How to store coffee beans. True story.

How to store coffee beans. True story.

What is the best way to store coffee beans? I respect the sibling that really wants to buy some single origin Ethiopian Yirgacheffe as a birthday present.More than you could fathom. I have a lot of customers that say they believe that I’m one of the best specialty...
The Glass French Press You’ll Own For Life

The Glass French Press You’ll Own For Life

French Press? Is it the best brewing method for coffee? In the course of my day I usually get the question, “So Big D, ( I like to call myself Big D sometimes) what do you think the average coffee geek or wanna be home barista see as the best brewing method for...
The Grindery Visits Darrin’s Coffee

The Grindery Visits Darrin’s Coffee

So what is “The Grindery”? The Grindery, an urban co-work organization that helps entrepreneurs imagine and develop the vision for the success of their business is kicking off a fundraising campaign aimed at subsidizing the renovation of their future home...
Coffee Buying Tips

Coffee Buying Tips

The cool thing about being a “coffee guy” is that people look for you to be a “resource” when it comes to all things coffee. There are so many different types of coffees out there, roasters, brands and all of the other packets of information that can confuse you. With...
Made in Taiwan… With Coffee.

Made in Taiwan… With Coffee.

Made in Taiwan… With Coffee. “A cup of coffee can be turned into two T-shirts”. Made in Taiwan, nonetheless. That statement was made by Jason Chen, Founder of Singtex. Singtex is another company that’s found a very resourceful way of using coffee grounds....
I’m Darrin. I heart what I do.

I’m Darrin. I heart what I do.

I heart what I do. That could mean many different things to different people. It’s no big secret that I have a few things going on with my “ticker”, I share that often, as a matter of fact, I think I may overshare. Too bad, that’s part of knowing Darrin, “The Coffee...
The Small Batch Coffee Roaster

The Small Batch Coffee Roaster

The Category of “Specialty Coffee Shops” “Put some respeck on my name.” That is the most recent internet meme that’s blowing up the internet. The Breakfast Club in New York, that just “completed” what could be considered as one of the most classic (as an...
bio-bean® an energy solution

bio-bean® an energy solution

I had a pretty cool Earth Day 2016. I got the chance to throw a bunch of coffee grounds on a great big mound of dandelions. Dandelions have some good uses, my 94y/o grandmother used to pick them and make some awesome greens. I’ve found a few good recipes, but if I can...
Rise and Grind Baby

Rise and Grind Baby

After a Super Bowl 50 commercial, I was asked by my fraternity brother, David Rachal, owner of Rise 2 Purpose Fitness, could I come up with a coffee that has more caffeine than the stuff he saw on the Super Bowl commercial. I don’t want to knock another coffee...
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