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

Reserve Awesome Today!

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 sweet coffee that lingers with spiced tropical fruits and a vanillin butterscotch aftertaste. Like a great whiskey, this coffee should...

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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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Caravan, meet the team, staff, Team

Meet The Team - Doug Verigin

June 10, 2020 | Adam Carpenter

Meet our Beloved Packaging Expert and Resident Artist - Inspiration for Father's Day Coffee Gift Boxes!

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