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Coffee Terms: What is a Q-Grader?

Coffee Terms: What is a Q-Grader?

"Q-Grading" is a term used a lot in the specialty coffee world, so what is it exactly? Today we're going to break down what it's about, how people become certified, and the significance of what it all means. Luckily for us at Ferris, we have two staff members who are certified and can explain it all for us.

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Recipe: Caramel Walnut Coffee Cake Scones

Recipe: Caramel Walnut Coffee Cake Scones

There is nothing that can beat the first sip of coffee in the morning. Being a coffee lover, I crave my morning coffee more than anything else. I can honestly say if I had to choose between a cup of coffee or a delicious breakfast treat, I would choose the coffee. Recipe creation and blog writing by: Ally Tjoelker But thanks to Ferris Coffee, I really don't need to choose! Thanks to Ferris Coffee's wide assortment of coffee beans and nuts, you can have a cup of coffee & enjoy this delicious Caramel Walnut Coffee Cake Scones. The recipe is super simple, easy to make...

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Nitro Cold Brew Coffee Recipes

Nitro Cold Brew Coffee Recipes

More than just a drink, Nitro Cold Brew Black Coffee can be used as a cocktail mixer, atop your favorite ice cream desserts, and more! We may be biased, but check out our favorite recipes to add a kick of caffeine to!

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Coffee Basics: Roast Levels

Coffee Basics: Roast Levels

Becoming familiar with origin flavor characteristics plays a big part for how we roast coffee here at Ferris. Understanding the different stages of the roasting process is something we don’t take lightly when coming up with a recipe for our coffees. The coffee world is a complex, global industry. Coffee is the most popular beverage in the world, with more than 400 billion cups consumed each year and more specifically more than 450 million cups of coffee are consumed in the United States every day. So it seems you don't have to travel far to get a cup in your...

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