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Suicide Coffee Has Triple The Caffeine

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Are you the kind of person who needs to drink a cup of coffee before you have your morning cup of coffee? Yeah, waking up is hard, we feel the pain. But drinking gallons of the stuff is also probably not the best for your stomach. Why not, instead, crank up the caffeine content in each cup? Suicide Coffee does just that.

– Our beans are proudly roasted in Louisville, KY
– Suitable for espresso, drip, or any coffee machine or device
– Brew that keeps you laser focused throughout the day
– We buy direct from farmers, meaning our suppliers get a better deal than Fair Trade
– 2x – 3x the amount of caffeine in a normal cup of joe
– Your buzzing taste buds will tell you this blend has notes of chocolate and cherry. Subtle, yet powerful.

We haven’t had a chance to taste it, so can’t speak for its flavour. But we like the idea. At $20 for a 1lbs. bag of beans, it’s not outrageously priced either.

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ROK Espresso Maker Uses No Electricity, Is As Hands-On As It Gets

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There’s an entire sub-culture devoted to discussing ways of crafting the perfect espresso. Very often these guys talk about maintaining the perfect temperature, and perfect pressure during the extraction process; it’s a very precise technique some manufacturers claim to have honed to a science. The ROK Espresso Maker takes a completely different approach; call it an artistic interpretation of coffee extraction. See, the device uses no electricity. It’s up to you to boil your own water. More importantly, it’s also up to you to press this water through your ground beans at the exact rate and pressure you feel will yield the right flavour for your buds. You can either press the arms all the way down and let the mechanism do its thing, or you can do a combination of other actions to vary the extraction process, from over-filling the reservoir, to pausing for a few seconds to let the water infuse into the grind. If modern machines are the epitome of automation, the ROK is the exact opposite, letting you wrestle with all the variables for a truly hands-on approach to coffee making. It’s $155.

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Do You Like Freshly Brewed Coffee Enough That You’d Want To Make It In A To-Go Flask?

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People have been carrying their hot coffee in Thermos mugs for pretty much as long as the company has been around. But some purists will tell you that the taste doesn’t come close to that of a freshly brewed cup. So that’s where Mojoe comes in. It’s a self-contained coffee brewing device that does everything from A to Z.

The Mojoe uses a “VacDrip” brewing process, which combines elements of vacuum brewing and drip brewing. After pouring water into the center chamber and filling the reusable filter with grounds, you turn the Mojoe on via the push button on the side. The element heats the water up (to 200° F (93° C), hot enough to do a proper extraction) and the ensuing steam pushes the water up through the siphon and over the grounds, filling the coffee chamber with hot, freshly brewed joe. The process takes about 10 minutes. You can preload cream and sugar or add it after brewing. The Mojoe also doubles as a travel mug, so you drink directly from it.

The company will sell you extra battery three-packs so you can keep on brewing even after you’ve exhausted the single-brew battery. The only downside of this system is that in order to incorporate everything in one small-enough size mug, you can only make 8.5 fl oz (251 ml) of actual coffee. That’s less than Americans are used to, but might not deter the sort of person who goes to this sort of length to get super fresh coffee.

You can get your own you’ll have to drop a $79 on their fully-funded Kickstarter, and wait until May 2016 to get yours.

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Now This Is A Good Looking Coffee Brewer

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Once upon a time, we used to cover gorgeous home appliances and furniture. Lately, we’ve drifted away from that stuff, but coming across the Iikone Coffee Brewer makes us want to start again. If you’re going to make coffee in the morning, why not make it in what’s possibly the nicest looking brewer on the market? It’s expensive, and the company tries to make it sound like there’s some added function to justify the price.

The IIKONE mk1 is the very first pourover coffee brewer with a totally unobstructed filter. This solution allows a brewing process undisturbed by uneven surface tension where the filter touches its support, and makes a proper use of the entire filtering surface. The ultimate result is a more complex, even less bitter brew than is the one produced by classic manual pourover brewers, and fewer nonsoluble particles in the cup.

Right. So it makes better coffee? We’re not sure you’ll care when you’re being asked to pony up $700 for it, but hey, yeah, better coffee… why not? It’s made from “high gloss medical-grade stainless steel, CNC cut, machined and polished. It is compatible with popular 6-10 cup round or rectangular filters and conical metal filters.” And again, it costs $700.

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With The GoCube, You Can Just Chew Your Coffee

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Running late and don’t have time to wait for your scalding coffee to cool down? Just have a GoCube. It’s a chewable gummy cube that packs the equivalent amount of caffeine as half a cup of coffee.

GO CUBES are made with real cold-brew coffee and come in 3 delicious flavors: Pure Drip, Mocha, and Latte. (Note that each package of GO CUBES contains a random assortment of all 3.)

We are working directly with one of the largest and most reputable confectionary factories in the USA to produce GO CUBES. We’ve been through over 20 rounds of testing to pinpoint the exact right taste and mouthfeel profile, and have landed on something that has unanimous approval from the team.

The Go Cubes are developed with cognitive performance in mind, and as such don’t only pack caffeine: “We’ve crammed in a full nootropic stack in each GO CUBE. B complex (accelerates metabolism), L-Theanine (an amino acid found in green tea), and other compounds that stack well with caffeine.”

As far as costs are concerned, one of the packs the company offers contains 40 cubes for $50, which works out to $1.25 per cube, or about half the price of a fully equipped Starbucks creation. The IndoeGogo campaign is fully funded, so you can go on and place your order now.

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Bacon Flavored Coffee Is A Reality

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Bacon and coffe, together at last. Not like, together-in-the-same-breakfast, but in separate dishes, so… sort of like not together. No, we’re talking about together for real. Maple Bacon Deluxe Smoked Coffee is exactly what it sounds like: coffee, but with the delicious flavour and aroma of bacon.

We pour the maple bacon flavor on our slow smoked beans like syrup, letting them soak up all the wonderful bacon goodness. Each cup will taste sweet, savory, and delicious without all the fat and grease. Your entire kitchen, office, or café will smell like a Sunday breakfast.

A 1 lbs. bag is $17.

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Caffeinated Peanut Butter, For That Double Morning Dose

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Many people start their days with peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. Ok, mostly kids, sure, but some grown up kids as well. These people might be interested in the Caffeinated Peanut Butter by a Massachusetts-based company called Steem. Each 2-tablespoon serving of the product contains as much pick-me-up as a regular cup of coffee, and the entire mix is made from all-natural ingredients: green-coffee extract, salt, peanuts, peanut oil and agave nectar for a little extra sweetness.

It’s available from a variety of retailers around the Boston area, or online, for $5 a jar.

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Kuju PourOver Means You Get A Real Coffee In The Woods

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The Kuju PourOver is a product for making real coffee while you’re away from the grid or far from a traditional coffee-making machine. It’s an alternative to using instant coffee, which some see as an inevitable reality in many cases. It uses a specially designed origami-style pouch that anchors on the side of a cup of pretty much any size, holding the already-ground beans in a small filter bag and allowing you to simply pour hot water over them to make your brew. Let it steep for a bit then simply throw the pouch. Sure, the beans aren’t freshly roasted and ground, but don’t forget you’re trying to make the best of a typically coffee-restricted situation.

It’s not the first such product on the market, but Kuju PourOver tries to distinguish itself with quality beans, and a nitrogen-flushed pouch that displaces oxygen in order to keep oxidation to a minimum. It’s a $30 at the moment for 6 Kuju PourOver pouches, which is a lot of money for coffee, but you’re being asked to keep in mind that 1% of the proceeds will go to One Percent for the Planet, an environmental conservation outfit.

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The Smart Artisanal Coffee Machine from Poppy Looks Like The Perfect Coffee Snob’s Brewer

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When it comes to extracting a cup of Joe, there are just about a million ways to go about it. Many of these are considered inferior by coffee snobs, but we suspect The Pour-Over, a Smart Artisanal Coffee Machine from Poppy won’t be one of them. This connected appliance holds 1 1/4 pound of coffee beans which are ground just before extraction to conserve freshness. The grinder uses a crushing rather than a chopping motion, which conserves essential oils. The beans are then dropped onto the awaiting paper filter, and hot water from its 50 fluid ounce reservoir is poured over them to fill the double-walled insulating carafe beneath. Through the app you can adjust variables like grind size, brew time, and water temperature to concoct the perfect coffee.

The appliance itself is a stunner, with its elegant lines clad in copper, and will look great on any discerning customer’s counter. We don’t know exactly when The Poppy Pour-Over will be available, nor for how much, but you can sign up on their website to be notified of this.

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