Why I do what I do
Hi friends. I often get told that I am "too busy" or "spread too thin" or "all over the place" Sometimes these comments make me laugh, other times I stew...Read more
Loyalty is earned.
Building a loyal brand takes time. It also takes trust, transparency and good intentions. The recent batch of Clout Coffee was a Soldier Valley Bourbon barrel and within hours of...Read more
$.90 down the drain
I've been gone awhile. I hate to say the word but a bit: busy. Some have said I am spread a bit thin but I know that my plate is...Read more
A year of roasting and ready to scale up.
This month marks a year of roasting bourbon barrel aged coffee. I remember in the very early months thinking "Well here we go. If this doesn't turn out at least...Read more
A look in the rear view mirror
It's been nearly a year since the first barrel was filled with coffee. We will celebrate this week with coffee, cake, cookies and even a blonde ale beer infused with...Read more
Crying over spilled milk
Whoever came up with "There's no use in crying over spilled milk." never really put much thought into why that milk spilled in the first place. I've had many instances...Read more
Small steps still mean progress.
Finally scheduled my first newsletter to go out tomorrow morning. Yep.10 months into business and I am still figuring things out. A total of 59 recipients from past website orders...Read more