KLLR Coffee Blog

KLLR Home Kitchen: DIY KLLR Cascara Soda

KLLR Home Kitchen: DIY KLLR Cascara Soda

In one of our more recent blog posts, we discussed seasonal coffee beverages in the context of coffee shops and how creative, seasonally-focused rotating menus can be a fun way to engage both baristas as well as those they serve.

What about at home?

Check out this blog to learn how to make a delicious seasonal beverage in your own home kitchen: the KLLR Cascara Soda!

Celebrating Seasonality: Seasonal Menus & the Maple Pecan Iced Latte

Celebrating Seasonality: Seasonal Menus & the Maple Pecan Iced Latte

At KLLR Coffee, we love seeing the fun ways our clients embrace seasonality and the creativity of their baristas. In fact, each quarter we are distributing a collection of syrup and beverage recipes for our shops to use, riff-on, or get inspired by.

For the purpose of this blog, we are featuring one of our current recipes: The Maple Pecan Iced Latte, a sweet- treat for those wanting to drink cool even when it’s cold out.

Powerful Partnerships - Breville & Beanz.com

Powerful Partnerships - Breville & Beanz.com

If getting freshly roasted coffee from your favorite roasters delivered straight to your home or office sounds up your alley, you’re going to want to check out Beanz.com, a new initiative from Breville with the goal of helping kitchen-coffee-connoisseurs step up their game.

Demystifying Dialing-In: The Scientific Method for Coffee

Demystifying Dialing-In: The Scientific Method for Coffee

For baristas and operators new to the craft, wrapping one’s head around all of the variables inherent to brewing coffee and espresso can seem a daunting task, but it can easily be put into perspective by analogizing it to a simple concept we all learned about in high-school science: The Scientific Method.

Limited Time Only: KLLR Cascara! ...But Just What Is It, Anyway?

Limited Time Only: KLLR Cascara! ...But Just What Is It, Anyway?

KLLR Coffee is excited to launch our Limited Time Only offering: Cascara! But just what is cascara, anyway?

Break Room Coffee for Pros: Our Top 4 Methods for KLLR Office Coffee

Break Room Coffee for Pros: Our Top 4 Methods for KLLR Office Coffee

Learn how to drink coffee in style - even at the office. 

We discuss the tried and true French Press, a contemporary favorite in the Hario V60, the ubiquitous batch brew-pot, and – for those willing to put in the work (at work) – espresso

KLLR Tea pt. II - Tea at Home

KLLR Tea pt. II - Tea at Home

In our last blog, we learned a little bit about what tea is as a beverage and as an agricultural product. To follow up on that, in this blog we are going to explore the variables to consider when brewing tea, some general guidelines for brewing tea, and a recipe-specific tutorial of one of our favorite teas here at KLLR Coffee.

KLLR Tea pt. 1 – A Primer on Tea

KLLR Tea pt. 1 – A Primer on Tea

In a recent blog, we gave some tips for brewing coffee at home, reasoning that when we are stuck at home, or otherwise unable to get to a great café, that shouldn’t stop one from enjoying a great cup of coffee. 

True that.  

But there are certainly other factors that make the walks and drives to our favorite cafes worth it. Among them: variety. The coffee shops we frequent, more often than not, after all, serve non-coffee products as well. Maybe this is a snazzy signature drink that wouldn’t have occurred to you (more on this to come), or maybe it’s a great tea for your non-coffee-drinking-friend (or yourself – no one said you had to drink coffee ALL the time, right?).

Clean Coffee - Cleaning & Storing Coffee Equipment During COVID-19

Clean Coffee - Cleaning & Storing Coffee Equipment During COVID-19

The impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the economic, business, and personal activities of the world have been unlike anything seen in modern times. The implications for small-businesses have been particularly impactful – and at times ambiguous. For small businesses, weathering the storm has been difficult but, entrepreneurs being scrappy as resourceful as they are, many have found ways to make do and keep their doors open. Others have had to make the difficult decision to close up shop until the end of this ordeal. Regardless, one question has remained for everyone: how long?