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Czan Valentino Czan Valentino 14 July 2017
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COFFEE - A Liquid Hug For Your Brain

Coffee , for majority of the world population, this is the first thing that comes in their mind after waking up.



A coffee always makes your day if you had a really hard time to sleep last night.

Also, if you wanna ask someone out , you simply say " Do you wanna go for a Coffee? " . How amazing is this ? A beverage (Coffee) that helps you get closer with the one you like.   

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LordWeirdo LordWeirdo 29 September 2016
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Happy International Coffee Day! :D

Today, September 29, twenty-two countries around the world celebrate International Coffee Day, instituted in 2015. These countries include Britain, Australia, Sweden, India, and the United States. Other countries celebrate this at different times of the year, many near this date. So make sure you enjoy your coffee today! :D

More information on Wikipedia because our own article is lame

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A11thatg1tters A11thatg1tters 15 July 2016
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Reduce Reuse

California firm "Reduce. Reuse. Grow" has launched biodegradable coffee cups that hold seeds within their structure. So, what does this mean for the earth and you? Essentially, when you're done with a flavorful cup of java, feel free to plant the empty cup in a suitable place, where it'll eventually grow into a tree. You get to enjoy your coffee, while doing your part to help preserve the earth.



It's described the theory plans to educate consumers about their consumption waste habits, while also working to repair the problem – and what a better way than to begin with a custom that most Americans start their day with: that must have cup of coffee? According to the business's video on the topic, "each day, Americans consume 400 million cups …


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LordWeirdo LordWeirdo 6 February 2016
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Quick Guide to TCW

'Ello again, users (and stalkers). As TCW is quite lacking in a policy, and I need to vent some sarcasm, behold an informal reference guide to policy and editing here.

Spam is a delicious albeit mysterious meat. It's also not good for informational pages. So eat more Spam but post less.

Spam (Stupid Pointless Annoying Messages, or Stuff Posing As Meat) is anything on a page or site that doesn't belong. Whether it's a poem by Emerson or an entire paragraph consisting of "WFDGDJXBDHJVHSCB", it has no place on a wiki about coffee. Spam will be removed ASAP by anyone who has time, and it will go on your record. Continued spam after warnings means you win!!! The grand prize is a block for eternity!!! C:

Unlike spam, vandalism has no positive meani…

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LordWeirdo LordWeirdo 15 December 2015
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Rebuilding the wiki

Greetings again, fellow coffee enthusiasts—as well as other random people who are just here for no reason.

Voting is now closed, many thanks to the 0 people who voted. The results:

  • New Wikia-style forums will be enabled.
  • The outdated but still pretty cool user talk pages are being kept until enough people complain.
  • Chat and polls are being kept, while article comments are being replaced with talk pages.
  • Anonymous contribution is now fully disabled.

Bon nui and may the coffee be ever in your favor,
--Grandpa (yell at me) 04:04, January 16, 2016 (UTC)

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LordWeirdo LordWeirdo 28 November 2015
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Call this a notification

Hoi there, non-existent editors.

Since there are actually a few of you here, I figured I'd post something just to be safe. As of right now (06:02, November 28, 2015 (UTC), to be precise), I plan to submit an adoption request to Wikia Staff in the next week or two. Why, you may ask? Because the hasn't been an admin here since 2011 (read this if you don't believe me) and I've been having to bug VSTF about all the spam that has therefore occurred.

Am I qualified? (The simple answer is no) I leave that to your judgement. But I did serve as a part-time admin on the Lego Friends Wiki for a short time (don't ask), and I am also the lone bureaucrat on the Medival Wiki. (I wrote all the code for both, and I am still helping the Medival WIki recover fr…

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Hamza.banzayed Hamza.banzayed 1 December 2014
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hamza dz18

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Flawless Diva Flawless Diva 23 May 2014
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Come visit the Starbucks Wiki!

Hi, if you're a coffee fan, which you probably are if you're on this wiki, you need to come and check out the Starbucks Wiki! Don't be shy to add a new page, or edit an article! Hope to see you there! --Audrey

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Master.coffee.73 Master.coffee.73 3 November 2013
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What is the best Cappuccino or Latte

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Ammiey Ammiey 9 September 2013
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It's coffee time

It's coffee time.yes.are you ready to have a special journey with me to enjoy this leisure time.

How time flies. we must chersih the happniess we have . we must enjoy this wonderful life from now on. try our best to live better and better day by day.

There are many ways for you to choose.you could make arduous efforts to obtain a bright future.or you may just enjoy the life you have ,ease and peaceful.

maybe ,we could be luxurious .struggle and share happen in the same time .

Dose it look difficult to realize?

I couldn't totally agree with such pessimistic altitude .

I think ,if we have a good,optimistic mind,your life will full with fragrancy.

So,how to take full advatage of your leisure time is a key point to build up a optimistic mind.

you can …

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Blueberr6014 Blueberr6014 8 September 2013
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Tea & Cafe Festival...

http://coffee.wikia.com/wiki/Coffee_industry_of_Vietnam good Cafe Wiki

https://www.facebook.com/Coffeeandteafestival The soon Coffee-and-Tea Festival!


The greatest high-energy sampling event open to the public and trade...we're expanding into the philly market! Save the Date Nov. 2-3, 2013!DescriptionAs seen on the Food Network’s hit show Unwrapped and selected as one of the “10 Best New York Events” April 2009, by www.10best.com, the Coffee And Tea Festival is a celebration of everything related to coffee and tea.

NEW YORK CITY: Coming to the city that never sleeps in 2014! We'll see you at the 69th Regiment Armory located at 68 Lexington Avenue (between 25th and 26th for delicious brews a...nd treats on March 22-23!

PENNSYLVANIA: Hints are be…


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Blueberr6014 Blueberr6014 4 September 2013
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coffee cigs & Wiki

Just settling (talk) 18:05, September 4, 2013 (UTC)]]in for the day after a good corn chex with milk, orange juice, & cafe dela house(House Coffee0.  Good day & Happry Wiki'ing.Blueberr6014 (talk) 18:05, September 4, 2013 (UTC)

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Blueberr6014 Blueberr6014 3 September 2013
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Rituals with Cafe

In some circles, an acceptable end to a Cuban espresso is to lightly dunk the tip of a Cuban cigar in the bottom of the demitasse and then light it up.

Traditionally cigarettes and coffee are hand-n--hand.  Besides cigarettes, pipes or tobacca hoo-kahs or cigars are preferr'd..  Smoke Shops specializing in thissuch as Nasty Habit or Cigarette Discount Tobacco swtores often carry brnds like Dunhill cigarettes such as Rainbow, California Dreams, Midnight Dreams for special flavour.  The Rainbow Cigarettes are a set in color paper red, pink, blue, yello, green   Midnight offers a darker flavour close to thast of pipe tobacca or aq good  flavourite Cigar.Blueberr6014 (talk) 23:33, September 3, 2013 (UTC)


One of my Rituals is rolling Cigarettes b…


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Blueberr6014 Blueberr6014 31 August 2013
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coffee cigs & LimboI I love the support with all the Wonderworld Wiki..I love so mush of Wikiland, its awesome like being in Limbo(my earlier Lilith Palace) Golf (talk) 03:45, August 31, 2013 (UTC)]] (talk) 03:45, August 31, 2013 (UTC) ]] is one of the "few" sports I like or actually love. But a good game of Pool is pretty good with Coffee & cigs.Blueberr6014 (talk) 03:45, August 31, 2013 (UTC)

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Blueberr6014 Blueberr6014 15 August 2013
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Chocolatte with Cafe

Just about any kind of Chocolatte including Chocolatte Yogurt is one of my flavourite ways of enjoying Wiki Coffee. I like Chocolatte treasts especially after I've done a good day of Wiki computuering @ my flavourite websites.17:55, August 15, 2013 (UTC)

,.a good videola of coffee with chocolatte preps can be view'd @: http://coffee.wikia.com/wiki/The_Coffee_Bean Blueberr6014 (talk) 18:05, August 15, 2013 (UTC)

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Blueberr6014 Blueberr6014 13 August 2013
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Moon Colony Cafe' Vulcan Java with Tea's

... good cup of coffee cheers this Vulcan Lady.. I put this for the lovers of Cafe/Tea who especially like a bit of a Twist to the "usual" Cafe Wiki--I do love all the Wiki Cafe. Its great. 

A taste of Hazel Cafe with cream (powder or milk) with lite sugar or s.s.(sgar substitute) is one of my flavourite ways to start a good refreshin' day. I welcome sincere blog/ about cafe/tea &or Vulcan Moon ...Blueberr6014 (talk) 03:24, August 13, 2013 (UTC)my earlier same paige put addy:  http://coffee.wikia.com/wiki/User_blog:Blueberr6014/JAVA_cafe_ffinds_home--again,_thanks_Wikia!1

thanks this help'd to synchronize my Java Moon Colny Wiki put. Thanks.Blueberr6014 (talk) 18:18, August 15, 2013 (UTC)

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Blueberr6014 Blueberr6014 13 August 2013
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Tea or Coffee,...or both

I'm the Kind of Tea drinker who is attraction'd to a box of Tea with cute sayings.  But I do check the ingredients that it's one of my flavourites.  I like the Bem Leao~ import tea witch has cool naturael teas, like chamomile.. Lemon.  Occassionally I blend my coffee with a good black or orange pekoe teabag. Its my style...I like tea...I like Coffee,  Blueberr6014 (talk) 03:17, August 13, 2013 (UTC)

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Blueberr6014 Blueberr6014 10 August 2013
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Wiki Jav a Moon Colony Cafe..with tea

Not a "new" but rather revamp't]= WIKI THIS WIKI IS GLAD TO BE IN THE WIKI COFEE TEA CHAIN OF WIKI!

Home of the Virtual Mountreal Silver Wings Treehouse Cafe' & Theatre. I

love to hear (blog/talk) about good stuff with coffe&tea. I like doughnuts in the morning with coffee is one of my flavourites..but I'm the kind who also prefers a good pot o' coffee/tea all the day...Blueberr6014 (talk) 22:08, August 10, 2013 (UTC)[1]ah time to reload the cup..mmm sure was good...Added by ToaMeiko

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Blueberr6014 Blueberr6014 10 August 2013
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WIKI:  Java Moon Colony

Cafe' a place here in

WIki land for lovin' coffee tea & the pleasures of such.  A good cup of coffee starts my day properly..but I always love a good cup of tea, such as oolong or jasnine or a simple Lipton ..Ginger tea is a flavourite also Ginseng with honey & milk.  I'm the kind who loves the specialty flavour of Sweetner in my coffee/tea tho' I do appreciate the tradition simple approach.Blueberr6014 (talk) 22:15, August 10, 2013 (UTC)

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Blueberr6014 Blueberr6014 10 August 2013
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JAVA cafe ffinds home--again, thanks Wikia!1

Not a "new" but rather revamp't]= WIKI THIS WIKI IS GLAD TO BE IN THE WIKI COFEE TEA CHAIN OF WIKI!

Home of the Virtual Mountreal Silver Wings Treehouse Cafe' & Theatre. I

love to hear (blog/talk) about good stuff with coffe&tea. I like doughnuts in the morning with coffee is one of my flavourites..but I'm the kind who also prefers a good pot o' coffee/tea all the day...Blueberr6014 (talk) 22:09, August 10, 2013 (UTC)

This reminder that Coffee is still a major force in a Sane World. http://coffee.wikia.com/wiki/User_blog:Porterfield/Today_is_National_Coffee_Day thanks for a great blog paige Wiki put1 Merci.  Blueberr6014 (talk) 18:13, August 15, 2013 (UTC)

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Asnow89 Asnow89 16 April 2013
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"Death Wish" (The Latest Coffee Trend)

Most people do not dream of a death wish...but in this case, "Death Wish" is on the tip of everyone's tongues. This new kind of coffee claims to have the "most highly caffeinated premium dark roast organic coffee in the world". 

Do you normally need two to three cups of coffee to make it through the day? Not anymore! This cup will keep you alert and caffeinated for the duration of the day. Their beans have approximately 200% more caffeine than the average coffee bean.

Death Wish is organically grown, fair traded and shade grown. It has the flavor of dark-roasted Arabica coffee beans.

You can buy it for $19.99/lb.


Would you dare to try Death Wish Coffee? Yes. Maybe once or twice. No way.

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Gcheung28 Gcheung28 20 December 2012
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Wikia's 2012 Community Choice Awards



Hello!

We wanted to let you all know about a cool Wikia project called the Community Choice Awards! We're basically picking some of the best lifestyle milestones of 2012 and asking the communities to vote for what they think should win!

We're reaching out because the Coffee Wiki has been nominated for Best Food Trend (for Boutique Coffee Roasters) along with Instagramming food, Gluten Free Food, Kale, Local Sourcing, Jewish food 2.0, Grandma food (pickling/canning/fermenting), Korean, Chia seeds, and Greek yogurt! If you think your drink trend should win, spread the word and come vote!

Feel free to add to the lists hereif you think anything is missing and I hope you enjoy participating in the Community Choice Awards!

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Darth henry Darth henry 24 October 2011
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favourite coffee

what is your favourite brand of coffee

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Porterfield Porterfield 29 September 2011
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Today is National Coffee Day

Today is National Coffee Day here in the United States, so let us raise a cup of our favorite roast in honor of the man who is credited with discovering the wonders of the coffee plant by the National Coffee Association: Kaldi, the Ethiopian goat herder. Thanks to him, waking up in the morning isn't so bad anymore, and going to work is actually plausible.

Assuming you drink coffee every day, you must be asking yourself, "what's so special about National Coffee Day?" Well, unless you have absolute brand allegiance to Dunkin Donuts Coffee or Starbucks, it's possible to get a free cup of joe on this holiday. 7-11, Thornton's, and Krispy Kreme are all giving away free coffee today. Caribou Coffee and Publix supermarkets are hosting two-for-one …

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LexiLexi LexiLexi 28 September 2011
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The Fifteen Occupations that Need Coffee The Most

CareerBuilder and Dunkin Donuts have joined powers to create a list of the top fifteen occupations that need the most coffee. Think yours is on it? Topping the list is a scientist or lab technician, followed by a marketing/PR professional. You can check out the rest of the list here.

They also figured out some pretty cool stats about coffee and occupation--apparently people most likely to have their coffee black are hotel workers, judges and attorneys. Who would have thought?


So, just in case you thought you drank too much coffee, maybe you're drinking the perfect amount for your occupation--or even not enough! Check out the top fifteen list on sacbee.com and drink up!

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Wagnike2 Wagnike2 21 September 2011
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Coffee Not Only Powers Your Body, But Also Cars

For most people, it's difficult to start their day without consuming at least a cup or two of coffee (I should know, I've had three today). The feeling that one gets when they consume a cup of delicious java is indescribable. Coffee powers many people throughout the day. But what if your car could also be powered by coffee? It turns out that perhaps it can be.

Over in England, a gentleman and definite coffee afficionado, named Martin Bacon created a vehicle which he dubs the "Carpuccino." This vehicle works when coffee granules are made into pellets and the pellets are burned into a gas that fuels the vehicle.

Recently, Bacon used his Carpuccino to supposedly break the world land speed record for vehicles that run on burning waste. Supposedl…

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Kate.moon Kate.moon 24 August 2011
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Starbucks Secret Menu

Most people have their regular favorite drink at Starbucks, but have you ever tried to order...(gasp) off the menu? Before you go off concocting random drinks, here is a compiled list of Starbucks's secret menu from Yahoo Shine!

From "Dirty Chai" to "Chocolate Dalmatian," these drinks are sure to excite coffee lovers! Check out the secret gallery below. Which drink would you try out?

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LexiLexi LexiLexi 22 August 2011
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KISS Opening a Rock and Roll Coffee House in Las Vegas


If you like rock and roll and you like coffee, then you're in luck. The rock band Kiss is opening a new "rock n' roll coffee house" in Las Vegas, according to the Las Vegas Sun. Not surprisingly, this won't be your usual coffee house. Patrons will be greeted by a pair of twenty-foot tall boots, and in addition to regular coffee, the coffee house will sell "rockaccinos" in flavors like S'mores and Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough. The 100-oz coffee mugs are light-up and play rock n'roll. They haven't yet found their location however--and this will be their second rock n' roll coffee house. Is this a place you'd love to go to? Or do you prefer a more classic coffee experience? Comment below, and drink up!

Source: Eater.com

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LexiLexi LexiLexi 16 August 2011
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Starbucks Ends Jonathan's Communal Coffee Card


Sad news awaits for those who enjoyed using Starbucks' Jonathan Card, the communal coffee card with transferable credit. Starbucks has shut down the card due to fear of fraud, after discovering blogger Sam Odio was taking advantage of this system and transferring money from his Jonathan Card onto his debit card, in hopes to buy an Ipad.

Odio claims he was actually going to sell the card on eBay and give the proceeds to charity. However, Starbucks realizes that Odio, and probably many more people, were using the card for fraudulent purposes.

A spokesperson for the company says Starbucks is "sad about it, first and foremost, because we were legitimately cheering on this experiment."

Unfortunately, for all of you who enjoyed using the Jonatha…


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Wiseamy0818 Wiseamy0818 4 July 2011
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Coffee

Do you like brown coffee or black coffee.

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Bchwood Bchwood 16 May 2011
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Tips to combat high coffee prices

As reported two weeks ago here, coffee prices have been on the rise and show no signs of abating. So here are some money saving tips for baristas and coffee aficionados to help make your brewing cost efficient:

Buy Small and Buy Often
In an ideal world, you might roast the beans at home for the ultimate in freshness but that’s a difficult and often time-consuming process. The easier route is to buy coffee in small quantities and use promptly. Even though the flavor of coffee begins to fade after roasting, beans will certainly stay fresh for several weeks, especially if kept in a can or canister with a tight-fitting lid, away from heat, light, and dampness.

Grind the Beans Yourself
Grinding beans only when you need them avoids staleness, cont…


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Bchwood Bchwood 26 April 2011
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Coffee prices brewing

Coffee prices have topped $3 a pound for the first time in more than 34 years. What is causing our caffeine fix to cost more? There are two primary factors brewing here: 1. Bad weather and 2. Demand is growing amongst the middle-classes in many countries.

Poor harvests due to inclement weather of high-grade Arabica beans have significantly contributed to the surge in coffee prices. Colombia, the second-largest producer, was expected to have a supply of 10m bags in 2011-- but because of heavy rain, traders have scaled down their forecast to about 8.5m. Crops in places like Mexico have been affected by low temperatures, and market analysts are especially concerned about Brazil, the world's biggest coffee producer, for producing less than expe…

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ThatBlindMouse100 ThatBlindMouse100 15 April 2011
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black coffee? (coffee without milk!)

Does anyone here like black coffee? I had recently tasted it and it was so dry and awful. I also prefer coffee decaffed. What do you think? do you agree with my opinion?

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DaedalusHowell DaedalusHowell 8 April 2011
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Master Baristo Giorgio Milos demonstrates technique at Mandarin Oriental

There's getting your venti Pike's Place served to you by a snarling 20-something with a chip on her shoulder as big as her graduate degree thesis, then there's a nice cuppa by master baristo Giorgio Milos. The legendary Italian stallion of espresso will be showcasing the art of authentic Italian espresso, courtesy of Illy Caffe and the Mandarin Oriental Coffee Bar in San Francisco, from 9 to 11 a.m., Monday, April 11.

Milos was awarded master barista status (yes, there is such a thing) by the Speciality Coffee Association of Europe and placed among the world's top craftspeople in the World Barista Championships. He serves on the faculty of the Universita del Caffe, Illy's coffee-centric facility at its headquarters in Trieste, Italy.

Well-v…

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DaedalusHowell DaedalusHowell 6 April 2011
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Don't Cry Over Spilled Latte: Starbuck's on MSNBC's "Morning Joe"

Okay, there’s an MSNBC show called “Morning Joe.” It segues to commercial breaks with bumpers that read “Brewed by Starbucks.” Every cuppa that an anchor sips from is branded with the java juggernaut’s mermaid logo. In fact, it’s been a “name sponsor” of the show for two-years, to the well-reported tune of $10 million.

So why is anyone shocked that Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz got a plum seven-minute interview to tout his empire’s 40th anniversary? Though MSNBC didn’t formally announce the relationship prior to the interview, it’s surely implicit.

As Brian Steinberg reports in AdAge Mediaworks, some have taken umbrage despite the cable channel’s insistence that if warranted it get frothy with the sponsor.

At the time of its inception, Phil Gr…

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Meganhassler Meganhassler 1 April 2011
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Coffeelicious- Coffee-flavored barbeque sauce

We are used to coffee-flavored products like coffee ice cream, coffee cake, coffee syrup, cappuccino stout and many more. But one of the most recent coffee-flavored products it a surprising combination.

Two Kansas City companies have collaborated to create coffee-flavored barbeque sauce. Original Juan Specialty Foods and the Roasterie spent time getting the proportions right in their Super Tuscon Coffee Barbeque Sauce.

After eight months of collaboration the two companies agreed there was enough coffee in the sauce. Danny O’Neill, founder of the Roasterie, told the Kansas City Star, "Original Juan would bring it over for us to taste and we would say, ‘It’s awesome. But if you are asking us, there isn’t enough coffee in it.’"

Is there enough c…

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DaedalusHowell DaedalusHowell 31 March 2011
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Starbucks to buy Peet's?

Chris Morran of the Consumerist, reported that former friends-turned-rivals Peet’s Coffee and Starbucks are in talks for a merger –or rather, an acquisition, seeing as the Seattle-based Starbucks is nearly ten times the size of the San Francisco Bay Area-based Peet’s.

“Analysts predict that Starbucks could quickly double or triple the value of Peet's, which currently has almost 200 retail outlets in addition to its brands of packaged coffees it sells through Safeway and Kroger,” reports Morran.

Though chatter is rampant online, there have been no formal announcements as such from either company, whose respective stories share the same origin myth. According to coffee house lore, the original Peet's Coffee in Berkeley, CA, was the inspiration…

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Meganhassler Meganhassler 17 March 2011
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Coffee lowers risk of stroke and other heart problems

For coffee lovers the health benefits are sort of a moot point, but it is always nice to be reassured that your addictions are beneficial. The health benefits and drawbacks are argued have been debated for years.

In a recent study done by Swedish researchers 34,670 women were monitored for just over 10 years and there were 1680 stroke events. The researchers adjusted for other risk factors and drew the correlation that, “low or no coffee consumption is associated with an increased risk of stroke in women.”

This study was published online on March 10, 2011 but it is not the first study to suggest this. Last year the Kaiser Permanente Division of Research in Oakland, CA. found that “coffee drinkers may be less likely to be hospitalized for hea…

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DaedalusHowell DaedalusHowell 16 March 2011
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Caffeine is a Drug

The druggie gags that surface around caffeine may belie more than their tellers realize. Sure people talk about “mainlining” espresso and about the intensity of their “addiction” but the fact is, according The Science and Lore of Alcohol and Caffeine author Stephen Braun, caffeine is a drug.

“I don't think the mass of folks really consider caffeine a drug. It’s so omni-present and, of course, so relatively mild and socially accepted, that I think, for the mass of people, it's almost invisible,” Braun said in an interview with Lifehacker last year. “Understanding caffeine as a drug can help make sense of things like rebound headaches, rebound fatigue, insomnia, or heightened anxiety—just some of the less pleasant things that can occur from c…

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Meganhassler Meganhassler 11 March 2011
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There's a bug in my coffee

We don't like it when something unexpected falls in our cup of coffee of a fly ends up in the pot but did you ever consider what tries to disrupt our precious coffee beans before they have been processed?

Earlier this month the Associated Press reported Kona coffee growers on Hawaii's big island were worried about their beans.Beetles were boring into the beans. Hawaii is the nation's only coffee-producing region and their signature bean was being threatened by a bug.

The beetle is a Hypothenemus hampei native to Africa and is about the size of a sesame seed. According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service production rates have been dropping over the last few years. Last year the farmers in North and South Kona produced 7.9 million …

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DaedalusHowell DaedalusHowell 3 March 2011
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Maxwell House 80s Flashback brought you by Justine Bateman

A quarter-century ago, Maxwell House took a flyer with then-ad agency Ogilvy and Mather and cranked out a bunch of odd spots with TV actors waxing sentimental about its instant coffee product. The pitchman were a motley of personalities that included Justine Bateman* of Familiy Ties, Harry Anderson of Night Court and Bronson Pinchot, the most qualified to pitch coffee given his turn as "Serge" the gallerist who offers Eddie Murphy an espresso with a "lemon twist" in Beverly Hills Cop.

Suffice it to say, the results were mixed. Though the advertisers attempted an off-the-cuff vibe, the bits were obviously scripted to play on the perceived character quirks of the actors (Bateman breezily assesses her appearances in tabloid headlines, Anderson…

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DaedalusHowell DaedalusHowell 2 March 2011
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MilitaryCoffee.org Launches Coffee Service for Troops

The last thing troops deployed in the oil-rich Middle East need is “Texas Tea." But Texas coffee? That’s something else entirely. Granted, if I were out there, my cheeky humor would land me, deservedly, in the brig where I doubt the coffee is as good as that soon to be enjoyed the enlisted – courtesy of the entrepreneurial McClure family of Texas and their partners Ellie Glidewell and Emmie Thomas.

Together they launched MilitaryCoffee.org (a spin-off, armed forces-themed unit of their coffee retail site Coffee.org) in “partnership with the Army Air Force Exchange (AFFES) to serve all Active Duty Military, Retirees, Reserves, the National Guard and their dependants,” according to their press release.

Established in 1895, the AAFES, known col…

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Meganhassler Meganhassler 28 February 2011
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Don't cry over a broken french press

With five people and one french press in a home it is vital that it is clean and ready to go in the morning. But when rushing to clean the french press the apparatus fell into the sink from atop the pile of dishes and crashed into the sink and broke.

While a new french press isn't outrageously expensive, we didn't want to buy a whole new french press when only one part was broken.

I went to a local kitchen supply store and found a replacement glass beaker for $17. Much less than the $40 for the new press. They can be found online for as low as $13 but if you don't want to wait for shipping the replacement is most likely at a kitchen supply store near you.

Rather than buying a whole new press do the research first and save yourself some money …

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DaedalusHowell DaedalusHowell 23 February 2011
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ATOMIC – The "Bomb" of Espresso Machines

Many an aficionado would have you believe that design peaked with the Mid-Century Modern movement. And it did –but nowhere more convincingly than in the ATOMIC Espresso Machine.

Designed by Giordano Robbiatti in 1947, the iconic caffeine delivery device is a case study in “form following function.”

As recent as four years ago, demand for vintage ATOMICA coffeemakers resulted in sales of mint condition specimens in the mid-thousands. Recognizing a potential market in re-issues, several entrepreneurial outfits began manufacturing ATOMIC-esque coffeemakers in China and India, with reproduction of the original design made by in Taiwan by La Sorrentina.

Colin Newell cites an unnamed “expert” on CoffeeCrew.com as observing hat “The history of the A…

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Meganhassler Meganhassler 19 February 2011
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Don't throw your grounds away, let them keep working for you

Coffee grounds. The inevitable waste of a caffeine addict. We throw them away or maybe compost them, but is there a better way?

After throwing my grounds away for the last 10 year I have been a coffee drinker I finally decided to see what else this by product could be used for. After only about 5 minutes of research I found more than 20 ways to reuse them.

1) Organic fertilizer- Plants like acidic soils, so add a some grounds to your soil. Rosebushes, rhododendrons, camellias, evergreens, carrots, and radishes do especially well with coffee grounds.


2) Organic pest and ant repellent- Sprinkle in garden or any area of the yard which has unwanted guests.

3) Organic cat repellent- While cats can be awesome pets, they can track through your garden. I…


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DaedalusHowell DaedalusHowell 17 February 2011
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Folgers Jingle Contest Gets a Refill

For a lucky songwriter locked in a home-studio somewhere in America, the best part of waking up will be when their cup runneth over with $25,000. At least that’s what caffeine-friendly singer-songwriters are keeping in mind as they enter the 2011 Folgers Jingle contest.

As with last year, the coffee giant is inviting tunesmiths to riff out a new version of their iconic jingle, originally written by Leslie Pearl in 1984. The ditty has since been performed in country, gospel, jazz, R&B, folk, Celtic and a cappella versions, according to Folger’s micro-site for the contest, BestPartofWakinUp.com.

The winning java jingle not only brings the aforementioned $25,000 but a “chance to appear in a Folgers Coffee commercial, plus a special mentoring se…

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Meganhassler Meganhassler 16 February 2011
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Need. Coffee. Now.

With drive-thrus Americans were able to get food quickly. Now we want everything faster: our news updates on Twitter every 5 minutes, checking and updating on our smart phones constantly, and now coffee.

The normal time it takes to brew a cup of coffee is no longer acceptable to some. They want it, and they want it now. Didn't our parents tell us that patience was a virtue, but now in our fast live in the 21st century we have forgotten how to enjoy the simple things like brewing a cup of coffee.

With this desire for things faster, the coffee industry and producers have been finding ways to appeal to the busy lifestyles of people. Starbucks released there line of instant coffee in 2009 and have since expanded with different blends, iced and h…

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Kimberly McCollister Kimberly McCollister 8 February 2011
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How to Make a Heart Foam Latte

I have to admit; I am a sucker for the heart foam latte. I enjoy the occasional leaf but the heart will alway have a place in my...uhhh....heart. Use this step by step guide to prepare the perfect latte for your valentine!

Step by Step:

  1. Pour milk into your steam pitcher.
  2. Put the steam wand at the bottom of the pitcher. Turn on the steam, and slowly raise the wand until it is near the top of the milk. Lower the pitcher as the milk rises so the steam wand stays 1 cm away from the top of the milk. The milk should not stretch too much nor should there be any big bubbles. This should create a smooth, velvety milk as opposed to the foam that sits atop most espresso drinks.
  3. Allow the milk to reach 80 ºF (27 ºC). Then place the steam wand on the side …
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Meganhassler Meganhassler 4 February 2011
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Coffee-mate giveaway reaches google top search

Coffee-mate launched a promotion on Facebook this Free Flavor Friday, offering coupons for free bottles of Coffee-mate! All you had to do was be in the first 100,000 to "Like" them on Facebook and then you could claim your coupon for your free bottle. The offer launched Feb. 4 at 9 a.m. PST.

After coffee lovers started logging in and trying to get their free bottle, the Free Flavor Friday tab on their Facebook page went down. People began contacting the company and searching Google. After a few hours of reassuring fans, working out tech problems and offering an additional 20,000 coupons, the giveaway was a success! They now have a whopping 223,000+ fans on Facebook!

Coffee-mate gave away 120,000 coupons for free bottles by about 2 p.m. PST. …

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Meganhassler Meganhassler 22 January 2011
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Zooming in on Starbucks' Siren

The discussion about the announcement of the new logo celebrating Starbucks' 40th anniversary was all over Twitter and the rest of the web quickly after the news was released. The Siren featured in the logo has been with the company since they started in 1971.

According to the Starbucks website, when looking for a logo and wanting to "capture the seafaring history of coffee and Seattle's strong seaport roots," they looked through old marine books when they found the the 16th century Norse siren. with a picture of a large detailed siren the next logo was a skinnier, simpler siren and they simplified to Starbucks Coffee.

Since they began they have changed the logo 3 times including the newest change. They implemented the green and black they a…

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