What’s The Difference Between Light Roast Coffee and Dark Roast Coffee?

If you're like most adults, you enjoy drinking coffee every day, whether it's one cup or a whole pot. But how much do you really know about coffee? More specifically, what's the difference between dark roast and light roast? Is light roast coffee stronger than dark, or is it the other way around? And is … Continue reading What’s The Difference Between Light Roast Coffee and Dark Roast Coffee?

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What Is Barrel-Aged Coffee, And How Is It Made?

Ah, the warm, sweet, oaky smell of bourbon whiskey. If you’re a lover of craft/specialty coffees, chances are good that you also appreciate craft beer and/or craft spirits. That’s certainly the case for me, which is why as a specialty coffee roaster I’ve been an avid collaborator with craft brewers and distillers in my business. … Continue reading What Is Barrel-Aged Coffee, And How Is It Made?

Yemen Gave Us Coffee. It’s Time We Gave Them Something Back.

The Yemeni people have it rough, to say the least. Civil war has led to economic strife, severe famine, water shortages, and deadly disease outbreaks. 20 million people are in need of humanitarian aid, according to UN officials. Yet, while that’s the lead story in Yemen, there are also stories of hope, of survival, of … Continue reading Yemen Gave Us Coffee. It’s Time We Gave Them Something Back.