Coffee & Tea 101 | Infographics

Coffee 101 GuideSome of us are just more visually inclined and enjoy gorgeous graphics in lieu of -- or in addition to! -- explanatory text. If you're picking up what we're laying down, then SCG's well-crafted Infographics are designed just for you!

Coffee 101

  • Directory of Espresso Drinks - Cappuccino, latte, macchiato, oh my! In addition to the wide array of coffees available in the world, there's also a variety of delicious drinks with which you can make with your favorite coffee. Check out this infographic for a visual guide to the ingredients in sixteen popular espresso drinks.
  • How to Pull the Perfect Shot - We think espresso is a lot like jazz: Before you can improvise with the greats, you've got to learn your scales. Get tips, tricks and basic theory in this infographic.
  • Life Cycle of a Coffee Bean - Ever wonder about the journey your favorite coffee made from the plantation to your cup? This fun infographic boils it all down for you in a rather fetching visual design.
  • What is Crema? - This oft-referenced and highly sought after substance is a bit misunderstood, so we developed this infographic to cover all the basics.

Maintenance Tips

  • Guide to BackflushingThis step-by-step info graphic to backflushing walks you through how to keep your espresso machine squeaky clean!
  • Guide to Descaling - Mineral build up can damage important parts of your espresso machine over time. This info graphic will show you how to descale various home espresso machines and recommends products that will make the job easier.

Shopping Tools

  • How Much will You Save? - Once you've invested in your espresso gear, how much money will you save by crafting your java at home? This handy table breaks down annual savings for you.