The History of Coffee

Your alarm goes off at 6:30 AM.  As you drag your tired bones out of bed, your mind goes on autopilot straight to the...

Autumn Mornings Have Arrived

Autumn Mornings may be the most seasonal of our seasonal blends yet.

Light Roast vs. Dark Roast Coffee

You’re standing in line at a coffee shop, carefully decoding the menu options. Cappuccinos, mochas, dirty chais, latt...

Natural Attraction

Las Lajas, the name rolls off the tongue.  I remember seeing it on the menu boards of coffee shops I respected from c...

You are on a Dock ...

You’re the first one awake this morning. The smell of last night’s fire is still on your skin. You have cold brew in...

The Winters are Warm in Cauca

I first arrived in Bogotá early Friday evening. Scanning the crowd, I started recognizing faces that had been reshuff...

Heading to the Amaca Women’s Co-op

  While gathering further information on our upcoming Colombia trip, I asked what kinds of coffees we’ll be tastin...

Now Shipping: Spring Training

The days grow longer. The sun grows brighter. Seedlings grow indoors waiting for warming garden soil. This is Spring....

Going Back to Africa

Although in my role as Roastmaster and green coffee buyer I have never been to Africa, I feel that tomorrow’s trip to...

9 months from now...

Today we filled 83 wet bourbon barrels with 350 pounds of Great Lakes coffee for the 2018 vintage of Griffin Claw's F...

Bold new flavors delivered fresh to your door every month.

This month's coffee selection is based on process, in lieu of country. We have two Costa Rica coffees and one from Et...

Rare, heirloom, and extremely limited supply

As we travel the world looking for tasty coffees, sometimes we find lots so small we can't sell them in our cafes. So...
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