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  • Coffee Descriptions: Part 3
    July 3, 2020 Colleen Callahan

    Coffee Descriptions: Part 3

      At CoffeeAM, we want you to have a thorough understanding and appreciation of all aspects of coffee, not just the refreshing flavor. For this reason, we’re here with the next installment in our series on coffee terminology, so you’ll...

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  • Coffee Descriptions: Part 2
    June 23, 2020 Colleen Callahan

    Coffee Descriptions: Part 2

    Earlier, we shared a few of the most frequently used terms in the coffee industry to accurately describe the flavor and aroma of coffee. As we’ve said before, with such a diverse variety of coffees on the market, it’s certainly...

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  • Know Your Coffee Descriptions
    June 16, 2020 Colleen Callahan

    Know Your Coffee Descriptions

    How would you describe your ideal cup of coffee? Dark and strong? Hot and sweet? While these generic terms may sound descriptive enough to you, you’re not actually using the correct terminology. This is something you may have discovered when...

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  • A Quick Cup of Coffee History
    June 4, 2020 Colleen Callahan

    A Quick Cup of Coffee History

    Coffee is one of the most valuable commodities traded around the world. It is a beverage that has been consumed and cherished for ages both locally and globally. As we have mentioned before, countless families around the world rely on...

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  • Coffee in Paradise - A Hawaiian Coffee Primer
    August 13, 2019 Colleen Callahan

    Coffee in Paradise - A Hawaiian Coffee Primer

    Grown in the only state in the US that commercially produces coffee, Hawaiian coffee is some of the most sought after the world over. Here at CoffeeAM we offer both Kona and Maui. But, other than price, what’s the difference...

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  • Is Micro-Lot Coffee Better?
    August 13, 2018 Colleen Callahan

    Is Micro-Lot Coffee Better?

    This week we continue to break down the descriptors used for coffees these days. Last week we looked at what Fair-Trade coffee is. This week we’ll take a look at micro-lot coffee.     What Does Micro-Lot Mean? A micro-lot is...

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  • What Is Fair-Trade Coffee, Exactly?
    August 6, 2018 Colleen Callahan

    What Is Fair-Trade Coffee, Exactly?

    There are quite a few descriptors for coffees these days—blended, flavored, organic, single-origin, micro-lot, and fair-trade are the most common. But aside from the obvious labels, what do these mean? We’ll take a look at the different labels starting this...

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  • Coffea Arabica and its Many Varieties
    July 23, 2018 Colleen Callahan

    Coffea Arabica and its Many Varieties

    Here at CoffeeAM we offer 100% pure arabica bean coffee exclusively. But what is arabica bean coffee exactly? And what about these other names I see on your site? Well, let’s clear that up!     Coffee Species Without getting...

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  • Show Your Patriotic Side with Hawaiian Coffee
    July 2, 2018 Colleen Callahan

    Show Your Patriotic Side with Hawaiian Coffee

    It’s always nice to be able to purchase items that benefit your own. Here in the US, we always prefer Made in the USA on the labels. When looking at coffee we have obvious limitations. The only area where coffee...

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