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The Art and Skill of a Barista

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Our favorite trusted craftsperson, baristas have become that oh-so-familiar face that brightens up our day with the simple call of our name and a drink waiting shortly after. But have you ever wondered where the term Barista came from? Or how the role has developed into what we know it as today?

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Coffee Fest 2018

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Coffee Fest is a trade show that travels around the United States every year showcasing everything involved in the world of coffee. It is viewed as one of the best trade shows produced nationally and internationally. Coffee Fest includes an exhibition, education classes, and competitions sincefalse

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How to Get Nitro Cold Brew on Tap in Your Office

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How Does the Office Nitro Program Work? from Commonwealth Joe Coffee Roasters on Vimeo.

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CWJ 2017 Holiday Gift Guide

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It’s finally December, and that means it’s time for festive music, warm holiday drinks, and the ensuing stress that comes along with finding the perfect gift for your loved ones, your boss, the next door neighbor...you get the picture. To save you hours of combing Amazon for gift ideas, wefalse

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CWJ City Guide: Best Coffee Shops in NYC

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Though we wish we were able to house a Commonwealth Joe location in every US city, the reality is, our brick and mortar experience is limited to the DMV area. However, through our travels, we’ve found amazing coffee offered by passionate baristas can be found in the most unassuming offalse

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Coffee Drinks Explained

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For a majority of millennials, wine bars are intimidating. With hundreds of label names you can’t pronounce and an expectation to know whether you’ll enjoy the $14 glass of Bordeaux you just ordered, being well-versed in the art of fine wine does not come natural to most people. Along that samefalse

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