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  2. [T]he Minneapolis [Shinola] store has an Intelligentsia Coffee outpost. “It’s about helping to create a community,” said Mr. Caudill. “We want it to feel warm, so that people want to hang out. If the store were an Oreo, Intelligentsia would be the creamy filling.”
     
  3. 15:14 19th Jul 2014

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    I had to work on my tenant’s toilet in the middle of a glorious summer afternoon, so I EARNED this affogato.

    I had to work on my tenant’s toilet in the middle of a glorious summer afternoon, so I EARNED this affogato.

     
  4. 21:05 16th Jul 2014

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    There never was and never will be a shortage of CHEMEX Filterpaper.

    There never was and never will be a shortage of CHEMEX Filterpaper.

     
  5. 10:47

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    I had a hell of a time with this coffee—neither of my two 1lb roasts worked well, and the second one is so bad I might dump it. It’s just super grassy, and tastes perpetually under-extracted. No idea why. Potato defect?

    The first batch over-roasted a bit, even though I stopped just into first crack. So on the second batch I stopped just at the start of first crack. It was still cracking a bit at the start of the cooling cycle, but settled down quickly. But then after a 20 minute cooling cycle it was STILL WARM. Maybe an issue with the Behmor roaster? Maybe the coffee is just crazy dense, and holds heat longer than average?

    At my brother’s suggestion I’m going to wait another day or two to see if it just needed time to balance out, but until then I’m chalking this up to my first roasting fail.

     
  6. 10:38

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    $22/lb green coffee—I bet this would retail for like $60 a bag. Tempting to pick up a pound and try, but I would be pretty sadface if I screwed this one up.

     
  7. 23:57 15th Jul 2014

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    Apparently a Gibraltar’s milk is steamed at a cooler temperature than a cortado, hence making it the wiser choice for the man who has places to be and people to see.

    Apparently a Gibraltar’s milk is steamed at a cooler temperature than a cortado, hence making it the wiser choice for the man who has places to be and people to see.

     
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    White pants are a chic choice for coffee cherry picking.

    White pants are a chic choice for coffee cherry picking.

     
  9. 23:21 14th Jul 2014

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    Finally got that shakerato. Thanks Intelli Wicker Park. You guys are gonna be awesome, kick some ass this week when you open your doors to the thirsty masses. Sparkling teas on draft, modbar pour overs, kegged beer on its way, an architects wet dream for an interior, y’all so fancy.

    Finally got that shakerato. Thanks Intelli Wicker Park. You guys are gonna be awesome, kick some ass this week when you open your doors to the thirsty masses. Sparkling teas on draft, modbar pour overs, kegged beer on its way, an architects wet dream for an interior, y’all so fancy.

     
  10. 17:07

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    Need a source on a matte black Takahiro kettle. I want to import those things. I’m serious.