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Life After Decaf

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Life After Decaf

By: Chelsea Jarrell   Decaf Coffee has been considered over the years to be a blemish to the coffee community.  It is often talked about in a bad light, and has been attached to certain slogans such as “Death Before Decaf.” These quick judgements and accusations do not give decaf any chance to prove itself. Like most inventions, decaffeinated coffee was discovered by accident. Around the early 1900s a German merchant by the name of Ludwig Roselius was transporting a shipment of coffee beans when they accidently became saturated with sea water. The salty water caused the beans to lose...

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Coffee Drink Trends of 2017

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Coffee Drink Trends of 2017

If you drink coffee, you likely have your favorite drink. Whether you routinely order a large iced latte on your way into the office or move from hot pour overs to iced tea depending on which way the wind is blowing, you likely have your tried and true beverages top of mind. Regardless of your drink of choice, occasionally we feel the spontaneous urge to try something adventurous when we we approach the cashier and look up at the daunting menu board. Due to millennials’ focus on innovation, combined with our short attention span, new drink fads in the coffee...

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Improve Company Culture with Office Perks

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Improve Company Culture with Office Perks

There are many factors that go into accepting a job offer - salary, medical benefits, and commute time are a few of the obvious reasons. However, as more and more millennials enter the workforce, one thing remains a priority focus for recruiters when gearing up to hire the right talent - office perks. In fact, in a recent LinkedIn survey, “perks and benefits” is the number two most important factor millennials look to learn about a company after “culture and values.” Gone are the days where office perks are found only in Silicon Valley. In 2017, employee amenities are standard...

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History of Commonwealth Joe Coffee Roasters

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History of Commonwealth Joe Coffee Roasters

Over twelve years ago, a coffee roaster, Julia, and her teenage son, Robert, worked together at a coffee shop in Culpeper, Virginia. From there, their love for coffee and appreciation for the craft blossomed into what we know today as Commonwealth Joe Coffee Roasters.                                         In 2012, when CWJ was just beginning, Robbie and three friends started bagging Julia’s coffee in a garage and offering free samples at local farmer’s markets. Before long, CWJ was selling in retail locations and offering single-origin...

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Nitro Cold Brew trikes hit Arlington

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Nitro Cold Brew trikes hit Arlington

Summer is upon us, and with that brings ample patio seating, open pools, and of course, Commonwealth Joe Nitro Cold Brew trikes on the streets of Arlington! What first started as a hyper-local mobile coffee stand concept in 2015 has developed into an impressive network of strategically located Nitro Cold Brew trikes serving the community throughout the summer months.                      We are constantly innovating the coffee drinking experience for our customers. As one of the most bike-friendly cities in America, Arlington, Va. was the perfect place for us to test our...

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