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US Coffee Championship: Nashville Qualifier Finalists

This past week was a pretty exciting week in the world of specialty coffee. The US Coffee Championships: Nashville Qualifier took place. Baristas, roasters, coffee enthusiasts, cuppers, etc. competed in 5 different coffee-related events to earn a spot at the US Coffee Champs. The winners of the US Coffee Champs will go on to represent the US at the World Coffee Champs.

Below are the top three finishers in each competition. Continue reading “US Coffee Championship: Nashville Qualifier Finalists”

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Choosing a Good Decaf Coffee (It’s hard)

In the world of specialty coffee, the word decaf causes many baristas to shudder. The typical idea that decaf coffee isn’t real coffee is actually beginning to fade. With many new practices in the specialty coffee world, there are actually some decaf coffees that taste pretty darn good.

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Drink Coffee From a Mug

Here is the problem:

People like convenience -> Convenience leads to using a to-go cup -> using a to-go cup leads to it being thrown in the trash -> the cup thrown in the trash leads to more waste in our landfills -> more waste = bad news. Continue reading “Drink Coffee From a Mug”

What do Bees Have to do With Coffee?

You may think to yourself, “absolutely nothing”, however, I am here to change your mind on that today: Bees have everything to do with coffee. Continue reading “What do Bees Have to do With Coffee?”

What is Third Wave Coffee?

If you have ever been around a coffee nerd, you may have heard the phrase “3rd Wave Coffee” bounced around and over glorified. You may have also seen this on a coffee label or heard it in referring to certain companies as opposed to others; I am here to save you from your lack of knowledge. Continue reading “What is Third Wave Coffee?”