Coffee means different things to different people. To some, real coffee is a 2 oz, perfectly extracted, double shot, served up in a thick-walled, pre-heated demitasse cup. For others, coffee comes in the form of a 20 oz, skinny, half-caf, Irish Cream mocha in a paper to-go cup with whipped cream and cocoa sprinkles. Regardless of how you love your coffee, we would like to offer up the following information to help you make the most of your brew.

Here are some basic guidelines to help you understand preparing coffee in a wide variety of ways: