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Cupping Counter Culture Coffee

As a sort of post-bachelor party my groomsmen and I went to Counter Culture Coffee’s headquarters/roastery in Durham for their weekly public cupping. Peter Giuliano, CCC’s Director of Coffee, led the cupping, walking us through the basic steps: fragrance, aroma, … Continue reading

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How to Make Japanese Iced Coffee with Peter Giuliano

This is my favorite way to make iced coffee.

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Peregrines

Our connection in D.C. was delayed for a couple of hours, so Julie and I jumped on the metro to Eastern Market to grab some coffee at Peregrine Espresso, one of my favorite shops in America. The Apollo Espresso (currently … Continue reading

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So Many Options

I was glad to get my hands on the second to last Idido Natural, but I think I ended up enjoying the El Gavilan more. I always have the worst buyers regret.

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The Dripolator in Asheville, NC

When I last lived in the States (2 years ago) I didn’t even think about looking for specialty coffee in a city with less than a million people.  At the time Louisville’s 2 shop specialty scene was struggling to woo … Continue reading

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Jubala Village Coffee

The Triangle been home to one of America’s best roasters for a long time, but surprisingly there’s a shortage of shops actually brewing it well in town. If you want a proper shot of Counter Culture’s Apollo espresso, it might … Continue reading

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The Rest of the Story

This Idido Natural Sundried Yirgacheffe that Julie brough me from Counter Culture Coffee (by way of Raleigh 3rd Wave fav Jubala), is, simply put, an incredible coffee. It’s unbelievably sweet, super clean, bursting with berries and minor but clear citrus … Continue reading

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