Batdorf and The Atlanta Film Festival, a Great Partnership

We love supporting companies and organizations who share our ideals whether they make coffee or omelets or evenings. Once we got to know the folks with the Atlanta Film Festival we knew we were kindred spirits.  The Atlanta Film Festival–one of only two-dozen Academy Award® qualifying festivals in the country–is the area’s preeminent celebration of Read more

Atlanta Local, Collaboration

What Does Coffee Have To Do With Submarines?

Prior to passage of the Pure Food and Drug Act in 1906, truth in labeling wasn’t a thing. For coffee, that meant you could say the coffee was from anywhere. Coffee drinkers liked coffee from exotic places, like Mocha or Java. (or a blend of both!) For much of the later part of the nineteenth century Read more

Coffee, Coffee Education, Coffee Stories

Comparing Common Home Brewing Methods – Part II

In Part II of his post on home brewing methods our West Coast Trainer & Educator, Andrew Tucker-MacLeod, writes about the Clever Dripper. the Hario v60 Cone and the Kalita Wave. Read Part I here. Clever Dripper: This method uses a wedge shaped filter similar to a cone, and a brewer body with a valve on the Read more

Coffee, Coffee Education, Exploring Coffee, Home Brewing

Comparing Common Home Brewing Methods – Part I

Andrew Tucker-MacLeod, our West Coast Trainer & Educator, writes about various home brewing methods and the different experiences they deliver.  All coffee brewing methods employ some filtration to separate the grounds from the finished brew and are designed to control the time which water is in contact with the grounds. Separation of the finished brew can occur Read more

Coffee, Coffee Education, Exploring Coffee, Home Brewing