Happy International Coffee Day, fellow coffee lovers! What better way to honor the world’s favorite caffeinated beverage than deals on coffee and coffee accessories? Some of our favorite bean subscription services, coffee companies, and roasters are running deals for the occasion, so if you’ve been itching for a new coffee or espresso machine, now is a great time to shop.
All these offers will be maintained until at least October 3. That’s partly because the event is actually two events: National Coffee Day fell on September 29, and International Coffee Day is October 1. The dates are so close together that most retailers offering deals bundle them into one National and International Coffee Day long weekend. Hurrah!
Updated September 30, 2022 – Added new De’Longhi offerings and updated verified prices.
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Coffee bean offers
using code WIRED COFFEE DAY won’t give you a free bag of coffee beans with your first order. Atlas Coffee Club has been a mainstay of our Best Coffee Subscriptions guide, for good reason. Offers a diverse selection of freshly roasted, single-origin beans delivered to your door for a reasonable price.
usage code FREE COFFEE to get a free 12-ounce bag of beans with any purchase. Bean Box selects and delivers roasted coffee across the US, bringing you the freshest, tastiest cups from proven roasters. When you subscribe, you can choose your flavor preferences (including decaf) or just let the Bean Box curators choose your beans for you. They can organize a tasty flight for you every week, every two weeks or every month.
Single origin beans are coffee beans that are not blended. These are beans that are grown in one place and roasted all together, giving it some really interesting and unique flavors that can get lost when mixed with beans from other regions. They are usually a bit more expensive than coffee blends, but with the Partners Coffee discount they are about the same price. It’s a good chance to see single-origin beans if you’re curious.
usage code COFFEEDAY30 to snag the discount. Delight Coffee not only offers the usual coffee subscription options, but also produces its own coffee pods. I’m not a big fan of pods, given their environmental impact, but Delight pods are recyclable and made from (mostly) recycled materials. It’s still not as clean as simply brewing your own coffee in a paper or reusable filter, but if you have a pod maker you can’t live without, give Delight a try.
usage code RPCOFFEEDAY22 to get the discount on selected beans. You will need to change the bag size to 16 ounces for this discount to work. Roasting Plant Coffee roasts its own beans for its coffee shops and offers those same beans through a subscription service. The selection is more limited than what you’ll find at other coffee subscriptions, but sometimes it’s nice to rely on just one roaster and get an even brew every time.
Trade Coffee is offering $25 off your first order of six bags. That’s not six bags at a time, that’s one bag every 10 days for about two months. You can also get $15 off your first order of three bags if you’re not ready to commit to that much. Trade is one of our favorite coffee subscriptions for a reason. It offers a wide variety of flavors, origins, and roasts and has yet to disappoint.
Black-owned BLK & Bold is offering a 50 percent off deal on all its buy-one, get-one coffee items for International Coffee Day. Includes one of my favorites: the single origin La Guadalupe de Honduras. It’s rich, sweet, and super light, but not in the sense that this coffee is too weak. Light almost like a cup of black tea.
Offers of coffee machines
This is a great all-around espresso machine that has all the features you want. A steam wand for delicious lattes? yes A built-in burr grinder? you bet. All you need to do is fill the reservoir with water, grind the beans, tamp them, and grab a drink with the push of a button. WIRED Reviews Editor Julian Chokkattu has been using his since 2018 with no issues. This offer is also available at Bed Bath & Beyond.
I have never been a big fan of automatic espresso machines, but Affeto holds a special place in my heart. It’s expensive and can get dirty inside (be sure to clean it thoroughly after every other use), but there’s something really satisfying about pressing a button and watching a fairly well-shot espresso dispense. It even has a button for an Americano (I still know my heart), and the steam wand does a great job of getting a reliable foam. Be sure to remove the wand case after each use and clean it. This offer is also available at Crate & Barrel.
Is espresso too expensive, too complicated, or too messy for you? Having a premium drip coffee maker in your kitchen can really elevate your morning cup. With a reliable timer and an internal drip head that saturates the beans evenly, the Café Specialty Drip Coffee Maker produces a rich brew without the bitterness or astringency you might get with a lesser-quality machine. This offer is also available in Boxes and barrels other best Buy.
If you want delicious lattes and cappuccinos without the hassle, Mr. Coffee OneTouch is the way to go. It will do most of the work, although you will need to clean the milk container at least once a week.
The Specialista is a powerful little espresso machine. It’s surprisingly compact for a machine with a built-in grinder, it has a nice shallow drip tray (which I always love, because those things get gross almost if they’re too deep), and comes with a tamping mat, tamper, and dosing funnel to make your injections as consistent as possible.
The Specialista’s smaller cousin, DeLonghi’s Dedica Arte, is as small an espresso machine as possible without sacrificing important features. It’s super narrow at only 13 inches (33 centimeters) and fits on almost any narrow apartment countertop.
Other coffee offers
It’s not unusual to see this grinder drop at this price point, but it’s a deal worth noting. This is our favorite grinder for most people. It uses a conical grinder, which is what we prefer, as it allows for greater precision in the type of grind. There are 15 settings, so you can get coarse beans for French press or finer beans for espresso. this deal is also available at Target.
It’s not the biggest discount, and it’s still very expensive, but it’s a great coarse grinder for pour-overs, drip coffee, or French press brewing. It’s sleek, fast, and relatively quiet, with an all-metal build. But it doesn’t grind beans fine enough for espresso.
Don’t have room for a machine? A compact handheld frother like this can give you great results if you prefer lattes and cappuccinos. The Nanofoamer is one of our favourites, it offers a creamy texture to your milk for the perfect cup of coffee.