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Notes from the Cupping Table: January 2024

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We cup coffee every week at Mill City Roasters. Sometimes, we cup several times in a week. These cuppings have different goals. Some are QC...

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What's New in Roasting 101 for 2024?

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We kicked off the new year with a sold-out session of our popular Roasting 101 class this month. The January session was our chance to...

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RoastPATH® in Daily Coffee News

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This week Steve caught up with Nick Brown of Daily Coffee News about the launch of RoastPATH®. Read the article and visit roastpath.com to learn...

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What the heck is RoastPATH?

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RoastPATH is currently available as a Windows Store app and Mac downloads can be found here: Quick Start Guide - Start Using RoastPATH To date,...

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YOU LIKE US! YOU REALLY LIKE US!

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Thanks to you, we made it to the finals! We’re a Sprudge Design Awards finalist for Outstanding Design Achievement in E-Commerce and we're feeling a little bit...

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New Video: A Guide To Greasing Your Bearings

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In this new video, I give a step-by-step guide on how to lubricate the drum & door bearings on your coffee roaster using our recommended food-safe grease...

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Mill City Roasters is a semi-finalist for a Sprudge Design Award

By Angie Davis

Vote for us on Sprudge! Earlier this week, we got the news that we had been selected as a semi-finalist for the Sprudge Design Awards...

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Making Expensive Coffee Worth the Risk

By Lauren Lathrop

When it comes to buying green coffee, the options are seemingly endless. New roasters can often feel overwhelmed scrolling through importer’s catalogs and reading flavor...

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New Article: The Question of Low Acidity Coffee

By Lauren Lathrop

The myth of acidity in coffee as an issue of greens or roast quality is pervasive. The truth is that most of what we experience...

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Green Coffee Buyers Guide

By Steve Green

Steve shares a practical approach to professional green coffee selection for increased quality, profitability, and brand equity. Read the article or you can read our full Article Collection.

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2023 Holiday Blends are here!

By Lauren Lathrop

As the weather turns colder and the days begin to shorten, holiday menus are at the front of our minds. We’ve offered green blends designed...

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Beyond Data: Role of Sensory Cues in Crafting Great Coffee

By Steve Green

Data is undoubtedly important for productivity, but when it comes to achieving the best-tasting coffee, sensory cues are vital. In his recent article, Steve explains, in...

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New in the Video Library: Your Perfect Espresso Blend

By Lauren Lathrop

Our most popular green coffee blend is our Espresso Blend and this week I share our design process and explain how we profile it to achieve balanced flavors. Watch the...

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Steve separates fact from DTR and Finish Temp fiction in his recent article

By Design Team

This week, Steve expands on our understanding of the correlation between roast development time ratio (DTR) and finish temperature in his recent coffee article - it's packed with valuable insights...

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Portrait Coffee opens their first cafe in Atlanta

By Design Team

Congratulations to Portrait Coffee in Atlanta, Georgia on the opening of their new cafe! For further details, be sure to read Howard Bryman's article on Daily...

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