What in the Buna is a Holiday Blend!?

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The concept of "Holiday Blend" seems hopeless when you look at how it's been defined by companies like Starbucks and Keurig/Green Mountain and such. It's a green or red foil bag, a hokey assembalge of current design cliches, something in a cellophaned wicker gift basket prepared gawd knows how long ago, and desitined to sit around for months more before use. Or in recent years it's pods or k-cups or whatever.

Nov - Dec 1999: Trusta Robusta?; So Many Great Coffees, not enough time...; The Best Home Roaster; Scared of the Holidays; Dream Cup

Date: 
Mon, 1999-11-01

Can you Trusta Robusta?:

I decided to start stocking premium Robusta coffees some time back for the use specifically in espresso blends. The trouble was, there's not many premium Robusta coffees out there, and in some minds, the terms are contradictory! At a time when misleading advertisements use the word Arabica as the sole signifier of quality on their product, I thought I would share some Robusta facts.

Sept - Oct - Nov 2005: Hot, Lukewarm, Cool: The Taste Shift or, Contempt for French Roast…

Date: 
Thu, 2005-09-01
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Hot, Lukewarm, Cool: The Taste Shift or, Contempt for French Roast…

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