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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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Six Great New Additions

Six Great New Additions

 El Salvador Finca Matalapa Bourbon with fresh caramel, complex notes of pear, apple, and mild citrus, good "classic" SO espresso.

Guatemala Finca Candelaria - Lote Cedro has clean sweetness, layered chocolate, and works well at darker roast levels.

Guatemala Huehuetenango Finca Rosma has luminescent acidity of green grape and black tea with a hint of lemon, Rosma is such a unique cup and excels as SO espresso.

Colombia Huila Bruselas is very juicy with great mouthfeel, honey and caramel sweetness balance wonderfully with fruited aspects like nectarine and ripe plum.

Rwanda Nyamasheke has a natural sugar sweetness, a hint of vanilla, and saturated black tea finish.

Sumatra Onan Ganjang Cultivar is clean and syrupy with cherry cola sweetness, stone fruit nectar, herbal hints and Rolo candy-like caramel/chocolate hints.