Minas Espresso Blogs

December 7, 2021
Behind the Blend

On Veterans Day, Minas Espresso launched their new product, Service Blend, with a passionate hope to make a direct impact to support Military and First Responders in our community. We are giving back by donating 10% of proceeds for Service Blend sales to First Responder organizations, head over to our Shop page to buy your bag today!

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November 19, 2021
Spicing up your Coffee

Beyond the colder mornings, falling leaves, and sudden appearance of geese everywhere, Autumn has a few hallmarks that are inescapable signs of the fall season. In the coffee-world, this manifests itself as one of the biggest consumer crazes revolving around an individual drink that you’ll ever see.

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October 1, 2021
Crema: The Magical Espresso Foam

In keeping with the theme of our last few blog posts, an article featuring espresso as a brewing method is all but essential. Here in the United States, espresso is a well-known coffee beverage,

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September 2, 2021
Cold Brew: The Art of Slow Steeping

As we reach the late-summer months, some truly wonderful experiences begin to manifest, and we’re reminded why summertime is associated with life, fun, and happiness.

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August 2, 2021
Extracting the Coffee: Percolation vs. Immersion

Most people go to coffee shops for the convenience and perhaps to enjoy a particular brew. When making coffee at home however, one has control over all aspects of the end product. There are a multitude of subtle differences that can have a profound effect on your cup of coffee: bean type, grind coarseness, ground-to-water ratio.

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July 7, 2021
What Makes Minas Espresso So Special? A Look at Specialty versus Commercial Coffee

If you’ve taken a look at what the coffee market has to offer, then you may have noticed the term “specialty” used to distinguish certain coffees. These usually produce a higher quality brew, but what exactly makes specialty coffee so special? The answer isn’t as simple as you may think.

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June 2, 2021
From Farm to Cup

Here at Minas Espresso, we take pride in ensuring our entire process is done sustainably while maintaining the utmost quality—from the start of our coffee’s journey on a farm in Brazil, to its final destination in your morning mug. From growing to harvesting to processing, our farmers are personally involved every step until the beans are shipped to the United States.

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May 1, 2021
Spring Iced Coffee Recipes

Are you looking to try out new recipes or put a spin on your go-to coffee this May? With the warming temperatures, coffee drinkers are about to make the switch from steaming hot roasts to refreshing iced coffees, opening a whole new branch of possibilities for your morning coffee. Spring is the perfect season for fresh starts and trying something new, so now is the time to branch out and try new coffee roasts and recipes!

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March 30, 2021
Sustainable Coffee for a Better World

Minas Espresso is ecstatic to announce the upcoming release of our newest coffee product—Honey Bee. This new flavor will be released on Earth Day, April 22nd, just in time to celebrate the coffee’s namesake.

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March 2, 2021
Protecting our Pollinators

At Minas Espresso, we strive to treat everybody with the love and respect we would like to receive in return. These values apply to our customers, our farmers, and the environment.

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