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Soda Re-designed

February 23, 2017

It’s no surprise that there’s a backlash against soda. What is totally surprising (to us anyway) is that there aren’t many great alternatives to on the market. Go to the grocery store, there are long shelves full of carbonated sugar water, or worse, corn syrup water. Surprisingly, higher-end fizzy drinks like San Pellegrino and Fentimans […]

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What is ‘Sparkling Coffee’

January 19, 2017

Keepers is defining a new coffee experience called sparkling coffee. We brew coffee using a crazy old Japanese method called “Kyoto coffee”, “Japanese ice coffee” or as we refer to it “flash brewing” (mainly so we can put a cool lightning bolt next to it) We sometimes add fruit juices, sometimes we add the oils […]

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Coffee Lemonade & Citrus Coffee Soda

January 16, 2017

We’ve seen a lot of products come out on the market since starting Keepers just a year ago. So wanted to set the record straight about Keepers and what it is. Keepers is a Citrus Coffee Soda. We blend fresh lemon and lime juice with whole tangerines. We add our citrus blend into freshly roasted […]

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Keepers – Why Tangerine

January 16, 2017

We source our beans seasonally and look for flavor notes that compliment the flavor we are going for… For instance, the bean we used in our last batch of citrus sparkling coffee is: Traceability: Hunda Oli Producer Group, Jimma Zone, Southwestern Ethiopia Process: Washed Elevation: 6,400 – 6,900 ft Notes: Orange blossom, jasmine, lychee, brown […]

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New Wave Coffee

October 29, 2016

The next wave of coffee is starting to swell. To understand who will be in the 4th wave it pays to look at the first three coffee waves to understand the trends: 1st Wave Coffee Folgers, Maxwell House, Instant-Coffee Literally your mother’s or grandmother’s coffee (depending on how old you are) Traits?: Tastes like ass, […]

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The best beans & roasting method for coffee soda

October 20, 2016

Most bottled or canned coffees tend to use a dark espresso roast so they always taste the same — usually burnt and bland 😛 … At Keepers, we are always looking to buy the best green coffee that is in season. Our master roaster, Joel Eastlick has been roasting for close to a decade and […]

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Keepers head roaster: Joel Eastlick

October 11, 2016

Joel sources, & roasts our beans, he also helps us pair our citrus with the right origin / blend / roast of coffee. A Keepers Coffee soda is a celebration of what we love about coffee and citrus, so getting the coffee to be as fresh and flavorful as possible is so important to us.

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What Makes a Keeper

September 28, 2016

Keepers Philosophy Respect the beans Respect the citrus Always be innovating Have some fun

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Differences between light, medium, & dark roast coffee

September 27, 2016

Coffee is usually classified as light, medium and dark roast, but a lot of people don’t understand the difference between them. To make it as easy as possible to understand, we created this cheat sheet: Light Roast This roast retains the most of the bean’s unique flavors. Easiest to identify the difference between the different […]

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Japanese Ice Coffee – An alternative cold brew

September 26, 2016

Coffee Soda Experiment #23 – Flash freezing a hot brewed coffee We’ve been brewing our coffee using traditional cold brew techniques for years. Cold brews are naturally a little sweeter which is perfect for Keepers Coffee Soda. Recently we tried the Japanese style ice coffee brewing method which has been giving us pretty amazing results […]

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