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Category: Community Support

USCC Recap

US Coffee Champs OC 2020 Recap

  Team Baratza had a wonderful 3 days at USCC in Orange County, meeting so many great people in our industry. We volunteered at the Brewers Cup and Cup Tasters stages and got to see and experience, up close, the incredible presentations from the c…

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Pay it Forward – Your Old Grinder Can Keep Going

At Baratza, we believe in repair over replacement – you shouldn’t have to buy a new grinder just because your current one broke – Don’t Dump it – Fix it! Sometimes your grinder works well, but you find that as you progress along your coffee journey, yo…

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Our Sustainability Journey

Sustainable. We see that word thrown around everywhere – if something is made of bamboo or can be repurposed as a wind chime someday, companies call it a “sustainable” option. If a café switches to compostable straws, that café can call that a “sustain…

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Giving Thanks

We want to take a moment to give thanks to some of our shining lights who work tirelessly to help coffee farming women, youth, and communities. While there are many organizations associated with the broader Specialty Coffee industry doing important wor…

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Tasting Flavor Notes in Coffee Part 2

After finally getting the taste notes in your last bag of beans, you’re deep down your flavor discovery. You’ve become familiar with the Guatemala you’ve been drinking and you decide to change it up a bit. You pick up a Kenya – citrus sweetness with co…

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Encore and GB2.0

Encore Upgrade – GB2.0

It’s an open secret that the Encore can hold the advanced cone burr from the Virtuoso+, called the M2 burr. We aren’t afraid to let folks know about this compatibility because there are plenty of folks who want a straightforward machine like the Encore…

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Tasting Flavor Notes in Coffee

You’re at your favorite local coffee roaster, looking for a bag of beans to take home. The array of labels can be confusing enough, with names of people and places from across the world. But in smaller print, you notice a peculiar list of words. Nectar…

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Fines: An open-ended discussion.

One of the reasons a burr grinder is a better tool for coffee drinkers than a blade grinder is that burrs provide a consistency and uniformity of grind that you just can’t get from whirring blades. There’s no denying how easy and repeatable it is to gr…

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