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Best Books on Coffee

Recommendations from 12 articles, Ron Conway, Tom Bilyeu.
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The World Atlas of Coffee
From Beans to Brewing -- Coffees Explored, Explained and Enjoyed
James Hoffmann - 2018-10-10 (first published in 2014)
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The bestselling reference updated and expanded with seven new coffee-growing countries.Praise for the first edition: "Fills a gap in the popular reference literature. Recommended." -- Booklist"The definitive guide.... Well-written, informative, and a must-have for general readers who want to know more about their favorite morning brew." -- Publishe...
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Craft Coffee
A Manual
Jessica Easto - 2017-11-07
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This comprehensive but accessible handbook is for the average coffee lover who wants to make better coffee at home. Unlike other coffee books, this one focuses exclusively on coffee--not espresso--and explores multiple pour-over, immersion, and cold-brew techniques on 10 different devices.Thanks to a small but growing number of dedicated farmers, i...
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The Blue Bottle Craft of Coffee
Growing, Roasting, and Drinking, with Recipes
James Freeman - 2012-10-09
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One of the country's most celebrated roasters explains how to choose, brew, and enjoy the new breed of artisan coffees at home, along with 40 inventive recipes that incorporate coffee or taste good with a cup.Coffee is experiencing a renaissance and Blue Bottle Coffee Company has quickly become one of America’s most celebrated roasters. Famous for ...
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God in a Cup
The Obsessive Quest for the Perfect Coffee
Michaele Weissman - 2008-04-18
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Can a cup of coffee reveal the face of God? Can it become the holy grail of modern-day knights errant who brave hardship and peril in a relentless quest for perfection? Can it change the world? These questions are not rhetorical. When highly prized coffee beans sell at auction for $50, $100, or $150 a pound wholesale (and potentially twice that at ...
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The Professional Barista's Handbook
An Expert Guide to Preparing Espresso, Coffee, and Tea
Scott Rao - 2008-01-01
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From Scott Rao: "When I began in the coffee business in 1993, I had read every book I could find about coffee. After reading all of those books, however, I felt as if I hadn't learned much about how to make great coffee. My coffee library was chock-full of colorful descriptions of brewing styles, growing regions, and recipes, with a few almost-unre...
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The New Rules of Coffee
A Modern Guide for Everyone
Jordan Michelman - 2018-09-25
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There has never been a better time to enjoy coffee.Pourover, cold brew, flat white, single origin—while coffee has become more complicated, it’s also more delicious. Written by the founders and editors of Sprudge, the premier online outlet for coffee content, this collection of digestible rules–such as darker roast is not always stronger; you reser...
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Brewing Justice
Fair Trade Coffee, Sustainability, and Survival
Daniel Jaffee - 2014-09-12 (first published in 2007)
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Fair trade is a fast-growing alternative market intended to bring better prices and greater social justice to small farmers around the world. But what does a fair-trade label signify? This vivid study of coffee farmers in Mexico offers the first thorough investigation of the social, economic, and environmental benefits of fair trade. Based on exten...
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Coffee Obsession
DK Publishing - 2014-06-16
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More than 150 million Americans drink coffee each day. We're not the only nation obsessed: More than 2.25 billion cups of coffee are consumed in the world each day.In Coffee Obsession, we take a journey through the coffee-producing nations around the world, presenting the different styles, flavors, and techniques used to brew the perfect cup. We ex...
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The Curious Barista's Guide to Coffee
Tristan Stephenson - 2015-03-12
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The definitive guide to the extraordinary world of coffee from growing and roasting to brewing and serving the perfect cup.The definitive guide to the extraordinary world of coffee from growing and roasting to brewing and serving the perfect cup. The ultimate guide to the history, science and community behind coffee. Here, Tristan Stephenson explor...
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Coffee Gives Me Superpowers
An Illustrated Book about the Most Awesome Beverage on Earth
Ryoko Iwata - 2015-04-07
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For coffee lovers and those who love them, Coffee Gives Me Superpowers is a fun, graphic design-centered book focused on one of the world's most addictive and beloved substances—coffee.If coffee is the foundation of your food pyramid, then this is your book. Inspired by Ryoko Iwata's popular website, I Love Coffee (, Coffee Gives ...
Uncommon Grounds by Mark Pendergrast
Coffee Art by Dhan Tamang
Coffee by Jonathan Morris
Everything But Espresso by Scott Rao
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Onward by Howard Schultz
The Devil's Cup by Stewart Lee Allen
The Coffee Roaster's Companion by Scott Rao
The Coffee Roaster's Handbook by Len Brault
The Daily Grind by Andrew J Bowen, Claire E Bowen
The Birth of Coffee by Daniel Lorenzetti, Linda Rice Lorenzetti