was successfully added to your cart.

All Posts By

Hanna

Fellow’s 2015 Holiday Gift Picks

By | Coffee, Design | No Comments

happyholidays

If you’re anything like us, you’ve put off holiday shopping and are now panicking. Not to fear! Our team has compiled a list of great coffee gifts from fancy to casual. We’ve also thrown in some neat San Francisco spots to take visiting friends and families. Here are our favorites:

Read More

What’s a coffee bloom?

By | Coffee | No Comments

IMG_3711

 

 

You keep hearing about it, but still don’t fully understand what coffee blooming is. We’re here to help clarify so next time that know-it-all-coffee-friend goes off on a blooming spiel,  you can dethrone them as the know-it-all-coffee-friend.

Read More

Are You Using The Correct Coffee Grind Size?

By | Coffee | No Comments

coffee-experiments-hario-grinder-sightglass

 

Different brew methods call for particular grind sizes. Although personal taste affects how coarse or fine you grind your beans, there are some basic guidelines.

We’ve snapped photos of five different levels of coarseness, ground with a Baratza Maestro Plus. There are many other interim ground sizes, but hopefully this will give you a good feel for your preferred brewing method.

Read More

SCAA Recap: Cool Products

By | Coffee | No Comments

SCAA2015-WBC-Web-Banner-v2

This past April, with our homemade trade show booth in tow, we journeyed to Seattle for our first SCAA (Specialty Coffee Association of America) event. Here’s our recap of Duo’s tradeshow debut, and the cool products we got to play with.

To give you an idea of the vibe at SCAA, picture 10,000 people all consuming an ungodly amount of caffeine over 4 days. You could breathe coffee vapor by the end of the event. Needless to say – over many coffees – we learned a ton and met some incredible folks. We also spent the next few days detoxing the caffeine out of our bodies.

 

2015-04-10-10.32.25-2 Read More