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Top 4 Threats to the Future of Coffee Farming
These 4 macro issues are causing coffee prices to spike across the world. Learn what they are and what you...
Expresso or Espresso?
One of the oldest debates of coffee history revolves around one simple question... is it pronounced "espresso" or "expresso?"
Why Does Coffee Give Me Energy?
Have you ever wondered, especially after your first cup, why your favorite Alma Coffee gives you energy?
The Hawk | 2019 - 2021 | Alma-Obituaries
Our dear bird friend Mr. Hawk recently passed away, so we wanted to give him the proper obituary.
From the Alma-Vault:
Before Alma, our very own Leticia and Harry Hutchins updated a regular blog/journal that documented their first years in the...
Which has more caffeine, Light or Dark roasts?
When it comes to light and dark roast coffees, which one actually has more caffeine?
Meet Matt Mullins: Our New Head Roaster
Join us for an exclusive interview with our new head roaster Matt Mullins, a true industry expert with over 14...
We Tried Hot Sauce in Coffee so You Don't Have to
Hot sauce in coffee? That's right... Watch us (painstakingly) try the latest coffee/internet trend!
How Your Alma Coffee Purchase Improves Lives
Meet Carmen and Marcial, two team members whose lives have been directly improved by the support of people just like...
What is Nitro Cold Brew?
You may have seen nitro cold brew here and there or at Alma Coffee’s pop-up cafe, but what actually is...
Does Coffee Grind Size Matter?
This week, we answer a question as old as time: does coffee grind size actually matter?
The Evolution of Manual Coffee Brewing pt. 1
In part 1 of 2, we walk you through the history of coffee brewing starting with the first (patented) manual...
What Makes Decaf, Decaf?
To clear up any confusion you might have about the difference between decaf and regular coffee, we are dedicated this...
Meet the Alma Familia!
Learn more about the faces behind your favorite cup of coffee in this week's Alma-nac blog post!
Top 6 Coffee Cocktails for Summer 2021
We'll be sharing our top 6 favorite Coffee Cocktails for the Summer of 2021 and trying them out in an...
What is coffee blooming?
Not to be confused with blooming flowers, coffee "blooming" is an important and often overlooked aspect of the brewing process.
How to Use The Coffee Flavor Wheel
This week, we want to introduce you to the iconic Coffee Flavor Wheel, explain why it exists, and then show you how to use this...
Roasts You Should Know: Belen Gualcho (2021)
Learn everything you need to know about our lightest and brightest coffee roast, Belen Gualcho.
Sustainable Practices from Farm to Cup
This Earth Day, we wanted to give you an insider’s perspective on how our family farm, Finca Terrerito, has helped Alma...
What is Coffee Washing & How Does It Affect Your Cup?
This week’s blog will cover something we’ve hinted at in MANY blog posts before, and that’s the process of coffee...
Evolution of the Alma Warehouse
Our warehouse has grown a lot since we first started roasting in 2018. Join us on a written tour of our...
The Five Most Common Espresso Drinks
For this week’s Alma-nac blog post we walk you through the five most common espresso drinks you'll find in any...
Trying out a Coffee Lager
Follow the first-person journey of brewing, tasting, and finalizing Reformation Brewery's newest "Java JOGR" summer beer from our own in-house...
The Mujeres Roast: Honoring Women Within the Coffee Industry
We’d like to introduce you to a special limited-release roast that pays homage to women within our own industry here at Alma,...
Alma's Un-Sung Heroes: The Machines that put the
At our roastery in Holly Springs, GA, there are a handful of machines that truly put the "extra" in extraordinary...
The Great Coffee Waves: What are the First, Second, and Third Coffee Waves? 🌊
This week’s blog post will give you a brief overview of the three major “waves” of coffee, what they represent...
The Story of Alma Coffee Told Through Our Bag Design
This week we’ll be sharing the never-before-told journey of Alma Coffee through the many stages of our packaging and label design evolution!
Roasts You Should Know: Soulmate
Today we'd like to introduce you to our "Roasts You Should Know" series, a new addition to our Alma-nac blog...
Plan the Perfect 2021 Valentine's Day Date in Woodstock, GA!
Need some help laying out a game plan in 2021? We have you covered! Valentine's Day only comes once a year,...
Honduran Hurricane Recovery & Relief UPDATE ⛈⛑
On November 16th, 2020, Hurricane Iota made landfall in Honduras only weeks after another storm, Hurricane Eta, made landfall with record-setting annihilation. Read...
Your Morning Coffee is in Danger! Will You Help Save It?
What if we told you the very farms that give us our favorite hot beverage are at serious risk of industry-wide collapse?...
What is Cascara?
If you are looking for something “new” in the coffee world to sip on during your early morning wake-up routine,...
Can Coffee Replace Pre-Workout? ☕️💪
If consumed the right way, coffee can be used as a healthy alternative to pre-workout supplements and powders. Keep reading...
Get to Know Loralai!
Let us introduce you to Loralai! Made in California, we believe she is the future of coffee roasting. We sat...