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Half Acre Beer Company // Shrub Tundra Coffee Brown Ale

Shrub Tundra is an American Brown Ale, infused with coffee from Half Acre’s longtime collaborators, Dark Matter Coffee Company. The coffee was grown on the slopes of Finca San Jeronimo Miramar, in Atitlan, Guatemala. Whenever these two giants of Chicago-based imbibery get together, magic happens, […] The post Half Acre Beer Company // Shrub Tundra Coffee Brown Ale appeared first on A Table in the Corner of the Cafe.Continue Reading

Ethiopian Guava Smash – Cup and Spoon

Ethiopian Guava Smash – Cup and Spoon

One of the best facets of summer are its refreshing caffeinated creations. Though I tend to be a purist when it comes to my coffee, I have grown to appreciate a well-made concoction, especially when it's cold and refreshing, as there's something almost transcendental about a great iced beverage with a splash of quality coffee.Read more ┬╗Continue Reading

Mugged: Goshen Coffee’s Secret Stash

Mugged: Goshen Coffee’s Secret Stash

Subject: Goshen Coffee Coffees Mugged and┬áRating [see key]: – Adame Gorbota, Ethiopian 6+ – Gedeb, Ethiopia 6+ – Kintamani, Bali 6+ – Pedro Melgar, Honduras 5+ – Toribo Vasquez, Honduras 5+ A lot of great things have come out of Illinois. Abraham Lincoln, Portillo’s hot dogs and Home Alone (just the first movie) usually top my list. But over the years, I have found another contender Continue Reading

CC: Overflow Coffee Bar

CC: Overflow Coffee Bar

Subject: Overflow Coffee Bar Location: Chicago, IL Free WiFi ? : yes Rating: 6+ [see key] Staring at a map of Chicago, there are very few paths to get from the McCormick Place Convention Center to a decent coffeehouse. The closest I’ve found to date is a funky place on State St called Overflow Coffee Bar. Set in a very wideContinue Reading

CC: Bow Truss Coffee Company

CC: Bow Truss Coffee Company

Subject: Bow Truss Coffee Company Location: Chicago, IL (Broadway Roastery) Free WiFi ? : yes Rating: 6+ [see key] I’ve found nice morning walks very cathartic when I visit Chicago. Maybe it’s the soothing hum of the trains amidst the wind gusts, or maybe its delayed gratification of making a bit of a targeted trek to a great coffee spot for my gloriously anticipated first cup of morning Continue Reading