Minas Espresso Blogs

October 29, 2018
Why You Should Start Buying Locally Made Coffee

We love being able to support our local community in Edwardsville IL. The people have done wonders to give local businesses and staff such as our hard workers at Minas Espresso Inc. the support they need to grow our business and keep it steady and grounded in the years to come. Buying locally made coffee […]

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October 23, 2018
The Different Gourmet Coffee Drinks, Explained

Latte or cappuccino? What is the difference? If these are the questions you frequently ask yourself at your local coffee shop, it means you’re definitely not a coffee connoisseur. Yes, there is a difference between a latte and a cappuccino, as well as the other gourmet coffee drinks you may see on the menu. Here […]

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October 6, 2018
The Rich History of Coffee in Brazil

Brazilian coffee is one of the world’s best coffees for very good reason. Much of the coffee grown there is organic and grows in abundance thanks to Brazil’s hot climate and wide, rolling plains. This, along with the rich, red soil, helps the coffee beans flourish on their farms (including ours in Minas Gerais). Do […]

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September 24, 2018
How to Celebrate National Coffee Day

Did you know there is a national holiday specifically for coffee? It’s true! September 29 is considered to be National Coffee Day throughout the US. We thought we’d take this opportunity to talk all about it! It’s not exactly certain where or how National Coffee Day became an official celebration of the famous hot beverage. […]

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August 19, 2018
What Makes Brazilian Coffee So Desirable?

For the last 150 years and counting, Brazil has been the world’s largest producer of coffee. What is it that makes Brazilian coffee so desirable? One Answer is Very Obvious (At Least to Us) Brazil is the home country to our coffee roaster’s owners, our families, our farmers, and our farmers’ families. We care very […]

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August 15, 2018
Coffee Roasts: What’s the Difference?

If you’re not a coffee connoisseur or expert, you may not actually know the difference between each type of coffee roast, including decaf. After learning about these coffee roast differences, you may decide to try something new on your next coffee run. The Myth that is Decaf Coffee Yes, decaf coffee is different from regular […]

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August 1, 2018
Unique Recipes to Celebrate National Coffee Month

“According to a coffee history legend, an Arabian shepherd named Kaldi found his goats dancing joyously around a dark green leafed shrub with bright red cherries in the southern tip of the Arabian Peninsula. Kaldi soon determined that it was the bright red cherries on the shrub that were causing the peculiar euphoria and after trying the cherries […]

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July 24, 2018
Coffee Culture: How the World Takes Their Coffee

Learn about 20 countries in their unique ways of preparing and/or drinking coffee. One or more of these may inspire you to try something new. Brazil Brazil is 10th in terms of consumption per capita because now and for the last 150 years has been the world’s largest producer of coffee. It is the national […]

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July 19, 2018
6 DIY Iced Coffee Recipes

Summer is here, and it is hot out!  For those who love coffee but cannot stand the heat, here are 6 DIY iced coffee recipes to try out. A Note Before Getting Started Before reading our recipes, please note you can change these to suit your own tastes. Iced coffee can mean either on ice […]

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July 17, 2018
Can Kids Drink Coffee?

You grab that much needed iced coffee through the drive-thru, and you have a child in the back seat who is begging you to have a sip. Should you let them, though? Is it really a bad idea to let kids drink coffee? To best answer the question, we should look at what goes into […]

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