Coffee Passion Runs Deep with Ian Namiotka of Instagram's @1to16_ratio

Coffee Passion Runs Deep with Ian Namiotka of Instagram's @1to16_ratio

January 29, 2021

Starting a business in general is scary and makes me question if I have what it takes to do just that, but as the one saying goes, if your dreams don’t scare you, than you aren’t dreaming hard enough.

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It's A Manual Brew Coffee Slam Dunk With @CoffeeThenBoba

It's A Manual Brew Coffee Slam Dunk With @CoffeeThenBoba

December 15, 2020

I drink my coffee black, however, a little bit of me dies inside when I give a cup of coffee to my wife and she then proceeds to pour in a generous amount of the Starbucks caramel creamer.

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Coffee On The Trail | A Father Son Backpacking Trip To Isle Royale National Park

Coffee On The Trail | A Father Son Backpacking Trip To Isle Royale National Park

December 07, 2020

I knew our off-trail bushwhack had scared my son a bit. So in the morning as I was brewing my coffee I sensed that he was a bit depleted from the ordeal.

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A Student's Reflection of Craft Coffee

A Student's Reflection of Craft Coffee

December 01, 2020

There is something for me about measuring, grinding, blooming and watching my coffee develop each day. I practice, I learn, and the joy of refinement is beautiful to me

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2018 Milan Coffee Off

2018 Milan Coffee Off

October 03, 2018

Thank you to everyone who stopped by our table at the 2018 Milan Coffee Off this past Saturday.  It was great to see such an outpouring of coffee enthusiasts and coffee vendors

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Coffee Aroma (It's Not All About the Smell)

Coffee Aroma (It's Not All About the Smell)

September 25, 2018

What do you do when you have a cup of coffee in your hands? Do you think about where the beans came from? Do you gulp it down, hoping you’ll...

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The 3 Processing Techniques that Coffee Farmers Use

The 3 Processing Techniques that Coffee Farmers Use

August 25, 2018

Ever wonder what happens to coffee beans before they’re roasted, packaged, and shipped to stores?

Maybe you’d like to know where the beans even grow – some random coffee farm on an island? Utah?

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Craft Coffee Changed My Life

Craft Coffee Changed My Life

August 02, 2018

One day, I got the urge to walk in the craft coffee shop that's in my neighborhood. I had quit coffee a few years ago having grown tired of the burnt and bitter taste that my counter top pot made.

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Dark Roast Coffee Memoirs of a Jazz Musician

Dark Roast Coffee Memoirs of a Jazz Musician

April 20, 2018

When many people picture musicians, they think they’re all rich and famous. That they sleep on a pile of money every night and drink wine like it’s water. Too funny! 

The life of a jazz musician can definitely be fun, but like I said, it comes with problems.

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Coffee On Tour: Ezra Salmine (Motherly Jet), Monitor Engineer, For King and Country

Coffee On Tour: Ezra Salmine (Motherly Jet), Monitor Engineer, For King and Country

April 05, 2018 1 Comment

If load-in is finished with enough buffer time before show; the expectation is that we will walk to the best local coffee shop and recharge before the show.

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Peter Burrows, Phoenix Coffee, Stories from the Midnight Shift, and More!

Peter Burrows, Phoenix Coffee, Stories from the Midnight Shift, and More!

August 10, 2017

I worked with this guy on the overnight shift at the hospital. He would make the strongest coffee I've ever tasted up to that point. He would fill the bean reservoir to the top and call his brew "rocket fuel".

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Beth Williams, Innovative Coffee and Ken Griffey, Jr.

Beth Williams, Innovative Coffee and Ken Griffey, Jr.

July 19, 2017

Coffee is the medium we use to create a “good excuse to get together”. When it does come to serving coffee: we (the staff of Admiral Coffee House) set out to create a “20 minute vacation” 

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