May 24, 2022 Abby Phillips

The Benefits of Home Brewing

Some people believe that home brewing is too much of a hassle or inevitably leads to lower quality coffee. But that doesn’t have to be true!

April 11, 2022 Sydney Hazlewood

How Coffee Impacts Brazilian Culture

Who can say no to a good cup of Brazilian coffee? With its delicious nutty-tasting notes and warm flavor profile, it has quickly become an irreplaceable addition to our lineup. However, to know and love coffee is to know and love the countries that grow it. It is true that Brazil would not be Brazil without its coffee, and we would surely be at a loss without it.

January 6, 2022 Brad Haynes

How to Select the Right Coffee Origin As Your New Favorite

If you have the same black coffee, out of the same old coffee pot, in the same mug every day, it’s easy to lose the magic and excitement that coffee used to hold. But the good news is, your coffee options are endless! If you feel like you’re in a coffee-rut, or are just interested in trying something different to ring in the new year, here are some tips to get you started.

December 16, 2021 Reuben Parsons

Are Two Really Better Than One? How We Make Our Coffee Blends

You’ve probably seen several coffee blends on your supermarket shelves such as “House Blend,” “Breakfast Blend,” or a seasonal favorite, the “Holiday Blend.” For many years, coffee blending had a negative connotation, as it was a way for coffee roasters to sneak lower quality beans in amongst better coffee to help keep costs down or get rid of excess coffee. But coffee blends are more than that. They’re a wonderful opportunity to take different origins and make a whole new coffee experience. This blog is going to be looking at the process we undertake when creating a new blend. 

November 2, 2021 Brad Haynes

The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide for Your Favorite Coffee Lovers

If giving really is better than receiving, then getting the title of “best gift giver” is unmatched. It can be a daunting task to find the right gift for everyone, so we’ve done the work for you with this Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide for your favorite coffee lovers.

August 2, 2021 Abby Phillips

Dark Roast vs. Strong Coffee: Are They the Same?

“I like my coffee strong and dark. The darker, the stronger, the darker, the better!” This is something hear often, as the words dark and strong are synonymous for coffee drinkers. Is this true? Read more about this myth about dark coffee!

December 15, 2020 Abby Phillips

How To: Make Coffee in an AeroPress

We recently created a tutorial in our How-To series that teaches you how to brew coffee with an AeroPress. This AeroPress is designed to make an easy,…
November 12, 2020 Abby Phillips

How To: Make Coffee in a Pour Over

We recently created a tutorial in our How-To series that teaches you how to brew coffee with the Hario V60.  The Hario V60 is a fantastic brewing…
October 20, 2020 Brad Haynes

Different Types of Mugs and Their Pros and Cons

Most of us use a coffee mug or cup at least once a day or know someone who lives with a mug in their hand! Did you…
March 31, 2020 Brad Haynes

What’s the most important part of brewing coffee?

No matter if you are brewing for one person or fifty, from pour over to drip machine to French press, and for any coffee type, there is one factor that is more important than any other.

March 31, 2020 Brad Haynes

Direct Trade Coffee

Never in the history of the world has it been easier to buy products from halfway around the world.

March 31, 2020 Brad Haynes


The simplest way to define an excellent cup of coffee is a cup of coffee that tastes excellent. In our last few blog posts, we have shown that excellent coffee does not just fall out of the sky; it requires painstaking effort from farm to cup.