The Coffee Blog

Because I'm still such an amateur

How to Make a Chilled Café Bombon - Recipe

How to Make a Chilled Café Bombon - Recipe

The Chilled Cafe Bombon is mild, sweet and refreshing. It's also a great way to get over that late afternoon slump. Learn how to make it here.

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Canadiano - Where Wood, Love and Coffee Connect

Canadiano - Where Wood, Love and Coffee Connect

My eye was caught by the gorgeous wooden aesthetics. The pour-over is called a Canadiano and upgrades your coffee with the scent of the forest. Wooden flavored coffee? Why not.

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Kicking Horse Coffee - Organic Gold from Invermere, BC

Kicking Horse Coffee - Organic Gold from Invermere, BC

Five quick questions with Canada's Kicking Horse Coffee.

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Phil & Sebastian - Why Engineers Rock at Making Coffee

Phil & Sebastian - Why Engineers Rock at Making Coffee

Should roasters freeze their coffee? That's the quick turn that our conversation took as I started to chat with Phil from Phil & Sebastian.

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Rocanini Coffee Roasters - Quality Before Anything Else

Rocanini Coffee Roasters - Quality Before Anything Else

Rocanini is a no-nonsense roaster from Vancouver with quality as its top priority. Read the interview and discover why and how they brew their own coffee.

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JJ Bean Coffee - Canada's OG of Specialty Coffee

JJ Bean Coffee - Canada's OG of Specialty Coffee

We talk about the past, the present, brewing and the world's trickiest coffee to roast with Grady Buhler, Coffee Quality Leader at JJ Bean Coffee Roasters.

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Tandem - Coffee Roasters from Maine

Tandem - Coffee Roasters from Maine

I'm excited to present an enjoyable interview with the founders of Tandem Coffee, the people behind my coffee obsession and brewers of the yummiest coffee ever.

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The World's Best French Press - The Espro Interview

The World's Best French Press - The Espro Interview

A French Press provides a strong, delicious cup of coffee but it also comes filled with grounds residue displaying a murky finish. The ESPRO Press fixes this.

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Stumptown Coffee - Roaster Interview

Stumptown Coffee - Roaster Interview

Home brewing tips, discussing the next big coffee trend and why Fair Trade isn't for Stumptown Coffee. Join us on this wide ranging conversation.

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Sourcing Green Coffee with Collaborative Coffee

Sourcing Green Coffee with Collaborative Coffee

Have you ever wondered how roasters find their green coffee beans? And how can they evaluate green coffee before it's properly roasted?

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Doi Chaang Coffee - Raising a village through coffee

Doi Chaang Coffee - Raising a village through coffee

Doi Chaang Coffee and Wicha have helped the Akha Hill Tribe transition from the dangerous opium trade into a more stable coffee culture. Full story here.

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Vietnamese Coffee - An Introduction

Vietnamese Coffee - An Introduction

The first sip tasted like a mix of asphalt and burnt rubber. Turns out Vietnamese coffee isn't quite like our coffee in North America.

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44 North Coffee - Roaster Interview

44 North Coffee - Roaster Interview

I can remember the exact moment when we found our first used roaster on eBay. We went and fetched it from New Jersey and posed with the big square shipping crate just before we drove it back across the Deer Isle bridge. I think at the time both of us might have been saying "what have we done?" but here we are 7 years later!

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Help Yourself with Bizzy Coffee

Help Yourself with Bizzy Coffee

Frustrated with the lack of healthy alternatives to help them stay alert and productive Alex French and Andrew Healy decided to launch their own drink: Bizzy Coffee, a USDA organic certified cold brew refreshment.

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Dispatch Coffee - From Iced Coffee to Montreal's Premium Roaster

Dispatch Coffee - From Iced Coffee to Montreal's Premium Roaster

Dispatch's short history is fascinating. Five years ago they we're delivering iced coffee by bike, now they're one of Montreal's top premium coffee roasters.

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Pilot Coffee's Dedication to Innovation

Pilot Coffee's Dedication to Innovation

Half Canadian and half New Zealander, Toronto's Pilot Coffee has been at the front of the emerging coffee in Canada.

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49th Parallel - Vancouver Coffee Roasters

49th Parallel - Vancouver Coffee Roasters

49th Parallel roasts, supplies, help new cafes set up shop and they have their own cafés. We interview them to learn more.

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Anchored Coffee - The Interview

Anchored Coffee - The Interview

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