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New Kenyan Coffee on the Menu

Despite its close proximity to Ethiopia (widely considered the birthplace of coffee), Kenya is still relatively new to coffee growing.  Cultivation began with European missionaries bringing coffee and cultivating it on large plantations. Back then, it was an industry based on colonialist efforts to develop new opportunities for revenue. However,...

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The Life of Coffee: At Cuatro M

At Water Avenue we work to bring you the most delicious, high quality coffee that we can. All of the coffee we sell is grown, processed, shipped, and roasted and brewed with the utmost care. One of the best ways to ensure quality along the supply chain is by developing...

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Introducing...Boxcar!

Introducing...Boxcar Happy 5/03, Portland! We’re excited to announce the release of our new blend, Boxcar. A toast to Portland’s Central Eastside Industrial District that Water Avenue calls home. We have developed this blend to satisfy a diverse range of palates. Boxcar is a blend of Central and South American coffees,...

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Brazil Cafe Zinho La Esperanza Honey

Brazil Cafe Zinho La Esperanza HoneyThe Brazil Cafe Zinho La Esperanza was featured in the January 2012 edition of Coffee Review.  We focus on offering seasonal, fresh coffee offerings, and this coffee is no longer available.  For those looking for a great low acidity option we recommend our current Brazilian...

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Ethiopia Sidamo Hamacho Waeno

Ethiopia Sidamo Hamacho Waeno   The Ethiopia Sidamo Hamacho Waeno might sound like a bit of a mouthful, but it's a delicious mouthful: this washed coffee is a beautiful, floral cup with bright citrus acidity, and a lingering fruity sweetness. It comes from Hamacho Waeno, one of the largest cooperatives...

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