This might be the most boring subject of all when it comes to talking about coffee, but the question comes up often enough to address. Nobody is born knowing the best way to think about storing coffee, so I’m going to talk you through it here. tl;dr: Keep a week’s worth of coffee in the…

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You might remember a coffee I had in the shop early last year– it was a delicious coffee from Peru called Las Damas del San Ignatio. I’m excited to be bringing it back again, and we’re doing something special this time around. The Las Damas coffee comes from a coop of woman coffee farmers in…

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This month I’m writing about blends. Last week I talked a little bit about what blends are, and one reason coffee roasters blend coffees. This time I’m going to talk about another reason roasters like making blends, and dig into why blends are a good choice for lots of coffee drinkers. Coffee can be inconsistent…

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This month we’re talking about coffee blends. Blends are the best selling coffees at the Mess and for many other roasters. Why? Blends have catchy names. There are other reasons too. What Are Blends? Simply put, a blend is a mixture of two or more single origin coffees. For more on single origins, read here…

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