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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….

The Secret of Cold Brew Coffee

The Secret of Cold Brew Coffee

coffee + water + time = magic

One of my hot weather treats is a nice cold coffee.

Different than iced coffee where hot coffee is poured over ice, cold brew coffee is made with room temperature or cool water and time. It is super easy to make and is extremely smooth, rich, flavourful and with zero acidity or bitterness. Another benefit - unlike hot brewed coffee, it stores for a week or more without losing its delicious flavour!

Now that I know how easy it is to mix up a batch, I love that I can make it at home instead of paying $4 a cup in a coffee shop!  Here is the Sparkplug Coffee guide to great-every-time cold brew coffee...

ACE is now in season

ACE is now in season

Ace: in season right now

This coffee is like an ACE up your sleeve

Dark & smoky beans from Sumatra balanced with sweetness from Colombia. Give it a try while it’s in season.

CoffeeSocks back in Stock - 2, 4, 6, basket & Hario (new!)

CoffeeSocks back in Stock - 2, 4, 6, basket & Hario (new!)

Reusable organic cotton coffee filters

Find the filter for your coffeemaker - pourover or automatic

several sizes and styles available:  cone pourover style in sizes #2, #4, #6 and Hario V60 plus basket filters for auto coffeemakers and cold brew filters, too! 

Our newest seasonal coffee is Da Bomb!

Our newest seasonal coffee is Da Bomb!

Da Bomb: in season right now

It's amazing, incredible, awesome - it's Da Bomb!

Direct to us from India. Try it straight up... or with a hit of chicory (served on the side).

Reboot with a Cold Brew Coffee Cocktail

Reboot with a Cold Brew Coffee Cocktail

Tim’s Reboot

Cold Brew Coffee Cocktail Recipe

Tim Everett: musician, coffee lover, foodie, bon vivant & all-round good guy created the Reboot for Sparkplug Coffee.  One of these will cool you down, perk you up and reboot your spirits. Read on for the recipe. (Hint - it involves Sparkplug Coffee cold brew plus booze. Yum!)