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3 Things I Learned From a Year of Writing About Coffee

Tomorrow is November 11, 2015, which marks the one year anniversary of my very first blog post “Getting Started- Drip Brewing 101.” In honor of this milestone, I thought it would be an appropriate time to write a bit about what a year of writing about coffee has brought about.

A summary of the year by the numbers:

3 Things I Learned from a Year of Writing about Coffee

The Best Way to Learn Something Is to Teach it

I have heard the old adage, “The best way to learn something is to teach it to someone else” countless times in my life. However, I have never been as acutely aware of it’s impact until I tried to explain a few coffee concepts on the blog.

For me, the most obvious example of this would have to be three articles I wrote in succession at the beginning of the year (Green Coffee Explained, Coffee Origins- How Geography Relates to Taste and Understanding and Selecting a Great Roasted Coffee). My goal was to write a brief article about each subject as a resource I could point people towards as well as a building block for future discussions.

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The Brewing Coffee Manually Blog’s Coffee Gift Guide

With Thanksgiving gone and Christmas coming right around the corner, I thought it would be good to assemble a small list of unique coffee related gift ideas. If there is someone on your list that is a coffee enthusiast, it is hard to know what makes a good, unique, coffee related gift for this person. On the flip side, if you are into coffee but are unsure of what to put on your list, this list will help get your creative juices flowing (Plus it will probably show you a few things you didn’t even know you wanted).

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