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My Life with Coffee: From the First Cup to the First Cupping

Posted on: January 26th, 2016 by Tylor Bennett

By Amanda Halm My coffee obsession started on a humid morning in July, an hour before the heat really set…

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Your Daily Dose: Dosing an Espresso

Posted on: January 26th, 2016 by Tylor Bennett

The Zoka website features a fairly extensive how-to on brewing espresso at home, which I read before heading off to…

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Barista Spotlight: A Behind-the-Bar Look at Competitions

Posted on: January 26th, 2016 by Tylor Bennett

It’s the eye of the tiger, it’s the foam of the fight. Rising up to the challenge of our rivals……

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Win Free Coffee by Giving the New Zoka Facebook Page a Warm Welcome

Posted on: January 26th, 2016 by Tylor Bennett

Times are changing Zoka lovers, and while our coffee only changes for the better, the business side of Zoka also…

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Your Daily Dose: Dosing an Espresso

Posted on: January 26th, 2016 by Tylor Bennett

Dosing an Espresso The Zoka website features a fairly extensive article on how to brew espresso at home, which I…

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Greetings from Bolivia: What Goes Into Cup of Excellence

Posted on: January 26th, 2016 by Tylor Bennett

By: Jeff Babcock, Founder & President. The plane touched down in La Paz, Bolivia just as the sun began to…

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Notes on Nicaragua: Happy Farms Make Happy Coffee

Posted on: January 26th, 2016 by Tylor Bennett

Nicaragua has a lot going for it: great coffee, great landscape, great friends. For the past few years I have…

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5 Reasons Zoka’s Decaf Coffee Beans Are Buzz-Worthy

Posted on: January 26th, 2016 by Tylor Bennett

Admit it. You’ll be standing in your favorite Zoka Coffee Cafe and hear someone ask for a decaf Americano and…

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Rain City Without Drip? Babcock Stages Coffee Party Protest

Posted on: January 26th, 2016 by Tylor Bennett

April 1, 2010, Seattle, Washington. Coffee prohibition could very soon become a reality. Skyrocketing tariffs along with a proposed Seattle…

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13 Ways To Turn Your Coffee Grounds Around

Posted on: January 26th, 2016 by Tylor Bennett

Got the coffee ground blues? I am not sure the coffee ground blues are a real thing. I certainly wouldn’t…

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