The financial success and relentless expansion of StarBucks is clear evidence that most people don't really know what good coffee tastes like. StarBucks has to offer so many flavored, sugary drinks because the coffee beans are over-roasted and taste like burned particle board. There are alternatives. Most cities have quality local coffee shops where one can get fantastic coffee, often at half the price of StarBucks. But what if you want great coffee at home (or the office)?