It’s the freshest! No foolin’!

Did you know that every bag of Red Rock Roasters' coffee has a roast date on it? They always have! It's now coded in the American style: mmddyy, for easy reading (it used to be ddmmy). So today's date would be 040116. Go forth and know freshness! … [Read more...]

Coffee Freshness and You

When I lead tastings and classes, I inevitably get the following questions: where should I keep my coffee for optimum freshness? In the freezer? What kind of container should I get? How long will ground coffee keep? Whole bean? As with anything coffee, there are a lot of variables at play when we talk about coffee freshness. Where do you live? What's the season? What container is it in? Is it … [Read more...]