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To the quintessential coffee lover, java is not just a beverage. It is a complete lifestyle. In embracing this very specific, aroma-filled and awakening way of life, many elements add to its full enjoyment. There are countless machines each meticulously engineered for that perfect brew. Roasts are endlessly varied, ranging from the widely loved single origin types to exotic civet specialties. Lovers of the brew who enjoy discovering new ways for enjoying beverages will always seek innovative accessories for creative brews. Then there is the style savvy type of coffee lover who prefers sipping on a cuppa from a chic espresso set. Regardless of the kind of coffee enthusiast, there is something for everyone in this year’s list of the Best Gift Ideas for Coffee Lovers.
Breville The Barista Express Espresso Machine
A proper espresso machine at home is every coffee lover’s dream, and The Barista from Breville is definitely top of the line. An integrated conical grinder ensures that you get the right about of ground beans on your cup. You can also intuitively customize the size of your grind to get the exact flavor to suit your taste. Espresso extraction is optimized via a smart digital temperature control system. Perhaps best of all, you can make latte art with the Steam Wand features that hand textures micro-foam milk.
Bantai Civet Coffee
When it comes to rare and exotic roasts, civet coffee is among the most coveted. This Bantai version highlights organically grown Robusta beans from the Cordillera Mountain ranges of the Philippines. Bantai’s civet gives off a nutty and spicy essence with subtle flavors of almond and ginger as a result of ripe berries being fed to the wild civets. All civet coffee bearing the Bantai label are shade grown in the 2000-acre civet conservation area of the Cordillera.
Ninja Over Ice Carafe
The double-wall insulation of the Over Ice Carafe keeps iced coffee at the ideal temperature for hours. Thermal insulation also prevents your drink from condensation while keeping it cool. This durable carafe is ideal to use especially when entertaining or sharing a large carafe with family and friends.
Nespresso Creatista Plus Espresso Coffee Machine
The Creatisa Plus allows you to play barista without the mess, fuss or misspelled name on your cup. This coffee and espresso machine allows you to brew a wide array of coffee and espresso styles—from ristretto to lungo. Settings allow users to customize their preferred coffee volume, milk temperature and mixture intuitively. This feature makes it easy to create various types of beverages ranging from lattes to flat whites and cappuccinos. And an integrated milk frother can bring out the creative latte artist in everyone.
Crate and Barrel Double Scoop Measuring Spoons
The wise coffee connoisseur knows better than to eyeball the amount of ground beans they will put in a perfect cup. This sleek double scoop measuring spoon from Crate and Barrel follows minimalist design to suit any chic kitchen space. It fits easily into canisters and is made of durable, high quality stainless steel. For a quick guide to coffee proportions, use two tablespoons (for 6 oz of water) on a drip, pour over or French press.
Bean Box World Coffee Tour Box
Coffee enthusiasts often travel the world to discover the best brews. Bean Box brings 16 of globe’s most arresting flavors and aromas in one box set, complete with tasting notes and brewing tips. Blends included in this coveted gift set include Latin American brews, fruity blends from Africa, Sumatran roasts, among others. If roaming the world to experience the best coffee is on this bucket list, this box set is an amazing way to get started on the adventure.
Richard Brendon Espresso Cup and Saucer
Tablescapes set the tone for your dining experience. The same can be said about the coffee set you take out when serving brews. This set from Richard Brendon is handmade in England using fine bone china. It features a chic archival Superstripe pattern and was crafted following the traditional craftsmanship. This also makes for an impressive great addition to a collection of fine china and fine dining wares.
Death Wish, The World’s Strongest Coffee
Brewed awakenings just got better with The World’s Strongest Coffee from Death Wish. This dark and bold coffee blend contains high amounts of caffeine while maintaining delicious hints of cherry and chocolate. Death Wish’s extra potent java is made from all-natural Arabica and Robusta beans, meticulously blended so that it’s never bitter or acidic. If it’s an extreme coffee experience you seek, this brew is for you.
Yama Glass Cold Brew Coffee Tower
The Glass Coffee Tower from Yama looks more like a contraption Rube Goldberg would have constructed making cold-brew coffee. Hand made, hand-blown Borosilicate glass are stacked on a chic wooden tower to create a stunning piece that follows mid-century design. The drip cold-brew system creates rich, full-bodied coffee at a faster steep time of three to four hours compared to your usual 16-24 hours.
God In A Cup: The Obsessive Quest For The Perfect Coffee by Michaela Weissman
Coffee and a good read always go hand-in-hand and this revealing narrative by Michaela Weissman will awaken a new consciousness in every java enthusiast. In God In A Cup, readers will discover how spending top dollar on mindfully crafted roasts can help save and change the world. This story also takes one on a journey where passion and an uncompromising quest for the best beans redefine a whole new coffee culture.