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New Release La Soledad

New Release La Soledad

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 to ask your local craft beer store if they have it, or can get it. We hope you enjoy! Available at the following locations:HOPSTERS ALLEYURBAN GRAPE SOUTH ENDFERNANDEZ BROTHERS LIQUORCRAFT BEER CELLAR (FRAM)CRAFT BEER CELLARCHARLES STREET LIQUORSCRAFT BEER CELLAR FENWAYSEAPORT CONVENIENCE & LIQCAMBRIDGE WINE & SPIRITSCRAFT BEER CELLAR NEWTONWINE CASK INC., THECITY LIQUORSPEMBERTON FARMSMARTY’S FINE WINESDISTINCT BEER & WINEYANKEE SPIRITSCOLONIAL SPIRITS ACTONKELLY’S PACKAGE STOREALBERT’S MARKETK-2...

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

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

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. During his introduction to 60 guests at the Boston Public Market in April 2017, George smiled with pleasure as he recounted the flavor notes from...

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

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

In May 2016, Jenny Howell, Director of Coffee Sourcing, travelled to Burundi with a group of U.S. based coffee professionals. Led by Jeanine Niyonzima-Aroian, owner of JNP Imports, the group visited several washing stations outside the capital, Bujumbura, and around the country in regions including Kayanza; Knyamugari; Mahoda; and Butemba. In recent years, several cooperatives have competed and placed in the Top 10 in the Cup of Excellence, an initiative co-created by George Howell in 1999.This interview took place in June 2017 at the George Howell Coffee café in Newtonville, Massachusetts. Erika Koss: Jenny, it’s such a pleasure to see...

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