A Quick Overview Of Coffee Origins and Why They're Important

A Quick Overview Of Coffee Origins and Why They're Important

by Matthew Kellso July 10, 2018 2 min read

How do you shop for coffee?  Do you think about the roast?  Are you partial towards a certain region?  Do you like coffees with nutty undertones and avoid citrusy ones?  Or maybe you only buy dry-process Ethiopian coffees from the Guji Zone of the Oromia region at 1800m of elevation or higher roasted very light, so the origin comes out and bitterness of the coffee is in the backyard barely noticeable?  And you thought the person in front of you at Starbucks had a complicated order.
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Sagebrush Coffee's On Demand Roast Day Shipping Explained

Sagebrush Coffee's On Demand Roast Day Shipping Explained

by Matthew Kellso April 27, 2018 3 min read

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Want To Know The Secret of Sagebrush Coffee?  Fluid Bed Coffee Roasters.

Want To Know The Secret of Sagebrush Coffee? Fluid Bed Coffee Roasters.

by Matthew Kellso April 20, 2017 3 min read

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Washed Coffee, Dry Process, Natural, Honey Process; Making sense of the coffee nerd terminology.

Washed Coffee, Dry Process, Natural, Honey Process; Making sense of the coffee nerd terminology.

by Matthew Kellso February 24, 2017 4 min read

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Coffee Certifications & Sagebrush Coffee, Unraveling the Confusion.

Coffee Certifications & Sagebrush Coffee, Unraveling the Confusion.

by Matthew Kellso February 09, 2017 4 min read

There are a bunch of certifications when it comes to coffee production.  Today, I just want to look at four key ones.  I've chosen these four because they are the most talked about and the only ones that we as a coffee business have paid attention to.
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Cold Brew Coffee, Everything You Wanted To Know & Probably Something You Didn't.

Cold Brew Coffee, Everything You Wanted To Know & Probably Something You Didn't.

by Matthew Kellso January 30, 2017 2 min read

Cold Brew coffee; isn't that a new catchphrase?  You hear it everywhere, and it has a bunch of definitions. I've seen Hario iced pour overs called cold brew (I call those iced coffees). I've seen some weird bottled drink that tastes awful called a cold brew. I've also seen an iced Toddy called cold brew.
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Coffee Cupping, A Starter's Guide To Tasting A Cup Of Coffee

Coffee Cupping, A Starter's Guide To Tasting A Cup Of Coffee

by Matthew Kellso January 11, 2017 3 min read

I'm going to start by saying, these couple of paragraphs are not going to give you nearly enough information about coffee cupping.  I'm basically going to tell you some of what I use to make my images and descriptions.
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The Common Fallacy Of Oily Coffee Beans Explained.

The Common Fallacy Of Oily Coffee Beans Explained.

by Matthew Kellso October 29, 2015 3 min read

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The Dilemma of a Coffee Roaster, New Coffees Vs. Old Standbys

The Dilemma of a Coffee Roaster, New Coffees Vs. Old Standbys

by Matthew Kellso April 09, 2015 2 min read

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Like Coffee? Then You Love The Black-Throated Blue Warbler

Like Coffee? Then You Love The Black-Throated Blue Warbler

by Matthew Kellso November 03, 2014 2 min read

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