Steven Baxter

Hello! I'm the owner-manager, editor, and author of goodcoffeeplace.com. I love to drink good coffee, try different brewing methods, investigate coffee's effects on health, and delve into the science of coffee. Goodcoffeeplace is designed to entertain, educate, and inform. Enjoy!

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Hayman Coffee Review – Is It Worth It?

September 19, 2022

Hayman Coffee Review – Is It Worth It?

Hayman Coffee is one of the biggest brands among coffee enthusiasts and lovers. They offer specialty coffees of fine quality, aroma, and flavor that give you a delightful coffee experience. The boxed presentation of Hayman coffees screams quality and would be an exclusive gift to impress a coffee lover. However, is Hayman coffee worth the …

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Hawaii Coffee Company – Hawaii’s Favorite Coffee Brands

September 17, 2022

Hawaii Coffee Company – Hawaii’s Favorite Coffee Brands

Coffee is one of the most popular beverages, earning the title ‘Elixir of life.’ People love it because coffee is a fantastic beverage since you can prepare it in so many different ways, both hot and cold—espresso, filter, or drip-through. It’s also an excellent way to unwind in the morning and can be enjoyed in …

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SCA Best New Product and Coffee Design Award winners 2022

June 29, 2022

SCA Best New Product and Coffee Design Award winners 2022

The Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) has announced the winners from its Best New Product Competition and Coffee Design Awards at the 2022 Specialty Coffee Expo at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.The Best New Product Awards recognise products that represent the best in quality and value to the industry. This year’s competition saw winners across 10 categories.
The 2022 Best New Product winners are:

Coffee Accessories: Unifilter Unibody 58mm Portafilter by Weber Workshops
Commercial Coffee Preparation & Serving: Victoria Arduino – Black Eagle Maverick Espresso Machine by Simonelli Group
Consumer Coffee Preparation & Serving: (Electrical) POUR’D by Marco Beverage Systems
Consumer Coffee Preparation & Serving: (Non-Electrical) Clara French Press by Fellow
Open Class: Numilk Pro Countertop Fresh Plant-Based Milk Machine by Plant Tap/Numilk
Roasting Equipment & Tools: ROEST L100 by ROEST
Specialty Coffee Beverage Additive: White Chocolate Café Powder by Hollander Chocolate Company
Specialty Non-Coffee Beverage Standalone: 1883 Ginger Beer Syrup by 1883 Maison Routin
Technology: Ember Mug2 by Ember

Formerly known as the Design Lab Showcase, the Coffee Design Awards is a platform for showcasing and celebrating great design in specialty coffee.
The 2022 Coffee Design Award winners are:

Spaces category: Tropicália Coffee
Branding category: Colectivo Coffee
Packaging category: Roast Runner

For more information, visit www.coffeeexpo.org.

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A coffee popsicle! Cometeer Coffee Review

June 11, 2022

A coffee popsicle! Cometeer Coffee Review

Cometeer Coffee flash freezes brewed coffee in a capsule. It’s just like a coffee popsicle – melt it and you have your coffee!  Cometeer Coffee has developed an exciting and innovative version of the ‘coffee pod’ concept. Cometeer is a coffee subscription service that makes it easy to brew good coffee by simplifying the entire …

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Is Coffee Vegan? A Vegetarian’s Guide To Drinking Coffee.

June 6, 2022

Is Coffee Vegan? A Vegetarian’s Guide To Drinking Coffee.

The coffee bean itself is of course vegan. A coffee bean is actually the seed of the coffee plant fruit (called a cherry). However, there are other things to consider before we can answer the question of ‘Is coffee vegan?’ We also look at a personal story about transitioning to vegetarianism and how coffee is …

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The Best Italian Coffee to Buy In 2022: Reviews and Buying Guide

May 16, 2022

The Best Italian Coffee to Buy In 2022: Reviews and Buying Guide

If you’re seeking the best chocolate, then going to Belgium is a no-brainer. Likewise, if you want an authentic cheese and wine experience, then France is your best bet. However, if perfectly balanced and intense Java beans are just what the doctor ordered for your coffee mug, all roads lead to Italy. However, just because …

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The Best Portable Coffee Maker for Any Type of Brew

March 28, 2022

The Best Portable Coffee Maker for Any Type of Brew

Whether you want to sip a hot cuppa Joe in the great outdoors or you’re on the quest for something to perk up your morning commute, investing in the best portable coffee maker is a game-changer, especially if you don’t want to have to resort to instant coffee. From coffee makers you can share with …

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Top 10 Home Espresso Machines

Top 10 Best Selling Home Espresso Coffee Maker Machines

January 31, 2022

Top 10 Best Selling Home Espresso Coffee Maker Machines

Discover the TOP 10 most popular best-selling espresso makers in Amazon’s Gourmet or Home & Kitchen coffee maker Best Sellers List. Which espresso coffee maker is right for you? How should you even get started shopping for an espresso coffee maker? A good cup of coffee from a home espresso coffee maker should have flavor, …

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Farmers Get A Pittance Even When Coffee Price Doubles

December 21, 2021

Farmers Get A Pittance Even When Coffee Price Doubles

If you are a coffee lover then you may have occasionally thought about how those coffee beans got to your kitchen. We have previously written about coffee farming and also about the price of coffee. In this post, we take a further look into the price of coffee beans and the economics of coffee in …

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Last Minute Coffee Gift Ideas For The Coffee Lover

December 18, 2021

Last Minute Coffee Gift Ideas For The Coffee Lover

As you start prepping your gift list for Christmas and the holiday season? If so, you may want to include a gift idea for those who love coffee. Coffee lovers will appreciate anything from a mug with their favorite coffee shop logo to an assortment of new flavors and blends of home-brewed coffee. Many other …

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Does Coffee Help You Live Longer? Scientific Study.

December 17, 2021

Does Coffee Help You Live Longer? Scientific Study.

We all know that coffee can make us feel more awake and alert. But does coffee help you live longer? Do coffee drinkers live longer than non-coffee drinkers? It’s no secret that coffee and all of the health benefits it offers have been talked about for years. We have also previously written about many potential …

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60+ Different Types of Coffee Drinks To Enjoy!

December 15, 2021

60+ Different Types of Coffee Drinks To Enjoy!

Ever looked at a coffee shop menu and secretly wished you knew what all these types of coffee drinks were? Don’t worry, we’ve been there too! That’s why today we will break down over 60 different types of coffee drinks for you.  Each coffee is unique. Some are perfect for that much-needed caffeine kick, some …

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Infusion, Immersion, Percolation, and Decoction Coffee Brewing

December 15, 2021

Infusion, Immersion, Percolation, and Decoction Coffee Brewing

What do we mean when we brew coffee by immersion, infusion, percolation, and decoction? What are the differences between coffee immersion, infusion, percolation, and decoction? Well, sorry to complicate this but there is a bit of confusion when we use these terms when we talk about brewed coffee. In fact, this post was originally titled …

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FinalPress Coffee Maker

Innovative FinalPress Portable Coffee Brewer Review

December 7, 2021

Innovative FinalPress Portable Coffee Brewer Review

Do you ever wish you could have great-tasting coffee wherever you go, without having to carry around bulky brewing tools? FinalPress is the new portable coffee brewer that’s designed to brew easy and affordable, great-tasting coffee on the go and from the comfort of your home. Originally launched on Kickstarter and continued on Indiegogo, FinalPress …

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Dark Roast Coffee

10 Best Dark Roast Coffee Beans – Strong Coffee with Rich Depth of Flavor!

December 3, 2021

10 Best Dark Roast Coffee Beans – Strong Coffee with Rich Depth of Flavor!

If you’re on the quest for the best dark roast coffee beans with a robust flavor that will give you an incredible opportunity to take the next step in your journey, then your search ends here with our top 10 options. 1. Cafe Don Pablo Subtle Earth Organic Most brands of coffee have edgy and …

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national espresso day

How to Make the Perfect Espresso on National Espresso Day

November 23, 2021

How to Make the Perfect Espresso on National Espresso Day

National Espresso Day is a day to enjoy your espresso coffee. It is celebrated on 23 November every year in the USA. The date may differ in other countries. I don’t know how it got started. I’ve seen some posts that suggest National Espresso Day was created by the International Coffee Organization in 2005 or …

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Java Burn Scientific Review

Drink Coffee and Lose Weight with Java Burn? Scientific Review

November 15, 2021

Drink Coffee and Lose Weight with Java Burn? Scientific Review

You probably already know some of the potential health and weight loss benefits of coffee. We’ve also previously written about coffee’s many potential health effects in this post and also this post. I recently heard of a new product on the market called Java Burn. You dissolve Java Burn in your coffee to help you …

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Moka vs Percolator

What is the difference between a Moka Pot and a Percolator?

November 14, 2021

What is the difference between a Moka Pot and a Percolator?

What is the difference between a percolator and a Moka pot? Is there really any difference at all? Yes, a Moka Pot and a Percolator are different and I’m here to show you how. Is it a Coffee Percolator or a Moka Pot? People often get confused between a coffee percolator and a Moka pot. …

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coffee mortar and pestle

How to Grind Coffee Beans Without a Grinder: 6 Simple Ways

November 8, 2021

How to Grind Coffee Beans Without a Grinder: 6 Simple Ways

Grinding whole-bean coffee right before brewing diminishes exposure to flavor-destroying oxygen, prevents the natural flavors from becoming stale and bland, and guarantees freshness. What if you don’t have a grinder? How do you grind fresh beans each morning for that all-essential cup of goodness to kick off your day? The coffee connoiseurs will probably cringe …

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best coffee liqueurs

Best Coffee Liqueur to Buy In 2021

October 16, 2021

Best Coffee Liqueur to Buy In 2021

Let’s face it. Coffee liqueurs exude unmatched decadence, diversity, and a balanced touch of sophistication. Although they are typically sweet spirits consumed after meals, there’s no denying that coffee-flavored liqueurs double as a digestive and dessert. You get the best of both worlds, saving you the hassle of ordering a digestive and coffee. These bittersweet …

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medium roast coffee in a bag

The Ultimate Guide to Medium Roast Coffee: All Questions Answered

October 7, 2021

The Ultimate Guide to Medium Roast Coffee: All Questions Answered

The final flavor experience of coffee depends mostly on the initial flavor compounds found in the coffee beans. The roast level and roasting time of the beans create the balanced and delicious flavor that you have surely experienced over a great cup of joe. The method by which it has been processed, the age of …

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spooky witch

Spooky Witch Brew Frappuccino (Starbucks Copycat Recipe)

October 7, 2021

Spooky Witch Brew Frappuccino (Starbucks Copycat Recipe)

When it comes to Halloween drinks, Starbucks sure knows how to get them right. Over the years, they have come up with so many innovative drink flavors, especially when it comes to their Frappuccino®. What is a Frappuccino®? Frappuccino is a trademarked brand of the Starbucks Corporation for a line of highly-sweetened iced, blended coffee …

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The 8 Best French Stainless Steel Coffee Presses in 2021

September 17, 2021

The 8 Best French Stainless Steel Coffee Presses in 2021

For coffee lovers, this beverage offers an experience of smells, textures, flavors, and levels of intensity. All these culinary experiences can be achieved through the preparation and consumption of a great coffee. The increasing popularity of the French press is due to these very reasons, but it is difficult to choose a product if we …

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8 Best Light Roast Coffee: Flavor and Caffeine Content Reviewed

September 1, 2021

8 Best Light Roast Coffee: Flavor and Caffeine Content Reviewed

It’s true that in the world of coffee, the darker roasts have dominated the market for some time, but recently, the best light roast coffee brands are finally finding their way onto coffee shop menus and store shelves. If you are a coffee fan, you have probably tasted the wonderful flavor notes of light roasts. …

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Where Do Coffee Beans Come From: From Plants to Home

September 1, 2021

Where Do Coffee Beans Come From: From Plants to Home

Approximately 1.4 billion coffees are consumed around the world every day. Have you ever considered were all the coffee beans come from? Sometimes, we do something so often that we don’t stop to think about the origin of things. We all savor and enjoy a good cup of coffee, however, what do we understand about …

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What is the Strongest Coffee? Best Top Strongest Coffees in the World

August 23, 2021

What is the Strongest Coffee? Best Top Strongest Coffees in the World

For some people, a regular cup of joe is enough to help them wake up and start their day. Others, however, find it difficult to know their own name when they wake up and therefore need an extra kickstart to go about their daily routine. These people may find that drinking the strongest coffee they …

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The 10 Best Espresso Beans for 2021 – Reviewed and Ranked

August 20, 2021

The 10 Best Espresso Beans for 2021 – Reviewed and Ranked

A cup of espresso isn’t like your regular cup of coffee. All things remaining constant, your typical cup of Joe has about 2% dissolved coffee solids as part of the final product. This is minuscule compared to the astonishing 12% that makes it into your cup when dealing with espresso. In essence, that’s one of …

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Best Coffee to Drink Black. Getting the Best from Your Coffee

August 18, 2021

Best Coffee to Drink Black. Getting the Best from Your Coffee

There are two kinds of people in this world: those who drink black coffee and those who wish they drank black coffee. Granted, there are many different types of coffee today and just as many different ways to drink it. However, the most die-hard of fans, more often than not, take their coffee black. The …

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How to Clean a French Press Coffee Maker – In Less Than 5 Minutes

August 16, 2021

How to Clean a French Press Coffee Maker – In Less Than 5 Minutes

Four hundred million cups per day! That’s how much coffee Americans drink on average. If you are part of the 64% of all American adults who simply can’t function properly without their cup of Joe, there’s a good chance that you own some kind of device that can brew you one on-demand at home. Millions …

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Breville vs De'Longhi Comparison

Breville vs DeLonghi: Which Makes Better Coffee Machines

August 13, 2021

Breville vs DeLonghi: Which Makes Better Coffee Machines

De’Longhi and Breville are the leading coffee-machine manufacturers and have become quite popular among expresso lovers all over the globe. These two companies have the most reliable and top-rated, but even with the best reviews, you have to choose one. Today, we will help you choose which coffee machine suits your needs best and help …

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How Long is Coffee Good For – How to Store Coffee to Preserve Freshness

August 11, 2021

How Long is Coffee Good For – How to Store Coffee to Preserve Freshness

Unlike wine, coffee is a beverage that should be stored and consumed as soon and possible for optimum freshness and flavor. Coffee lovers enjoy the experience brewing coffee that is fresh with all its intoxicating flavors and aromas. Whether you’re an expert barista or a regular coffee drinker, it is important to know how to …

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Arabica Vs Robusta Coffee

August 3, 2021

Arabica Vs Robusta Coffee

Arabica vs robusta coffee beans what are the differences and similarities? More often than not, comparisons of different types of coffee center around different coffee recipes. If you ask someone, even a regular coffee consumer, to name some coffees, you’ll probably get responses like ‘cappuccino,’ ‘mocha’ or ‘americano.’ However, in reality, coffee types are often …

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Blonde Vanilla Bean Coconut Milk Latte (Starbucks Copycat Recipe)

August 3, 2021

Blonde Vanilla Bean Coconut Milk Latte (Starbucks Copycat Recipe)

If you’re a Starbucks addict and your bank account is crying out for a cheaper alternative, then you’ll want to try this copycat recipe of the blonde vanilla bean coconut milk latte to help you recreate the Starbucks favorite right from the comfort of your own kitchen. This rich, creamy recipe made with blonde roasted …

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