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What is specialty coffee?

You may have come across the term specialty coffee either on social media or at your local coffee shop and…

Aditya Lakshman
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Conscious Coffee Buying

Learn more about what you can you do, as a coffee consumer or fanatic, to make sure that your dollars contribute more directly to the wellbeing of farmers

David Lalonde
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Roasting for Espresso vs. Drip

A quick disclaimer (my lawyer insists): What follows is the opinion of one roaster. Other roasters may have competing views, which are no less valid. Please take the…

Gary Lundy
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A History of Coffee Podcast

I love podcasts. I listen to podcasts about news, design, business, faith and of course, coffee. One of my favorite…

Andrew Pautler
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Tips to Help Decode Flavor Notes for Specialty Coffee

Flavor notes on coffee bags can be incredibly powerful and informative, but also a bit confusing. In this article I share some tips on how you can decode and get more out of the flavor notes on a coffee to have a better understanding of what to expect before you purchase or start brewing.

Andrew Pautler
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Fun & Easy Coffee Games to Play with Friends

Be the life of the party and explore coffee with friends with these step-by-step instructions for fun & easy coffee party games.

Andrew Pautler
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The Best (and Worst) Ways to Store Coffee at Home

Learn the best ways to store coffee at home to keep it as fresh as possible—and discover what storage methods to avoid

Andrew Pautler
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The Basics of Making Great Coffee

Ready to make a deliciously amazing cup of coffee right at home? Follow these six easy steps to guarantee a great cup of coffee with every brew.

Andrew Pautler
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Deciphering the Coffee Bag: Picking the Best Coffee Based on the Bag

Coffee packaging can be confusing and hard to understand. Use these tips to learn what to look for on a coffee bag to purchase the highest-quality beans.

Andrew Pautler