BPS® Blog » Posts by Month: July 2010


Your Haikus!

Thanks to those who submitted their summer/coffee inspired haikus!    Waiting forgottenCup of espresso and meNow cold and bitter LaNita Mcdonald, CO   Summer Sun Goes... Read More ⇒

Q & A with a BPS Owner: Jay Weller

Q: When did you start BPS?  What's been your role in the company? A:  We started BPS in January of 1994—and I’ve been here since the beginning.  I’ve baked, delivered, sold, cold called, done trade shows, and everything in between.    Q: Where did you grow up?  Where did you go to school? ... Read More ⇒

Summer Drink Haikus

Writer’s block was getting the best of me this afternoon, so I decided to do a little writing exercise.  Hence the Haiku!  I let summer’s heat and BPS beverage offerings inspire the words.  Got a coffee or summer drink haiku you’d like to share?  Send it to BPS@BaristaProShop.com, and put “haiku” in... Read More ⇒

The Tip Jar- Are you in hot water?

I was perusing through Scott Rao’s book “The Professional Barista’s Handbook” today and found the section on water temperature and its affect on brewing particularly interesting.  Water temperature can impact flavor by changing flow rate and brew strength.  I think that water temperature might be something... Read More ⇒

Weather it's hot or cold...

Ok, so check out the current map for today (6pm Mountain time).        That’s a lot of red and orange!  That’s a lot of hot!  No sweat, we’ve got you covered.  For those in search of that coffee fix and a cool down try an iced coffee made with the Toddy cold brew system, an iced... Read More ⇒

Chocolate Covered Espresso Beans

  Did you know that we carry Da Vinci Gourmet Chocolate Covered Espresso Beans?  They are packaged in a 5lb bag and are available in Milk Chocolate, Dark Chocolate, Marbled, and Medley (contains all 3 plus white chocolate).  The 5lb bag size might seem like a lot, but you can repackage the beans into small bags, tie them up... Read More ⇒

Bottoms up - Coffee fights Alzheimer’s and mouth/throat cancer

Last week, Barista Magazine’s blog (Pasteboard) reported on two new studies dealing with the health benefits of coffee.  According to researchers at the University of Utah “those who enjoy a regular coffee fix are over a third less likely to develop cancer of the mouth or throat than those who do not drink coffee.” ... Read More ⇒

Happy 4th of July! All American Apple Pie Martini Recipe

  BPS would like to wish you all a safe and happy holiday weekend!   Raise a glass of All American Apple Pie Martini and celebrate our nation! ¾ oz Monin Vanilla Syrup ½ oz Monin Apple Syrup 2 oz Apple Flavored or Regular Vodka Ice Combine ingredients in a shaker.  Shake vigorously.  Strain into martini... Read More ⇒
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