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AKA Coffee - Kindred


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Kindred is a blend full of notes like dried fruit and spice. This is an approachable blend that still offers quite a complex profile that will send your tastebuds spinning as you work through its deeper notes. A great medium roast, Kindred doesn’t overdo it on either end of the spectrum. This makes for a drinkable blend with plenty of flavor and a satisfying profile. Try it out as a filter brew and then check it out as a press or espresso!

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  • Coffee Type: Whole Bean
  • Product Size: 12 oz
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Recommended Brew Methods

Start with a 16:1 water-to-coffee ratio for your dosing. You’ll want a medium grind size for drip brewing that’s finer than what you’d use for pourover. Make sure you give the filter basket a shake to evenly distribute the grounds in the filter for best results. Turn on your brewer and it’ll do the rest!

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For a French Press brew we recommend a 1:12 coffee to water ratio with coffee ground at the consistency of sea salt. Add your grounds to the brewing chamber. then add twice the water as there are grounds to the chamber. Stir gently and allow to bloom for about 30 seconds. Place the top on the press and allow it to steep for 4 minutes. Plunge the press slowly and enjoy!

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Superautos make brewing espresso easy. All you need to do is add beans to the hopper and press a button to pull yourself a shot. If your shot is a bit sour you’ll want to dial the grinder a little bit finer and try again. If it’s bitter, dial it a little coarser. You can find instructions on how to do this for your machine in the manual. Just remember to avoid oily beans that can clog your superauto’s grinder!

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Roasted Fresh in Oakland, California

Roasted fresh in Oakland, California, AKA coffee has a heritage of offering quality coffee to cafes, grocers, and restaurants! For a drinkable, adaptable, and easy to brew blend, check out FTW. This is AKA’s house blend and goes great in a variety of brew methods with or without milk. From there, try something from AKA’s selection of seasonal blends and single origins. We’re sure this bay area brewer will win you over just like they did us!

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