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How the caffeine gets out of the bean.

Carrie Masek

Raw, unprocessed coffee beans contain caffeine. Every single one of them. Some varieties have more caffeine, and others have less, but the only way to drop the caffeine in brewed coffee to a modest 5-15 mg per cup is to take the caffeine out before the beans are roasted. Here is a quick summary of the main ways caffeine is taken from the bean, along with our highly opinionated thoughts about the best way to find a decaf coffee that tastes like coffee.

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