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Thank you to our Active Duty Military and Veterans!

During this Memorial Day holiday, our family and team employees want to thank our active duty military and veterans and their families for their dedicated commitment and service to our country toward ensuring the ideals and vision that our Founding Fathers established 242 years ago. Thank you, God speed, and Go Navy!

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Best Way to Store Your Fresh Roasted Coffee Beans

Many, many people ask us how to store their freshly roasted coffee beans when these arrive. So allow us to give you some tips... All of our orders for roasted coffee products are always fresh roasted within 24 hours of order receipt and shipped the same day as roasted. We take great care in our products and make every attempt to guarantee that these wonderful fresh roasted coffees get to our customers quickly. Now, every fresh roasted coffee is scooped warm into each bag from the cooking trays in our Turkish roasters, bagged in black foil bags with one-way de-gassing valve within each bag and then heat sealed, packaged and shipped. It is important that you realize that our bags...

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It's Time for Iced Coffee!

Iced coffee -- the cooler and more refreshing relative of your morning cup of joe -- is a blessing come summertime. The hot-brewed method will result in a more robust flavor while the cold brew is mellow and naturally sweet. Need an easy recipe? We've got it all you have to do is to order the coffee :) There is an art that's worth perfecting when it comes to making iced coffee. There are two schools of thought when it comes to iced coffee, the hot-brewed and the cold-brewed. While they adhere to very different methods, there is one point both agree upon: pouring regular-brewed coffee over ice is nothing short of a travesty. Coffee is a fragile beverage,...

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What is a Peaberry Coffee Bean?

What are peaberries, and what makes them so special?A peaberry (also called caracol, or "snail" in Spanish) is a natural mutation of the coffee bean inside its cherry. Normally coffee beans grow two to a fruit, flat against each other like halves of a peanut, but a funny thing happens in about 5% of the world's coffee, and a bean is born an only child.  They tend to be smaller, denser, and a little bit cuter than their flat cousins. Fans think they taste noticeably sweeter and more flavorful than standard-issue beans, but there is no real the difference. There is no way to tell from looking at the cherry itself whether there's a single- or double-bean inside and through the farms and mills, these...

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