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The Extraction Gets Coffee Shamed by Financial Finger Waggers

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The cultural price paid for specialty coffee continues to rise with the ongoing “coffee shaming” of millennials by condescending financial advisers like Suze Orman. Yet the emotional insecurities beneath such…

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Grand Opening of Vermont’s New Caledonia Spirits Raises the Bar on Distillery Sustainability

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The new state of the art Caledonia Spirits Barr Hill Distillery recently celebrated the grand opening of its Montpelier, Vermont location. Founded in 2009, the distillery has been making its own unique blend of Vermont spirits for the last decade using…

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BBaF Podcast Episode 68: Shochu with Paul Nakayama

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This week on the Bit by a Fox Podcast we take a deep dive into Japanese distilled spirit, Shochu with Paul Nakayama, founder of Nankai Shochu.

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Glencairn Crystal Raises a Glass to 15th Consecutive Year of Growth

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Go to any whiskey event and you are very likely to see a Glencairn glass handed out to patrons. You’ll see it at tastings, festivals, bars and backyard barbecues. Many consider the iconic Glencairn shape to be the standard when it comes to the sh…

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The Extraction is Creating a Cryptocurrency Just for Coffee Farmers

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Climate change is taking a remarkable toll on small farmers in Colombia’s picturesque Zona Cafetera, presenting a clear long-term threat to the coffee sector’s viability. Yale Environment 360 took a…

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Innovations At Origin: Water Smart Agriculture — Agua Y Suelo Para La Agricultura (ASA)

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In coffee projects around the world, best practices and increasing yields are often the lynchpin in the strategy to improve smallholders’ livelihoods. By definition, a smallholder has a small tract…

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Unpacking Coffee with Kandace and Ray: Reykjavík Roasters

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This week, Kandace and Ray return from Iceland, where in between chasing waterfalls, dodging geysers and staring awestruck at strange and desolate landscapes, they managed to check in with Reykjavík…

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TTB Proposes the Elimination of Most Standard Bottle Sizes for Wine & Distilled Spirits – Good Idea?

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The TTB has been quite busy these days. They’ve been looking at a number of rules and regulations that have been cobbled together since the 21st Amendment was signed and Prohibition came to an end in the 30s. The comment period for Notice No. 176 Moder…

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Buffalo Trace Releases Col. E.H. Taylor, Jr. 10 Year Old Bottled-in-Bond Bourbon Made with Amaranth

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If there is one thing people in the bourbon business must have its patience. In order for a bourbon to qualify as a Kentucky Bourbon it has to be at least a year old. In order for it to qualify as straight bourbon it must be at least two years old. In …

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Opinion: Floor Prices for Coffee Are Not the Answer

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I don’t want to sound heartless, but we need to stop subsidizing coffee production. As coffee prices are sitting at historic lows and destroying people’s lives, it is shocking to…

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