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The Problem with Blonde Roasts

Blonde roasts are one of the fashionable trends in coffee, and while it seems that many consumers do have an appetite for these, we see a lot of confusion in print and media about this “lighter than…

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The Extraction Was Once Punishable By Death

In areas where marijuana is legal, when a consumer wants a flavor or sensory experience that combines pot and coffee, there are products that physically mix these two natural ingredients….

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Unpacking Coffee with Kandace and Ray: Upper Left Roasters

In today’s episode of Unpacking Coffee, a chat with fellow Portlanders Katherine Harris, a co-founder and co-owner of roastery cafe Upper Left Roasters, and designer Adam Garcia, who’s helped lead…

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Tanzania Coffee Farmers and Traders Face Stark New Regulatory Reality

On January 14, 2018, Tanzania’s Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa dissolved the Tanzania Coffee Development Trust Fund, claiming it was redundant and depriving farmers of their money. At the same time,…

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Coffee Gear That Won’t Break the Bank (2018)

Making great coffee at home is something that should be easy and inexpensive. With the right equipment and our Coffee Brewing Guide, it is. Here on INeedCoffee, we have a comprehensive list of the…

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Prismo Filter Upgrade For AeroPress Review and Tips

Fellow recently developed the Prismo, which is a custom filter for making espresso shots using the AeroPress. Is it really possible to make espresso shots with the Prismo filter for the…

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The Extraction is Chewy, Underpaid and Decentralized

Hip Los Angeles coffee bar Blacktop Coffee, forged four years ago by the experienced hand of Handsome Coffee Roasters Co-Founder Tyler Wells, vanished without warning earlier this week. Eater got the scoop:…

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Unpacking Coffee with Kandace and Ray: George Howell, Part 2

This week’s episode represents a first for Unpacking Coffee: a Part 2. But if you’ve been changing the game like specialty coffee trailblazer George Howell has since 1975, there’s a…

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Inanimate Objects Comics #68

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Inanimate Objects by Todd Zapoli is licensed under a Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-SA 4.0). Feel free to add this comic to your website,…

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The Extraction Is Made From Fully Traceable Microlots Grown By Ewoks

If mergers and acquisitions are anything like the birds and the bees, then Spring is very much in the air this week. Milwaukee business news publication BizTimes reported that Canadian…

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