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SAMPLES!

We often asked if we like to receive samples from roasters looking to be featured. The answer is always YES! However, we have some guidelines to limit waste, postage and ensure your coffee actually gets cupped by our team. 1. Single Origin only! 2. Only send your absolute best offerings (2-3 max) 3. 50g max per coffee 4. include: pricing and availability schedule for each coffee sent Thats it!    Mailing Address:  866 Huntley Drive West Hollywood, CA 90069 Ideal time for new entries  We select coffees by the 20th of each month

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Dayglow is growing!

We’re looking to add PT and FT baristas to our team. Minimum 3 years specialty coffee experience required. Familiarity with Scandinavian coffee preferred. Must be detail oriented, clean, knowledgeable and great with people.    Email tohm@dayglow.coffee

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King State- Santa Barbara Review

 Honestly, when I think of coffee from Honduras, I think “hit or miss.”  Don’t get me wrong: I once bought 4 bags of Honduran coffee in a row from different roasters and regions because I couldn’t get enough.  Sometimes, though, the subtlety of the flavors prevent me from full enjoyment. At any rate, given that I’ve had coffee from King State at a coffee shop only a few times, and that I hadn’t myself brewed a bag from them at home, I was certainly looking forward to this opportunity.   The beans are from the Santa Barbara region of Honduras, and are of the Pacas and Catuai varietals.  Upon opening the bag, I got an initial whiff of tobacco...

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Our new name

Why The Change?When I started Neon, my goal was to be a marketplace for independent roasters all around the world to be showcased. Being a touring musician for most of my life, I’ve met some of my now closest friends in countless incredible shops around the world. It was that sense of community that drove me to open Neon. Since we opened last year we received a cease and desist by a company called Dogwood Coffee from Minneapolis. Their claim of infringement was based on their US trademark for one of their blends “neon espresso” We felt strongly that we were not infringing for several reasons, particularly since we are a different class of trademark. We fought to coexist with...

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