coffee

Somebody Sent Us A Thermos Full Of Really Nice Craft Coffee To Prove A Point

That point was very well-received
Jul 23, 2014 9:00 am

While everybody loves receiving mail, mail time in the Food Republic office is often a very happy time. Why yes, we will accept your free bottle of gin. It’s a rough job, but somebody’s gotta survive paper cuts in the name of free swag. Yesterday was no different. Well, it was a little different.

You Go, Joe! Here's An All-In-One Portable Coffee Brewer And Mug.

Take — and make — your coffee on the go
Jul 17, 2014 9:00 am

It seems like there's a bottomless pool of innovators constantly striving to develop better gadgets, tools and experiences for coffee drinkers. And we like where their heads are at. The newest piece of caffeine-fueled technology to come across our radar one-ups the average portable coffee mug with its ability to brew your coffee on the go.

 

Morning Video Buzz: How To Make Cold-Brew Iced Coffee

Plus why you should never brew it any other way
Jun 27, 2014 9:00 am

Let's hear it for cold-brewed iced coffee! You there, undercaffeinated zombie! Got a mason jar? Cold-brew has less quinic acid (a by-product of roasting) for your tummy's convenience and since acid is responsible for most of coffee's bitterness, you can ease up on the sweetener. Follow hackmaster site Howdini's foolproof method and get your buzz on.

D.I.Y. White Russian: How to Make Homemade Kahlua

Prepare for some sweet mixology bragging rights
Jun 24, 2014 1:00 pm
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Photo: Lauren Rothman

In college, I did, in the context that most younger imbibers likely first experience a White Russian: watching The Big Lebowski and playing the never-a-good-idea game of drinking and smoking along with The Dude. Now, I mix up homemade coffee- and vanilla-infused vodka — i.e., Kahlua — for use in the occasional (much-improved) White Russian. The super-simple method, after the jump. 

Food Republic Coffee Power Rankings

The 10 key figures in the industry right now
Jun 16, 2014 9:00 am

You may have made the switch from hot to iced for the summer, but that doesn’t make you any less serious a coffee freak. So, you’ll want to keep abreast of all the latest tastemakers and trailblazers working in the industry today. Find out what’s brewing (and who’s brewing it), from microroasters of the moment to badass baristas to those who grow the precious cherries that will eventually become your morning cup, in the latest edition of the Food Republic Coffee Power Rankings.

Wake And Brew And Bake: A Morning 'Pot' Of Coffee Takes On An Entirely New Meaning

Marijuana brew is hitting the shelves in Washington
Jun 11, 2014 9:00 am

In terms of effective ways to start off a day and providing a quick boost on a slow morning, coffee is certainly up there on most people’s lists. But what if this product high up on these lists did exactly that – got you high? You heard that right. Marijuana coffee is now a real thing. Read on.

Put A Better Lid On It: One Coffee Company's Solution To Primitive To-Go Tops

Viora Lid promises a superior coffee-fueled commute
May 28, 2014 9:00 am

Grabbing your extra premium coffee on the run could be compromising the flavor. That's because of the lid, which typically isn't designed with anything but spillage-prevention in mind. Now, there may be a better option: Viora Lid is a new recyclable plastic lid for standard-issue to-go cups that's designed to enhance your coffee-drinking experience by making it more comparable to sipping your brew from an actual mug.

Pour Over Is The New Rock: St. Vincent Duets With Intelligentsia Coffee

Annie Clark is the latest rocker turned roaster
May 14, 2014 9:00 am

As a musician, Annie Clark (the artist better known as St. Vincent) has always put forth a unique blend, incorporating various styles from pop to indie rock to jazz. Now, she's coming out with an entirely different type of blend. This one involves not strings, but beans. According to Sprudge, Clark, in partnership with Intelligentsia, is getting into the coffee business with her own signature blend called "Bring Me Your Mugs

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