What You Should Know About Coffee Acidity

What You Should Know About Coffee Acidity

  Coffee acidity bothers me, why? It never fails. I meet someone that has been in to the shop for the first time. After I’ve asked them what is there favorite type of coffee, they say, “I used to drink all kinds, but I have a problem with coffee...

Everyone Deserves…

“Sharing your favorite music with someone and seeing the look on their face when they realize that they love it, too.” – Chelsea Fagan taken from 21 Things That Everyone Deserves To Experience   I started Darrin’s Coffee with the belief that everyone deserves to...

Darrin’s Coffee and Son

“Build me a son, O Lord, who will be strong enough to know when he is weak, and brave enough to face himself when he is afraid, one who will be proud and unbending in honest defeat, and humble and gentle in victory.” – General Douglas MacArthur As a father, a...

My business partner. Allie

Today my little Allie turns 8. It’s a day that makes me both happy then sad and then I turn around and get happy all over again. Today, my business partner gets a year older. I call Allie my business partner because; she makes me better in business.  I read, about a...

Coffee Delivery Baby!

There’s something nice about summer. Maybe it’s the sun or nice weather, I’m sure it’s both. Summer makes us all want to get out. But then you have mornings like today. Man alive! It was coming down this morning! Like Noah and the flood action. You were probably...

It’s Just Algebra

I’m a fan of math. If you’re ever in the shop and my kids are there, watch what happens when I say the two words, “Khan Academy”, and then you’ll understand my passion.  I fell in love with math when I learned Algebra. The light bulb sparked when I...

Darrin’s Coffee. Year One

I was freaking out. Well, not me so much, but Mrs. Darrin’s Coffee, she was nuts. After looking for spaces all over Indianapolis for about 4 months I took a leap of faith and signed a lease. I made sure to sign the lease on my birthday, just so I’d never forget. Now...
Coffee Processing from Seed to Cup

Coffee Processing from Seed to Cup

Coffee Processing from Seed to Cup   The first time I roasted coffee I made a HUGE mistake. (Well, maybe I made several mistakes if you count the whole burning beans in the kitchen when you’re wife is gone to Wally World, even more so when you do it, WITHOUT...

Golden Circle Talk: Nate “The Drink Nazi”

I’m a TED Talk Guy. I recently watched a Ted Talk given by a gentleman named Simon Sinek. He, Simon, spoke about inspired leaders and organizations, and how, what they do, that is so drastically different. Darrin’s Coffee has always been about inspiration, about...

Work Worth Doing

“No man needs sympathy because he has to work, because he has a burden to carry. Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.” ― Theodore Roosevelt Growing up, I was the kid that always won the award for selling the most...