Monthly Archives: October 2012

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Coffee Storage Tips: Keep Beans Away From These 4 Coffee Killers

Sunlight. Moisture. Oxygen. Heat. Four things that the human body cannot survive without. And although we often praise these three elements, they are also major killers of our favorite beverage, coffee!! How do sunlight, moisture, oxygen and heat negatively affect … Continue reading

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The Top 3 Countries for Picking Coffee Beans (From The Roasterie’s Q Grader!)

We all hear about the richness of Costa Rica coffee, the flavors of Jamaican coffee, even the boldness of Puerto Rican coffee. Each country may boast its own unique coffee beans, and many are absolutely delicious. But we’re picky here … Continue reading

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6 Cups A Day Keeps the Doctor Away: Is Coffee a Cure for Womb and Prostate Cancer?

We all know that an apple a day keeps the doctor away.  But can six cups of coffee every day actually help us avoid the risk of womb and prostate cancer?  In a recent article in MailOnline, it was reported … Continue reading

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7 Ways to Stir a Little Coffee into Your Halloween

Caramel apples, haunted houses, jack o’ lanterns, scary costumes and…coffee?  That’s right!  It’s time for hot apple cider to move aside and make room for everyone’s favorite warm beverage, coffee.  Because believe it or not, coffee and Halloween make the … Continue reading

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Can Coffee Really Cure a Hangover?

We’ve all been there.  You wake up in the morning with a raspy throat, unquenchable thirst and a raging headache. The sun creeping through the blinds makes your eyes sting and your stomach lurches as you climb out of bed.  … Continue reading

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A Great Cup of Coffee Starts with the Perfect Coffee Bean

A coffee bean.  It’s a silly little thing, isn’t it?  So small and yet so powerful.  A simple coffee bean, when roasted correctly, can energize our bodies, lift our spirits and warm our hearts.  Many of us celebrate coffee on … Continue reading

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Help Us Build Our Bean Corps!

From helping us pass out coffee at Brookside Soccer games to packing food at Harvesters with us, we have had the pleasure of working with a ton of amazing Roasterie volunteers.  Our coffee and our culture would not be the … Continue reading

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Which Professions Drink the Most Coffee?

We can learn a lot from actor Mike Ditka.  From his hilarious roles on Saturday Night Live in the early 1990’s to his part in the 2005 movie Kicking and Screaming where he proclaimed that coffee is “the lifeblood that … Continue reading

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4 Crazy Ways to Reuse Coffee Grounds

We all love a good cup of Joe, but not all of us like to clean up after making a cup. Isn’t that why we go to coffee shops and cafés—because it’s more convenient and doesn’t cause a mess in … Continue reading

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Grand Opening: Inside the Brand New Roasterie Café!

Things are looking very different at our coffee factory on Southwest Boulevard.  Besides our incredible DC-3 plane lifted above the outside of our building, we’ve made some major renovations on the inside, too (after all, it’s what’s on the inside … Continue reading

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