Current Coffee Pairing

Current Coffee Pairing

This month’s pairing is from the a small-batch coffee roaster at the base of Mt. Whitney. Their coffee beans are purchased on micro lots across the globe, making each roast a unique experience that you can’t buy at any big box store. Sit back and enjoy...
All About Kona Coffees

All About Kona Coffees

What is a Kona coffee?

Kona coffees are the only coffees grown in the United States. More specifically, they are grown in Hawaii. Hawaii is only state anywhere near the “coffee belt” not too far from the equator.

Kona coffees are all grown on the Mauna Loa volcano. Although this volcano reaches 13,697 feet above sea level and takes up more than 50% of the main island, the coffee plants only ((continued))

All About Kona Coffees

All About Kona Coffees

What is a Kona coffee?

Kona coffees are the only coffees grown in the United States. More specifically, they are grown in Hawaii. Hawaii is only state anywhere near the “coffee belt” not too far from the equator.

Kona coffees are all grown on the Mauna Loa volcano. Although this volcano reaches 13,697 feet above sea level and takes up more than 50% of the main island, the coffee plants only ((continued))

What Is The Difference Between Arabica and Robusta Coffee Beans?

What Is The Difference Between Arabica and Robusta Coffee Beans?

It is an interesting marketing ploy that many companies seem to be utilizing these days, blatantly stating that their beans are arabica.

Have you ever wondered what this meant?

Well, of all the different coffees you drink, they are all derived from essentially two types of beans: arabica and robusta.

Each bean comes with its own inherent pros and cons ((continued))

What Too Much Sugar Does To You

What Too Much Sugar Does To You

If ever there was a reason for switching to black coffee over the sugary alternatives, this article may provide it.

First, you need to understand how much is too much, and how much you are actually having.

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There are 12.5 grams of sugar in a tablespoon of pure sugar. Now, when you look at the back of products at their food labels, you have a bit of a reference point.

WebMD says that women should be having the equivalent of 6 tablespoons of sugar per day, and men should be having 9. However, the actual American is consuming over 20.
This is easy to understand how easy it is to have too much when a venti unicorn frappuccino from Starbucks has almost exactly 6 tablespoons of sugar all by itself. Heck, a single cup of milk has one tablespoon just by itself, and that’s a relatively healthy food item ((continued))