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US Coffee Championships: News from the First Round

By Jess Bernhart

US Coffee Championships: News from the First Round

December 1-2 was the first qualifying round for the US Coffee Championships, hosted in Denver, Colorado.  Our Head of Coffee Education, Eden-Marie Abramowicz, met two of our sponsored baristas from the broader coffee community to compete in the first round.

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Infinity and Beyond: What to Do in Midtown When You Visit Kusama's Infinity Mirrors

By Joey Sevin

Infinity and Beyond: What to Do in Midtown When You Visit Kusama's Infinity Mirrors
That line for Infinity Mirrors may seem...infinite, but some of Atlanta’s premiere attractions are right around the corner. Whether you’re a local peach or in town for the big show, these hot spots are a must-see for any occasion.

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New York Coffee (Fashion) Festival

By Jess Bernhart

New York Coffee (Fashion) Festival

A couple weeks back, Cameron Heath, Revelator’s Director of Coffee Operations, traveled from Birmingham to New York to attend the New York Coffee Festival. His bags were packed with Misfit, Petunias, Miramundo, Yabitu Koba, and one custom purple suit.

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Meet the Team: Announcing our Sponsorship Winners

By Jess Bernhart

Meet the Team: Announcing our Sponsorship Winners
Earlier this year, Revelator invited coffee professionals from the wider community to apply for sponsorship at this year's competitions. We particularly wanted to support baristas who are historically underrepresented in the coffee industry, and without sponsorship, might face difficulty reaching competition. We're thrilled to now introduce you to the four individuals selected from that talented pool. 

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Field Notes: South of the Border

By Emma Chevalier

Field Notes: South of the Border
Oaxaca is dreamy. It is a place out of time, on the ley lines of something potent. Life here is more saturated. The veil is thin. The coffees from Oaxaca are incredibly sweet, and the region has deeply rooted and highly influential foodways and traditions. 2018 is Revelator’s first year incorporating Mexico as a staple origin on our menu, and I decided to focus our purchasing efforts in Oaxaca.

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French Press 101: Tips, Tricks, and History

By Revelator HQ

Revelator's Director of Coffee Ops, Cameron Heath, and our Director of Education, Eden-Marie Abramowicz, step you through the French Press. This traditional brewing method is straightforward and easy, and produces a robust, full-bodied cup. Follow along for tips, tricks, and a couple jokes.

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Cup of Excellence: Rwanda and Burundi

By Jess Bernhart

Cup of Excellence: Rwanda and Burundi

Each year, thousands of coffee lots are submitted for consideration at the Cup of Excellence, an international competition for high quality coffees. The coffees are rigorously vetted, and winning coffees are sold in global auctions at premium prices, with the vast majority of auction proceeds going to the farmers.

 

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Nicaraguita Linda

By Emma Chevalier

Nicaraguita Linda
The Mierisch Family has been farming coffee for five generations. Erwin Senior, the family patriarch, aka “El Doctor,” is a third generation farmer. Don Erwin oversees the business at large, and contributes to agronomic development and innovation at the farm level. Eleane, his eldest daughter, now oversees quality control, mill operations, client relations and sales. Eleane’s older brother, and eldest child of the bunch (also Erwin) has also contributed greatly to the development of the family business, and was heavily involved in Cup of Excellence in its early years, as is Eleane today. The Mierisch family runs a tight ship, and they truly consider the entire team part of the family.

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