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New summer hours are now in effect! Espressotec is open 9:00 a.m. — 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday and closed Sundays.

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  • A Guide to Popular Summer Coffee Drinks
    March 12, 2024

    A Guide to Popular Summer Coffee Drinks

    It’s hot, and you’re craving a cold, refreshing beverage – right now! Sure, you can dump an espresso over ice and enjoy it immediately, but if you plan ahead and fix yourself a batch of cold brew, you’ve got the base for some lovely summer sipping.
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  • A Guide to Popular Coffee Drinks - With a Side of History
    March 12, 2024

    A Guide to Popular Coffee Drinks - With a Side of History

    Everybody’s got a story, and when it comes to our favourite coffee drinks, the story is a loving tribute to the birthplace of espresso – Italy! Caffè espresso means ‘pressed out coffee’. The precursor to our modern espresso machines pushed water and steam through a pressed puck of ground coffee. Resulting in a coffee brewed in a matter of seconds.
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  • Difference Between Cold Brew and Iced Coffee
    March 12, 2024

    Difference Between Cold Brew and Iced Coffee

    As the mercury rises and the sun shines bright, it's time to set aside your hot mugs and embrace the chill with a refreshing cup of cold goodness. Both cold brew and iced coffee are popular choices, but you must wonder what the difference is between them.
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  • 2023 New Year's Resolutions for Coffee Lovers
    March 12, 2024

    2023 New Year's Resolutions for Coffee Lovers

    Ready or not, 2023 is almost here. With a fresh set of 365 days ahead of us, the possibilities for the new year are limitless. As is tradition, many use this opportunity to set new goals and explore different interests. For coffee lovers, Roaster Central wants to make 2023 your best brewing year yet, so we have put together an easy list of tasks to try.
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  • Exploring Coffee Roasts
    March 12, 2024

    Exploring Coffee Roasts

    We don't need much arm twisting to switch up our usual black coffee for a creamy latte now and then. And some basics on the different roast levels of coffee beans allows for changing up which roast you choose to suit both the brewing method and your coffee drink of choice.
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  • Finally, the Coffee Industry is Taking Decaf Seriously
    March 12, 2024

    Finally, the Coffee Industry is Taking Decaf Seriously

    Any time is a good time for decaf, and according to our in-house coffee experts, the quality, taste, and aroma have improved by a long shot in the last five years or so. Could any more memes or quotes be mocking that cup of caffeine-less coffee? Well, we’re not going there because it’s time decaf got some respect!
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  • Coffee Terminology Decoded
    March 12, 2024

    Coffee Terminology Decoded

    We’d need pages and pages to get into every facet of the language of coffee, simply because there are so many sub categories; Coffee shop lingo, the vocabulary of brewing methods, the glossary of roasting…and so on! So, thought we’d keep the terminology fairly basic, in terms of the kinds of things you’d hear every couple of seconds in our shop.
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