Entries by Achilles Coffee

How to Brew at Home: AeroPress

The AeroPress is one of the most innovative brewing methods to come along in coffee in a long time. It combines elements of a French Press with many similarities to an Espresso Machine. The result is a smooth cup of coffee with very low acidity. I have been using my Aeropress at home since March […]

Eduin – Colombian Microlot: Our Newest Roast

Here at Achilles Coffee Roasters, we are constantly searching for the world’s best coffee beans. Often times that means working with independent farmers and co-ops in areas that are a little off the beaten path. It’s this dedication to quality that led us to find Eduin and his Microlot coffee beans. What is a Microlot? […]

What To Do With Old Coffee Grounds: Steps Towards A Greener Future

If you’re anything like us, you have lots of used grounds lying around. With over 6 million tons of coffee grounds ending up in landfills each year, the question becomes, “How can I reuse these grounds responsibly?” Just because the grounds can’t make another cup doesn’t mean they are useless. By spreading the grounds out […]

Coffee Gift Giving Guide for Under $35

Coffee Gifts That Won’t Break Your Budget Trying to find the perfect gift for a coffee lover in your life? It can be difficult sifting through all of the options out there to find something that is useful, so we are here to help. Brewing This is one of the largest debates in the coffee […]