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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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Say Hello to Seven New Coffees

Say Hello to Seven New Coffees

June 26, 2015

Costa Rica Helsar - Macho Arce - a bright, balanced cup showing subtle complexity as it cools. Dark berry notes, apple pie filling, red honey, and a citrus peel twist.

Costa Rica Chirripo - Finca Jonny - sweet, citrus-like acidity, grape jelly, blackberry and plum juice, and array of fruit tea notes.

Guatemala Acatenango Gesha - Fresh tropical fruits, red punch, herbal and black tea flavors, and brilliant acidity in the cooling cup.

Guatemala Proyecto Xinabajul FC Mendez - a bodied cup, unrefined sugar sweetness, and a mild fruits. In middle roasts look for raw cane juice, toasted almond, apple hints, and malic acidity.

India Arabica Karnataka Kohinoor - Simple syrup sweetness, roasted nut, licorice hints, and a barley tea note.

India Karnataka Plantation Peaberry - refined sugar and malted barley sweetness, Asam tea, citrus oil hints. Herbaceous undercurrent, sweet basil and red bell pepper.

Tanzania Isende FBG - chocolate and grain sweetness, inky body, and green tea notes. Espresso is delicious, creamy nougat sweetness, bittersweet chocolate, and tart lemon.