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Fireside Seasonal Coffee

Fireside Seasonal Coffee

Fireside

A dark and delicious coffee to keep you warm this winter

Fireside is based around a delicious naturally processed  bean from Sumatra, Indonesia. We roast it dark to highlight its smoky, earthy and spicy characteristics. Read on to learn more about this wonderful coffee (only here for a short time!). 

5 Facts about Nicaragua & Coffee

5 Facts about Nicaragua & Coffee

Nicaragua & Coffee

Did you know that...? 

Read on for some facts & figures behind the amazing beans coming out of Nicaragua - including those in Rock & Roll, our current feature blend.  Did you know that... 

A Special Coffee to Rock & Roll Your World

A Special Coffee to Rock & Roll Your World

Rock & Roll 

To make Rock & Roll, our newest feature coffee, we start with a natural coffee bean from a small family-owned farm in Nicaragua. Grown at a high altitude in the lush rainforest, the coffee is ripened on the tree and allowed to dry naturally (hence why it's called natural process) before the fruit is separated from the coffee bean. This special Nicaraguan bean is the secret that makes this coffee Rock & Roll. Read on to learn more about this special blend or get some Rock & Roll here - before we run out! 

Shipping News - Canada Post Update

Shipping News - Canada Post Update

Shipping News Update

Short version:  Canada Post workers may still strike or be locked out.

We're watching the situation and will make sure your coffee gets through.

Long version: read on for our acerbic commentary and hard-hitting analysis. ;)

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!)