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Education

We aim to teach! Whether you're new to the coffee world, or a seasoned home barista, we want to help you learn the best ways and techniques to make coffee you love!

  1. How to Steam and Froth Almond Milk, Soy Milk, Oat Milk, and Coconut Milk

    One of the most common questions we get about espresso machine is “does this machine froth alternative milks?” When we say alternative milk, we mean...
  2. Back to Basics: Building Your First Pour Over Coffee Set

    Whether you’re chasing the flavor of a delicious cup at the local cafe or just looking for something to spice up your morning cup of...
  3. Why Does My Coffee Taste Bad?

    It’s a question we’ve all asked ourselves: why does my coffee taste bad? Well, there’s a number of reasons this could be happening. We often...
  4. When is it Time for an Upgrade? How to Tell If It's Time for a Semi-Automatic Espresso Machine

    Are you ready to bring that cafe espresso experience home? Sometimes it can be hard to know if it’s time to take the plunge into...
  5. Coffee Bean Storage

    One of the most important parts of getting the most delicious coffee is using the freshest beans. Coffee beans stay fresh and delicious in their...
  6. Milk Frother Basics

    Chances are that if you’re shopping for home espresso equipment, you’ll want to steam some milk eventually. You might even enjoy a nice latte with...
  7. Cleaning and Caring for Your Coffee Maker or Espresso Machine

    When was the last time you cleaned your coffee maker or espresso machine? Did you know that there’s more you need to do to clean...
  8. Getting the Most Out of Your New Coffee Brewers, Espresso Machines, and Other Coffee Equipment

    It’s the new year and we know some of our readers might have received some new coffee gear over the holidays! It’s always exciting to...
  9. Espresso Drinks for Your New Espresso Machine

    We’re still enjoying the holidays here at Seattle Coffee Gear! We know a lot of people are getting new coffee equipment, but may not quite...
  10. Why Brew Coffee a Certain Way?

    You’ve probably noticed that most coffee product pages on various sites offer a recommended brew method. We’ve talked at length about how to enjoy these...