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Encore Coffee – Chorus Blend

Encore Coffee – Chorus Blend

I’m back with one of my favorite local roasters, Encore Coffee, and their Chorus blend.  This is the third roast that I’ve reviewed from Encore, and the just continue to get better each time. In case you haven’t had a chance to read my other […]

Urban Dwellers Coffee – Yunnan Fuyan

Urban Dwellers Coffee – Yunnan Fuyan

I’m really excited to share this new coffee with you.  It comes from an area that I didn’t expect there to be coffee farms,  In the Yunnan Province in China.  I never knew that coffee grew in China, so I did a little research.  It […]

A Guide to Using a Pour Over Coffee Dripper

A Guide to Using a Pour Over Coffee Dripper

With all the latest gadgets and gizmos out there that supposedly make your coffee easier to brew and better tasting, there is one method that seems to be the latest trend in the coffee world.  I wouldn’t even call it a trend really, but more […]

Cafe Rica Coffee

Cafe Rica Coffee

Whenever I think of Costa Rica, the first thing that comes to mind is warm weather, nice beaches, and some of the best coffee in the world.  I can honestly say that I haven’t had a whole lot of Costa Rican coffee, but what I […]

How to Drink Your Coffee Black

How to Drink Your Coffee Black

When I first started drinking coffee, I guess you could say I didn’t know what I was doing.  I added way too much sugar and probably too much cream and flavored sweeteners too.  I also wasn’t buying good coffee, which only contributed to my over […]

Bhavana Coffee Company

Bhavana Coffee Company

“Bhavana: From its direct translation of “Feelings” in Nepali to its Sanskrit interpretation of cultivating, developing and producing, for us, Bhavana, evokes a sense of creation.” – Bhavanacoffee.com If you asked me just a month ago if I’d ever heard of coffee from Nepal, I […]

What’s the Deal With Bulletproof Coffee?

What’s the Deal With Bulletproof Coffee?

I know I’m probably a little behind with this one, but Bulletproof coffee is still big in the fitness and health community, and to be quite honest, I’ve actually never tried it up until now.  I’ve never been a big fan of adding things to […]

Messenger Coffee Company

Messenger Coffee Company

It feels like it’s been such a long time since I last posted something on my blog, so for that I must apologize.  I guess that’s what I get for being busy all the time with other things.  But I’ve been to a lot of […]

Farmers First Coffee – Rosa’s Blend

Farmers First Coffee – Rosa’s Blend

Ever since I watched the films Black Gold and Dukale’s Dream, I’ve had this incredible desire to go visit a bunch of coffee farms and figure out a way that I can make their lives and their family’s lives better.  I can’t even tell you […]

Encore Coffee – Happy Holidays Blend

Encore Coffee – Happy Holidays Blend

Thanksgiving is officially over, which means we can all start thinking about Christmas time.  Obviously there’s a huge amount of the population out there that thinks we have to start thinking about  Christmas as soon as the back to school items are all off of […]

Opportunity Cafe and Coffee

Opportunity Cafe and Coffee

One of the nice things about being a coffee enthusiast in Kansas City is that there are more than enough great shops to go to.  And if you venture out a little bit into the suburbs or, gasp, even a tad further, you will be […]