Coffee Origins

Flannel Fever: A Coffee Worth Licking Your Cup For

Flannel Fever: A Coffee Worth Licking Your Cup For

Autumn's arrived, and so has the era of pumpkin spice monotony. Honestly though, isn't the pumpkin spice routine wearing just a tad thin? Forget the mundane, and welcome in your...

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Flannel Fever: A Coffee Worth Licking Your Cup For

Autumn's arrived, and so has the era of pumpkin spice monotony. Honestly though, isn't the pumpkin spice routine wearing just a tad thin? Forget the mundane, and welcome in your...

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Coffee Origins: Poabs Estate Indian Coffee

Coffee Origins: Poabs Estate Indian Coffee

Great news, A&E coffee fans, there’s a new coffee at the roastery, from the Poabs Estate in India, specifically, from the Nelliyampathy Hills, in Chittur Taluk, in the Palakkad District. Not...

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Coffee Origins: Poabs Estate Indian Coffee

Great news, A&E coffee fans, there’s a new coffee at the roastery, from the Poabs Estate in India, specifically, from the Nelliyampathy Hills, in Chittur Taluk, in the Palakkad District. Not...

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Coffee Origins: Sumatra Mandheling IKA

Coffee Origins: Sumatra Mandheling IKA

Our Sumatra Mandheling IKA is an organic, shade-grown bean of the Mandheling Typica variety. Think deep, rich cocoa aroma with spicy hints; heavy body and rich flavor with a long,...

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Coffee Origins: Sumatra Mandheling IKA

Our Sumatra Mandheling IKA is an organic, shade-grown bean of the Mandheling Typica variety. Think deep, rich cocoa aroma with spicy hints; heavy body and rich flavor with a long,...

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Tanzania Peaberry coffee is here, for a limited time

Tanzania Peaberry coffee is here, for a limited...

Peaberries are a happy accident of nature. They form when a coffee bean fails to form in the customary way. Ordinarily, the coffee cherry contains two familiar halves, each of...

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Tanzania Peaberry coffee is here, for a limited...

Peaberries are a happy accident of nature. They form when a coffee bean fails to form in the customary way. Ordinarily, the coffee cherry contains two familiar halves, each of...

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How Coffee Changed Norma’s Life

As is common in Central America, Norma married very young. While originally from Honduras, Norma’s husband found work in Guatemala and the couple moved. After having a daughter in their...

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How Coffee Changed Norma’s Life

As is common in Central America, Norma married very young. While originally from Honduras, Norma’s husband found work in Guatemala and the couple moved. After having a daughter in their...

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A report from the field: Beneficio Santa Rosa

A report from the field: Beneficio Santa Rosa

A report from Emeran in the field on Sunday, February 9. Beneficio Santa Rosa was started in the early 2000s by a producer who wanted to start milling his own...

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A report from the field: Beneficio Santa Rosa

A report from Emeran in the field on Sunday, February 9. Beneficio Santa Rosa was started in the early 2000s by a producer who wanted to start milling his own...

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Coffee origins: Ethiopian Natural Sidamo

Coffee origins: Ethiopian Natural Sidamo

Our Ethiopian Natural Sidamo is a unique offering with a tart cherry/spicy vanilla aroma, light body and bright yet short finish that rings with hints of fruit. The taste is...

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Coffee origins: Ethiopian Natural Sidamo

Our Ethiopian Natural Sidamo is a unique offering with a tart cherry/spicy vanilla aroma, light body and bright yet short finish that rings with hints of fruit. The taste is...

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The Big Hawaiian Coffee Update

The Big Hawaiian Coffee Update

Those of you who are fans of Hawaiian coffee may have noticed that we have been carrying Maui coffee recently. That’s because the borer beetle issue in Hawaii is isolated...

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The Big Hawaiian Coffee Update

Those of you who are fans of Hawaiian coffee may have noticed that we have been carrying Maui coffee recently. That’s because the borer beetle issue in Hawaii is isolated...

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Coffee: A (Not So Brief) History, From Dancing ...

Coffee is the second-most traded commodity in the world, next to oil.  So, how did it become such a “hot” commodity? This history lesson begins in Arabia sometime between the...

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Coffee: A (Not So Brief) History, From Dancing ...

Coffee is the second-most traded commodity in the world, next to oil.  So, how did it become such a “hot” commodity? This history lesson begins in Arabia sometime between the...

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Flavor and Aroma: Using the Flavor Wheel to Describe Coffee

Flavor and Aroma: Using the Flavor Wheel to Des...

Many professionals in the coffee industry, including A&E owner Emeran, use the process of coffee cupping to assess a particular coffee. The cupping practice uses a standardized process of tasting...

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Flavor and Aroma: Using the Flavor Wheel to Des...

Many professionals in the coffee industry, including A&E owner Emeran, use the process of coffee cupping to assess a particular coffee. The cupping practice uses a standardized process of tasting...

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Norma’s Coffee is Finally In-House!

Norma’s Coffee is Finally In-House!

This spring we shared Norma’s Story – of how a life tragedy led to the beginning of a dream to produce the best coffee. Now, we finally have it in...

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Norma’s Coffee is Finally In-House!

This spring we shared Norma’s Story – of how a life tragedy led to the beginning of a dream to produce the best coffee. Now, we finally have it in...

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Norma Lara Coffee is BACK!

Norma Lara Coffee is BACK!

Norma Lara A&E Coffee Roastery and Tea welcomes back Norma Lara Micro-lot Honduran coffee just in time for the fall. This customer and staff favorite is not only an exceptional...

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Norma Lara Coffee is BACK!

Norma Lara A&E Coffee Roastery and Tea welcomes back Norma Lara Micro-lot Honduran coffee just in time for the fall. This customer and staff favorite is not only an exceptional...

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