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Around here, we are always on the hunt for amazing new coffees for you. This starts with finding roasters whose values and quality standards align with ours, located in the state of Tennessee, consistently providing delicious coffee.  Occasionally, we look for something rare, like a limited edition microlot, or the ever-elusive, full-flavored decaf coffee. Due to the nature of some decaffeination processes, the resulting brews tend to lack depth and the flavors we associate with regular, "high-test" coffee. We are very picky about which decafs make it onto our virtual shelves and into your mug. Only the best will do....

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Specialty coffee costs more, or so we think. How much does it REALLY cost per cup of coffee? I did the math, and the actual cost will surprise you.

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Let's talk coffee blends. When it comes to what's in a bag of coffee, you'll see labels of either "single origin" or "blend." Single origin means the coffee comes from, not surprisingly, one place. Sometimes that means from multiple farms within a single country. Other times it can mean all the beans in that bag were grown in a micro lot of a single farm in only one country. We'll keep it simple by generalizing that single origin means from one place.  Contrast that with blends. A coffee blend, broadly speaking, is a mix of any two or more kinds...

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Coffee, Coffee Review, Roasted in Tennessee -

After drinking coffee black for the last few years, I've been fascinated by how diverse the flavors of coffee can be apart from any added flavorants like creamers or syrups. I used to think all coffee just tasted like, well, coffee. The only variables were if it was burnt or weak. Who knew!  Ok, lots of people knew. And now, you and I do too.  Which brings us to today's caffeinated masterpiece... Las Marias, Roasted by Honest Coffee Roasters   I'm consistently impressed with the quality of coffees coming out of Honest Coffee Roasters in Franklin, Tennessee. Las Marias is...

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More coffee, less stress! Read on to discover how a coffee subscription will help you this holiday season... and beyond!

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