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Which coffee goes best with your brew method?

You might know which brew method you prefer, but are you brewing the right coffee for your cup? The same coffee can taste completely different depending on how you brew it. So we asked one of our coffee buyers, who travels the world to find the best coffee, which Allegro...

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Giving Tuesday: Where to Donate this Holiday Season

This year, instead of Black Friday sales, we put together a list of all the wonderful organizations we’ve donated to throughout the year as part of our Making Coffee Matter series. If you’re looking for a great non-profit to donate to this Giving Tuesday, you’ll feel good about giving to...

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Candied Coffee Walnuts: Easy Make Ahead Holiday Treat

  How do the holidays creep up so fast?! If you're headed to a holiday party, hosting, or just trying to plan ahead for holiday gift baskets... these candied coffee walnuts hit the spot. Just make sure to store a few jars for yourself, once you taste them - you...

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Visiting Papua New Guinea

Our sourcing team is constantly traveling all over the world to find new and exciting coffees. Recently, one of our coffee buyers, Josemaria, took a trip to Papua New Guinea, one of the most remote and exotic coffee producing countries in the world. He had a great time and told...

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Q&A with Our Director of Sourcing, Christy Thorns

From “flavor dog” to Director of Sourcing, Christy Thorns has seen a lot of change at Allegro (and the whole coffee industry) since she started at our headquarters back in ’94. She’s been a true pioneer in the coffee world and we had a chance to sit down and ask...

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Pumpkin Spice Cold Brew Recipe 🎃

  If you hear pumpkin spice when someone says fall, this recipe is for you. Take everything you love about our pumpkin spice cold brew and add a cozy couch and your pajamas.   Ingredients: 1oz sweetened condensed milk 3 pumps pumpkin spice syrup 10.5 oz cold brew Ice Optional:...

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Galapagos La Tortuga: The Islands of Turtles and Coffee

  Two years ago, our release of Galapagos La Tortuga was so delicious, we had to bring it back again. We roasted this year's lot to bring out the notes of salted caramel, sweet spice, and lime- creating a truly unique cup. What makes this coffee even more remarkable is...

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Helping Coffee Producers Diversify Their Income with Food 4 Farmers

  Coffee buyer, Jess Brooks, recently took a trip to Guatemala with Food 4 Farmers, our partners and $10k donation beneficiary for our most recent Making Coffee Matter release, Organic Café La Abeja. Jess had the opportunity to visit some of the farms that have been learning commercial beekeeping and...

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Coffee and Bluegrass: Our 20+ Year Partnership with Planet Bluegrass

  A 20+ year partnership means lots of coffee and lots of bluegrass. Our events manager, Chris Rogers, has been at several Planet Bluegrass events over the past four years and explains why our long-lasting relationship has been so great and where you can find us if you're at Folks Fest...

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The Four Minute Breakfast: Coffee and Toast Will Save Holiday Mornings

  It’s hard to believe December is here and holidays are right around the corner. It feels like we blinked and fall is over. Whether you're sad to see those brisk fall mornings go or excited to have a full house over the holidays, don’t skip your coffee or breakfast...

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