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  1. New Products from Flair, Fresh Roast, Bonmac and Airscape

    New Products from Flair, Fresh Roast, Bonmac and Airscape

    If coffee products were movies, these would be great sequels

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  2. Video: Guatemala 2019 Coffee Clips

    Video: Guatemala 2019 Coffee Clips

    A few fairly low tech clips and some thoughts on coffee processing and coffee buying in Guatemala.

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  3. Aillio Bullet Roasters. Sold Out...Again. Why!?!?!

    Aillio Bullet Roasters. Sold Out...Again. Why!?!?!

    Sometimes you don't want to dodge a Bullet

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  4. A Symbol Of Sweet Maria's Past

    A Symbol Of Sweet Maria's Past

    The original sign from our original storefront.

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  5. Sweet Maria's Emailer 12/13/2018

    Sweet Maria's Emailer 12/13/2018

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  6. All About The Clever Coffee Dripper

    All About The Clever Coffee Dripper

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  7. Choosing a Pour Over Brewer

    Choosing a Pour Over Brewer

    Three questions you should ask yourself.

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  8. We Are Not Nuts Over Styrofoam Packing Peanuts

    We Are Not Nuts Over Styrofoam Packing Peanuts

    We hope to protect your breakables with environmentally safe packing material sooner than later.

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  9. Larry Cotton's Dog Bowl Roaster

    Larry Cotton's Dog Bowl Roaster

    Sweet Maria's customer, Larry Cotton's awesome heat gun/dog bowl roaster featured in Make: Magazine

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  10. Bullet R1 Roaster Maintenance: Basic Cleaning

    Bullet R1 Roaster Maintenance: Basic Cleaning

    Tips for keeping your Bullet R1 clean. How often depends on how much you roast per week or month! But a clean roaster is a happy roaster...

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  11. Aeropress Plunger Cleaning

    Aeropress Plunger Cleaning

    If your Aeropress plunger is excreting some sticky stuff. Don't worry, it's harmless but you probably still want to know how to clean it off, right?

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  12. The Bullet R1 Meet Up. Video & Highlights

    The Bullet R1 Meet Up. Video & Highlights

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  1. Product Guide: Nesco Air Roasters

    Product Guide: Nesco Air Roasters

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  2. Product Guide: Electric Grinders

    Product Guide: Electric Grinders

    Choosing the right grinder can be intimidating. Here's a guide to the electric grinders we carry.

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  3. Product Guide: Espresso Machines

    Product Guide: Espresso Machines

    A good espresso machine can handle the pressure of pulling a real shot.

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  4. Product Guide: Manual Grinders

    Product Guide: Manual Grinders

    Hands-on coffee grinding. Four manual mills that will do the job without electricity.

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  5. Moving on up...the Street

    Moving on up...the Street

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  6. Brewing Advice from Lily

    Brewing Advice from Lily

    47 Tips To Make Pour Over Coffee Like A Barista

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  7. Bright Coffee

    Bright Coffee

    Here's a few coffees with exciting, snappy, zingy, citrusy, tart, vibrant notes

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  8. Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate...

    Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate...

    A few coffees where chocolate notes take the spotlight.

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  9. Sugar Cupping Part 2 -- Rough outline

    Sugar Cupping Part 2 -- Rough outline

    This is a very educational exercise you can easily try at home.

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  10. Sugar Cupping

    Sugar Cupping

    Sometimes tasting something that isn't coffee can help you learn more about what your coffee tastes like.

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  11. The Home Roasting Tradition

    The Home Roasting Tradition

    The beans weren't the best, the grind was terrible, and their brewing methods resulted in a cup of swill. But I am sure that the smell of warm, fresh-roasted beans in an old hand-cranked grinder made up for some of that.

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  12. Aroma In The Can

    Aroma In The Can

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  13. Clever Dripper Pricing: The Inside Scoop

    Clever Dripper Pricing: The Inside Scoop

    Buy. Sell. Buy. Sell...easier than it seems.

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  14. The Nostalgia Electric Coffee Roaster (Popcorn Popper)

    The Nostalgia Electric Coffee Roaster (Popcorn Popper)

    Why another popcorn popper?

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  15. Our Technivorm Lid - The Dirty Truth

    Our Technivorm Lid - The Dirty Truth

    ...a lesson in trying to keep things clean

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  16. The Amazing Spider Graphs

    The Amazing Spider Graphs

    ...fighting the crime of buying bad coffee

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  17. Questions Anyone?

    Questions Anyone?

    Hopefully we answer a question you didn't know you had.

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  18. Product Guide: Paperless Brewing

    Product Guide: Paperless Brewing

    Like a little extra body? Hate using paper filters? You are in the right place.

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  19. Tasting: Cupping vs. Filtered Brewing

    Tasting: Cupping vs. Filtered Brewing

    tasting differences in two roasts, and then tasting the differences in the same coffees via different methods

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  20. There's No Accounting for Taste

    There's No Accounting for Taste

    This has been a very challenging week for cupping. Why? I can't taste.

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