Coffee Blogger Profile: Coffee Brew Guides

Mar 28 2014

Introducing a new feature here at Coffee Kind -- Coffee Blogger Profiles. We read and enjoy a lot of blogs about coffee, and we think you should check some of them out, too. Today, we'd like to introduce you to Garrett Oden, the voice behind Coffee Brew Guides. Find out what we like about Garrett's blog, and what he has to say about his experiences as a newcomer to specialty coffee.

Attend CoffeeCon to Sharpen Your Skills

Where can you learn about coffee tasting from George Howell, try your hand at making coffee in an ibrik, sip the best specialty coffee in the country all day and check out the latest and greatest coffee equipment on the market -- plus have a chance to win great coffee prizes every hour -- all for just $20? CoffeeCON is coming to a city near you, and it's where you want to be if you're expanding your coffee knowledge and skills.

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CoffeeCON | http://coffee-con.com

UC Davis to Study the Science of Coffee in New Center

UC Davis isn't satisfied with teaching engineering students about the mechanics behind making a good cup of coffee. It's going for the whole field. The newly founded Coffee Center at UC Davis hopes to eventually offer a major in coffee science, something that no other institution does.

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Manteca Bulletin | http://www.mantecabulletin.com/section/140/article/100066/

Portola Coffee Lab Hosts Big Western This Weekend

We'll be rooting for Portola Coffee Lab in this weekend's upcoming Barista's Cup competition. Portola is hosting as well as competing in the Big Western Regional Barista championship, happening this weekend. We wish them luck!

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Orange County Register | http://www.ocregister.com/articles/coffee-602652-competition-portola.html

Passion House Coffee Inspires Chicago Charcutier

A couple of weeks ago, we featured an interview with Chicago's Passion House Coffee Roasters. This morning, we were delighted to find another Passion House fan who is doing some very interesting things with his favorite coffee.

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Coffee-Cured Lamb Leg: From Belly to Bacon | via
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From Belly to Bacon | http://frombellytobacon.com/2014/02/04/coffee-cured-lamb-leg/

2014 Good Food Awards: Congratulations to 1000 Faces and Metropolis Coffee

 

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Good Food Awards | http://www.goodfoodawards.org/winners/

NPR: Coffee Myth-Busting: Cup Of Joe May Help Hydration And Memory

Do you avoid drinking coffee because you worry about dehydration? A new study may change your mind about that. That's just one new bit of info about coffee that you may not know yet.

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NPR | http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2014/01/13/262175623/coffee-myth-busting-cup-of-joe-may-help-hydration-and-memory

Coffee Has Heart

Dec 18 2013

Sustainable coffee is about more than green growing practices. It also means promoting economic justice and economic sustainability for coffee growers and those who pick our coffee. In the midst of the season of giving, consider giving to a charity that makes life better for the farmers who make your day better every day.

Are Coffee Prices Going Up or Down?

The headlines in one newspaper warn that coffee prices are going up because of a shortage of coffee, while another newspaper reports that the prices paid for Arabica beans are falling because of oversupply. Which one is true? Both, and here’s why.
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Sustainable Business Oregon Sustainable Coffee Outlets Face Higher Prices as Growers Address Crop Disease | via
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Sustainable Business Oregon | http://www.sustainablebusinessoregon.com/articles/2013/12/central-american-fungus-could-boost.html

Two Twists on Pourover and a Hot Drink

 

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The New York Times | http://www.nytimes.com/recipes/1015782/bitter-coffee.html

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Attend CoffeeCon to Sharpen Your Skills

March 20, 2014| by CoffeeKind

Coffee Con News

Where can you learn about coffee tasting from George Howell, try your hand at making coffee in an ibrik, sip the best specialty coffee in the country all day and check out the latest and greatest coffee equipment on the market -- plus have a chance to win great coffee prizes every hour -- all for just $20? CoffeeCON is coming to a city near you, and it's where you want to be if you're expanding your coffee knowledge and skills.

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Category: NEWS
Tags: Brewing, Cafes, Trends

UC Davis to Study the Science of Coffee in New Center

March 10, 2014| by CoffeeKind

UC Davis Coffee Center

UC Davis isn't satisfied with teaching engineering students about the mechanics behind making a good cup of coffee. It's going for the whole field. The newly founded Coffee Center at UC Davis hopes to eventually offer a major in coffee science, something that no other institution does.

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Category: NEWS

Portola Coffee Lab Hosts Big Western This Weekend

February 21, 2014| by CoffeeKind

Big Western Portola Coffee

We'll be rooting for Portola Coffee Lab in this weekend's upcoming Barista's Cup competition. Portola is hosting as well as competing in the Big Western Regional Barista championship, happening this weekend. We wish them luck!

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Category: NEWS
Tags: Cafes, Espresso

Passion House Coffee Inspires Chicago Charcutier

February 6, 2014| by CoffeeKind

Passion House Charcutier

A couple of weeks ago, we featured an interview with Chicago's Passion House Coffee Roasters. This morning, we were delighted to find another Passion House fan who is doing some very interesting things with his favorite coffee.

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Category: NEWS
Tags: Trends

2014 Good Food Awards: Congratulations to 1000 Faces and Metropolis Coffee

January 20, 2014| by CoffeeKind

Good Food Awards Coffee
 

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Category: NEWS
Tags: Roasting

NPR: Coffee Myth-Busting: Cup Of Joe May Help Hydration And Memory

January 15, 2014| by CoffeeKind

Coffee Roasting

Do you avoid drinking coffee because you worry about dehydration? A new study may change your mind about that. That's just one new bit of info about coffee that you may not know yet.

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Category: NEWS
Tags: Chemistry, Health

Are Coffee Prices Going Up or Down?

December 13, 2013| by CoffeeKind

Are Coffee Prices Going Up or Down
The headlines in one newspaper warn that coffee prices are going up because of a shortage of coffee, while another newspaper reports that the prices paid for Arabica beans are falling because of oversupply. Which one is true? Both, and here’s why.

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Category: NEWS

Two Twists on Pourover and a Hot Drink

December 11, 2013| by CoffeeKind

Two Twists on Pourover and a Hot Drink
 

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Category: NEWS
Tags: Product, Trends

Kickstarter Highlight: Acaia, the Minimalist Coffee Brewing Scale Is the Max

December 9, 2013| by CoffeeKind

Acaia Coffee Scale Kickstarter

If you’re as into coffee gadgets as we are, you’ve probably already heard about Acaia (pronounced uh-KIGH-uh), a stylish, highly functional gram scale designed specifically for brewing great coffee. Inventor and coffee aficionado Aaron Takao Fujiki calls Acaia a “minimalist coffee brewing scale with brilliant functionality,” which is just about the perfect description of this Kickstarter-funded project.

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Category: NEWS
Tags: Product

Would You Pay More for Eco-Friendly Coffee?

December 6, 2013| by CoffeeKind

Would you pay more for eco-friendly coffee
 

New research from Sweden suggests that coffee consumers will pay more for coffee if it has two little words on the label – and they’re not “Fair Trade."

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Category: NEWS
Tags: Farming, Trends

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