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  1. Understanding Our Coffee Reviews:

    Understanding Our Coffee Reviews:

    This blog post sets out to explain how the coffee scores and flavor graphs in our green coffee reviews work.

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  2. Moka Java Blending With Our Regular and Decaf Blend Sets

    Moka Java Blending With Our Regular and Decaf Blend Sets

    For those who love strong coffee for those not afraid of pungent bitterness and intensity, Moka Java is a great blend for you.

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  3. Colombia: Travel on hold, but buying is not

    Colombia: Travel on hold, but buying is not

    Traveling to visit farms and select new harvest coffees has been curtailed. Well, it's actually stopped altogether. But that doesn't keep us from pursuing the rigors of the selection process. We haven't been traveling but it doesn't change the way we work that much

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  4. Sweet Maria's Staff Picks: Featuring Ryan Part II

    Sweet Maria's Staff Picks: Featuring Ryan Part II

    Ryan loves cold coffee - iced coffee, flash brew, cold brew, you name it. This time around, she's picked some prime options for iced drinks that will keep you cool all summer long.

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  5. Guatemala: A Post-Harvest Update from Origin

    Guatemala: A Post-Harvest Update from Origin

    A post-harvest update on our Guatemala supply chain in the wake of COVID-19

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  6. Live Stream Re-run - Roast Levels

    Live Stream Re-run - Roast Levels

    Did you miss our Roast Levels live stream on April 23rd 2020? We recorded it so you can catch up, watch again or just review.

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  7. Video: Rwanda Cyato Station Tour

    Video: Rwanda Cyato Station Tour

    Take a tour of Rwanda Cyato Station

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  8. Video: Burundi. Visiting Dusangirijambo Cooperative

    Video: Burundi. Visiting Dusangirijambo Cooperative

    Take a tour of Dusangirijambo

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  9. 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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  10. Sweet Maria's Staff Picks: Featuring Julio

    Sweet Maria's Staff Picks: Featuring Julio

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  11. Video: Air Roasts - Closeup on Roast Levels

    Video: Air Roasts - Closeup on Roast Levels

    Lighting and other factors can help you look at air roasted coffee

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  12. 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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  1. Understanding Our Coffee Reviews:

    Understanding Our Coffee Reviews:

    This blog post sets out to explain how the coffee scores and flavor graphs in our green coffee reviews work.

    Read More
  2. Moka Java Blending With Our Regular and Decaf Blend Sets

    Moka Java Blending With Our Regular and Decaf Blend Sets

    For those who love strong coffee for those not afraid of pungent bitterness and intensity, Moka Java is a great blend for you.

    Read More
  3. Colombia: Travel on hold, but buying is not

    Colombia: Travel on hold, but buying is not

    Traveling to visit farms and select new harvest coffees has been curtailed. Well, it's actually stopped altogether. But that doesn't keep us from pursuing the rigors of the selection process. We haven't been traveling but it doesn't change the way we work that much

    Read More
  4. Sweet Maria's Staff Picks: Featuring Ryan Part II

    Sweet Maria's Staff Picks: Featuring Ryan Part II

    Ryan loves cold coffee - iced coffee, flash brew, cold brew, you name it. This time around, she's picked some prime options for iced drinks that will keep you cool all summer long.

    Read More
  5. Green Coffee Sale - 20% Discount on Select Guatemalas

    Green Coffee Sale - 20% Discount on Select Guatemalas

    A great discount on great coffees.

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  6. Guatemala: A Post-Harvest Update from Origin

    Guatemala: A Post-Harvest Update from Origin

    A post-harvest update on our Guatemala supply chain in the wake of COVID-19

    Read More
  7. Live Stream Re-run - Roast Levels

    Live Stream Re-run - Roast Levels

    Did you miss our Roast Levels live stream on April 23rd 2020? We recorded it so you can catch up, watch again or just review.

    Read More
  8. Video: Rwanda Cyato Station Tour

    Video: Rwanda Cyato Station Tour

    Take a tour of Rwanda Cyato Station

    Read More
  9. Video: Burundi. Visiting Dusangirijambo Cooperative

    Video: Burundi. Visiting Dusangirijambo Cooperative

    Take a tour of Dusangirijambo

    Read More
  10. 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.

    Read More
  11. Sweet Maria's Staff Picks: Featuring Julio

    Sweet Maria's Staff Picks: Featuring Julio

    Read More
  12. Video: Air Roasts - Closeup on Roast Levels

    Video: Air Roasts - Closeup on Roast Levels

    Lighting and other factors can help you look at air roasted coffee

    Read More
  13. Blog: These Weird Times

    Blog: These Weird Times

    Thoughts on the economic impact of the virus on the coffee trade, and what's happening at our warehouse too.

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  14. 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.

    Read More
  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. Six under Six - March 2020

    Six under Six - March 2020

    Save a few bucks on a few delicious coffees.

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  18. Quakers and Taste - 2020 Sensory Summit

    Quakers and Taste - 2020 Sensory Summit

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  19. 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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  20. Sweet Maria's Staff Picks: Featuring Ryan

    Sweet Maria's Staff Picks: Featuring Ryan

    ...because we have our favorites too.

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