A Beginner’s Guide to Loving Black Coffee

Black coffee is like the little black dress of the beverage world: running from simple to sophisticated, it goes with everything– from shipping ports to boardrooms, academia to...

Gifts for Coffee-Lovin’ Dads, by Personality

Gifts for Coffee-Lovin’ Dads, by Personality Dads can be tricky to find gifts for, especially if he’s one of those men who already has everything,...

The Bravest Bean: Of Coffee, War, and Presidents

No one in history, perhaps, has ever appreciated a cup of coffee more than a soldier. A soldier on active duty? Even more so. A...

A Tale of Two Yirgacheffes

This season, we’re singing the praises of natural process Ethiopian coffee. Here’s why. There are so many reasons to love African coffee, especially Ethiopian coffee. Ethiopia’s coffee...

Iced Coffee 101: All Aboard the Polar Express

Iced coffee could really use some better internet PR. Google “iced coffee” and the first few hits are recipes that utilize pre-ground coffee from a...

Fact & Fiction: What Mom told you about coffee

Growing up, Mom knew best. She answered your many, many questions and tried to guide you toward safe solutions instead of outlandish ideas. But...

Brazilian Coffee: A Chocolaty Coffee’s Rich History

The Legend The first coffee planted in Brazil begins with quite the scandal. According to legend, Francisco de Melo Palheta traveled to French Guiana...

4 Easy Ways to Brew Coffee Outdoors

In the Pacific Northwest, we like to get outside as much as possible. If you’re the outdoorsy type, you know there’s nothing quite like...

5 Coffee Myths Debunked

Have you ever been afraid to enjoy your daily coffee after hearing about a wild side effect from a friend? There are so many...

Bluebeard Coffee: There’s a New Roaster in Town

We are so proud to welcome our new roasting partner, Bluebeard Coffee, to the Bean Box family. Bluebeard owner, Kevin McGlocklin, fell in love with roasting when...