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Coffee: Time to quit Blue Bottle [Updated]

Blue Bottle’s coffee club used to do 2-day Air USPS for all Coffee Subscriptions. It appears they now do ground shipping only yet they still charge the same amount. Meh. Bye Blue Bottle. Not going too support you guys anymore. I vented my frustrations to Blue Bottle Support. Their response:  Adam, Thanks for the suggestion! …

Coffee: Blue Bottle will Pre-Grind your Beans Now

I received a box in the mail with a 25 gram serving of Bella Donovan with instructions on the back saying to add 250 grams of hot water and enjoy a single cup. It’s a promotion for Blue Bottle’s upcoming service where they mail you a box of sealed oxygen free packs of pre-ground beans. …

Coffee: Alabaster Coffee Roaster, Williamsport, PA

I try to visit coffee roasters when traveling and the workflow is generally, wake-up in strange town, tired and regretting not closing the blinds the night before because it’s 7AM and the sun is shining right in my face, grab phone, search Yelp for “Pour-Over” in “Current Location” and map a walk to the highest …

Coffee: Hario NXA-5 “Next” 5-Cup Syphon & Yama Mini

I purchased a Syphon aka Vacuum Pot coffee-maker. Currently, I have a few ways to make coffee at home and work: Espresso – Home Chemex – Work French Press – Home Aero Press – Work Syphon – Work/Home, undecided Here’s what I purchased: Hario NXA-5 “Next” 5-Cup Syphon Coffee Maker Yama Mini Butane Burner Hario …