Coffee Brewing
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Coffee Brewing

Brewing coffee is as much of an art as it is a science. The history of coffee brewing equipment is rich, and methods of brewing are culturally dependent. Of the thousands of coffee machines and coffee brewing devices invented since the advent of coffee consumption, only a few have gained worldwide popularity. The coffee brewing […]

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Heartwrenching Love Story in a Coffee Shop
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Heartwrenching Love Story in a Coffee Shop

Man…I was 21 when I met her. I saw her across the room and didn’t nobody have to tell me who she was. I said to my friend ‘there goes my wife’, and the rest is history. That girl was something else, man. Every single day, I’d go to work for 12 hours and when I came […]

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BBCR Supports Night Skies Initiative
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BBCR Supports Night Skies Initiative

Big Bend Coffee Roasters has made a special blend to help with raising funds for The McDonald Observatory. A percentage of sales of their “NIGHT SKIES” blend will go directly to help fund this initiative. McDonald Observatory is working with neighbors in the region to help protect our dark night skies, to promote awareness of […]

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Coffee Fun Facts
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Coffee Fun Facts

Coffee Fun Facts: Legend has it that Ethiopian shepherds first noticed the effects of caffeine when they saw their goats appearing to become “frisky” and “dance” after eating coffee berries. Originally coffee was eaten. African tribes combined coffee berries with fat to create energy balls. Coffee beans are actually the pit of a berry, which makes them a fruit. Coffee […]

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Brew a Greener Cup of Coffee
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Brew a Greener Cup of Coffee

Exactly how humans came up with the idea of roasting and brewing coffee beans isn’t clear. More certain is the fact that coffee has grown into a global industry worth billions of dollars. And with that popularity comes climate consequences. There’s deforestation to grow more beans, the shipping emissions that come from moving them to […]

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10 facts you should know about coffee
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10 facts you should know about coffee

Coffee is one of the world’s favorite drinks and is enjoyed on a daily basis by millions of people. Water is the only beverage that’s more popular and Thomas Jefferson called coffee, “the favorite drink of the civilized world.”

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