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coffee, french press, harvest blend, Sumatra -

It's a crisp day here in Vermont, fall is on the way.  Today we are tasting our Harvest Blend.  It is a mix of light roasted Colombia, and medium roasted Sumatra.  We brewed it in a French Press. The initial smell of the beans are reminiscent of chocolate and cherry's. Once ground the chocolate came to the front.  We ground it coarse, and put it into the french press. After adding the hot water the cherry scent is now what comes to the front.  After it sat for 4 minutes, and slowly brewed, it was poured into a mug.  The...

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Check out our Guide to Iced Coffee.  If you've ever wondered how to make cold brew at home, this guide can help!   Click here to get the PDF

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coffee, Sumatra -

 It's a cold and wintery afternoon here in Central Vermont, as I prepare my afternoon coffee. I brewed the Sumatra with a nine cup Stovetop espresso maker.  The aroma of the coffee as it percolated through the pot was reminiscent of cedar and had a nice earthy smell to it.  As I poured it into my mug, I immediately noticed the color, which was like light molasses.  The scent wafting from the cup was of dark chocolate.  I typically drink it black, so once it cooled enough to sip, I tried it.  Immediately the bold earthiness of the Sumatra hit...

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Last December my wife bought a case of oranges.  It has been sitting in the garage keeping cool since then.  Every once in awhile we pack one in the kid's lunches or make a recipe with one, but for the most part, they just sat. I noticed the other day they were heading the wrong direction. Then this weekend, we decided the quarantine had provided us with the perfect opportunity to make some magic!   My wife has made this before, and I was very excited when she decided to make it again, Orange Coffee Liqueur.  Perfect after a meal, or for...

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