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  1. Intro to Home Roasting Class

    Intro to Home Roasting Class

    Sign up for this roasting basics class. It's going to be a lot of fun.

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  2. Storing Your Roasted Coffee

    Storing Your Roasted Coffee

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  3. Pasquini Espresso Equipment

    Pasquini Espresso Equipment

    We have decided not to continue stocking the Livia, or other Pasquini items. This page remains here as a snapshot of what we thought about the Livia (still, a very nice espresso machine!)

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  4. Proper Pants for Coffee Travels?

    Proper Pants for Coffee Travels?

    Tom's take on on the right pants...more than just protection from ants.

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  5. Coming Soon - The Victorio Stovetop Popper for Coffee Roasting

    Coming Soon - The Victorio Stovetop Popper for Coffee Roasting

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  6. Noah Saves a Hummingbird

    Noah Saves a Hummingbird

    No, it's not a children's book. It's the real life tale of Noah, the hummingbird savior.

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  7. Got Dog Jokes for the 2018 Sweet Maria's Calendar?

    Got Dog Jokes for the 2018 Sweet Maria's Calendar?

    The 2018 Dogs of Coffee Calendar needs your funny dog jokes and riddles.

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  8. Sweet Maria's Homeroast Community Email List

    Sweet Maria's Homeroast Community Email List

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  9. Our 20/20/20 Sale! 20% off 20 coffees because we are 20.

    Our 20/20/20 Sale! 20% off 20 coffees because we are 20.

    We are 20 years old, so take 20% off

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  10. Indonesia: A Live Talk with Thompson Owen - CANCELLED

    Indonesia: A Live Talk with Thompson Owen - CANCELLED

    Tom's got a slideshow and some great stories to share about his travels to Indonesia

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  11. Sweet Maria's is Hiring

    Sweet Maria's is Hiring

    We are looking for someone to join our customer service team.

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  12. Send Your Pet Photos to the 2018 Sweet Maria's Calendar Casting Call

    Send Your Pet Photos to the 2018 Sweet Maria's Calendar Casting Call

    Want to have your pet appear in the 2018 Sweet Maria's Calendar?

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New Arrivals for Oct 9th

New Arrivals for Oct 9th

Colombia Guintar -Don Mariano- 92.1 points. Amazing tropical fruits top notes: passion fruit, mango, and guayaba chews, along with accents of plum and strawberry hard candies, and tart lemon-aid-like acidity. Complex brewed cup. City to Full City.
Ethiopia Kaffa -Chiri Cooperative- 88.4 points. Brown sugar sweetness, with jasmine pearl and barley tea, rose hips, and sweet lemon-like acidity. Dried fruit notes and fantastic body. City to Full City. Good for espresso.
Guatemala Proyecto Xinabajul -Señora Minga- 87.9 points. Balance of brown sugar/tartaric effervescence, beautifully so, with crisp apple and baking spice notes, maple to corn syrup base sweetness, nougat finish. City to Full City+. Wonderful for espresso.
Honduras Copan -El Macuelizo "Onan"- 86.2 points. Balanced dark sugar and walnut flavors, subtle spice and fruited notes. Sweet fruits boosted at Full City, with a flavor of chocolate fig. City+ to Full City+. Good for espresso.
Mexico Org. Oaxaca -Sierra Mixteca Coop- Sierra Mixteca Cooperativa makes an approachable cup, balanced sugar and nut tones, bodied, mild acidity, and a dense cocoa flavor (especially in the Full City range). Great brewed or as espresso. City+ to Full City+.
Ethiopia Sidama-Limu SWP Decaf Blend-87.5 points. Syrupy-sweet, cola note, hibiscus flower tea, mildly floral. From light brown sugar to pungent molasses dependent on roast. Berry and cinnamon accents. City to FC. Great for espresso.
Kenya Nyeri Gititu SWP Decaf- 87.9 points. Heavy spice, syrupy sweetness, cherry cola, and clove chewing gum -intense decaf! Unique citric brightness is well-integrated. Fruited cocoa in darker roasts. City to Full City.