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Coffee has the uncanny ability to reinvent itself every decade, almost more frequently (and some might say even more seductively) than the Material Girl. When the '90s brought us Starbucks and Coffee Bean, the java-swilling masses thought they'd died and gone to heaven via ice blended Fraps. But these days, if you're a true connoisseur, the corner Starbucks looks about as good as Folgers instant coffee. And if you're like us, you're potentially less than thrilled about suffering through long lines and wait times for that perfect pull of espresso, or single cup drip at an artisan brew house.
Ready to take your perfect-cup compulsion to a slightly more comfy, but just as gourmet, level? Bring it home with these brewers, beans, and gadgets that make getting a delicious fix as close as your kitchen door. With so many great tools to pick from, the only thing you'll be stressing about is deciding will be which method to employ.