Dunn Brothers Blog

Changemakers Collection

Sep 21, 2016

Uganda, September 2016
 
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Guest post by Daniel Wordsworth, President & CEO of the American Refugee Committee (ARC)
Since I first came to Minnesota, I’ve held a special place for Dunn Brothers. Maybe it’s a warm cup that helps me cope with the brutal Minnesota winters. Maybe it’s their obsession with delivering quality and flavor to customers like me while staying committed to rewarding the farmers who grow the coffee. Or maybe it’s because Dunn … [Read More]

Dunn Brothers & ARC – A Changemaking Partnership

Sep 20, 2016

 
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Guest post by Daniel Wordsworth, President & CEO of the American Refugee Committee (ARC)
Since I first came to Minnesota, I’ve held a special place for Dunn Brothers. Maybe it’s a warm cup that helps me cope with the brutal Minnesota winters. Maybe it’s their obsession with delivering quality and flavor to customers like me while staying committed to rewarding the farmers who grow the coffee. Or maybe it’s because Dunn Brothers reminds … [Read More]

Meet one of our certified roasters, Alex

Aug 24, 2016

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Dunn Brothers Location: Eden Prairie
Favorite personal roast thus far: My favorite part of coffee is the seasonal menu so right now I like the Kenya and El Salvador.
Stand-out tracks on your optimal roasting playlist:
Hall and Oates- Abandoned Luncheonette
Wings- At the Speed of Sound
Doobie Brothers- Minute by Minute
Aside from roasting, if you had to pick just one, what other skill would you choose to master?
How to fly a plane?
One thing you love … [Read More]

Featured Bean: El Salvador – Santa Ana

Jul 22, 2016

In early 2016, Dunn Brothers Coffee employees and franchisees travelled more than 2,000 miles from the Midwest to the high-altitude Apaneca region of El Salvador. We visited coffee farms, met farmers and their families and saw how they produce some of the best coffee in the world. It was an amazing experience, and we knew we had to share what we found with our customers.
Now, we’re proud and excited to be able to bring home some of the coffee we … [Read More]

Featured Bean: Colombia Huila Micro Lot

May 06, 2016

A Bean from Privileged Climate and Soil: Colombia Huila Micro Lot
Our latest featured bean is the Huila Micro Lot from Colombia. This amazing bean is grown in a beautiful and fertile region of the Colombian Massif in the Andes. We’re excited to bring both a light and dark selection to our stores.
Throughout the year, our coffee experts taste hundreds of coffees from all over the world to find the year’s gems. We scour the globe through travels, and from … [Read More]

Brand New in October: El Salvador – Las Nubes

Oct 02, 2015

El Salvador – Las Nubes, is our featured coffee bean selection for the month of October. This bean is available in both the Full City Roast and French Roast to give you two differently complex flavors to experience with this Central American bean.
The Full City Roast, our lighter roast, is a finely balanced, rich cup. The body is buttery with a mild acidity and a sweet-spicy note. It has a lingering finish with more of a sweet orange and cocoa … [Read More]

New in August: Colombia – Trilladora

Aug 06, 2015

Colombia - Trilladora
Colombia – Trilladora, our featured coffee bean selection for August, is available in both the Full City Roast and French Roast to give you two different flavor experiences of this Amazonian bean.
The Full City Roast, our lighter roast, is infused with a balance of delicate citrus, exotic fruit and milk chocolate notes. With mild acidity, this coffee has a buttery smooth body and a long, sweet finish.
Our dark, French … [Read More]

The Secret to a Perfect Brew

Jul 31, 2015

how to brew coffeeSo you’ve just picked up a pound of your favorite fresh-roasted beans. You know you want to turn that beckoning aroma into an equally delicious home brew – but exactly how do you do that without compromising flavor? No worries! We are here to guide you through the correct brewing process and have you on your way to the perfect cup. Here are some helpful tips for unlocking … [Read More]

Dunn Brothers Quality Difference #3: Infinite Black™

Jul 14, 2015

Our Quality Difference #3 – Infinite Black™
Back in 2010, obsessed with bold, super-charged flavor, Dunn Brothers introduced Infinite Black™, its signature cold press coffee. Steeped for 24 hours from fresh-roasted beans to slowly extract all flavor, this “black gold” as some of our customers have come to call it, is known to deliver more buzz, a rich, smooth taste and amazingly, 60% less acid than hot brewed coffee.
Rich, Cold High Voltage … [Read More]