News: Education

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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Lonely Hunter: A visit to the Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians

By Jess Bernhart

Lonely Hunter: A visit to the Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians

In honor of our 2018 Lonely Hunter blend, Revelator Coffee visited the Carson McCullers Center for Writers and Musicians in Columbus, GA. The center operates a museum in Carson McCullers' childhood home, presents educational and cultural programs for the community, maintains an ever-growing archive of materials related to Carson's life and work, and offers fellowships for writers and composers who live for periods of time at the Center. Director Nick Norwood gave us a tour and spoke to us about Carson’s life and legacy.

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Field Notes: Pangoa

By Emma Chevalier

Field Notes: Pangoa

To get to the town of San Martín de Pangoa, you drive straight down from the airport in the high plains of Jauja. From there, it’s a five or six hour commute to the Selva Central. It’s real cold and real high in Jauja, and it gets real hot about four hours in.

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Eden Marie: The perfect Chemex pourover

By Jess Bernhart

Eden Marie: The perfect Chemex pourover

The Chemex is iconic. Featured in the MOMA, Smithsonian design, and on many of our kitchen counters, it is Eden Marie Abramowicz brew method of choice. I met up with Eden, our Director of Coffee, to talk about cup quality, quirky inventors, and how to brew a perfect Chemex cup.

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