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    Random Facts About Coffee That You Didn't Know

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    You know the drink that gives you a warm, cozy feeling, or the buzz that it gives you when you're trying to wake up in the mornings? Yes, it's coffee....

    Coffee: A Revolutionary Perspective

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    Throughout the centuries since its cultivation, coffee has been the beverage of intellectuals, scholars, revolutionaries, and deep thinkers. Many wars of our history were brewed in coffee houses across the...

    A True Ode to Coffee

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    Many people can't live without coffee and constantly sing its praises as a fresh cup in the morning helps to get a good start to a new day or provide...

    The Blending of Coffees

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    Have you ever wondered how your favorite blend of coffee is created? There is so much more to crafting the perfect cup of coffee than just grinding beans and dumping...

    Freshness: The Secret Ingredient

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    One of the best ways to wake up in the morning is to smell fresh coffee beans - the quality aroma fills your senses with coffee's magical prowess so you can...

    Not All Shade-Grown Coffee is Created Equal

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    Many of the stunning songbirds that grace our yards and natural areas in the spring and summer do not stay here over the winter, preferring to vacation in the tropics...

    Brewing Basics: The French Press

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    Brewing technologies have advanced greatly over the years with Keurigs – 29% of American coffee drinkers report using a single-cup brewer to prepare their morning brew. But what about those of us...

    Coffee Benefits/Advantages: Save Your Grounds

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    People do not throw away valuable commodities, but many people waste coffee grounds instead of using them in effective, money-saving ways. Perhaps the best-known use of used grounds is garden...

    Coffee Brewing Basics- Cold Brew

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    contact us Sitting on the front patio on a hot summer's morning, enjoying that first cup of coffee is one of life's greatest pleasures. Cold brew coffee, done right, may...

    Different Roasts: Espresso Roast

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    Espresso is one of the most popular ways to enjoy coffee, whether it's a pick-me-up in the morning, or an after-dinner treat. In order to get the most out of...

    Regions of Coffee: Pacific Plunge

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    When it comes to coffee, location matters. The unique climate and history of each coffee region plays a role in the ultimate flavor and profile of your morning cup. Travel...

    Hand Selection is Vital to Coffee Perfection

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    There's a lot more to choosing the right coffee than you might think. When it comes to picking the best beans for your brew, you may want to consider going...

    Espresso Tonic: The Speciality Coffee Dreams Are Made Of

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    A staple of barista competitions and the international coffee scene for years prior, it's only natural that an innovative specialty coffee drink would make its way into the American market...

    Sustainability in the Coffee Industry: Do it For the Trees

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    If you're still drinking big chain coffee, you're damaging our forests with every sip. Big chain coffee companies are using unsustainable methods in response to their demand. Read on to...

    Around the world - Coffee and the UK

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    Who's better, The Beatles or The Rolling Stones? They both have their merits and attractions, but face it, one just sounds better to you. It may be The Beatles or...

    What is Organic Coffee?

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    Unlike conventional coffee, organic coffee has no synthetic fertilizers or chemicals that are used in growing or producing the beans. The beans are grown using only organic fertilizers such as coffee pulp, chicken manure, or...

    Coffee History: How Coffee Made the Muppets

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    One can imagine that Kermit might have to drink a lot of coffee to put him in the right frame of mind to deal with his hyperactive co-stars! The truth...

    Coffee Benefits/Advantages: Cold Press Coffee

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    We are all familiar with fresh-brewed hot coffee - the invigorating smell, the sound of the water running through the grounds, and the quick gratification as it goes from grounds...

    Coffee History: As American as Apple Pie

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    Everything one needs to know about the sudden rise of coffee in the 1770s can be found in a letter from John Adams to his wife Abigail, written a couple...

    What Makes Estate Coffee So Special?

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    What makes Estate grown coffee so special? What is Estate coffee? Simply put, Estate grown coffee is a special kind of Single-origin coffee that is grown in a specific area,...

    Coffee Brewing Basics for Hot or Cold Beverages

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    How do you take your coffee? With so many ways to prepare and brew coffee out there, you may wonder, "Which is best?". Above all, the most important thing to...

    Single Origin vs Blends: Discover Your Cup of Coffee— Part Two

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    Purists at heart favor the single-origin beans over the diverse blends of coffees. However, many coffee connoisseurs prefer the taste of blended flavors derived from different regions that formulate that...

    Fair Trade -- Promoting Social Values with the Fair Trade Premium

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    When you think of fair trade, you conjure a model of exchange that runs on values like community, fairness and sustainability, rather than just supply and demand. Whereas supply and...

    5 Facts About Coffee History to Go With Your Morning Cup

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    For something we drink practically every day, the history of coffee remains a mystery for many people.  Of course, we all know the exact temperature in which our favorite beverage...

    Coffee Benefits/Advantages: Why Go Decaf?

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    Our "regular" cup of coffee has a supposedly more innocent twin that we have all ingenuously cast aside; decaf. The rumor is that all our morning coffee is good for is to...

    Coffee around the world: Why you should never buy the most expensive coffee in the world

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    What is the difference between the most expensive coffee in the world and coffee from Green Dragon Roasters? Both are made in small batches. Both are considered specialty roasts.  One...

    Specialty coffee from Tanzania, the peaberry capital of the world

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    Here at Green Dragon Roasters, we pride ourselves on our eclectic mix of specialty coffees and one of our favorite varietals is our single source, Tanzania Peaberry Plus.  So what's a peaberry and what does it have to...

    The Secret's in the Beans: How Different Roasts Create Unique Brews

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    To quote a cantankerous old man in line ahead of me, "I remember when coffee used to be just coffee!" He was grumbling about the "fancy" coffee drinks the barista...

    Hawaii's Lowered Coffee Certification Standards and the Issue of Fair Trade

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    The grading and sale of Hawaiian coffee under lowered certification standards since 2014 has left many coffee connoisseurs questioning the evenhandedness of such a practice in a market made up...

    Around the world - Coffee in Columbia

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    Coffee production looks very different around the world. Columbia started growing coffee long before it became popular. The prehistoric volcanic soil in a climate with both wet and dry seasons cultivates the...

    Fresh Roasted Magic

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    Coffee is an undeniable necessity for the modern world! It helps us keep our neurons firing full steam ahead, and everyday more and more research is showing the additional health benefits...

    Coffee Preferences Around the World

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    The countries that drink the most coffee are in Scandinavia and parts of Eastern Europe. The highest coffee consumption is in the Netherlands (2.414 cups per day), followed by Finland and Sweden....

    3 Reasons Why Fair Trade Coffee is Better for Everyone

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    When we come to the coffee selection at the grocery store, we are happy yet faced with a challenge. There are so many options and so little time. There are also many...

    Speciality Coffees: Cold Brew to the Rescue!

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    The latest trendy cuppa’ among avid coffee drinkers is the cold brew. Especially popular in hot summer months, this iced cup of heaven offers a richer, mellower alternative to traditional...

    Regions of Coffee - Whither The Mystery of Kona?

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    Coffee connoisseurs the world over are well acquainted with the Kona varietal, named after the region in which it is grown on the Big Island of Hawaii. Widely considered one...

    Espresso - Does it Really Pack More Punch Than Coffee?

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    It's hard to find someone who doesn't rely on their morning "coffee" to get them through their day, but is it coffee they're drinking or is it espresso? Making a...

    Coffee's Future and the Drive for Sustainability

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    Since the early days of the revolution, coffee has been a staple drink for the American population and today we see no shortage of it from waiting room freebies to...

    Fresh Roasted for Your Enjoyment

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    If you want the best coffee then you need to avoid the large chain coffee mills, where huge batches of coffee are roasted then stored in musty warehouses, and purchase fresh...

    Coffee Basics: How to Make Cafe Au Lait

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    You might know that brewing your own cup of coffee at home is better for your wallet and the environment, but it could be difficult for you to give up...

    Coffee Brewing Basics: How to Brew a Perfect Cup of Coffee

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    Coffee is an excellent drink that is delicious and energizing. It is not difficult to see why so many people are addicted to coffee and spend so much money getting...

    Sustainability in the Coffee Industry Has a Lot of Room For Improvment

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    Sustainability is an important factor in all industries and the coffee industry is no exception. The Earth's natural resources are being depleted at a faster rate than they can be replenished...

    The Benefits of Purchasing our Organic Coffee

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    Many coffee-lovers have a specific brand and flavor of coffee that they have become attached to. Thusly, when they hear about a popular brand they have not tried, they may...

    New Study Shows One of the Benefits of Coffee Might be a Lower Risk of Dementia

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    As people age, the chance for acquiring certain diseases increases, so many people are very careful about what they do and do not eat. Coffee lovers hate to think about...

    Coffee: Where Daydreams and Determined Decisions Cross

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    Everyone has experienced the morning perk that comes with a quick cup of joe, the intellectually stimulating jargon the drink seems to induce, as well as the relaxing conversation with friends...

    The Benefits Small Batch Coffee Provides

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    For many individuals, a warm cup of coffee is what motivates them to get out of bed in the morning and is what helps to jumpstart their day. While chain...

    Different Roasts For Different Folks

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    Different Roasts For coffee drinkers, there are acquired tastes, favoring different roasts. Coffee beans are offered in three types of roasts: Light, Medium and Dark. Let's take a more detailed...

    Around the World - Coffee in Ethiopia

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    For millions of people worldwide, coffee is a pivotal part of the morning routine. How many people know where their coffee comes from? Whether you prefer light or dark roast,...

    Single Origin: The History of a Bean

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    Single origin coffee is a statement. It says, “I know where I come from!” Why is this important? You know where your coffee comes from, it comes from the store...

    Blended Beans

    Blended Beans
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    The morning can be such a rush. You have to get through your routine and be ready to tackle the full plate that is your day. Nothing helps ease that...

    Some Amazing Coffee Benefits & Advantages You Probably Didn't Know About

    Some Amazing Coffee Benefits & Advantages You Probably Didn't Know About
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    Are you consuming caffeine like a fiend? Ordering the best, small batch coffee available, such as those found at Green Dragon Roasters? Afraid it might be bad for your health?...

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