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Support Local: Hedley & Bennett

Nov. 18, 2016 - Story by Blue Bottle Staff

A marriage of utility and pleasure

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Support Local: Ambatalia Bento Bag + Bella Donovan Coffee

Nov. 15, 2016 - Story by Blue Bottle Staff

A Japanese tradition, with a twist

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Coffee, the Marriage Saver

Feb. 18, 2014 - Story by ryan brown

​Ecuador is often overlooked, but it has the land and varieties to produce exceptional quality coffee, and Ena Galletti is in the middle of it.

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The Answer is Kenya

Jan. 22, 2014 - Story by ryan brown

People always ask me where the best beans come from. It’s a tough question, and there are no wrong answers, but I’ve got to say Kenya. Here’s why.

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El Regalito is a Big Gift

Oct. 28, 2013 - Story by ryan brown

Pick a reason: the best coffee varieties, awesome elevation, ample shade, superb soil, excellent climate, careful cherry selection, meticulous processing.

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From Undrinkable to Exceptional

Oct. 15, 2013 - Story by ryan brown

Like many other cooperatives in and around Jimma, Ethiopia, Yukro used to produce terrible coffee. Today, it makes some of the best. What changed?

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The Paz Family Dynasty

Sep. 25, 2013 - Story by ryan brown

Benjamin Paz and his family have been milling coffee for three generations. We chatted about the changing face of Honduran coffee and all the hard work that goes into every bean.

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Inside Kagumo-ini

Sep. 15, 2013 - Story by ryan brown

At first, Kenya looks like a lot of other coffee-producing countries. But scratch the surface and you’ll find a unique history that’s led it to produce some of the best beans in the world.

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Cheaters, Tigers, and Funny Bunnies

Sep. 11, 2013 - Story by ryan brown

Ricardo “El Tigre” Zelaya probably taught his nieces and nephews everything they know about winning, because he’s been doing the same thing with coffee for as long as I’ve known him.

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Lost in the Gedeo Zone

Sep. 3, 2013 - Story by ryan brown

After traveling for 30 hours from San Francisco to Addis Ababa, with another flight and a day's drive ahead of you, missing luggage can put a serious dent in your calm.

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