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If you're not into the whole brevity thing.

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Origins: Brazil

Dec. 5, 2017 - Story by Blue Bottle Staff

Our origins series delves into the history of one country (and coffee) at a time

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Whatever Happened to the After-Dinner Demitasse?

Oct. 19, 2017 - Story by Blue Bottle Staff

A look at a bygone tradition

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Origins: Ethiopia

Oct. 9, 2017 - Story by Blue Bottle Staff

Our origins series delves into the history of one country (and coffee) at a time

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Why Cultivars Matter

Oct. 2, 2017 - Story by Blue Bottle Staff

The botanical differences in the coffees we serve

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The Basics of Coffee Processing

Aug. 15, 2017 - Story by Blue Bottle Staff

What happens after the fruit is picked and before it arrives in our roastery

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Travels with Charlie: Sumatra

Jan. 16, 2017 - Story by Blue Bottle Staff

Immerse yourself in the sights and scents of Indonesia's greatest supplier of coffee.

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Tokyo in Five Cups of Coffee

Dec. 6, 2016 - Story by James Freeman

James Freeman takes us through Tokyo, one cup of coffee at a time.

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At Home with Joe Pugliese and Claressinka Anderson

Jul. 18, 2016 - Story by Blue Bottle Staff

A curator and a photographer, at home with Blue Bottle Coffee in Santa Monica.

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​Why Do We Source Single Origins?

May. 12, 2016 - Story by Charlie Habegger

"Coffee should taste like what it is: a tropical fruit seed, separated and cleaned of the flesh, dried, roasted until caramelized, and then crushed and extracted into water." – Charlie Habegger, Green Coffee Buyer

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​Spring Compendium: Issue 01

Mar. 22, 2016 - Story by James Freeman

Proust, Trident gum, and finding solace in a “dumb” phone

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To a 10-Year-Old Boy, the Future Is Cast in Steel

Feb. 23, 2016 - Story by James Freeman

To a boy hungry for the future, that car was everything—mystery, complexity, elegance, rarity, and urbanity. The car, even in pictures, reeked of promise for the coming years.

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The World of Barista Competitions

Dec. 18, 2015 - Story by Michael Phillips

At Blue Bottle, we’re currently in the midst of our In-House Barista Competitions, and the excitement has been building region to region.

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We Have a Winner!

Jan. 12, 2015 - Story by Blue Bottle Staff

Our Ethiopia Sidama Homacho Waeno was selected as a 2015 Good Food Awards winner.

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*Except for Espresso

Mar. 12, 2014 - Story by Tony Konecny

Tony talks about the perils, pitfalls, problems, and promise of espresso.