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Black Oak Brew Tips: Keep Your Coffee Carafe Clear & Clean

Black Oak Brew Tips: Keep Your Coffee Carafe Clear & Clean

by Bobby Cochran | February 03, 2017 | 0 Comments

There is nothing worse, in my opinion (judge me as you will to my priorities in life) than tasting old, stale, rancid coffee flavors when drinking a cup of coffee.Many coffee makers, particularly the thermal carafes, will stain due to the buildup...

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Fix a "sour" coffee taste when brewing

by Keith Feigin | January 02, 2017 | 0 Comments

Is your fancy coffee leaving a sour taste in your mouth?  Sourness in coffee can be a side effect of a light roasted coffee brewed in conditions that don’t extract enough sugars from the roast. We don’t want our coffee to taste sour; however, we ...


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Which Method for Single Origin Roasts and more

Which Method for Single Origin Roasts and more

by Keith Feigin | December 08, 2016 | 0 Comments

There is no single way to brew coffee that works for you, but we thought we’d get the conversation going on some ways we think you can up your coffee game. We hope this will be an ongoing series and encourage your input. The following are some tho...

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Brew tip of the month: traveling with coffee

Brew tip of the month: traveling with coffee

by Jon Frech | April 08, 2016 | 0 Comments

Traveling to a place with uncertain coffee quality or brewing devices? One of the first things I try and figure out is how much space I have in my suitcase for coffee gear. If you are limited on space, you may only have room for a brewer. My first...

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