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Coffee Sherry, Part 2: Master Mixology for the N/A Curious

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Coffee Sherry, Part 2: Master Mixology for the N/A Curious

When our 2023 U.S. Coffee in Good Spirits champion Sam Schroeder concocted the Coffee Sherry, we all knew it was an instant winner: a smoothly-sweet, sumptuous coffee cocktail worthy of a romantic après-dinner lounge. Then along came Reyna Callejo, who just last weekend secured first place in the 2024 Coffee in Good Spirits Qualifiers. Hardly one to leave good enough alone, she’s taken Sam’s Coffee Sherry and done the unthinkable: removed all the booze.Instead, she’s crafted her very own NA sherry and absinthe (yes, from scratch), mixing them in place of their alcoholic counterparts. And the result is, stunningly, almost...

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Make Sam's Coffee Sherry Cocktail at Home

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Make Sam's Coffee Sherry Cocktail at Home

Winter blues got you down? Why not warm up with a coffee cocktail? We suggest one of Sam Schroeder's Coffee in Good Spirits concoctions—because nothing beats the winter chill like the thrill of mastering a competition-worthy cocktail, right?Meet the Coffee Sherry: a beautifully balanced and stunningly delicious coffee cocktail. Sam served this little number up at the Coffee in Good Spirits Championships. And he recently teamed up with Reyna (who, in 2024, is embarking upon her own Coffee in Good Spirits journey) to whip up a non-alcoholic version to serve at our Columbia City cafe. For a competition-crushing cocktail, it's...

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Coming in 2024: Olympia Coffee in Downtown Seattle

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Coming in 2024: Olympia Coffee in Downtown Seattle

Here at Olympia Coffee, we're on a mission to better our communities through excellent coffee and exceptional service. Place means a lot to us—as do the people who live, work, and play in these places. All the way from the farms at origin to our neighborhood coffee shops to the coffee on your kitchen countertop, it's our goal for Olympia Coffee to be a place of connection between quality coffee and a higher quality of life for all.That's why we're thrilled to connect a new community to our seed-to-cup story, proudly serving the neighborhood of downtown Seattle! Beginning later in...

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Three Cheers for Little Buddy, a 2024 Good Food Awards Finalist!

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Three Cheers for Little Buddy, a 2024 Good Food Awards Finalist!

Goodness deserves to be celebrated. And that's what the Good Food Foundation is all about: celebrating, connecting, and empowering passionate makers of tasty, authentic, responsible food and drink toward a re-imagined, revitalized American food culture. So it's our honor to be nominated this year as a finalist in the 2024 Good Food Awards with our beloved Little Buddy! And, to celebrate, we're offering 10% off this special blend through January 31, 2024 with code GOODLITTLEBUDDY.Here's what's so amazing about the Good Food Awards. When these folks talk about what's "good," they're not settling for some binary, this-or-that judgment call between...

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Watch Sam Compete at Worlds! Here's How

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Watch Sam Compete at Worlds! Here's How

Sam and Reyna have been in Taiwan for a week now: seeing the sights, eating the food (jealous), and drinking the tastiest of drinks (again, jealous). And—most importantly—they've been preparing for Sam's final showdown on the World Coffee in Good Spirits Championship stage! Competition officially begins Friday, November 17th and runs through Monday the 20th. It's worth noting that Taiwan is a day ahead of us, time-wise. But we've done the math, and we're ready to share the competition excitement... with you!Please join us on Instagram Live where Reyna will be live-streaming Sam's performances each day. Here's the competition schedule...

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