"Most Americans would say that one of the key ingredients to their success is coffee. Don’t believe me? In our country alone, 83% of adults say that they drink coffee, making us the biggest coffee consumers in the world. The demand for coffee is ever-increasing and has become a huge part of popular culture today. This drink is much more than a caffeine spike–it is a 30 billion dollar national industry and not to mention the most recognizable scent. Our society has gone from simply drinking mass-produced beans to a more gourmet approach. In every city, new independent coffee shops are popping up like weeds. With more of our population growing an interest in these little beans, it is only appropriate to be fully educated on the basics, right?"