From Coffee Novice to Connoisseur - My Journey to Java Joy

From Coffee Novice to Connoisseur - My Journey to Java Joy

As a self-professed coffee snob and writer from Brooklyn, the author recounts their journey from budget brews to indulging in luxury coffee experiences. They've invested in a Breville Bambino espresso machine, frequent cafes, and explore new coffee trends, including the Houseplant x Cometeer collaboration. This partnership offers flash-frozen coffee capsules that are convenient but lack the romantic ritual of traditional brewing methods. The author appreciates the unique flavors but critiques the high cost and the less-than-ideal method for making iced coffee. Ultimately, they prefer a more hands-on approach to coffee preparation that prioritizes the experience and taste over convenience and are waiting for Houseplant to offer bagged beans for a more satisfying brewing process.

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