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Celebrate National Irish Coffee Day With Us With This KLLR Irish Coffee Recipe!

Celebrate National Irish Coffee Day With Us With This KLLR Irish Coffee Recipe!

Like coffee?

Like booze? 

Join us in celebrating National Irish Coffee Day with this recipe for a KLLR Irish Coffee! 

Espresso @ Home Pt. II - Steps to Pulling an Espresso Shot

Espresso @ Home Pt. II - Steps to Pulling an Espresso Shot

Making espresso at home but unsure if you're doing it right?

Check out our video, Steps to Pulling an Espresso Shot to learn the proper order of operations!

Espresso @ Home Pt. I - The Gear

Espresso @ Home Pt. I - The Gear

In this edition of Espresso @ Home, we give a brief over-view of the gear you'll need to make great espresso at home and cover the basic functionality of home espresso equipment. 

21 Ways to Brew Better Coffee at Home in 2021

21 Ways to Brew Better Coffee at Home in 2021

In our last blog we touched on New Year’s Resolutions and why you shouldn’t feel the need to swear off the bean juice in 2021.

That said, goals are great to have and we even left you with a possible goal at the end of that blog: drink better coffee.

There’s one caveat here: to drink better coffee, we’ve got to be able to brew better coffee.

Not overly confident in your home-barista skill sets?

We got you!

Keep up With Your Clean Up: Why Daily Equipment Cleaning Routines are Vital to Your Coffee Program

Keep up With Your Clean Up: Why Daily Equipment Cleaning Routines are Vital to Your Coffee Program

Cleaning, in the context of café life, isn’t confined to some “to-do” item points on the nightly closing list. Adhering to a simple, regular cleaning regimen is an easy and essential way to ensure great tasting coffee, maintain a clean and cared-for environment and maximize the lifespan of equipment (it ain’t cheap, after all!).  

Check out this post for everything you need to keep your work-space looking clean. 

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.