Women, drink up.
Pouring yourself yet another cup of coffee and feeling a little bad about all the caffeine you’re taking in? Guess what - you can stop worrying. According to a recent study, women who drink two to three cups of coffee daily have a 15% lower risk of depression. So start grinding those beans and put a smile on your face! Read more: Archives of Internal Medicine Image used under Creative...
Cold Brew vs. "Japanese Iced"
Ladies and Gents, Let me introduce you to a brand new Craft Coffee blog series….: Pro-Tip Tuesday! Today, in the spirit of spring to come, we dig into Cold Brew vs. “Japanese Iced”. Sam Lewontin, our in-house coffee evaluator, has been so kind to give us a preview of his thoughts on the subject. Any thoughts or comments? Be part of the conversation!...
Craft Coffee Cats
Thanks to @TankChop we now have a japanese kitty fan! Post your photo to our twitter feed @craftcoffee or to our facebook page
Are we there yet?
We are SO CLOSE to having 600 likes on Facebook! Help us get there and become a part of the Craft Coffee community. From Facebook you can follow our blog, be on top of promotions and contests and share your thoughts about the coffees you taste. Sounds great, right? Check it out here!
The Doodle Challenge
Our lovely true fan Ben Blake @drawcoffee drew us an amazing Craft Coffee doodle back in January and it inspired us to experiment with our own coffee doodles… Here, little Augie, from Augie’s Coffee Roasters, is headed his way from California to New York to drop of all the delicious coffee that went into your boxes for this month. We reaaaally want to see what kind of doodles and...
Something Simply Wonderful
Yesterday, Laura Schwecherl and Kate Morin from Greatist.com came over to experience our coffee evaluation first hand and learn more about what we do at Craft Coffee. We’re really excited that Laura decided to write this great blog post about us! Take a look: “But beyond the coffee, their story is what inspired me to write this post. Because more so than the taste or the fact that it...
Every month our tasters evaluate approximately 40 different coffees. Most of them don’t make it through.. but once in a while.. there’s a truly excellent coffee. A Craft Coffee. Our tasters get so excited and write out some great comments in our cupping notes. This one got an Ef! And if you’re a subscriber, it’s headed your way as we speak!
We are happy to announce that the March Tasting Boxes have shipped! Soon, notes of honeydew melon, blackcurrant, lime zest and strawberries will be tickling your taste buds and we simply cannot wait to hear what you think about it. Perfect for warm days of spring, don’t you think? It’s also our favorite week because we get to see all of our little Tasting Boxes make their way into...
Everything and everyone is going Irish (and green) this weekend, especially here in New York City. The Irish are known for craft beer, high spirits and of course, Irish Coffee. We are planning on making ourselves some Irish (Craft) Coffee right about now, hope you can join us! Alright. So here’s what you need: 1 teaspoon sugar Vanilla extract, if desired 1 1/2 ounces Irish Whiskey 6...
A Beautiful Graduating Class...
It’s almost that time again! Boxes of coffee towering over our desks here at the office means that our March Box is headed to subscribers soon! As much as we can’t wait to send you our new coffees, we are also sad to graduate our three coffees from Fourbarrel, JJ Bean and Kickapoo. (Is this what teachers feel like when their students leave them?) So before we do, let’s take a look at a few more...
Craft Coffee on Daily Candy
Daily Candy pretty much just made our day (and our weekend actually!). Check us out in their Weekend Edition: Craft Coffee What: Please tell us that’s not Folgers in your cup.Instead, get twelve ounces of hand-selected artisan varieties from three roasters delivered to your door monthly ($20-$25). Why: March’s brews include MadCap Coffee Company (from Grand...
Good Things and Big Smiles
Everyone, meet Brian. He’s one of our very smily followers on Facebook and now also the winner of a three month subscription to Craft Coffee! We love to see how excited our coffees make you, so feel free to post pictures like Brian’s to our Facebook page. On Facebook and Twitter you can also stay on top of our promos and contests. We love good things and big smiles!...
Wake Up and Smell the Coffee
When the smell of freshly brewed coffee slowly spreads in the Craft Coffee office, we all forget that hour of sleep we lost during the weekend. Instead, we enjoy the early sunlight and some excellent coffee! Tell us about your Craft Coffee mornings! Photos, tweets and lemon cupcakes are welcome.
Tasting Notes brought to Life
One of the best parts of working at Craft Coffee is listening as our coffee evaluators tell us what to taste for when we sip a new coffee for the first time. It takes the written notes one step further and makes them that much easier to internalize. Here, we tried to translate that experience visually. Try taking a sip of this month’s Papua New Guinea from JJ Bean Coffee Roasters, and...
Did you know that International Women’s Day started in Russia in the 1900’s? There, it’s still tradition that the men buy flowers for the women in their lives and celebrate them more than they would on their birthdays! And by the way, we love flowers too… but some great coffee will make us really happy.. or a juice.. and a cupcake.. Why not celebrate the woman in your...
Craft Coffee featured on TIME.com
We are super happy to have our story told on TIME.com as part of the Entrepreneurial Insights series highlighting innovative companies. Here are a few of our favorite bits, but be sure to read the whole story over on TIME.com Subscription services are catering to babies, beauty and Beagles, but what about addressing your morning caffeine...
Coffee all over our To-Do List
We spend a lot of time talking about coffee, making coffee, drinking coffee and sending people coffee. Today coffee makes a very literal guest experience on our to-do list. Our resident coffee expert stopped by the desk to point how beautifully and evenly these beans are roasted, we’ll see how it fairs on the tasting table!