7 steps to brew a fantastically flavorful French press coffee

Maybe it’s because of the smooth and consistent results, maybe the aesthetics of the unique carafe or maybe the low cost, but there’s no doubt about it, the French press method of brewing coffee has a cult following. The French press is unique among brewing methods in that unlike the common drip brewing process, the ever-popular pour-over technique or even the Aeropress, the French press does not use a paper filter. As paper filters tend to absorb coffee oils, the lack of these filters in the French press allow the coffee’s natural oils to make it to the cup, giving...

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3 tips to make a better cup of coffee at home

Ever wonder why coffee always seems to taste better at the coffee shop than at your home? You probably think it’s a combination of that “coffee shop ambiance”, that fancy, shiny (and noisy) equipment, and maybe even Mumford and his sons singing in the background. To a degree, the coffee shop feel and that polished espresso machine do matter, and that can’t be helped. But the coffee itself, well, that can be helped. Here are a few ways you can up your home coffee game to experience almost as good as cup without breaking the piggy bank. Don’t buy old...

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Announcing new, expanded opening hours!

We’ve got exciting news! After months of reduced hours due to COVID, we have returned to normal opening hours and are now open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.! C'mon by sometime and sip a while!We invite you to come by the shop during our new opening hours and browse our selection of fresh roasted coffees. You can even sample a cup — FREE — on us. Visit our online store too!If you can’t make it by, check out our online store where you can order your favorite coffees and have it shipped to your door or have it readied...

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5 easy steps for making an outstanding cold brew coffee

Here's how to make a wonderfully refreshing batch of cold brew in just a few easy steps — plus a bonus recipe for our "Sweet 'n Creamy" cold brew coffee preparation.
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Introducing Coffee Subscriptions: No remembering. No lists. Just coffee.

Is buying or ordering coffee another item on your to-do list? Is it one of those things so easy to forget and put off until one morning you go to make a pot and discover you’re out? Chances are, you probably said yes. We’ve all done it. We’re all human. What if there was a way to just have your bags of fresh, expertly-roasted coffee come to you so you don’t have to think about it? You just always have your coffee when you need it. No lists. No remembering. No finger ties. No to-dos. No sweat. Just the sweet,...

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Explained: The difference between espresso beans and regular coffee beans

As a coffee roaster, we get people all the time asking us what the difference is between an espresso coffee bean and a regular coffee bean. Well, here’s the answer. It's about how you brew it The difference is not so much one of a coffee bean variety, it’s more of how the coffee is brewed. If it’s put through an espresso machine, it’s an espresso. In fact, you can take any variety of coffee, even one you might use for your morning cup of joe, put a fine grind to it, tamp and distribute it in the portafilter, run it...

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