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It still feels like Winter...but Spring is on its way.

Carrie Masek

The weather man is predicting temperatures in the negative digits this weekend, but the first day of Spring is coming soon. So is Daylight Savings and St. Patrick's Day! Whether you're struggling to wake up an hour early, celebrating your Irish roots, or enjoying an early spring brunch, we have the coffee for you!

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A latte for George

Carrie Masek

Today, Friday, February 22, is George Washington’s birthday. If he were alive today, he would be 287 years old. None of us here at Coffee by the Roast are quite that old, but we’e old enough to remember when Washington’s birthday was a federal holiday. Only recently, we discovered that George and his wife, Martha, not only enjoyed coffee, but preferred it sweetened and often blended it with milk. That made us smile, because our favorite Washington’s birthday treat is a sweet and milky Cherry Vanilla Latte.

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Spotlight on...Ethiopia Natural Lake Abaya

Carrie Masek

Last month, we brought in a record number of new coffees, so many that we didn’t have a chance to share much more than a brief note about each. These coffees deserve better. We’re rectifying that problem now with a blog series called “Spotlight on…” that will shine a spotlight on new coffees we’re particularly delighted with. Today, we’re spotlighting the new crop of Ethiopia Natural Lake Abaya.

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