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Coffee Drink Trends of 2017

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If you drink coffee, you likely have your favorite drink. Whether you routinely order a large iced latte on your way into the office or move from hot pour overs to iced tea depending on which way the wind is blowing, you likely have your tried and true beverages top of mind. Regardless of yourfalse

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The Deal with Flavor Notes

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Imagine you have just walked into your favorite coffee shop and you decide you want to order a pour-over coffee. So you ask the barista what’s brewing that day and the response will frequently be a few coffee origins by country. To help you understand what each coffee tastes like, they will thenfalse

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Basic Coffee Roasting Mechanics for the Average Joe

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The Magic of Latte Art

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It's espresso with a big dose of style.  But what’s the point of latte art?  Is it just for aesthetics, or is there something deeper that it adds to the third-wave specialty coffee experience?

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Why Science Says Freshly Roasted Coffee Tastes Better

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New Bags Mapping Single-Origin Coffees

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