How Driftaway Coffee Changes the Sustainability Coffee Game

Spillin’ the Beans shines the spotlight on coffee companies, large and small, but we particularly love to cover family-owned organizations like Driftaway Coffee. By Samson Ray Why Choose Driftaway? Sometimes the heaviness and burden on the individual regarding climate change can be overwhelming. There are only so many things we can do that can actually … Read more

Discovering the Aromas and Flavors of the World Through Atlas Coffee Club

By: Brandon Allison Have you ever wondered what that morning cup of coffee tastes like in Brazil? Colombia? Ethiopia? Vietnam? Well, whether it is Central America, South America, Africa, or Asia, you can experience the unique flavors of these coffee capitals right at your doorstep.  Atlas Coffee Club is a monthly coffee subscription that provides … Read more

How to Craft: Iced Caramel Macchiato

By: Brandon Allison In this recipe, we will take a look at how to craft an iced caramel macchiato, a coffee shop staple. The iced caramel macchiato is an interesting drink for a few reasons. One, it’s actually an upside-down latte! Also, contrary to popular belief, it actually takes vanilla flavoring in the drink, not … Read more

How To Boost Your Morning With Your Perfect Coffee and Pastry Pairing

By: Samson Ray If there’s no such thing as modern-day superheroes, then why do baristas exist?  It’s my firm belief that a perfectly pulled shot of espresso by a local barista does more for society than most. The public needs their caffeine, and the most important ingredient is the person waking up at 4am to … Read more

How to Craft: Brown Sugar Shaken Espresso

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By: Brandon Allison This quick and easy “how-to” will guide you step by step on how to craft your very own brown sugar shaken espresso right from your own kitchen! Follow along with this short article (and first in our “How to Craft” series), and make your morning coffee routine more simple and delicious! When … Read more

Freeze Time – Unleashing the Cometeer Frozen Coffee Capsule Revolution

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A frozen coffee capsule?! It’s not a beverage – it’s a new way to make your favorite drink. Cometeer frozen coffee capsules are a game-changer for coffee lovers everywhere. The little aluminum containers might resemble K-cups that you’re undoubtedly familiar with but don’t be fooled. These innovative capsules offer a range of benefits that traditional … Read more

Get Schooled on Java – We’re Teaching All About Arabica Coffee

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Arabica coffee, robusta beans, crema, immersive coffee making, red eye, black eye, froth, misto – coffee isn’t just coffee anymore. There are so many buzzwords and terms that it can be challenging to keep up with everything. Fortunately, you have us, and we’ve got you covered. We won’t keep you hanging with all kinds of … Read more

Unveiling the Secret Behind Blue Bottle Coffee’s Popularity

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Are you searching Blue Bottle Coffee for Kyoto coffee, third-wave providers, cupping spoons, instant craft espresso, the famous Blue Bottle dripper, exceedingly rare options, or just to find out what all the buzz is about these days? Then, you’re in the right place, as Blue Bottle Coffee has become an iconic presence in the coffee … Read more

Butter in Coffee? Are You Serious?

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by Lu -, Spillin’ the Beans People have been putting butter in coffee for some time now. It may sound strange, but many people find the combination of coffee and butter delicious. Adding butter to coffee creates a beverage known as Bulletproof Coffee and one that’s been a hot topic in recent years. Before we … Read more

Vanilla? Hazelnut? Sugar-Free? Let’s Talk McDonald’s Iced Coffee

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by Lu -, Spillin’ the Beans Vanilla? Hazelnut? Sugar-Free? Let’s Talk McDonald’s Iced Coffee I didn’t realize that McDonald’s iced coffee launch was in 2007, but I recall the rollout. I’m a huge fan of McDonald’s breakfast, but not of drinking hot coffee in the car. So, the perfect menu addition was an iced version … Read more

Coffee with Health Benefits

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by Lu -, Spillin’ the Beans Everyone’s asking about coffee with health benefits. And, yes, quite a few options can be kinder to your system. But I want to introduce you to one that tastes like typical drip coffee that’s a hit with discriminating consumers. And, even though most are “probable” health benefits, there’s an … Read more

Coffee Trivia and Facts

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Coffee and espresso are two of the most popular drinks around the world. While they may seem like ordinary beverages, there’s much more to them than meets the eye. So, we thought we’d have a little fun and share some coffee trivia and facts. Why? Because a few are really fascinating (pay attention to #8). … Read more

Hanx Coffee: Tom Hanks’ Veteran-Supporting Coffee Line

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by Lu, Spillin’ the Beans I love coffee, good causes, and Tom Hanks. So, it’s fantastic to have the triple threat of things I love all in one blog post. If you haven’t heard about it yet, I’m excited to share some info about Hanx Coffee. Nope. It’s not spelled wrong. It’s Hanx and not … Read more

What’s the Deal with Adding Salt to Coffee?

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Adding salt to coffee might sound a bit strange. However, the practice isn’t new. Some documentation dates back to the 1800s (some earlier) when people used it as an alternative to sugar to make their coffee more palatable. Today, people still add salt to their coffee for various reasons, such as to reduce bitterness, improve … Read more

Coffee Sticks – The Magic of Microgrounds

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by Lu, Spillin’ the Beans This blog post is a must for any coffee drinker, as it’ll open up a whole new world of on-to-go-access and no coffee maker-needed java in the form of coffee sticks! Let’s start with what coffee sticks aren’t, as they are not wooden stirrers, coffee popsicles, or a new Jenga … Read more

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