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Drinking Bad Coffee…On Purpose

Guest post by Harrison Northey: a french press extraordinaire.

Yes, you read that correctly.  Sometimes I drink bad coffee on purpose.  I admit it.  Kind of strange to talk about this on a blog whose stated purpose is “Stopping Bad Coffee.”  But it’s the truth.  And I don’t mean the kind of “bad” like when your proportions got off so your pour-over is a little watery and you’re not sure whether to dump it out and start over.  I’m talking bought-at-Wal-Mart for $1.96/lb., ground in April 2017, vacuum sealed in a cardboard cylinder… Yeah, that kind of bad coffee.  I willingly choose to put that in my body.
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What is the American Coffee Press?

We have all heard of the French Press before…but what is the ‘American Press?’

The American Press is one of the newest coffee brewing methods that in some ways is a mix between the traditional French Press and the more recent AeroPress. Continue reading “What is the American Coffee Press?”

The U.S. Withdraws From the International Coffee Agreement

The International Coffee Organization (ICO) just announced that the U.S. has decided to withdraw from the The International Coffee Agreement settled back in 2007. The agreement was aimed at helping producing and consuming countries by promoting a sustainable expansion of the coffee market. The withdrawal of the U.S. could potentially be very hazardous to coffee producing countries. Continue reading “The U.S. Withdraws From the International Coffee Agreement”