Welcome to the Reading Room! We encourage you to settle down with some coffee and browse through our library of information. From brew guides to coffee news to recipes to try at home, there's an intriguing article for even the most discerning coffee lover.
April 23, 2015| by CoffeeKind
Mother’s Day is right around the corner, and we know how stressful it can be trying to think of a last-minute gift idea. But we’ve given this some serious thought- everyone knows that moms love when their families are happy, so why not give a gift that will bring everyone together on Mother’s Day? That’s right, we’re talking about coffee, but more specifically coffee equipment. Get your mom any of our Home Barista Kits that come with everything she needs to jump into the world of home brewing, and get 10% off the original price at each level! There are three levels, depending on how serious she is about home brewing.
April 21, 2015| by CoffeeKind
Everyone enjoys that first cup of coffee in the morning, but what brewing method gives you your perfect cup? There are many different brewing methods to try before finding this out. But what are the advantages to each unique method? Consider this your brewing guide and use it to lead you to that ideal cup of coffee you have been after for years.
April 16, 2015| by CoffeeKind
With Earth Day right around the corner, we want to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth’s environment with what we know best: coffee. We are going to give you a clear explanation of Fair Trade coffee and why supporting it will help our environment and the coffee community overall.
April 10, 2015| by CoffeeKind
Portola Coffee Lab is all about bringing coffee directly from farm to your cup. What makes them unique is their extreme dedication to source coffee from all over the world in their unyielding pursuit of perfection. So it’s no wonder that they were voted Roast magazine’s 2015 Micro Roaster of the Year! Portola Coffee Lab was founded by owner and roastmaster Jeff Duggan and his wife Christa. Jeff’s approach to brewing is to achieve uncompromised quality in every cup of coffee, and he does this by finding the highest quality coffee beans out there no matter where the journey takes him.
April 9, 2015| by CoffeeKind
In the coffee community, there is never a shortage of variety or of risk-takers who like to break free from their typical routine every once in a while. Are you looking for a new coffee drink to test out this year but aren’t sure where to start? Check out these six signature coffee drinks and see which one is your new favorite!
April 3, 2015| by CoffeeKind
Every year, there seems to be more new and exciting trends emerging in the coffee world. From latte art to the flat white, there is always something different that follows in the coming year. Here are some of the trends that we see happening right now in 2015.
March 27, 2015| by CoffeeKind
Sundays are meant to be enjoyed. Grind your beans, brew your coffee and sit back with great music.
"Toots and the Maytals were already reggae stars — they coined the word on 1968's "Do the Reggay". They were rumored to be Chris Blackwell's choice over Bob Marley and the Wailers when he wanted a group for his Island label."
March 24, 2015| by CoffeeKind
Buddy Brew Coffee is an inspiring roastery and coffee bar that is dedicated to making the best coffee by using carefully sourced beans roasted fresh on-site. Their motto- Brew Good, Do Good- shows their drive to make a positive difference in the world, and they do this by sharing the gift of delicious and fresh coffee with everyone from coffee enthusiasts to coffee novices. But how did an admirable roaster like Buddy Brew get its start?
March 19, 2015| by CoffeeKind
Hailing from Tampa, FL - Buddy Brew is a specialty coffee craft roaster with a crazy passion to Brew Good and Do Good. We believe coffee should be extraordinary. We believe in challenging the status quo. Our coffee is carefully selected from farmers who diligently grow and process the beans to their highest quality, and treated with tremendous care by artfully hand roasting each bean to its individual perfection. We believe coffee is best enjoyed when it is freshly roasted and meticulously prepared.