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The Coffee Tasting Flavor Wheel

The Coffee Tasting Flavor Wheel

There are two kinds of coffee drinkers in the world — those who enjoy coffee for the taste, and those who drink it to boost their day. If you're like our team at Real Good Coffee Company, you're both types. We sip our coffee to start our day off on the right foot, and we love it when our cup is brewed to perfection with the taste we crave. What does your perfect cup of coffee taste like? Like many coffee fans, you probably know a good cup when you...

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What Are the Benefits of Drinking Organic Coffee?

What Are the Benefits of Drinking Organic Coffee?

Coffee lovers, rejoice! There's no better time to be a caffeine fiend than the present day. With access to so many different beans from farms around the world, passionate brewers from all walks of life are experimenting with different blends in hopes of creating the perfect cup for every coffee drinker. There are so many options, however, one of the biggest choices is also one of the broadest — do you pick traditional coffee or organic beans? Many coffee drinkers face this dilemma as they purchase their next bag of...

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What's the Proper Coffee to Water Ratio?

What's the Proper Coffee to Water Ratio?

Your morning cup of coffee can set the stage for an amazing day. A freshly brewed mug can make you feel energized and ready to take on the world. But a cup of watery java that tastes like you woke up on the wrong side of the bed? Let's just say that bad days aren't born, they're brewed. If you've ever sipped a substance that surely doesn't taste like the delicious bag of coffee beans you've purchased, you may be missing the proper water to coffee ratio. At Real Good...

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What's the Amount of Caffeine in K-Cups?

What's the Amount of Caffeine in K-Cups?

Coffee is more than a beverage — it's your fuel for the day, and sometimes, even into the late hours of the night. Some say caffeine makes the world go round, and we couldn't agree more. However, as responsible adults, it's important for us to acknowledge how much caffeine we're putting in our bodies and understand how much caffeine is too much caffeine. We've created this quick guide to help you learn how much caffeine is in a cup of coffee, what types of coffee has the most caffeine, which...

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Backed by Science: The Benefits of Coffee and Why You Should Drink More

Backed by Science: The Benefits of Coffee and Why You Should Drink More

Coffee and health have an interesting history throughout the years. From claims of stunting growth to promoting a healthy heart, coffee has practically become a health food according to some studies. When it comes to understanding the benefits of coffee, it truly has some advantages that can make a big difference in your life. Here are some coffee advantages that will have you pouring a second cup:1. Coffee Helps Your HeartOne of the best coffee and health benefits is connected to the heart—literally. A 2015 study concluded that those who...

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The Differences Between Light Roast and Dark Roast Coffee

The Differences Between Light Roast and Dark Roast Coffee

When it comes to coffee, there are two main types of roasts: light roast and dark roast. While both roasts make an excellent cup of coffee, they each have distinct features that make them unique. To help you make the perfect cup, we’ve outlined everything you need to know about the differences between light roast and dark roast.Amount of Caffeine Per CupWhile many people are under the impression that one type of roast has more caffeine than the other, this is not actually the case. Since a bean’s caffeine content...

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5 U.S. Cities that Run on Coffee.

5 U.S. Cities that Run on Coffee.

Over 100 million Americans look forward to taking that first sip of fresh coffee every day. It’s no secret that the caffeine bean has burrowed its way into the hearts of the U.S., but have you ever wondered which U.S. cities are most in love with coffee? We couldn’t help our curiosity, so we did a little digging. Let’s take a look at five cities that truly run on coffee. See if your hometown made the list. We all knew this  was coming: Seattle is well known across the United...

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Infographic: Coffee From Seed to Cup

Infographic: Coffee From Seed to Cup

With over one third of the world's population consuming coffee every day, coffee is the most popular processed beverage on Earth. Let's take a look at some coffee industry facts and see how your favorite brew is created step by step, from seed to cup.  Credit: www.espressoworks.com.au  

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Real Good Recipe: Mocha Syrup

Real Good Recipe: Mocha Syrup

With the holidays in the our rear view it's time to relax. If you’re anything like us, you’re probably still craving all those delicious holiday treats. Luckily, we found a way that you can indulge without losing your new year's momentum.  One of the ways we enjoy some decadence is by combining mocha with our favorite coffee to make us feel like we’re getting a little present with each cup. However, none of us want that sugar crash that can come along with this tasty treat.   As we were researching to...

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What the Heck is the Bean Belt?

What the Heck is the Bean Belt?

We’ve talked about the incredible journey that coffee beans go on as they travel from tree to cup. It’s a long and impressive journey for these little beans to go through; but to understand the full circle of the coffee bean journey, it’s important to ask ourselves, where the heck does the coffee bean come from? The answer is a seemingly magical place that spans the globe and produces endless amounts of coffee, safely tucked between the Tropics of Capricorn and Cancer. This coffee-packed region is famously known by all...

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