Category Archives: Coffee Info / Education

Information on coffee, or how to brew, grind or roast coffee.

Coffee Q&A: Dark Roast

Are you a coffee drinker? Do you go to your favorite cafe just to start your day with a cup? Or maybe you brew at home? Have you ever wanted to know more about your favorite beverage? Have you ever … Continue reading

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Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Coffee Cupping (Abridged) pt 3

Hey again! I’m so glad you’re back to learn more about cupping! Last time we talked about what you’ll see at a set up cupping! You got to the cupping room and saw the table, and I gave you a … Continue reading

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Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Coffee Cupping (Abridged) pt 2

Hello again! Welcome Back! Hopefully, my last post piqued your interest in cupping, and you’re ready to learn more. Last week, I talked a little about why Coffee Professionals cup coffees and why you might want to try it out yourself. … Continue reading

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Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Coffee Cupping (Abridged) Pt 1

Hello, readers! If you have been following us on social media, you might have seen a few posts lately about Coffee “Cuppings.” This might have raised a few eyebrows for you. I know when someone first told me they were … Continue reading

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What’s new at Black River Roasters?

First and foremost, thank you to all who supported us on our grand opening! To those who made it and those who could not, your continued support and love of coffee keeps us going everyday! The turnout for our grand opening … Continue reading

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Three Coffee-Harvesting Processes and the Effect on Flavor

Why are there so many coffees in the world if it ends up as just a cup of coffee?   A coffee bean is packed with a lot more than just caffeine. A good bean is infused with delicate tasting … Continue reading

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Perfect Cup? You Bet!

This is a sort of challenge I’m proposing for ourselves, and once we’re open, we need to know what you have to say; can Black River Roasters make a perfect cup of coffee? A lot of coffee out there is … Continue reading

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Why Certify?

We make a point of selling not just coffee, but USDA Organic, Fairtrade, Rainforest Alliance, and Bird Friendly-Certified coffees. So what does it matter, or are we frivolously jumping on that green marketing machine? Coffee is the world’s second-largest traded … Continue reading

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Can Coffee Burn Fat?

Can you believe that it is already March?!  I know I cannot!  Summer is quickly coming and it is time to get ready for bathing suit season! Previously, I have written about how green coffee bean extract can help you … Continue reading

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Is Camel Milk the Newest Trend to Add to Coffee?

Camelccinos and Camelattes might be on the rise in the UK.  Could this trend make it over to the US? However, this is not the first time that camel milk has been used in coffee.  On August 14, 2013, NY … Continue reading

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