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  1. Guatemala: Buying Overview + Roasting Fundamentals Review

    Guatemala: Buying Overview + Roasting Fundamentals Review

    An overview of our buying in this ever important coffee origin with links to roasting fundamentals.

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  2. Moka Java: Re-Constructing the World's Oldest Blend

    Moka Java: Re-Constructing the World's Oldest Blend

    The long, storied past of Moka Java blend and how to blend it yourself.

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  3. Roasting Fundamentals: Getting Started with Decaf Coffee

    Roasting Fundamentals: Getting Started with Decaf Coffee

    Tricky to roast but better tasting than ever.

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  4. Ethiopia Organic Dry Process Two Ways: Regular vs. Decaf

    Ethiopia Organic Dry Process Two Ways: Regular vs. Decaf

    An amazing dry process Ethiopia now available as both regular and decaf.

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  5. Flores: A Balanced and Beautiful Indonesian coffee

    Flores: A Balanced and Beautiful Indonesian coffee

    Flores is a unique Indonesian coffee area, not just because the Komodo Dragons are some close... but because of the excellent quality.

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  6. Rwanda Mutovu Video Tour: Incremental Improvements, a Competition-Level Cup

    Rwanda Mutovu Video Tour: Incremental Improvements, a Competition-Level Cup

    Small improvements at Rwanda Mutovu washing station has led to a consistent, competition-level coffee.

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  7. Sweet Maria's Staff Picks: Featuring Ryan

    Sweet Maria's Staff Picks: Featuring Ryan

    ...because we have our favorites too.

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  8. Behmor  Roaster: Video Primer on Cleaning and Maintenance

    Behmor Roaster: Video Primer on Cleaning and Maintenance

    Clean your roaster. Clean your roaster. Clean your roaster.

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  9. Rwanda Kageyo : Fresh Coffee and a Fresh Infrastructure Project

    Rwanda Kageyo : Fresh Coffee and a Fresh Infrastructure Project

    We're helping fund a buildout at the Kageyo station and you can help too!

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  10. Six Under Six

    Six Under Six

    Six Super Coffees...all under six bucks.

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  11. Video: Light Roastin' With Your Behmor

    Video: Light Roastin' With Your Behmor

    Grab the controls and roast a light batch with your 1600

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  12. Honduras: Coffee Sourcing Challenges

    Honduras: Coffee Sourcing Challenges

    While we may have struggled to find a consistent source in Honduras, we continue to come up with good coffee. Find out how.

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All About Coffee Brewing

All About Coffee Brewing
July 9, 2019

Brewing coffee at home is the final step when making your cup of coffee delicious. Email us to sign up for this class and join us at our warehouse on July 26th for a coffee brewing crash course. We will cover brewing basics and discuss how to choose the right brew method for you. We will also go into detail about ratios, water quality, grind size, extraction time and filter types. Proper brewing equipment, achieving specific qualities in your coffee and how your beans affect your brew will also be on the checklist of topics to cover.

Please email [email protected] to register for this class. Space is limited. This is a free event. We are working on a live video stream and will announce the details about a week before the event. [Update - Watch the live stream on Facebook live. Just go to our Facebook page during or after the event]

Friday, July 26th, 2019
1pm - 1:45pm

Sweet Maria's Coffee Warehouse
2823 Adeline St.
Oakland, CA 94608