From George and Jenny’s origin trips, and upcoming events, to stuff that gets us talking here at the roastery. Keep up to date on what’s new here at George Howell Coffee as we highlight our own blog postings as well as news articles, videos, and other information and events that impact specialty coffee industry.

A Journey to Burundi’s Coffee Harvest: An Interview with Jenny Howell by Erika Koss

A Journey to Burundi’s Coffee Harvest: An Interview with Jenny Howell by Erika Koss In May 2016, Jenny Howell, Director of Coffee Sourcing, travelled to Burundi with a group of U.S. based coffee professionals. Led […]

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Singing Burundi’s Coffee Song: George Howell & the Long Miles Coffee Project by Erika Koss

George Howell is known as a passionate purveyor of the world’s best coffees and the co-creator of the Cup of Excellence in 1999. But lately, he’s also been curating a series of East Coast events that feature his zeal for education. So far, his special guests have included Raul Perez, Mokhtar Alkhanshali, and Dr. Christopher Hendon. Most recently, George invited Ben Carlson to stop in Boston before the annual Global Specialty Coffee Expo in Seattle.
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Long Miles Coffee Project

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New Release: La Soledad Biere de Garde

A new collab beer between George Howell Coffee & Mystic Brewery. Mystic Brewery has released the third beer in our single origin coffee beer series—La Soledad Biere de Garde. This is a limited batch, so make sure […]

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New Release: Kanzu Farmhouse Ale

A new collab beer between George Howell Coffee & Mystic Brewery. Last month, we teamed up with our friends over at Mystic Brewery again, to brew the second beer in our single origin coffee beer […]

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La Minita reaches new heights with the 2016 crop!

Finca Melico is a section of La Minita selected this year for its even, full ripening. The coffee cherries were picked during five days at the peak of the harvest, from January 5 to January […]

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A new look…

Starting Monday, we begin rolling out our new packaging! These bags are biodegradable, due to the Biotrē film, and feature a ziplock top. Biotrē Film is made from 60% (by weight) renewable wood pulp. The […]

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The other star Kenya in our Collection: Karatu AA

Last year Jenny Howell went on her annual coffee buying trip to Kenya. Getting Mamuto – a consistently great coffee every year – was a no-brainer – but we were looking for other great lots […]

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GHC + Mystic Brewery

Last month, we teamed up with Mystic Brewery in Chelsea, MA to brew a coffee beer of a different kind. This is no coffee stout. We wanted to highlight the lighter, brighter, flavors of our […]

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NYT – 3 Steps to Brewing a Better Cup of Coffee

Oliver Strand for the New York Times wrote an article on the 3 steps to brewing a better cup of coffee.

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Principles of Coffee Brewing

Want to recreate that delicious cup of coffee at home and make the best out of the beans you purchase? Then please join George Howell Coffee for an interactive educational experience at the Kitchen at Boston Public Market.

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