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    Espresso Basics

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  2. The Coffee Cherry

    The Coffee Cherry

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  3. A Closer Look at Ethiopia Nansebo as Espresso

    A Closer Look at Ethiopia Nansebo as Espresso

    Overall Nansebo is incredibly versatile, a great dual-use coffee option, and definitely worth considering by those looking for an entry to East African espresso.

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    Photo doc of Dan's Quest M3 cleaning routine.

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  5. New Arrivals: Brazil

    New Arrivals: Brazil

    Nutty, chocolaty and great for an espresso base

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  6. The Smaller Glass Beaker

    The Smaller Glass Beaker

    The younger and smaller sibling has arrived

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  7. Our Moving Dates

    Our Moving Dates

    No more teasers...here's some solid info about our move.

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  8. The Whirley Pop Franken-Roaster

    The Whirley Pop Franken-Roaster

    It's alive. The best combination of Whirley Pop parts in one product. A Sweet Maria's exclusive.

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  9. Out with the new, in with the newer!

    Out with the new, in with the newer!

    Regular harvests make Colombia a truly unique coffee producing country.

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  10. Bag it up! How Our Customers Package Their Roasts

    Bag it up! How Our Customers Package Their Roasts

    How Do You Package Your Coffee?

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  11. Brewing a Full Batch with a Large HandyBrew

    Brewing a Full Batch with a Large HandyBrew

    Here's a few tips to help you achieve a really good batch of coffee using the large HandyBrew.

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  12. Campin' and Roastin'...and Brewin'

    Campin' and Roastin'...and Brewin'

    Danny took a Whirley Pop popcorn popper camping and roasted some coffee with it. Here's what happened.

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Harvesting Coffee In Ethiopia

Tom is on his way back from Ethiopia and we are excited to hear about his travels. He sent back this video of harvesting in Shakisso where our Guji Oromo comes from:

Here's a link to the review of that coffee on our site. Here's a shorter video, also shot in the Shakisso area, a bit of coffee roasting in an open pan.

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