French press coffee makers are great for camping

Caffeinated Camping

Summer is right around the corner and many of us are itching to get back out in the sunshine. For some of you, that may mean visiting your favorite camping spots or state parks. Great coffee is a necessity after a night of sleeping on the ground. Split Rock Coffee is here to make sure you stay alert during your adventures all day long. How Do you Br ...

St. Patrick's Day Morning Latte

St. Patrick’s Day Coffee

St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated in more countries around the world than any other single-day holiday, despite the Irish association. It seems that the theme of wearing green, drinking excessively, and spending time with your friends is universally popular! But what makes St. Patrick’s so special to Americans? Let’s take a closer l ...

Coffee Roasting Is An Art Form

How-to Roast Your Coffee and Why

Coffee roasting has made it evident that most people don’t know how to enjoy a perfect cup of coffee in the morning. What’s the difference between a light roast and a dark roast? Let’s take a deeper look at the process that creates our favorite caffeinated beans. Where do Coffee Beans Originate From Coffee beans originally take the ...

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Make Lattes and Cappuccinos at Home!

The Simple Guide to Frothing Milk Your favorite latte from the café down the street may be worth it but try frothing your own milk at home to save some money this season! Achieving creamy, steamy, foamy milk is not too difficult, and it is even better paired with your favorite Split Rock Coffee. If you have an espresso machine at home, use the steame ...

Coffee Cocktail in martini glass with orange peel

Coffee Cocktails

Coffee Cocktails Looking for the perfect holiday drink to warm you up and give you some extra energy? Look no further! We have researched some of the best Coffee Cocktails out there this holiday season, and we cannot wait to see what you think of them. 2020 has been a roller coaster of a year, to say the least, and you deserve an extra shot for gett ...

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Eggs? In Coffee!?

Swedish Egg Coffee We all know eggs are packed full of protein and a great way to start your day, but have you ever heard of drinking your eggs with your coffee? Well, this unique Swedish tradition began in the late 1800s according to the legend. It has become a long tradition for Lutheran church gatherings of Scandinavian-Americans in the Midwest a ...


How To Find Better Coffee Beans

Every coffee drinker values the quality and taste of their beans, but fewer attend to where their favorite coffee beans are sourced. What many people don’t know is that bean quality is mostly determined by growing conditions; such as sunlight, rain, soil, altitude, and picking technique, which differs by location. With sustainability and environmen ...

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The Best of the Bean – 20 Coffee Cities You Must Visit!

Coffee is highly valued, respected and beyond popular so it is no surprise that coffee is one of the most sought and traded commodities. Almost every year there are over 500 billion cups of coffee consumed across the world! In the United States we consume the most coffee overall and there are a lot of cities with some great coffee. We put together 20 ...

Brazillian Coffee Beans

Brazilian Coffee – First Take

Brazil accounts for one-third of the world’s coffee, making them the largest grower and exporter of coffee beans. Each year, Brazil produces 40 to 60 million bags of coffee , grown mostly in low altitudes. Many people enjoy espresso blends made from either Bourbon Santos or Brazil Cerrado due to their dark roast and ability to avoid bitterness. Brazi ...

Coffee Grounds Improve Vegatables

Green Thumb With Whole Bean Coffee Grounds

How to Use Coffee Grounds to Improve Your Garden “I know that coffee grounds are beneficial to soil, but in some places I read that they should be used in compost formation only. Some other sources claim that coffee grounds should be simply mixed with regular soil, including in existing pots. Which is correct? In some places, I also read that coffee ...



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