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Bean Handling

What's the best way to store coffee beans?

almost 2 years ago by Andrew F.
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Storing coffee properly is easy, once you know what you're trying to solve for: preventing oxidation (spoiling) by limiting (as much as possible) exposure to air, moisture, and sunlight. Resealable coffee bags and tins are... See full answer
- Matthew B., Chief Coffee Wrangler

How long is coffee good for?

almost 2 years ago by kevin W.
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Once coffee is roasted the clock is ticking. Freshly roasted coffee is full of rich flavor with no bitter edge. As a general rule, coffee is at peak freshness for 2-3 weeks off of roast.... See full answer
- Ryan F., Chief Coffee Schemer

Why is some coffee so expensive?

over 1 year ago by C. Paulin
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You've probably noticed an increase in local coffee roasters and shops in your neighborhood. It's no surprise, specialty coffee is the fast growing segment of the coffee market. The promise of specialty coffee is better... See full answer
- Ryan F., Chief Coffee Schemer