Cold Brew and Cold Coffee

Over the past decade, cold brew took the stage as a new standard for coffee refreshment. We see it bottled, on tap, in cartons, or slowly brewing in turn-of-the-century glass mechanisms at specialty cafes. It can be enjoyed with milk, cream, or with a variety of other tasty concoctions. Cold brew can pair well with…

Traveling With Coffee: Tips For The Road

We all know that feeling of waking up in an unfamiliar bed, looking around at blank walls, and hearing the sounds of a foreign city. It’s exciting and gives us an opportunity at wild growth as people, but there are discomforts as well. You may not speak the local language. Your luggage may not arrive…

HOW TO READ A COFFEE PACKAGING LIKE A PRO

There’s a lot to learn about a coffee’s origin, roaster, and general quality of the packaging, and not all of it is good. We’ve all been there: you meander down an aisle or scroll down a web page to see dozens or even hundreds of coffee bags, each saying they’re gourmet and flavorful – but…

Coffee Grind Sizes: A Key to Better Brewing

Grocery stores are convenient places to get coffee, but there are some drawbacks. Most of these stores simply don’t care about your coffee quality, and they only ever offer two options: whole bean and ground. One powerful way to rise above the low-end coffee at grocery stores  is to take control of the way you…

5 Gifts Your Coffeeholic Dad Will Love

A son’s first hero and a daughter’s first love. How exactly do we say thank you to the most important man in our lives without reusing the same ol’ ideas like a cheesy “Best Dad Ever” mug? We’ve done the brainstorming for you and here’s our five top picks of gifts for Dads who love coffee almost as…

Excuse me, did I hear “ESPRESSO MARTINI”?

It’s the Labour Day holiday, and we chanced upon the perfect recipe for one last cocktail before heading back to work tomorrow. Or if you’ve had enough for the weekend, then you’re gonna want to bookmark this: Introducing, the ESPRESSO MARTINI! Created in ‘80s Soho, London, by cocktail legend Dick Bradsell, the story goes that a…

The Best of Both Worlds – the Hook Drip Bag and the How-to

Love good coffee but need it instant? Gone travelling and not sure where you’ll find good coffee? Or maybe you’re new and haven’t decided if this path of specialty coffee is right for you? Fret not, our compact-sized drip bags are the perfect companion at work and on your journeys. Here’s how simple it is…

Dummies Guide to Cold Brew

Like everyone else, we LOVE cold brew and wrote about our love for it here. Here are 4 reasons why we can’t get enough of our cold brew coffee: Perfect for long, hot days Normally, we enjoy sipping on our hot coffees, allowing the warm waves of caffeine to calm us. But on other days,…

9 Hacks for Recycling your Coffee Grounds!

Have you ever finished brewing yet another cup of coffee, and right before you dispose of the spent coffee grounds, thought it was such a waste? If you can’t make another cup of coffee and you can’t bear to throw the wet grounds away, what do you do? Well, turns out coffee grounds are still…