brazil, Caravan, community, heart and soul, S.E.T., SET Values

The World is Large and People are Good.

In the midst of forest fires, toxic air, loss of home and security, and political strife - it's good to be reminded that our world is verg very large. There are about 7.8 Billion human lives on earth. Our world is large and diverse and good. It's rather humbling. 7,800,000,000 people in the...

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artisan, Coffee, collaboration, community, News and Upcoming Events, whiskey

Reserve Awesome Today!

August 31, 2020 | Adam Carpenter

Whiskey Barrel-Aged Coffee is Back! In full force this beautiful Oregon White Winter Wheat Whiskey by Branch Point Distillery, dances with our Caravan Guatemala Monte Cristo creating a full bodied, syrupy...

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artisan, collaboration, community, guatemala, local, New Coffee, party, roasting, whiskey

Whiskey Coffee is Back! ... almost.

August 24, 2020 | Adam Carpenter

2nd Annual Local Collaboration! Stay Tuned as Pre-Sale Begins Soon! Back by popular demand we are proud to announce the limited release of our Branch Point Distillery whiskey barrel aged coffee! Pre-sale...

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Cafe Feminino, Coffee, Culture Snapshots, Fair trade, Giving Back, Organic, sumatra, Women Owned

Femenino puts the "T" in S.E.T.

July 31, 2020 | Adam Carpenter

This month (August) our Tasting Room is offering a special dark roast of our single origin Sumatra Kokowagayo by Cafe Femenino. Available ONLY in our Tasting Room - you'll have to come...

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artisan, Caravan, Coffee, Culture Snapshots, Ethiopia, Fair trade, Featured, Organic, Sidama

Ethiopia puts the "E" in S.E.T.

July 31, 2020 | Adam Carpenter

This month (August) our Tasting Room is pulling liquid gold cold brew from one of our favorite coffees. As a single origin offering Ethiopia Damo Sidama is a Wow! coffee for many reasons. It bursts...

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brazil, Caravan, Coffee, Giving Back, Intention, S.E.T., Sourcing

Brazil puts the "S" in S.E.T.

July 30, 2020 | Adam Carpenter

This month (August) our Tasting Room is pleased to feature one of our favorite coffees on espresso. As a single origin offering Brazil Monte Carmelo is a consistent top seller for...

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101, artisan, Caravan, Coffee, coffee cupping, Cupping, Education, espresso

Sensory Calibration - Part 2, what are all these "tasting notes" anyways?

July 29, 2020 | Adam Carpenter

In my last sensory calibration post, I asked if you have ever noticed the three flavor words on our coffee bags? Capstone for instance, “Vibrant Citrus, Milk Chocolate, and Sweet”. I...

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artisan, Caravan, Coffee, coffee cupping, decaf, News and Upcoming Events, Organic

A New Shining Northstar!

July 22, 2020 | Adam Carpenter

Cupping is something that we do daily at Caravan Coffee, to keep our roasting and brewing standards both high and consistent. Our worst case scenario is to drink a great coffee...

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Coffee, Decaf, Organic, SET Values, Swiss Water

“It’s so good! Did you say it was decaf?”

July 22, 2020 | Adam Carpenter

Yes! That's our Honduras Capucas. The moment this coffee hits your lips flavors of sugar cookie come to mind with a mouth-watering grape quality. It’s so great and it’s decaf! Decaffeinated...

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artisan, Coffee, coffee cupping, Cupping, Education

Sensory Calibration - Part 1, where do coffee tasting notes come from?

July 08, 2020 | Adam Carpenter

Have you ever wondered how coffee companies select those enticing and elusive description notes on a bag of coffee? Our QC Lead, Paul, describes a bit of the process in...

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