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Posted by Gabrielle Johnston on 2nd Mar 2018

Too Much of a Good Thing?

It seems that all of the things we love turn against us when consumed in excess – sweets, french fries, cocktails, reality television... But is coffee one of these vices as well? As a matter of …

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Posted by Gabrielle Johnston on 23rd Feb 2018

The Truth about Roasts

Last week, we explored the evolution of caffeine in the coffee plant and how it benefits our beloved beans. However, for many of you, the only important question about caffeine is: “how can I consum …

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Posted by Gabrielle Johnston on 16th Feb 2018

The Evolution of Caffeine

A few years ago, we posted a blog series that discussed different aspects of specialty coffee, such as how to buy a quality espresso machine, or what makes a latte cost $3.75. Four years later, we’v …

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Posted by Bethany Warren on 14th May 2014

Why a Latte Costs $3.75. It's Business Time.

We've all heard or offered up the comments and complaint. I've heard it many times: "It's just coffee- why does it cost so much?"Although many people think of those of us who run coffeeshops as highwa …

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Coffee Shop Lingo

Posted by Bethany Warren on 30th Apr 2014

Coffee Shop Lingo

Imagine, if you will, about 15 years ago, an energetic teenager, out on the town with her friends. They were branching out from their original Starbucks hangout to various independent places (this tim …

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Posted by Bethany Warren on 16th Apr 2014

Latte vs Cappuccino (yep, I went there)

So what's brewing today? How about the difference between a latte and a cappuccino? Sore subject? That's ok, maybe we can smooth things over together...Turns out that part of the traditional definitio …

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