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The art of NOT blending coffee

Coffee blends have been around for a very long time and is traditionally the more popular choice among many coffee drinkers compared to single origins. While I believe that blends have their place among the market, Compound Coffee’s own stance is that of NOT blending. Here’s why.

Coffee Blends have been around for a very long time and is traditionally the more popular choice among many coffee drinkers compared to single origins. While I believe that blends have their place among the market, Compound Coffee’s own stance is that of NOT blending. Here’s why.

The Art of Not Blending Coffee

First of all, let’s examine what constitutes a blend. A single origin (non-blend) would usually be defined as a coffee from a single farm, region, cooperative or washing station/mill etc. A blend would normally be known as a mix of 2 or more single origin coffees. However, many times even a single origin can actually be a blend. Blending can happen at 2 stages; at the farm level or at the roaster’s level.

Farm Level:

Coffees, even Single Origins, can be made up of a blend. This can be in the form of different coffee varietals being grown in...

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