.

11. Here's a mug that knows exactly how you feel when you get coffee.

How does this make your coffee better, you might ask? COME ON. LOOK AT IT. Magic. It's magic.
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How does this make your coffee better, you might ask? COME ON. LOOK AT IT. Magic. It's magic.

12. And what's a better way to have coffee than with your favorite treat?

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A mug that holds your cookie/churro/biscotti/donut?! Exactly what you need.