How to Brew a French Press of Coffee

How to Brew a French Press of Coffee

Back at it again with the French Press… Ahh… The French Press. In an earlier post, I gave a brief backstory of the Press with the promise of a brewing guide. I have faith that when you’re finished reading this, you’ll know how to brew a French...
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...
What is a French Press?

What is a French Press?

Why buy a French Press? 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 coffee?” I smile and...
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...

This is a guide of how to buy coffee

I know how to buy coffee. I think… It makes me happy that people look for me 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...
Made in Taiwan… With Coffee.

Made in Taiwan… With Coffee.

Made with Taiwan Coffee or Taiwanese? “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...
Good Luck. Basically Buttercream.

Good Luck. Basically Buttercream.

Today I made a delivery to a brand new customer, Basically Buttercream at 729 Green Street in Brownsburg! A pretty cool customer of mine, Kevin, mentioned to me that there was the opportunity to meet a nice couple that had/have a catering/chef on call/wedding cake and...
The Small Batch Coffee Roaster

The Small Batch Coffee Roaster

Respeck a Small Batch Coffee Roaster. “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 understatement)...
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...