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Tasting or Drinking?

Tasting or Drinking?

This blog post has been written by Ben Ratner, co-owner of LiB’s Marketplace in Salem, Ohio. Ben has extensive experience in food and wine, and has been working in the coffee profession since opening Lib’s with is wife Lindsay. We are proud to partner with LiB’s in bringing you this outstanding class, taught by Ben…

Connections- Jimmy & Spade EAT!

Connections- Jimmy & Spade EAT!

This is the first of our guest blog series. Please meet Jimmy & Spade Eat, a dynamic duo of amazing culinary insight and creative write ups for local food venues. Check their blog out, and find some new favorite places for grub! Have you ever sat and had coffee with a friend while discussing some…

Water and Chemistry

Water and Chemistry

This article was originally written by Matt Campbell for the membership of Coffee Props.  Please visit www.coffeeprops.com to join the conversation and be a part of the community! So much focus has been put on the coffee itself, and rightfully so. The grind size, consistency of grind, freshness and quality of the bean, roast quality…

Cascara: A new take on an old drink

Cascara: A new take on an old drink

This weekend we released a new product; something that we have been working on for several weeks. As far as we know only a few cafes in the nation are offering cascara on their menu, and of those that have it only a fraction of them are serving it as soda. So what exactly is…

Fair Trade?

Fair Trade?

This blog post was originally written by Matt Campbell for Coffee Props.  Coffee props is a community of coffee lovers, with a focus on bringing clean water to third world countries. Check them out at http://www.coffeeprops.com for more! Fair Trade?   If you’re a frequent consumer of specialty coffee, chances are you have come across several certifications…

Coffee Rating

Coffee Rating

This blog post was originally written by Matt Campbell for Coffee Props.  Coffee props is a community of coffee lovers, with a focus on bringing clean water to third world countries. Check them out at http://www.coffeeprops.com for more! How does your coffee rate?   Coffee is everywhere. It is ingrained in our culture, and our daily lives.…

By the Numbers

By the Numbers

Home Coffee Brewing: By the Numbers   This is the fourth in a series of blog posts that will teach you how to confidently brew exceptional coffee at home.   If you have been following the last few blog posts, you should be well on your way to brewing great coffee in your kitchen or…

The Grind

The Grind

Home Coffee Brewing: The Grind   This is the third in a series of blog posts that will teach you how to confidently brew exceptional coffee at home.   So far we have discussed the importance of the two main ingredients in coffee; the beans themselves, and the water that brews them. How the beans…