Monthly Archives: September 2012

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11 Coffee Mugs That Makes Us Smile

What’s the one thing all coffee drinkers have in common? Individuality. There are millions of coffee drinkers, and each of them has their own specific way they take their cup of Joe. Some keep it simple; black coffee perhaps with … Continue reading

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Watch Our DC-3 Be Lifted Above Kansas City!

Although we had hundreds of fans show up to watch our beloved DC-3 aircraft be lifted above our coffee factory, not everyone could make it out at 6:30am last Tuesday to watch this historic Kansas City moment.  Lucky for you, … Continue reading

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DIY Coffee: How to Make the Best Homemade Latte

It’s Saturday morning. You’ve just woken up to the sound of rain splattering against your window. You peer outside and see it’s still a bit gray out—clouds cover the blue sky and you can almost feel the chill of the … Continue reading

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Drink Coffee, Live Longer!

Many of us were surprised (or perhaps flabbergasted is a better term), when the New England Journal of Medicine came out with a study that proved that coffee drinkers may live longer than non-coffee drinkers this summer. For years we … Continue reading

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Kansas City’s Coffee Scene is Brewing!

There’s something new in the Kansas City air. Perhaps it’s that crisp, fall chill we all know and love. Or maybe it’s the familiar scent of outdoor grilling for football tailgates. But in our opinion, it’s the warm smell of … Continue reading

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The Roasterie Becomes Proud Sponsor of Brookside Soccer

Soccer and coffee—to players, the two may not go hand-in-hand. But for the parents who stand through hours of games and tournaments in the chilly fall air, soccer and coffee seem to be a match made in heaven! That’s why … Continue reading

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Kansas City Celebrates Specialty Coffee Week with Caffeine Crawl

Coffee should be celebrated! Agree? We thought so. Well, guess what, Kansas City? Now’s our chance to celebrate everyone’s favorite caffeinated beverage for an entire week. Introducing, Kansas City Specialty Coffee Week happening September 15th through the 21st, 2012! Kansas … Continue reading

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Kansas City, We Have Liftoff!

  The air may have been chilly, but the coffee was piping hot.  And although it was 6:30 in the morning, we had hundreds of Kansas Citians make it over to our Roasterie factory this morning to watch our beloved … Continue reading

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The Countdown Is On!

Well folks, it’s finally going up!!! Please come join us for the installation of what may be one of Kansas City’s top icons for decades to come. Thank you to Mayor Sly James and his team for helping to make … Continue reading

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The Bean Hunter’s Travel Blog: Africa, Part 3

DAY 5: Today was the longest day of cupping that I have had in a long time.  The power outage the night before halted roasting and left us with 46 samples to cup today, which comes out to a total … Continue reading

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