Coffea's Resident Mascot

Coffea's Resident Mascot

I like talking about something I’m passionate about: coffee, French pastries, house paint--there’s the beginning of a real conversation we can have.  There’s enjoyment we can share.”

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How To Brew Better: Water (Issue 2)

How To Brew Better: Water (Issue 2)

Even if it seems nit-picky, when you buy quality beans and grind it correctly, water is another crucial step to getting the most out of your cup.  After all, it’s not only the majority of what you’re drinking; the composition of that water entirely dictates what is pulled out of the bean and into the cup.      

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Free Espresso Friday

Free Espresso Friday

Cultivating a community of coffee lovers requires breaking down barriers.  We want to share the love of this often misunderstood brew method.  What better way to make converts than being able to say, "Here.  Try it!  It's free!"

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How To Brew Better: Water (Issue 1)

How To Brew Better: Water (Issue 1)

That coffee sitting in front of you is deceptively simple.  Sure, it’s just a solution of mostly water, but that water is responsible for the so many other variables in the brewing process.

Join us as we set out an experiment, use our notes guide to conduct the test along with us, and check in next week to see how things turned out so you can brew best cup at home!

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Fall Seasonal Menu: Signature Beverages

Fall Seasonal Menu: Signature Beverages

From our bakery to our beverages, craft is at the heart of what we're all about, so these specialty drinks and sauces are all made in house and developed by our very own baristas.

 

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5 Reasons We Cup-- And you can too!

5 Reasons We Cup-- And you can too!

Coffea cups every single batch of coffee roasted.  Nothing goes out to cafes or customers that our roaster hasn't given his stamp of approval to.  This is a quick list of how cupping benefits you and the coffee we all love.

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AeroPress

AeroPress

Congratulations on getting one of the greatest, most versatile pieces of coffee equipment you'll ever own.  Take it on any travels--be it in any hostel or hotel, because it's durable and easy to pack.  For the same reasons, take it camping with a hand-crank grinder, and you don't even need electricity to brew supremely great coffee--even in the backwoods of the Absarokee's!  

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Guat-A-Rama

Guat-A-Rama

About a week ago, Coffea’s Roasting Lab received a 12 pallets of green coffee, all from Guatemala.  That breaks down to a little over 19,000lbs of green beans.  

There's a real weight of potential, and makes this an exciting time for Coffea.

Learn more about this new season of coffees that we're moving into. 

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The Most Important Equipment In Your Kitchen

The Most Important Equipment In Your Kitchen

It’s easy to go over-budget and buy every goose-neck, restricting water kettle or the fanciest scale and thermapen available... but, if you’ve ground your coffee with a blade grinder (or put up with worn-down burrs) then your cup of coffee is going to be a balance of overly acidic and overwhelmingly basic sorrow (the bitterness your tasting comes from your tears of remorse as you wail, “Why, dear God, WHY?!”).  

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AeroPress (Camping Edition)

AeroPress (Camping Edition)

Well hello brave traveler.  
Here's the pared down, minimal pack-weight version of the AeroPress.

Begin by gathering everything you need: 
-Bear Spray (just be sure you hang your coffee and coffee prep materials with your food)
-AeroPress (but don't worry about the paddle and funnel... you're camping... be creative)

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Coffee Classes & Cuppings

Coffee Classes & Cuppings

As of last Sunday, we kicked off our initiative to up the coffee know-how of Sioux Falls.  Join us for coffee classes or free cuppings.

Coffee Classes: Every Thursday @ Dawley
Free Cuppings:  Once a month @ Dawley

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Correcting the Fake News of the Quality Food Stuffs Correlation Cult

Correcting the Fake News of the Quality Food Stuffs Correlation Cult

"Just because I choose to have a dapper mustache doesn't mean that I share some secret, intricate handshake that proves my rightful place in some underground gang of high-quality food and immediate access to our off-menu items that none of you normal people know about."

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