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Dark roast vs light roast - the eternal question. The roast of your coffee affects more than just the flavor.  Most people need some amount of caffeine to function day-to-day, and sometimes you might need a lot of caffeine - we get it, life can be very stressful (and we’re pretty sure the average college student has more coffee in their veins than blood). But the question when you grab your morning coffee is always the same: what kind of roast? Dark roast for its smoky flavor, a light roast for its sky-high caffeine content, or something in between?...

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As with all the best things in life, a good cup of coffee is the result of an intensive process to create a quality bean and a delicious beverage. 1. Planting The first step in any farming endeavor is planting. The coffee beans (which are technically seeds, not beans) are planted to grow coffee trees, which produce coffee cherries 2. Harvesting Once the coffee trees bear fruit - which takes up to four years! - the cherries are picked once they’ve turned a shade of red similar to a ripe apple. Whether the cherries are picked by hand or with...

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Whether you’re a drip coffee purist or an espresso aficionado, your favourite caffeinated beverage says something about you. 

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