Holiday Gift Boxes Have Arrived!
The holiday season is fast approaching and to give our loyal customers an extra something to look forward to this winter, True North has teamed up with some of our favorite Seattle businesses to put together a little slice of Seattle. Together with our friends at Parfait, Crumble & Flake, and Ballard Bee Company we have put together a range of holiday boxes to help keep you and your loved ones warm and cozy through this cold winter. Each box features a selection of products we love from these great business that share our passion for making small batch, artisan quality food.Learn more about our...
Subscriptions are here!
There is nothing quite like waking up to a freshly brewed cup of coffee, but in the ever-constant rush of modern life it can sometimes be difficult to find time to buy fresh coffee. While we have yet to find a way to add more hours to the day, True North is offering a new coffee subscription service to help make home brewing that much easier. Our subscription offerings are divided into 3, 6, and 13 month installments with 3 different shipping options (monthly, bi-monthly, and weekly). We also a offer a custom subscription option, which allows you to work...
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Crumble & Flake’s Custom Brewing Solution
Custom brewing solutions are one of the services we provide to our wholesale customers. So when Neil Robertson of Crumble & Flake asked for coffee that tastes like espresso, we were up for the challenge.
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NEW ARRIVALS! Yirgacheffe Wanago and Panajachel Micro Lot
Fall is here and so are our new crop of seasonal coffees. This month we have added a natural process Ethiopian from the Wanago Mill in Yirgacheffe as well as a Panajachel micro-lot from a small producer near Guatemala City on Lake Atitlan. We couldn’t wait to get our hands on this new green coffee. The first most obvious difference between our new selections is the means by which coffee is processed. Since water is less abundant in most African coffee-producing regions than in Central America or Southeast Asia coffees like the Yirgacheffe Wanago are cleaned via natural processes which...
Taste Test: Japanese Iced Coffee VS. 24 Hour Cold Brew
Here in Seattle we’ve been experiencing one of our hottest summers on record, so naturally cold brew has become the go-to method for making coffee. We decided to put various brewing techniques, including the Japanese iced coffee method as well as several traditional 24 hour steep cold brews, to a taste test and find which cold coffee beats the heat. Traditional “24 Hour Steep” cold brew methods revolve around immersing ground coffee in room temperature or slightly colder water for a span of 12-24 hours. Since the heat of water just off the boil is what normally causes the soluble...