Cold Brew

The Rise of Cold Brew Coffee Recently, within the last decade, a brewing method called cold brew coffee has been rising through the ranks of coffee shops across the nation, however its hardly a new method. This brewing style comes once again from the innovators in Japan around the 1600’s and was called “Kyoto-Style” for…

Quick Tea Brewing Guide

The Definitive Brewing Guide: Loose Leaf Tea Brewing the best fresh cup of loose leaf tea is a tradition. We have the definitive guide to help you recreate your favorite tea at home, all you need to start is 10 oz. of fresh cold water:  Tea Type Amount Temp. Time White Tea 2 tsp. 170-180…

Tips for Brewing Green Tea

Tips for Brewing the Best Tasting Green Tea After hearing about all the great benefits of green tea on our earlier post, you might be fully on board. Or maybe there might be one tiny detail holding you back…that bitter flavor you get every time you brew green tea. The first thing you should know…

How to Use a French Press

French Press Brewing Instructions Tools Needed:French Press Brewer (also known as press pot)Freshly roasted ground coffee – medium to course grind depending on your preference.•Use 1 tablespoon of coffee per 4 oz of boiling water. (Amount may be adjusted for taste.)• Filtered water 195-205 degrees.Timer Note : Before starting it is important to take apart…

Fruit Tea-Inspired Drinks!

Tisane Tea Tisane, aka fruit tea, can be enjoyed both hot in colder months and iced in warmer months. A light, refreshing glass of iced tea makes for a perfect compliment to a warm summer day. Keep reading to see some of our favorite recipies and brewing guide. We have some fun recipe ideas with…

Our Guide to Pour Over Coffee Brewing

Guide to Coffee Brewing We know that the holidays are the most popular time of year coffee-wise. In the spirit of the season, we want to share our definitive guide to making great-tasting coffee.  Downloadable printout with the full guide HERE .Chemex Brewing InstructionsTools needed: Chemex filtersChemex glass brewer6 rounded TB of coffee groundsKettle and…

10 Tips for Making Espresso

Espresso Tips You can make it at home as a morning caffeine boost, or add it to your iced mocha. Whatever your preference, espresso is the foundation of coffee drinks. Creating a delicious espresso drink is easy. Follow these ten simple steps to make it better: 1. Find a balance in your grind. A common…

The Passport Blog

Coffee Roasters of Arizona is located in Scottsdale – Importers & Roasters Since 1983 Since 1983 our mission has been to search out small farms, promote socially responsible projects, and provide coffees that cross social and economic boundaries. All our coffees are roasted to order and custom blended. Our handcrafted teas are created using full…

Passport’s Top 10 Reasons to Drink Tea

Passport’s Top 10 Reasons to Drink Tea January 22, 2020 Both black and green tea have antioxidants.  Tired of cold weather? Hot tea is a great way to warm up on a chilly winter day! Black and Green teas have just enough caffeine to give you a boost of energy. Tea has flavor without the…