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Cool Down With FosterHobbs Coffee

   It's a perfect afternoon for coffee --- a refreshing cup of Cold Brew or Iced Coffee --- to be exact. People often confuse the terms Cold Brew and Iced Coffee (the same people probably are confused about the true meaning of "espresso" too), but you don't have to.  It's just a matter of knowing the difference between the two, which is basically knowing the difference between their two preparation methods. The difference between these two rich elixirs is the way you make them. It's understandable why people confuse the term Cold Brew because the term is actually misleading since Cold Brew coffee isn't really brewed. Cold Brew is steeped coffee and no heat source at any time comes into contact with...

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The Life Cycle of Your Fresh Coffee Beans | A Look At What It Takes to Grow Them

Coffee is a fruit -- an extremely precious fruit. It takes at least 200 coffee cherries to brew the 50 ounce pot of coffee you  enjoy each day. (Each cherry contains two coffee beans [seeds].  I measured out how much coffee I would typically use to brew a 50 ounce pot of coffee and counted 411 of our roasted Brazilian Montanha de Diamante beans.) Before these cherished whole coffee beans arrive at FosterHobbs Coffee Roasters in High Point, NC, many hands--skilled and dedicated--planted, pruned, weeded, picked, peeled, washed, dried, hulled and bagged these coffee cherries grown in equatorial countries situated between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn. Mike and I deal with beans each day so we’re aware of the intricate...

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Waking Up Can Be the Best Part of Christmas Morn

This Christmas, give the gift of waking up all warm and cozy with a deliciously aromatic FosterHobbs Coffee pour-over brew.   Years ago Mike’s quest for the perfect cup of coffee meant bags of beans in his suitcase, which he would open up like a Christmas gift, and unwrap for me by scooping the beans in a grinder and freshly grinding them.  The aroma of the beans being ground was just the beginning.  Then one day our automatic Bunn coffee maker died and Mike brought out a pour-over brewer (coffee dripper) that he had been meaning to try.  That day we discovered that brewing coffee using the pour-over method made the entire kitchen smell glorious.  And when we started brewing...

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CHRISTMAS SHIPPING DEADLINE

GIVE OUR CHRISTMAS BLEND THIS YEAR! FosterHobbs Coffee for Christmas -- a unique and delectable gift because we select only specialty grade Arabica coffee beans, the best grade and the best variety, and roast them to order so that your gift is delivered just-roasted fresh!

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