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  1. Intro to Home Roasting Class

    Intro to Home Roasting Class

    Sign up for this roasting basics class. It's going to be a lot of fun.

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  2. Storing Your Roasted Coffee

    Storing Your Roasted Coffee

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  3. Pasquini Espresso Equipment

    Pasquini Espresso Equipment

    We have decided not to continue stocking the Livia, or other Pasquini items. This page remains here as a snapshot of what we thought about the Livia (still, a very nice espresso machine!)

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  4. Proper Pants for Coffee Travels?

    Proper Pants for Coffee Travels?

    Tom's take on on the right pants...more than just protection from ants.

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  5. Coming Soon - The Victorio Stovetop Popper for Coffee Roasting

    Coming Soon - The Victorio Stovetop Popper for Coffee Roasting

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  6. Noah Saves a Hummingbird

    Noah Saves a Hummingbird

    No, it's not a children's book. It's the real life tale of Noah, the hummingbird savior.

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  7. Got Dog Jokes for the 2018 Sweet Maria's Calendar?

    Got Dog Jokes for the 2018 Sweet Maria's Calendar?

    The 2018 Dogs of Coffee Calendar needs your funny dog jokes and riddles.

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  8. Our 20/20/20 Sale! 20% off 20 coffees because we are 20.

    Our 20/20/20 Sale! 20% off 20 coffees because we are 20.

    We are 20 years old, so take 20% off

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  9. Indonesia: A Live Talk with Thompson Owen - CANCELLED

    Indonesia: A Live Talk with Thompson Owen - CANCELLED

    Tom's got a slideshow and some great stories to share about his travels to Indonesia

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  10. Sweet Maria's is Hiring

    Sweet Maria's is Hiring

    We are looking for someone to join our customer service team.

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  11. Send Your Pet Photos to the 2018 Sweet Maria's Calendar Casting Call

    Send Your Pet Photos to the 2018 Sweet Maria's Calendar Casting Call

    Want to have your pet appear in the 2018 Sweet Maria's Calendar?

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  12. Coffee Roasting Demo at Eat Real Festival

    Coffee Roasting Demo at Eat Real Festival

    Learn how to roast your own coffee as you spend your day at Eat Real.

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A New Coffee Cavalcade

A New Coffee Cavalcade

Brazil Sertao Carmo de Minas is one of the cleaner and sweeter Brazils we've cupped lately with honey sweetness, nut roast tones, and versatility in espresso blends or as SO.

Guatemala Huehuetenango Finca Regalito has stewed peaches and balanced sweetness, also great for SO espresso.

Nicaragua Finca Santa Elena Caturra is clean and crisp with peach notes, succinct malty finish, and a juicy mouthfeel.

Hawaii Kona Kowali Farm Typica has a wonderful brightness that is sometimes lacking in mild Hawaiian lots, white grape notes, cane sugar, and a long lasting honeyed finish.

Kenya Nyeri Kagumo-ini Peaberry is vibrantly tangy, with sweet mandarin orange acidity, caramel sweetness and a pleasant citrus zest finish.

Sulawesi Seletan Peaberry has honey and caramel sweetness with apple, green grape and kumquat notes at light roasts and bittersweet cocoa at darker levels.