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CWJ 2017 Holiday Gift Guide

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CWJ 2017 Holiday Gift Guide

It’s finally December, and that means it’s time for festive music, warm holiday drinks, and the ensuing stress that comes along with finding the perfect gift for your loved ones, your boss, the next door neighbor...you get the picture. To save you hours of combing Amazon for gift ideas, we created a holiday gift guide for the coffee lover in your life. Luckily, 83% of US adults drink coffee, so it is a safe bet that CWJ’s curated list of caffeine-related products below will delight and impress your gift recipient. 1. Electric Coffee Grinder Whole bean coffee can be intimidating, especially...

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CWJ City Guide: Best Coffee Shops in NYC

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CWJ City Guide: Best Coffee Shops in NYC

Though we wish we were able to house a Commonwealth Joe location in every US city, the reality is, our brick and mortar experience is limited to the DMV area. However, through our travels, we’ve found amazing coffee offered by passionate baristas can be found in the most unassuming of establishments. As a result, we are starting a monthly blog post series to share our favorite coffee spots in some of the nation’s most traveled cities. Of course, we must start off with none other than the Big Apple. For those of you who don’t have CWJ Nitro Cold Brew...

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Coffee Drinks Explained

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Coffee Drinks Explained

For a majority of millennials, wine bars are intimidating. With hundreds of label names you can’t pronounce and an expectation to know whether you’ll enjoy the $14 glass of Bordeaux you just ordered, being well-versed in the art of fine wine does not come natural to most people. Along that same vein, to many people, walking into a coffee shop can feel just as intimidating. For those of you who can tell whether the shot of espresso you ordered this morning was over extracted, it’s safe to say you can skip this explanatory blog post. However, if you’re someone who...

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DMV Coffee Community

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DMV Coffee Community

By: Chelsea Jarrell   Coffee has become one of the top beverages of choice in the United States. In fact, Americans consume about 400 million cups of coffee a day! This has led to more and more discoveries of how coffee can be crafted. Coffee is described to go through waves of progression. The first wave is where we start to see the increase of coffee consumption. This is the wave where coffee was produced to be an affordable and instant drink to make with ease at home. Many big names of the household coffee world, such as Maxwell House...

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The Many Uses of Coffee Grounds

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The Many Uses of Coffee Grounds

By: Chelsea Jarrell Coffee can be used for much more than creating the perfect caffeinated beverage. In fact, there are several different ways to put those wet coffee grounds to good use. Check out this post to figure out which ones fit into your lifestyle. Beauty Coffee grounds are a perfect coarse substance full of caffeine and vitamins that can help rejuvenate and exfoliate your skin.   Coffee Body Scrub: Wake up in the shower with this homemade body scrub. The combination of coffee, coconut oil, cinnamon, and vanilla awakens your senses and leaves your skin feeling super soft. Coffee...

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