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Hot Coffee Today is a UK-based coffee review store that looks to find out about coffee, so you don’t have to!

As one of the most commonly enjoyed drinks on the planet, you’d think we’d all know about coffee. However, coffee is a powerful solution, and the sheer variety in styles, tastes, and techniques makes getting coffee a little more challenging than you might have expected. This is where Hot Coffee Today comes in; we deliver all the help, information, advice and product reviews you need.

So if you are looking to find everything from gourmet coffee makers, from the top brands impartially reviewed, or you want to find out what coffee blend might suit you best, we can help you do just that!

At Hot Coffee Today, we spend a lot of time talking about coffee. We love it. As passionate coffee drinkers, we know of the immense value that exists within your cup. For this reason, we want to help you stay informed about what makes a cup of coffee feel extra special.

I couldn’t be happier, formed in 2017, Hot Coffee Today is a premier review website for coffee lovers, aficionados and beginners. That cares about quality and authenticity.

Paul Mason. Owner.

Get an energy boost when you need it most with caffeine! This natural stimulant activates your brain and nervous system, helping to increase alertness and productivity. It can also raise beneficial chemicals such as cortisol and adrenaline, providing a refreshing jolt with short-term benefits for concentration. Just as you want to know what your food …

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When it comes to roasting coffee beans, one of the most important yet underrated issues that you can face is dealing with temperature control during the roasting phase. The roasting process can be quite specific, and this can make it very hard – sometimes too hard – to get the job done. The skill that …

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Like buying any other product, buying coffee is hard just due to the sheer variety of options. When you see how many brands of coffee exist, it’s extremely hard to find a brand without plenty of trial and error. For those who like dark roasted coffee, we recommend that you take a look at some …

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How long does it take for caffeine to get out of your system

Caffeine has a half-life of approximately 5 hours, which means it takes about 5-6 hours for the body to eliminate half of the consumed caffeine. After that, it can take up to 10-15 hours for your body to eliminate the caffeine from your system. In addition, factors like age, gender, health conditions and medications can …

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The type of coffee you enjoy can make a big difference in terms of calorie count. A simple cup of brewed coffee holds less than five calories and no fat, but those extras that give your favourite drink added flavour – from cream and syrup to whipped topping – can also add an extra helping …

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Are you looking for the perfect way to kick-start your day? Home espresso machines are an excellent option for those wanting to enjoy barista-quality coffee from the comfort of their own home. But before investing in a home espresso machine, it’s important to understand the range of options available and what additional expenses you may …

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For anyone looking to learn how to make their coffee a little more flavorsome, it helps to know how to add that extra flavor to the bean. Everyone knows how hard it is to get their quality of coffee just right, and at Hot Coffee we’ve been there many a time. Having spent a lot …

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When it comes to drinking coffee, opinions differ greatly. While some people may prefer a black, rough-flavoured, caffeine-heavy coffee, others may opt for a more fruity, lighter coffee. However, all coffee drinkers agree on one thing: Their coffee needs to be fresh. The beans need to be recently roasted and ground for your coffee to …

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Which is stronger a latte or a cappuccino

The cappuccino should be your go-to coffee choice if you’re after a robust espresso taste! With less milk and more foam than its latte counterpart, this caffeinated beverage will undoubtedly wake up even the sleepiest taste buds. Both are very popular forms of coffee and tend to be a more enjoyable choice for those who …

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Enjoy the perfect combination of coffee and milk with a flat white. This delectable drink features espresso artfully combined with microfoam-steamed milk and tiny delicate bubbles for a unique velvety texture. With less foam than its latte counterpart and a higher proportion of coffee to creaminess, this beverage allows the full-bodied flavour from your espresso …

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Many are unaware that the exquisite cup of coffee they savour comes from a delectable fruit, the coffee cherry. Unravelling its layers, we find an outer skin called the exocarp, followed by a mesocarp- a thin layer of pulp and parenchyma which gives it that slimy texture. Finally, these processed and roasted seeds, also known …

Is Coffee A Cherry Read More »

Are you looking for a beverage that can give you an energy boost while having great health benefits? Look no further! Scientific studies have shown many advantages to regularly drinking black coffee, including reduced cancer risk, liver cirrhosis and type 2 diabetes. So enjoy the perks – remember to pursue them in moderation. Ensuring your …

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Espresso machines are a staple in any coffee shop that wants to serve espresso drinks. Espresso is a concentrated coffee drink with a strong flavour and can be served either as an espresso or as a cappuccino. The espresso machine is the key to making this drink. Different types of espresso machines can be used …

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For years, people have used the fantastic versatility of coffee to make some very exciting drinks indeed. It’s naturally much easier to put a drink together when you have such a fine blend of ingredients, of course. As any coffee lover will know, you can mix in just about anything. Cinnamon, vanilla, nutmeg…anything that you …

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Paul Mason

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