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Pour Over Coffee: Brew With The Best

Pour Over Coffee: Brew With The Best

Rules of Thumb for an Amazing Pour Over

Why do we love the pour over coffee method?

1. it's really easy and quick

2. you can pretty much guarantee a good cup of coffee every time

IF you're looking to brew with the best, we have a few rules of thumb to share. Not only will your coffee breaks be better, but you can show these tips to your friends and prove your coffee cred. 😉

Check out this video and make sure you have your tools ready so you can brew-it-yourself along with Christina!

Fresh? Or Not?!

Fresh? Or Not?!

Fresh… or not? How to tell?

When you’re buying coffee – or wondering if that bag of beans you’ve found in the back of the cupboard is still any good – there are a couple ways you can figure out if it’s fresh or not even before you taste it.

Read on to find out how to tell if your coffee is FRESH… or NOT.

Earn Money For Your Cause: Coffee Fundraising

Earn Money For Your Cause: Coffee Fundraising

Rev up your fundraising!

Truly - as easy as 1, 2, 3!

Are you looking for a fun way to raise money for your cause?

Something that's easy to sell because everybody already loves it?

Well look no further!

I'm so excited to announce the new Sparkplug Coffee fundraising program. It's fast, easy and 100% risk free!

Learn more & sign up now

Special rewards for the first campaigns (limited number of spots available)

Roadster - summer fun

Roadster - summer fun

Roadster. Fun for the summer.

Our newest seasonal coffee, Roadster, gets its exceptional taste from a Guatemalan coffee. Farmed with care on a small, family-owned farm and medium-roasted to bring out its sweetness and classic styling, this is a coffee you'll love.

Gold is Best. Yes. Ecuador Gold now in season.

Gold is Best. Yes. Ecuador Gold now in season.

Ecuador Gold is Best. Yes.

Ecuador Gold is a medium roast bean from a small collective in the Andes that was started to help the local farmers recover economically after the 2016 earthquake.

Only 20 sacks of coffee were produced last season. We are so lucky that we got our hands on some! And you can, too - but just for a very short time….

Hey Honey!

Yummy honey processed coffee

We know that Gold is Best Best Best. Yes# and our current feature coffee blend, Ecuador Gold, is based on a golden, honey process, small lot coffee from Ecuador. The beans have a natural sweetness and are ahhhh-mazing! as cold brew coffee.

Wet, Dry & Honey Processed Coffee

Before we get into how the honey process works, let's look at what coffee is and the different processing methods.