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Perfect Cup of Coffee
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How to Brew the Perfect Cup of Coffee

Making superior coffee isn’t convenient—extracting the purest flavor involves ratios and chemistry and special equipment. So Stephen Hall of Tinker Coffee Co. did the hard math for you and provided this step-by-step guide to scientific coffee dominance.

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Indy Coffee Classes

And even if you never do detect more offbeat scents such as sun-dried tomato or marshmallow, it’s eye-opening to taste how each coffee evolves during the cupping, depicted here.

Milktooth Ashley
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Indy’s coffee community poses with their favorite cups for some sweet mugshots.

Amanda Heckert
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Editor’s Note, February 2016: Emerging Indy Coffee and Tech Scenes

How many brilliant tech concepts have been honed over the rich Morning Sky blend at Hubbard & Cravens, or an El Eden roast at Quills?

Mitchell Tellstrom of Milktooth
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Full Steam Ahead With Latte Art

“When a barista starts caring about latte art, they start caring about the quality of the beverage.“

coffee snob mug
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25 Days of Holiday Gifts: Cheeky Coffee Mug

Poke fun at your friend’s caffeine habit with a playfully chic mug.

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Discovery: Coal Yard Coffee

“The whole thing is built around a place for people to come, meet the artists, see them at work, and hang out.”

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Discovery: Indiana-Made Leather Coffee Sleeve

Drink your Ethiopian light roast the cool way, in a glass jar with a Hoosier-made leather coffee sleeve.

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Caffeine Fix

Coffee is Instagram’s greatest inspiration. See how these Indy coffee shops do it better.

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Discovery: Quills Cafe

At this four-month-old coffee-connoisseur’s cafe, the baristas are heavily trained and geek out on pour methods.

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Eight New Indy Coffee Spots

A host of new options has java-lovers buzzing.

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Swoon List 1.27.15

Including Milktooth’s signature Crunch Berry Cappuccino.

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Everywhere We Look: Styles That Do the Talking for You

Wear your words with a splatter tee and smoking slippers, coffee mug and clutch—and more.

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Road Trip: Rachael’s Cafe in Bloomington

Rachael’s Cafe in Bloomington has built a new fan base across the pond, thanks to a play by the same name that debuted at the Edinburgh fringe festival in 2011 and had a run at the Old Red Lion Theatre in London that ended this past March.

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Top Five Indy Coffee Roasters

For one, Harvest Cafe coffee, slow-roasted in an infrared drum roaster.