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Pour Overs for Preemies @ Memorial Hermann Sugar Land

Last Thursday, March 8, 2018 Old Katy Coffee partnered with Memorial Hermann Sugar Land to produce a donation coffee event benefiting the March of Dimes. Old Katy Coffee brewed cups of specialty coffee for employees and visitors and sold fresh roasted bags of its Guatemala, Mexico and Black Gold Blend beans.  All profits were donated to the Memorial Herman Sugar Land March of Dimes team. About Old Katy Coffee A specialty coffee company offering subscriptions, gifts and pop up events with the mission of uniting communities through high quality coffee and awesome coffee experiences.  Coffee is a global drink crossing cultural and geographic boundaries. Whether it's in the break room, the coffee shop line or the kitchen table; coffee has...

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An Exotic Retail Partnership

Retail We are excited to announce the awesome people at Katerra Market (Exotics) are now carrying Old Katy Coffee on their shelves.  Katerra Market specializes in providing its customers with high quality, grass-fed and grass-finished  meats without the use of antibiotics or hormones and we are honored to be included in their store lineup. In addition to their bison, wild boar, goat, venison, beef and chicken Katerra Market stocks fresh, high-quality products from local farmers and producers. The store is located in downtown Old Katy at 5627 Third Street, Katy, Texas 77493 and they can also be seen at Farmers Markets around the Houston Area. Visit their website at or find them on Facebook or Instagram (@katerraexotics) for updates on where...

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Coffee Glossary

A AA - These capitalized letters on coffee bags are grade indicators and usually describe a bean that is larger than normal. Acidity - This term refers to the tartness of coffee and is one of the major categories used in professional coffee tasting. Along with flavor, body and aroma, acidity is helpful in determining the quality of a cup of coffee. When not used as a tasting standard, acidity can refer to the chemical pH present in coffee. American Roast - Coffee that has been roasted to a medium-brown color; most popular roast level in America. Americano/Caffé Americano - Espresso lengthened with hot water. Aquapulp - The process by which sticky fruit pulp, known as mucilage, is removed from...

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From Seed to Mug

WHERE DOES COFFEE COME FROM? Coffee beans are actually coffee seeds.  When planted, seeds grow to become TREES yielding cherries which have seeds which we of course call coffee beans. Typically coffee is grown in the COFFEE BELT. Warm, high elevation climates around the EQUATOR. ARABICA trees produce 70% of the world's coffee today. Arabica coffee is known for being superior to other species of coffee trees, producing all of the fine, specialty coffees popular today. ROBUSTA trees yield 30% of the world's coffee. Although higher in caffeine than Arabica it produces an inferior cup often used in instant coffees or to add flavor enhancement to Italian-style espresso blends. THE PROCESS Coffee is usually harvested by hand and most is...

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The History of Coffee

No one knows exactly how or when coffee was discovered, though there are many legends about its origin.   An Ethiopian Legend Coffee grown worldwide can trace its heritage back centuries to the ancient coffee forests on the Ethiopian plateau. There, legend says the goat herder Kaldi first discovered the potential of these beloved beans. The story goes that that Kaldi discovered coffee after he noticed that after eating the berries from a certain tree, his goats became so energetic that they did not want to sleep at night. Kaldi reported his findings to the abbot of the local monastery, who made a drink with the berries and found that it kept him alert through the long hours of evening...

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