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Serengeti National Park safari hippos rafting


“…their huge undulating presence refreshes me better than sleep.” From “Watching Hippos,” a poem by Dorothy Porter and the Brew News bedtime story for November 2016 from and our Gombe Reserve single-origin ground coffee.

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Mabrat Eyiso winnowing coffee beans courtesy Brazil's Ministry of Development at Flickr

Pairings 2.0: Yirgacheffe and Ethiopia

The last Convenience Coffee Brew News for October 2016 gets up-close-and-African with three Ethiopian coffees, scenery and sentiments. Travel with us for a look at single-origin Ethiopian Yirgacheffe beans and Fair Trade Certified, Organic blends and a fascinating footnote video that explores human connection through intimate portraits of complete strangers who were asked to pose […]

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Blue tea pot with flowers and herbs steeping

Ethiopian Spiced Tea

This week we turn our taste buds’ attention to a heart-warming spiced tea infusion of Ethiopian origin like Chef Marcus and his Ambessa Fine African Teas that steeps beautifully in your best tea service, as well as some other not-so-traditional herbals that you can brew right at home, in minutes in your single-cup brewer.

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White-winged Black Tern Lake Tana - Near Bahir Dar, Ethiopia courtesy Paulo Philippidis at Flickr

An Ethiopian Calling

Four African-inspired teas: whispers of deepest, darkest chocolate; the vigor and vitality of green tea; the magic of exotic Western Cape South African Rooibos red tea; and an Ethiopian-Swedish poke at the distinctive bergamot and lemon flavours of Earl Grey.

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4 Ways to get an Austrian Coffee in Bermuda

… and even if you don’t have an espresso-specific brewer, you can create great-tasting, whipped-cream topped Austrian coffee experience with any of our K-Cup blends from Lavazza, Starbucks (except maybe their Breakfast Blend) or Gevalia.

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Twilight over Austria's Grossglockner

Four Mountains and a Volcano

This week here at Brew News Bermuda we’re all about the high-level, altitude-attitude, emphasis on elevation coffees themselves so we’ve globetrotted all the way from Grossglockner in the Austrian Alps to Central and South America, the Caribbean and the Pacific to bring you this week’s fantastic feature flavours.

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Wolfgang Puck GO BOLD Realcups

The Puck Stops Here

Wolfgang Puck true or false: He’s Austrian-flavoured, like almost everything else here at Brew News this month.  At press time he was tied with Rachel Ray’s $75,000,000 net worth, or, as he’d probably rather, the fourth richest chef in the world.  Everyone says his favourite things on earth are macaroons. His favourite things are macarons.  You can learn how to make […]

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Sachertorte, fork and napkin from Hotel Sacher, Vienna, Austria

Sachertorte – Austria’s national chocolate cake

Possibly the best chocolate cake in the world! Apricot jam, three kinds of chocolate and centuries of European money — a great recipe for any story The trail of this heavenly, whipped cream-crowned creation meanders all the way back to the early 17th century through revolutions, family feuds and “torte wars.” An almost accidental creation […]

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Black and white barista photo between two hoppers of coffee beans, a Dark Italian Roast K-Cup graphic and the logo

Fall in love with three Italians in under four minutes

— After an entire month of Lavazza in Torino, Nespresso in capsules and Napoli and other Vimeo shorts, here’s a four-minute read about three Italian hidden gems at As is the case with most Italians, Dark Italian Roast from Eight O’Clock has a little extra sweetness, is a little less acidic and possibly even […]

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Bologna library wire protected old books

Italy’s Famous Five Missing Letters

unFamous Italian Fact Numero Uno From the view above, atop 900-year old Prendiparte Tower in Bologna (yep, the birthplace of Bolognese) you can see that Pisa does not have the only leaning tower in the country. Bologna’s two leaning towers, Asinelli and Garisenda, are two of at least nine others. If you’re keen on things that lean, here’s Slow […]

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