Peek inside our roasting process!

From green beans to roasted perfection, this is how we transform our green beans into perfectly roasted coffee. To learn more about our coffee, please visit TheQueenBean.com. Green beans are delivered in large burlap sacks stacked onto pallets. These beans are processed (cleaned) at their point of origin or at a processing point located close... Continue Reading →

Coffee drinks: What’s in a name?

Espresso? Cappuccino? Ristretto ... even Java? Ever wonder how your favorite coffee drink got its name? In this blog entry, we uncover the truth behind some of the most famous (and sometimes odd) names in the world of coffee! Espresso– Café Espresso translates from Italian to pressed out coffee -- which makes sense as espresso... Continue Reading →

Spring’s hottest (and coldest) coffee drinks

A little café bubbly, flora lattes, caffeine-light brew, and... mold fermented coffee beans? This season's coffee trends are as diverse as they are tasty! From sparking coffee to tailored blends these drinks give coffee lovers five good reasons to celebrate.

Cup of joe — an expression of love, laziness, or derision?

In a world where flat whites are trendy, espressos are sophisticated, and a fine drip cup is educated, the good 'ol cup of joe is the steady, understated everyman's drink. It's a friend and the fun kind at that -- the one with dubious origins and a touch of scandal. From outright insult to an interesting amalgamation, here are the potential origins of the phrase cup of joe.

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