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Terry Miller
Where Do Our Coffee Beans Come From?

Where Do Our Coffee Beans Come From?

 Cherry Blend Coffee Roasters brings you six single origins from around the world. We have Ethiopian, Brazil, Costa Rica, Kenya Guatemala, Colombia and Papua New Guinea coffees always available for you. Our coffees come from Balzac Brothers Importers in Charleston SC. Owned by the Great Granddaughters of the original owners that started the business in 1917! The coffees they provide are top notch, very high in quality, and their Service is impeccable. Their goal is to provide the highest quality, sustainable, green coffee possible.       Our Ethiopia GEDEO is a Grade 1 Organic Arabica coffee. It is a washed coffee with...

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Terry Miller
Whole Bean, Fine, Medium, Coarse, What is the Real Difference?

Whole Bean, Fine, Medium, Coarse, What is the Real Difference?

    When you purchase your coffee you need to decide how you want it ground. This affects the whole process of making your coffee correctly. Whole beans cannot be used for making your coffee in any coffee maker today. We can supply you whole bean coffee and you will need to grind it according to the process you will make it in.         The whole bean is self explanatory, not cut or ground. The Coarse grind is the largest grind. Usually about the consistency of Kosher salt, The medium grind is very similar to Sea Salt, and  The Fine grind has the...

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Terry Miller
Ground Vs. Whole Bean Coffee

Ground Vs. Whole Bean Coffee

   Why would you buy whole bean coffee vs. having the roaster grind it for you? After-all, It is much easier getting up in the morning, and having a spoon ready to shovel your ground coffee into the coffee maker, Vs. having to buy a grinder and grinding your coffee every day. Additionally, Grinding coffee is a lot more work and time you could be doing what you really want to do instead.         Now, I will tell you something that a lot of people don’t know. Coffee ground by the bag costs you more, why you ask? Because coffee that is improperly...

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Terry Miller
The Difference Between a Coffee Shop and a Coffee Roaster

The Difference Between a Coffee Shop and a Coffee Roaster

The difference between your standard coffee shop, and OUR roastery is perception and quality. When you walk into a coffee shop, you already have the expectation that you could order a latte, espresso, or any other drink and it would be made perfectly to your liking; however, you already know this isnt always the case. The barista may have years of experience and knowledge on how to create the perfect cup of coffee, OR little to no experience whatsoever! A Coffee shop's sole purpose is to allow coffee drinkers to meet in a single location and provide them with the...

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