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Trick or Treat? No Trick, Just Treats from Mt. Si Coffee Roasters!

Trick or Treat? No Trick, Just Treats from Mt. Si Coffee Roasters!

Mt Si Coffee Roasters is treating you to a FREE bag of coffee through the month of October. It’s our way of saying thank you for your support! Mix or match any 3 12oz. bags of your choice and treat yourself to a 12 oz. bag of our Cascade Blend. Be sure to visit our Mt. Si Coffee Roasters website to learn about more free items!

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From All of Us at Mt. Si Coffee Roasters, We Thank You For Your Support!

From All of Us at Mt. Si Coffee Roasters, We Thank You For Your Support!

We here at Mt. Si Coffee Roasters want to take a moment to thank all of you for your support and purchase of our fine coffees, whether online or at local markets and restaurants. Due to current Covid-19 restrictions regarding Farmers Markets, we are currently not allowed to sell at the Issaquah Farmers Market where we have been every Saturday for the past 10 summers. We are still available in selected Safeway markets, Town and Country Market, Farmhouse Market and Bartell Drugstores in the East King County area.

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Mt. Si Coffee Roasters Presents The History of Coffee

Mt. Si Coffee Roasters Presents The History of Coffee

The History and Origins of Coffee:

The origins of coffee allegedly date back to somewhere around the late 15th century, where legend has numerous stories and versions of its beginnings. Some say that coffee started in Ethiopia, within the Horn of Africa, extending into regions of Turkey. We also know that coffee was being cultivated in Yemen around the same time. Some say the origins of coffee revolve around an Ethiopian goat herder, by the name of Kaldi and The Legend of the Dancing Goats. (Sounds like a bad comedy!) Apparently Kaldi observed his and other goats experiencing“unusual vitality and energy” after chewing on red coffee berries!

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3 Top Ways to Brew Up the Best Coffee Possible

3 Top Ways to Brew Up the Best Coffee Possible

The Drip: The standard we are all pretty used to is “The Drip.” The process is simple and straightforward – you simply pour water into the reservoir of your coffee maker, put your grounds into the filter, turn on the machine, and BAM! The machine does the all of the work. All you have to do is mosey over and pour yourself a fabulous cup of Joe. For most coffee junkies, the fully automated, ready-to-go system is what works for them. It’s convenient, it’s effortless, and you don’t have to think too much, which is awesome, especially in the morning!

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Understanding Coffee Roasting’s Environmental Rate of Change (RoC)

Understanding Coffee Roasting’s Environmental Rate of Change (RoC)

As coffee lovers become more savvy with the roasting and brewing process, understanding factors such as Rate of Rise (RoR), bean temperature and environmental temperature all come into question. Environmental Rate of Change (RoC) can help predict the temperature of the roasting drum, and in turn, help maintain control during roasting.

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Mother’s Day Special!

Mother’s Day Special!

MOTHER'S DAY SPECIAL! Choose any one of our 3 GIFT BOXES as a gift for the CAFFEINE LOVING MOM in your life and we will throw in a FREE BAG of our SUNRISE BREAKFAST BLEND with EACH gift box purchased! This includes a Sunrise Breakfast Blend 12oz. whole bean bag with...

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ENJOY THE ROASTS!

ENJOY THE ROASTS!

My friend Sean is practicing his social distancing on the peaks of Mt. Si. If this seems a bit extreme for YOU, may I suggest enjoying a bag of OUR micro batch roasted coffee in the warm comfort of your home. Our online store has a great selection of our individual coffees as well as great gift boxes for everyone’s tastes and enjoyment.

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Come join us at Salish Lodge’s Country Gift Store

Come join us at Salish Lodge’s Country Gift Store

Come join us at Salish Lodge’s Country Gift Store on Saturday, March 14th for an open house. We will be serving our Twin Peaks blend as well as our Snoqualmie Falls blend at the gift shop. You can always check out spectacular Snoqualmie Falls during your visit! The...

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Sunrise Breakfast Blend

Sunrise Breakfast Blend

During these cold winter months, we invite you to warm up in the mornings with our SUNRISE BREAKFAST BLEND. Unlike many other breakfast blends, we prefer a darker roast for your wake up call. We are using a blend of coffees from the high mountain regions in Mexico...

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Christmas at Salish Lodge and Spa!

Christmas at Salish Lodge and Spa!

Come experience the Holiday cheer at the historic and beautiful Salish Lodge in Snoqualmie WA. Grab a bag of our Twin Peaks or Snoqualmie Falls blends at the Country Store and Falls gift shops! The Salish Lodge is located at: 6501 Railroad Ave, Snoqualmie, WA...

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