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Hugo's Chemex Brew Guide

Hugo's Chemex Brew Guide
Mmm—nothing better than a thoughtfully made coffee in the morning. If a perfect pour-over is what you need, take a look at our comprehensive Chemex brew guide.

Meet Claudia McMullin

Meet Claudia McMullin

“I love dogs as much as I love humans; I just do.”

After being a litigator on Wall Street for decades, Hugo Coffee Roasters’ founder and CEO, Claudia McMullin, packed up and headed to the wild west in 1999.

What to Add to Your Cold Brew Coffee Drinks to Take Them to the Next Level

cold brew coffee drinks Hugo Coffee Roasters
If you want to spice up your cold brew coffee drinks, there are plenty of things you could add. Here are some ideas of what to throw in to make them better.

Outdoor Brew: Ways to Make Coffee While Camping or Backpacking

Hugo Coffee Roasters Dog Rescue Coffee While Camping
It's nice to have a cup of coffee while trekking through the great outdoors. Learn some common ways to brew coffee while camping or hiking trails.

What is Cold Brew Coffee? How to Make the Perfect Cold Cuppa at Home

What is Cold Brew Coffee? How to Make the Perfect Cold Cuppa at Home with Hugo Coffee
Cold brew has taken the world of coffee by storm in recent years. But what makes cold brew so special? Learn more in this blog, including how to make your own.

Community Friendly Coffee

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Learn how Hugo Coffee prioritizes sustainably farmed beans, environmentally friendly roasting, and dog rescue programs to exhibit good stewardship for our farming, coffee drinking, and dog loving communities.

Earth Friendly Coffee Roasting

earth friendly coffee harvest worker picking coffee cherries
How can you keep your morning cup of coffee from contributing to rainforest destruction? Choose a roaster like Hugo Coffee, who sources beans through reputable coffee importers that not only provide amazing beans, but also choose coffee growers that take steps in sustainable farming.

5 Surprising Ways to Add Flavor to Your Morning Coffee

Hugo Coffee offers creative ways to spice up your coffee
Coffee never gets boring, but some mornings do (Not saying names but…. Monday’s could use a little perking up). There are so many different creamer flavors available for purchase in local supermarkets, but why not try something new? Add some natural flavors to your morning brew and catch your Mondays off guard.

Keeping Your Mornings Fresh: Coffee Storage Products and Tips

Hugo Coffee in Park City Utah with Tips for Coffee Storage
For anyone who has tasted coffee that was brewed with stale beans that had been stored improperly, you know that storing your coffee the right way is of utmost importance. You wouldn’t think that storing these dried little beans in the wrong place would make such a difference, but it really does. For the sake of your morning and all mornings to come, utilize these tips on coffee bean storage.

Differentiating Light and Dark Roast Coffee: Each One Has Its Perks

Light and Dark Roast Coffee at Hugo Coffee Roasters Showing the Coffee Beans with Coffee Benefitting Dogs
Maybe some mornings you wish your coffee packed a little more of a punch, or maybe a little less? Well, thankfully someone discovered the power of roasting coffee beans to a light or dark perfection. Each one holding its own unique properties that transfer into your morning cup of coffee.