Craft Coffee Crushes
When you’re in the food/drink/life is awesome so enjoy it-business you stumble over amazing photos, articles and blogs constantly. And sometimes, something extraordinary pops up. This week the Craft Coffee team fell in love with Smitten Kitchen. We’re already crazy about these delicious cinnamon brown butter breakfast puffs! Photo: Smitten Kitchen Just amazing. Check it out!
Pro-Tip Tuesday: The Ultimate Recipe
Before I got into coffee the ratio of coffee/water was always really confusing to me. But Sam Lewontin, our Craft Coffee-coffee expert, gave me this really simple recipe that I can easily remember. 60 grams of coffee per 1 liter of water. Alright, fellow Americans. Don’t freak out. That’s 2.12 ounces per 4.2 cups of water. This makes about two big cups of coffee. If you want to...
Music Monday: Detour Coffee
Are you ready for some sweet tunes? Every Monday we will present a playlist compiled by the roasters of the month, the Craft Coffee team and other awesome coffee’ists. We’re calling it Music Monday. This week’s playlist is made by Kaelin, the owner of Detour Coffee. This is your soundtrack for the week - enjoy! Caribou - After Hours (he’s from Dundas where we are based...
Tweets of the Week
It’s Friday, which means it’s time to sum up this week’s twitter activity! Adam Sirois @adamsirois: just heated up a leftover cup of coffee in the @GA microwave. man, @craftcoffee would kill me if they saw.. Erica Hsu @ericahsu @craftcoffee I plan to enjoy the beautiful weather by spending time doing outdoors-ey activities, like hiking! :...
Craft Coffee, Meet Spring!
The Craft Coffee team decided to go out and enjoy the hot spring sun and get fancy thirst-quenching drinks. Doesn’t this picture just make you want to scream “TAKE ME TO THE BEACH!”? How are you celebrating that summer is near? Send us a photo by tweeting it @craftcoffee! We’d like to get to know you better… :)
April Box's A-Comin'!
We know you’re as excited as we are! The April Box has shipped and there are some real treats in there for you this month. Can’t wait to hear what you think! As always, we would love to see pictures, videos, posts, stories and everything in between. Post them to our facebook page or tweet @craftcoffee. And for those of you who have never gotten a box: Guys, we’ve been around...
We are so honored to have the opportunity to live and work in New York City. Every day we come across cool and inspiring things, like this portrait on the sidewalk. And it made us think…. what does your city look like? Find something quirky, weird, beautiful or fun in your city and post a photo on our facebook page or tweet @craftcoffee. And btw, how great would it be to have your face...
Pink Julep Loves...
…CRAFT COFFEE! We love when we meet new Craft Coffee lovers. Our new friend and blogger Ashley wrote down her thoughts on Craft Coffee on her blog pinkjulepabroad.com: “If you consider yourself a coffee connoisseur or if you just really like it like me, then you’re in for a treat! Craft Coffee is a subscription service that sends you a box of fresh new coffees to try every...
Welcome to Craft Coffee’s Pro-Tip Tuesday! Do you ever wonder if the water you’re pouring over your freshly ground coffee is the right temperature? If it’s too hot you will burn the coffee grounds and if it’s too cold you won’t be able to extract the best taste. How can you get it just right? Stop worrying, Goldilocks. Try this: When the water is boiling, take it...
Craft Coffee is Hiring! →
We’re looking for a full-stack Rails developer. Take a second to learn what we’re all about and apply or pass along the good word! Click the link above to learn more. Reason #1,368 it’s awesome to work at Craft Coffee: Learn how to make the perfect of coffee ten different ways.
Coffee for Everyone!
If you were alive in the 90’s you’ll agree that Daria knew what was up. Especially when she said this; And we’re with her 100% on this one: We believe in coffee. Coffee for everyone. Sign up today to join us! Wish Daria could too…
We can’t possibly be the only ones who wish cocktail hour was coffee hour - Enter: Craft Coffee Cocktails! Our two coffee evaluators Sam Lewontin and Alex Bernson came up with this awesome recipe for an East-African Spritz. Tweet your thoughts at them @craftcoffee #craftcoffeecocktails. “…With the weather quickly warming up, margaritas have been on our minds. We thought the...
Paper in my Coffee?
Another Pro-Tip Tuesday has arrived! Have you ever wondered why people rinse their coffee filters and what it does to the quality of their coffee? Todays pro-tip rant is about exactly that. Sam Lewontin, take it away: “Rinsing your paper filter is one of the easiest ways to improve the quality of your coffee at home. Simply put: paper filters taste like paper, and rinsing with hot water...
Dear World, Let’s try to make the world a happier place. At Craft Coffee, we are trying to be positive and spread joy all week long! You should try it.
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...