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Being prepared for guests is one thing, but wowing them is another. Whether you’re hosting one person or an entire party, this article will provide you with a list of ways to pull out all the stops and impress your guests. From brew methods to things you can keep on-hand, this is all you need to create an unforgettable get-together.


They say variety is the spice of life. Allow your guests to add some flavor to their coffee with a spread of spices and sweeteners that can take any coffee from ordinary to extraordinary with one pinch.

       • Ground spices. Cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger all add depth and warmth to coffee while also bringing out the unique notes of different roasts.

       • Extracts. Peppermint and vanilla extract offer simple and unexpected ways to experiment with new flavors.

       • Sugars. Sugar comes in many flavors—sweeten things up with vanilla bean sugar, turbinado sugar and many more.


Sure, your drip brewer gets the coffee job done on a normal day, but if you’re entertaining you might want to step up your game with a coffee press or pour-over. Not only are these brewing methods more engaging, they also bring out a new side of your coffee.


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Last but not least, these final touches and pairings are a great way to allow your guests to customize their coffee. Let their creativity shine with a delicious spread of coffee toppings for a brew that tastes as good as it looks. Finally, don’t forget about your friends with the sweet tooth, a handful of sides can make the perfect coffee combination.

     • Cocoa nibs

     • Starbucks® Cookie Straws

     • Mini Cookies

     • Whipped Cream

     • Crisp rice treat

     • And other sweet treats!