Commonwealth Joe Blog — espresso

Introducing Seasonal Drinks for Fall at Commonwealth Joe!

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To any Commonwealth Joe employee, the best part about a shift in the seasons is our new seasonal drink menu. These rotating drinks become available every few months and feature new flavors and combinations our cafes haven’t yet seen. But how do we come up with these new drinks?

Tags: Coffee Recipes, Best Coffee Brands, Best Coffee Beans, Best Coffee, Caffeine, Coffee Shop, DC, Best of DC Coffee Shop, Barista, Espresso, Latte Art, Freshness Matters, Nitro Cold Brew, Commonwealth Joe, Specialty Coffee, Commonwealth Joe Coffee Roasters, Coffee, Seasonal Drinks


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?

Tags: Coffee Culture, History, Espresso, Latte Art, Freshness Matters, Coffee Education, Commonwealth Joe, Specialty Coffee, Commonwealth Joe Coffee Roasters, Coffee, Barista


The Deal with a Doppio

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Many of us have tried espresso. It is the base ingredient of our favorite lattes, cappuccinos, and mochas. The longer you are in coffee however, you realize how misunderstood espresso is.

Tags: Freshness Matters, Coffee Education, Commonwealth Joe Coffee Roasters, Coffee, Specialty Coffee, Commonwealth Joe, Espresso, Doppio


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