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Steven..The man the myth the legend....

Posted by Austin Amento on

If you've ever been to Augie's chances are this man has touched your life. He celebrated his birthday yesterday and to honor him a video was made. Watch this video and learn about him, and his passion for his beard and for coffee. Your Friend Steven from Dan Rogers on Vimeo.

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You Want Me to Cup What?

Posted by Austin Amento on

Augie’s Coffee House at 113 N Fifth Street in Downtown Redlands has started a monthly cupping (tasting) class. The cuppings will occur the third Saturday of each Month from 5:00 – 6:30 pm. The class is $20 per head and includes an 8 oz bag of beans, 4-6 coffee samples, and an hour and a half of coffee discussion. The cuppings serve as a tool to teach about quality coffee, highlight the work of the coffee farmers, and bring attention to the fact that Augie’s now roasts all their own beans. A sign up sheet is available at the shop...

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Pour Over of the Week 1-31-11

Posted by Austin Amento on

 Our delicious Costa Rica Candelaria is a perfect compliment for rainy weather. With hazelnut sweetness and a savory mouth feel, not even a holiday sweater could make you feel this warm. The co-op that produces this coffee uses a unique drying routine called “honey processing” to bring out an extra sweet and delicate taste.  The honey process involves leaving the coffee cherry on the bean longer when the fruit is drying which allows the coffee to sustains much of it’s sweet fruitiness. This sustainable co-op uses many “green” practices in an effort to better the community. Come in soon to try...

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Why We Coffee

Posted by Shopify on

Coffee has an undeniably rich heritage in American History. Since Anti-federalists dumped tea into the Boston harbor and cowboys hand ground beans on the trail, coffee has played a big role in the daily American routine. Coffee is as relevant to the Armani wearing CEO of a massive corporation as it is to fixed gear bike-riding hipsters. Your grandma drinks it, hobos drink it, jack-Mormons drink it, the cast of Friends never stopped drinking it, Samuel L. Jackson drinks it and you most certainly drink it. It is a tradition, an addiction and an American passion. Even with so rich...

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