4 Reasons Why You Need a Burr Grinder

Looking to improve your home coffee brewing set up? The grinder is, hands down, the most important investment you can make. Brewing a good cup of coffee is all about extraction, and the quality of your grind is the key to extracting your coffee evenly.

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Why Craft Coffee?

Why not just grab something off the shelf at the supermarket? After a decade working in coffee shops, the most common phrase I’ve heard from “non-coffee” drinkers is "I love the smell, but hate the taste." I’m not one to disagree with genuine, subjective feedback, but I will say that it doesn't have to be this way….

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What Your Roast Date Isn’t Telling You

If you’ve ever browsed the coffee aisle at the supermarket, I’m sure you’ve noticed the variety of dating verbiage on the packaging.  Some will say “best by” or “use by”, or “fresh until”. Truthfully, these dates can be a helpful guideline when you’re purchasing a loaf of bread or a gallon of milk, but they don’t tell you anything about.…

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