Monthly Archives: January 2013

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Coffee and College Students: The Perfect Duo

We talk a lot about how coffee pairs well with a variety of different things.  Coffee and chocolate, coffee and barbecue even coffee and ice cream! But perhaps the most perfect duo of all is coffee and college students.  Long … Continue reading

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What is Air Roasted Coffee?

Most people don’t question our methods, they just want their coffee!   But for the curious ones who like to ask questions about our delicious Roasterie coffee (you know who you are!), this post is for you. We’ve had hundreds and … Continue reading

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How to Set Up a Coffee Cart in Your Office

We were thrilled to learn the many ways that Roasterie drinkers like the folks at Think Big Partners have benefitted from an in-office coffee bar.  It seems like this Kansas City company has truly saved time and money by installing … Continue reading

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First, First Friday at The Roasterie

Come enjoy the Roasterie’s First, First Friday! We are keeping our  event space in downtown Kansas City (just blocks away from the Crossroads Art District) open late to the public on Friday, February 1 to celebrate our First Friday ever. … Continue reading

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Where Did the Term “Cup of Joe” Come From?

For most of us, coffee is a good friend (to some people, perhaps a best friend!). And like any friend, we’ve given it a few nicknames—battery acid, bean juice, brain juice, brew, A Cup of Juan Valdez’s Best, java, jitter … Continue reading

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Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Coffee Baristas

The life of a barista may not seem that exotic on the outside.  They’re just the people who make your custom coffee order, right?  Believe it or not, there’s more that goes into being a barista than meets the eye.  … Continue reading

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What’s the Difference Between Robusta and Arabica Coffee?

It’s time to put on your learning caps and brew yourself a fresh cup of coffee—it’s time for some bean knowledge!  Coffee aficionados of all levels have without a doubt heard the words “Robusta” or “Arabica”. If you aren’t familiar … Continue reading

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5 Crazy Attempts to Ban Coffee

One of the biggest flubs in human history was prohibition. Honestly, can you imagine a world without some Dizzy Three?! Frightening, we know. Luckily for every responsible person over the age of 21, The Prohibition ended in 1933. As scary … Continue reading

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Roasterie Events: The Rieger Brunch and Chocolate, Coffee & Cognac

We may celebrate coffee on a day-to-day basis, but we also love throwing special coffee-inspired events with some of our favorite Kansas City restaurants and vendors too! This January, we are helping to host two amazing events right here in … Continue reading

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First Three Roasterie Adventure Semifinalists Announced!

In honor of our 20th anniversary, we are excited to announce The Roasterie Adventure, a photo contest in which participants are entered to win trip for two for coffee bean-picking in Costa Rica! We are asking participants to submit a … Continue reading

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