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El Salvador Lenca: Featured Origin Select Coffee

Every month I get the pleasure of choosing a new single origin coffee to purchase and roast for our Origin Select program! It’s exciting to be able to choose where in the world our “travels” will take us next. Our Origin Select coffee this month comes from the Morazan region of El Salvador. 

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Let’s talk K-Cups®: scourge of the earth, or the coffee of the future?

  Beginning today, you can purchase Perkolator coffee in single-serve cups compatible with the Keurig® brewing system! For those of you that are excited about this, we are excited for you to try them and to hear how they stack up against what you are currently brewing! We’ve worked for a long time to create a product that will surpass the current selection available, in both flavor and freshness, while remaining at a competitive price point. For those of you who are concerned that we would ever package our product in such a way, let’s talk. We think that there’s room for everyone to enjoy our coffee however they brew!      Let’s address the elephant in the room, which...

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Mocha Java, the World’s First Blend (and ours, too!)

Mocha Java has a story almost as old as coffee itself… We’ve taken coffee from both of the original growing regions and roasted them individually (prior to blending them together) to bring out the best characteristics of each, creating what we believe to be a delicious version of this classic medium/dark roast, our Mocha Java Inaugural Blend!

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Joe's Story . . .

Thirty six years ago I had my first cup of coffee. I was on a plane, traveling from NY to California, alone. I was 7. My mother boarded me at LaGuardia, and my grandparents would pick me up in San Fransisco. I had only smelled coffee previously, and I liked what I knew of it. The flight attendant . . . asked what I wanted to drink. “I’ll have a coffee,” I said . . . “black.”

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Perkolator is Roasting!

We are excited to share with you that we have reached another huge milestone in our company history this past week when we installed a coffee roaster in the adjacent storefront to the café. That’s right…Perkolator Coffee now roasts our own coffee in house! We couldn’t be more excited to bring this kind of venture to our awesome corner of the city.  

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