I hadn’t had any Kona for years, so when some green beans were given to me as a gift, I was very excited! That excitement faded after roasting the first quarter of a pound, when the results were, well…ordinary. The Kona lacked that special flavor that has always helped it stand out in the past. […]

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Looking for a Christmas gift for a coffee lover? I recommend looking at the past Coffeeopolis stories in the Equipment category, you’ll find a lot of great ideas there! If you’re looking to buy coffee beans for someone, be careful. If the person you’re shopping for is truly a coffee connoisseur, they’ll most likely appreciate […]

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It seems every coffee shop tries to offer some special ‘holiday’ coffee beverage. I’ve never been a big fan of flavored coffee drinks, but even I indulge in one of this from time to time. This year, you can expect to find Starbucks offering Eggnog Lattes, Peppermint Mochas, and Gingerbread Lattes (not to mention food […]

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