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Origin Story: Colombia Nariño
The Pickers Project, Proyecto Recoloectores, has once again produced a stunning micro lot of coffee that has left our tastebuds abundantly impressed. At Ferris, we've continued to try and find exciting single origin coffees to roast for you. Always on the look-out for coffees with a story, Colombia Nariño had us captivated. With an emphasis on elevating every person within the supply chain, Azahar Coffee's Picker Project Program directly aligns with our passion to help with the sustainability of the industry. Written and provided by Azahar Coffee The coffee industry's precarious business Working on a farm is not easy. Farmworkers from all over the...
Coffee Rub Brisket Recipe
Never-mind that there may be inches of snow on the ground, you'll be digging out your grill or smoker once you read this mouthwatering brisket recipe! Cooking brisket may be time consuming but the wait is well worth it when you add a touch of coffee rub to that decadent slab of meat. Recipe and blog written by Joe Leal, @theketogrillguy A new year means it's time to get back on track with some healthy meals. It also means breaking some old habits. I have had some really good steak salads in my life but never have tried a BRISKET salad. I...
Boozy Coffee Cocktail Recipes
Elevate your next party with these easy, coffee-infused cocktail recipes! All of these recipes feature our specialty coffees from around the world. Choosing a light, medium, or dark roast will change flavor profiles, but trust us when we say you wont be disappointed with any of these cocktails. Get ready to impress friends and family as the new resident mixologist and coffee connoisseur! And for those looking for virgin cocktails, we got you covered with some tasty solutions! There's now a number of zero-proof choices available at stores and we've found these substitutes to be equally delicious: Bourbon or Whiskey 1....
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.