Welcome to the January edition of Fresh Brews, a round up of everything awesome to weird in the coffee world and blogosphere. If you’ve been reading the blog for a while, you may remember me putting together a round up weekly. Writing the round up weekly was a little too overwhelming, so now I’m working on a monthly recap of my favorite coffee news articles and blog posts. You can find these articles and other blog posts on a more frequent basis via the Daily Shot Of Coffee Facebook and Twitter accounts.
Muddy Dog Coffee: 10 Ways to drink better coffee in 2012
If your new years resolution was to drink better coffee, Muddy Dog Coffee wrote the perfect article for you. If your new years resolution wasn’t to drink better coffee, what’s wrong with you? Just joking.
Eat Drink Better 17 Things You Didn’t Know about Coffee
I know way too much about coffee, but this neat-o info graphic showed me a couple of things that I didn’t know.
National Geogrpahic: How Coffee Changed America
Tea gets all of the spot light in American history, but it was our friend coffee that changed America for the better. Don’t believe me, check out this article/infographic.
The Salt: Drink Coffee? Off With Your Head!
Part 2 of our little history lesson. Coffee is widely accepted in our culture now, but in the past drinking coffee could land you in jail or worse.
I Need Coffee: Roast Your Own Coffee
If you’ve been debating roasting your own beans, here’s an article that will guide you through the process. I’ve been thinking about roasting my own coffee for years now, I think in 2012 I’ll finally have to make some time try it.
Baristing: Review of Reviewing
Over at Baristing, Alex examines who asks us coffee reviewers (and reviewers in general) to review and why should we do it in the first place.
Passion For The Pint: How To Use Coffee In Your Next Homebrew
A little bit of a shameless plug for my other blog, but if you’re into homebrewing and you’re reading Daily Shot Of Coffee, here’s an article that you can probably use.
Creative Loafing: Spice up your morning
If you’re coffee is getting a little boring, the fine folks over at Creative Loafing have some ways to spice up your coffee life.
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