Roast Levels and the Reasoning Behind Them 

Michael Chrystal

Every blend of coffee beans has a myriad of flavors that it can potentially unleash depending on roast level and origin. These range from grass, to berries, then roasty flavors like graham crackers, and eventually: smoke and ash. The key with roasting is finding the ideal roast level for coffee from a given country or region. Every coffee has a certain potential flavor that is more potent than any other it will produce. For example, our current Colombia Tolima has the most powerful flavor when it is roasted to have notes of red wine, apple, and honey. You could, of course,...

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Take Iced Tea to the Next Level: Cold Brew It!

Sharayah Irwin
Wondering about how to take your love of iced tea in the summer to a new level? Cold brew is not only delicious, it's easy!
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Our First Direct Trade Coffee: Columbia Sierra Nevada

Sharayah Irwin
A brief summary of our Columbia Sierra Nevada Direct Trade coffee.  Organic, Rainforest Alliance certified, and Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center certified, this premium coffee not only comes from a fantastic farm but has a wonderful rich taste.
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Coffee Offerings: Single Origin Costa Rican, Sumatran, and our River Blend

Sharayah Irwin

One of the fun things about roasting our own coffee and offering those fresh beans is helping people learn more about the different coffee beans, how they're roasted, and what that means for the delicious morning (or whenever) ritual.  Maybe you've been drinking grocery store or big brand coffee and are curious if fresh, small batch roasted makes that much of a difference (it does, in our humble opinion!). Maybe you want to know more about the coffee industry and understand some of the intricacies of the process from farm to your cup.  Or perhaps when you stop by for...

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