Cost per Cup*

*Keep in mind the content below is all on average. If you buy a $1,200 roaster or other expensive equipment, it will take longer to recover those fixed costs.

Coffee Cost Considerations: 

Consideration Metric
Roaster $250
Grinder $75
Green Coffee $5 per pound/ 6 cups
Store bought roasted coffee $15 per pound
Coffee Contraption (Aeropress) $30
Electric Water Kettle
$30
Total $390
Starbucks cup $2.50
Breakeven # of cups 150
Breakeven # of days 75-100
Cost per Cup after Breakeven period 83¢ 

 

Articles that explain the savings:

-Guess How Much Cheaper Homemade Coffee Is?

-Daily Starbucks coffee costs $10,000 compared to home brewing

-The Math on Coffee: Homemade versus Store-bought

Cheers to cheaper and better tasting coffee!