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Coffee & Tea Drink, Equipment & Media Reviews

From espresso maker reviews to tasting notes for bottled teas and instant drinks, this collection of coffee and tea reviews has what you need to make informed coffee / tea buying decisions.
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  4. Espresso Makers (19)
  5. Instant Drinks (13)
  6. Loose-Leaf Tea Reviews (24)
  7. Teabag Reviews (27)
  8. Travel Mugs & Thermoses (7)
  9. Water Kettles (6)

Adagio's IngenuiTEA Review
Adagio's IngenuiTEA is a durable, portable, BPA-free plastic tea infuser. It's easy to use and (generally) easy to clean. I highly recommend it to casual tea drinkers looking for an easy way to steep loose-leaf teas.

Adagio's TriniTEA Tea Maker Review
Adagio's TriniTEA is an electric, automatic teamaker with variable settings. While it is not as customizable as some competing brands, it is a...

Best Black Tea Types
This comprehensive guide to black teas includes my top-ten recommended black tea types, descriptions of each type of black tea and links to black tea reviews, price comparisons and recipes.

Black Coffee
Black Coffee is a highly informative and entertaining Canadian documentary that was released in 2005. As the name suggests, it is about coffee, a subject the film nimbly romanticizes and analyzes as a “dark medium” through which the social, economic, cultural and sexual mores of the world are exposed.

Breville One-Touch Tea Maker
Breville's One-Touch Tea Maker makes tea brewing as easy as making instant coffee. Get the pros, cons and features in this detailed review.

Coffee iPhone Apps
Whether you're looking for a tool to help you place a complex coffee order, a guide to help you pick from thousands of different coffees, a manual for making great coffee at home, or a coffee-themed game to help you pass the time, there's an app suited to your needs. This list of coffee apps includes a range of styles and functions from fun...

Eight Cranes Perfect Steeper Review
The Eight Cranes "Perfect Steeper" isn't quite perfect -- it isn't suited for rooibos and other super-fine leaves -- but it's the closest I've seen to perfection in a travel infuser. At about $40 a pop, it's an investment, but it's one that serious tea drinkers who want great tea on the go will find worthwhile.

Espresso Machines, Tea Infusers, Thermoses & More
Find the best coffee and tea equipment and gifts, such as innovative tea infusers, one touch espresso makers and handy travel mugs, with these reviews and product guides.

Horizon Organic Low Fat Eggnog Review
Horizon's Organic Low Fat Eggnog is a healthier eggnog than most. I recommend it to anyone who doesn't have the time (or cooking skills!) to make homemade eggnog.

Keurig B155 Single-Cup Coffeemaker Review
The Keurig B155 Single-Cup Coffee Brewing System is remarkably easy to use and can easily be customized to suit personal beverage preferences. Learn more about it in this review, which is amongst the most popular reviews on About.com Coffee / Tea.

Nativa Yerba Mate Suave
Nativa Yerba Mate Suave is a milder yerba mate than most, thanks to the fact that it is wild harvested (which makes it sweeter and less bitter) and free from stems (which also reduces bitterness).

New York City Tea Business Reviews
Share your most memorable New York City tea experiences (good or bad) with other About.com readers using this New York City tea business review form.

Primopan Gluten-Free Cookie
Primopan's Gluten-Free Cookie is one of those rare gluten-free/lactose-free/raw foods that you can serve without anyone ever guessing it isn’t loaded with wheat flour and butter.

Romantic Teas
Teas can be a romantic alternative to alcohol for Valentine's Day, weddings, anniversaries and other romantic celebrations. From rose teas and chocolate teas to chrysanthemum flowers and blooming teas, these are my top recommendations for a romantic tea for your next special occasion your loved one.

Silk Pumpkin Spice Soymilk Review
If you're looking for a vegan, lactose-free, ready-to-drink holiday beverage, Silk Pumpkin Spice Soymilk fits the bill.

TasteTimer Tea/Coffee/Food iPhone App
Tastetimer is a new iPhone/iPod Touch application that provides simple instructions for preparing drinks, including a wide range of teas, as well as coffee and hot chocolate. Its intuitive interface, extensive tea presets and ease of editing it a fantastic app for tea lovers and for coffee lovers who are willing to input additional data into the...

Tea Books
Read profiles of some of the most famous books on tea, plus a few lesser known tea books, with this list.

Tea iPhone Apps

Looking for a great spot for tea? Trying to brew the perfect cuppa (or convince your co-worker it's their turn to brew)? iPhone apps are here to help. Check out these apps from Starbucks, Gormaya, In Pursuit of Tea and more, and work your way toward a better cup of tea.

Tea Maker Reviews
From Adagio's TriniTEA Tea Maker to Zarafina's Tea Maker Suite, these are all the tea maker reviews you need to pick the best tea maker for your kitchen, your preferred teas and your budget.

Top Coffee Gifts Over $100

Looking for the top coffee gifts over $100? Check out this list, which features espresso machines, civet coffee and more.

Top Tea Gifts Over $100

Whether they're into afternoon tea or artisan pu-erhs, tea connoisseurs are notoriously picky, but don't worry if you're on the lookout for tea gifts -- we've got you covered. From the techie tea lover to the tea connoisseur who has it all, this list of top tea gifts over $100 includes something for everyone.

Top Ten Tea Samplers
Whether you're looking to try more teas or check out a brand, or you're looking for a gift for a tea over, there's probably a great tea sampler out there for you. Below, you'll find ten of the best tea sample sets on the market, including premium loose-leaf tea from In Pursuit of Tea and Samovar Tea Lounge, as well as tea sachet samplers from...

Krups BW500 Kettle Review
The stainless steel Krups BW500 Precision Electric Kettle is a good choice for the price point.

Krups Kettle Review
The Krups BW3990 Prelude Electric Kettle is a good buy overall, but it has some potential quality issues you should be aware of before you buy one.

OXO Uplift Tea Kettle Review
OXO's "Uplift" tea kettle is a modern, stainless steel kettle with an easy-to-use cork handle, a pleasing whistle and more great features.

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