Like wine, the world of coffee is vast and, to many, often overwhelmingly complex. So trying to buy a gift for a coffee lover come the holidays? If you're not well-versed in all things roasting and brewing, it can be downright scary, especially if you want to go above and beyond and get them something besides just another bag of beans.
To help you out, TZR turned to the pros to get their expert recommendations for what the coffee-obsessed people in your life are sure to be coveting — and yes, it goes well beyond the average coffee product you'd pick up at your local Target.
Thanks to ChiSum Ngai, co-founder of Coffee Project New York and a certified Q grader and US Roaster Championship competitor; LaNisa Williams, creator of Barista Life LA; BiankA AlloyN and SabreeN NaimaH, the co-owners of Cute Coffee; and Camila Coddou, founder of Barista Behind the Bar, the list ahead is full of under-the-radar (for many, at least) and pro-approved gifts that even the most diehard coffee lover will appreciate. Keep scrolling to shop them all.
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