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  1. Video: Coffee Leaf Tea - ቁጢ , Kuti, Keti, Koti

    Video: Coffee Leaf Tea - ቁጢ , Kuti, Keti, Koti

    Brewing coffee leaf tea

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  2. The Flores Factor

    The Flores Factor

    Crowd pleasing coffee from a promising origin.

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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Sweet Maria's Emailer 12/13/2018

    Sweet Maria's Emailer 12/13/2018

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  8. All About The Clever Coffee Dripper

    All About The Clever Coffee Dripper

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  9. Choosing a Pour Over Brewer

    Choosing a Pour Over Brewer

    Three questions you should ask yourself.

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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. Origin of Potato Defect in Rwanda Coffee

    Origin of Potato Defect in Rwanda Coffee

    Last year Aleco and I were traveling in Rwanda, and made a shocking discovery in the Western district of Nyamasheke.

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  4. Taste Testing: Sweet as Sugar

    Taste Testing: Sweet as Sugar

    some fun tastings that you can set up to learn more about different flavors in coffee

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  5. Cocoa Roasting

    Cocoa Roasting

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  6. Roast Development Cupping Test

    Roast Development Cupping Test

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  7. Global Coffee Quality Research Initiative FAQ

    Global Coffee Quality Research Initiative FAQ

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  8. Updates on the  Global Coffee Quality Research Initiative

    Updates on the Global Coffee Quality Research Initiative

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  9. Everybody's Doing It (Worrying About the Coffee Market)

    Everybody's Doing It (Worrying About the Coffee Market)

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  10. Sweet Maria's Spider Graphs

    Sweet Maria's Spider Graphs

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  11. Small Quality-Obsessed Coffee Roasters On the Rise!

    Small Quality-Obsessed Coffee Roasters On the Rise!

    It's the basic premise of "God in a Cup" the gawd-awful book about personality-driven business.

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  12. Espresso as excuse...

    Espresso as excuse...

    Do we think less of a coffee if it does not work both as brewed and as SO espresso?

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  13. Coffee Damage under UV Light

    Coffee Damage under UV Light

    Ultraviolet light is useful to see problems with coffee like mold and bacteria, but these are things that affect low grade lots that are already quite damaged.

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  14. The tipping point ... and more macro photo images.

    The tipping point ... and more macro photo images.

    Adding more images to our library of macro shots of coffee.

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  15. Giotto Professional and Premium Espresso Machines

    Giotto Professional and Premium Espresso Machines

    Paired with a good grinder and some basic espresso technique, you can truly produce great espresso time and time again with these machines.

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  16. Compak K3 Elite and K3 Touch

    Compak K3 Elite and K3 Touch

    We think the Compak mills offer a great value for the money, and are really pleased with the results we are getting in the cup.

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  17. Clever Coffee Dripper: Our new "Full Immersion" brewer...

    Clever Coffee Dripper: Our new "Full Immersion" brewer...

    An in-expensive way to make great coffee; all the body and full-flavor extraction of french press, without the sediment.

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  18. The Frozen Coffee Cherry Experiment

    The Frozen Coffee Cherry Experiment

    Because I have so much spare time and hardly any coffee samples are arriving at this time of year (LOL) I took on the crazy frozen coffee cherry experiment.

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  19. About Sweet Maria's Coffee: Our Little Shop

    About Sweet Maria's Coffee: Our Little Shop

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  20. Gesha - is it all that?

    Gesha - is it all that?

    I guess being the most celebrated coffee of a celebrated cultivar has its downside.

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