Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Death Before Decaf: a Barista’s Legacy in Abilene

Chandler Graf, a Barista at Beltway Coffee Co. has pushed quality in an unapologetic manner ever since he started working at the cafe. You...

Death Before Decaf: Nitro Cold Brew in Abilene

Beltway Coffee's excellence is due, in large part, to their baristas, all of whom have loved coffee and pushed boundaries. Even as those baristas...

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...