Monday, May 22, 2017

Death Before Decaf: Buying Coffee

Abilene has a varied rotation of great coffees from excellent roasteries at our local coffee shops. Unless one gets a free pound because of...

The Pour Man’s Dream Come True

The seemingly cursed Bitsy's Flower shop is currently being renovated. We now know that it will be turned into a “brick and mortar” shop...

Death Before Decaf: The Process of Coffee

Coffee Event: Live Stream via The Abilene Post Facebook page @ 11:30 Thursday morning (New Coffee Shop Reveal). Farming methods, Roasting, Freshness, and Brewing competence are the...

Abilene’s New Brewery

Abilene is about to get a bit hoppier. Sockdolager Brewing Company, run by Alex Nicolato, James Bridwell, and Will Meiron, is making the transition from...

The Hill’s Coolest Coffee Shop Ever?

Recently, the Bitsy's Flower Shop property was finally acquired, but by whom? There's no telling... yet. There was recently a rumor going around that a Yellow...

Death Before Decaf: Roasted Edition

Key City Coffee Roasters are, currently, the only coffee roasters in Abilene. Their story started with a passion for people, and that impetus still...

Death Before Decaf: #supportlocal is a Bust.

Let me preface these divisive words with a claim. Quality coffee must be supported to improve cafe standards in Abilene (which are, admittedly, on...

Death Before Decaf: Legen-dairy Lattes?

In Abilene one has many options from which to get a latte. Shops on Ambler, S. 14th, Cypress, and off of HWY 83, all offer...

Death Before Decaf: Andrew Godfrey

This short conversation is the first in a series of posts talking with people who either work with or have a serious attachment to...

Death Before Decaf: Mad Coffee and More

Pursuing great coffee means pursuing excellence in many different things. For the people at Mad Coffee, it means pursuing excellence in atmosphere. In preparation...