Handmade Coffee: Coffee with Intention

A blog post from our owners, Jennifer and Tucker. Diesel ever evolving and in constant motion, we strive to continually offer the best products possible.   Diesel is the oldest child and has run solidly on its engine for over 16 years now.   In many ways, it feels as though nothing needs touching or adjusting Read More

Brewing with Brendan: New Arrivals!

This blog post is brought to us by our very own Brendan O’Brien. Look for him every Thursday here at Diesel from 12:30pm-2:30pm and every Friday at Bloc 11 from 9am-11am, then later at Forge from 12:30pm-2:30pm, where he will be serving up new and exciting coffee from Intelligentsia.   Just as we enjoy peaches in the summer time and apples in the Read More

Brewing with Brendan: A Journey

This blog post is brought to us by our very own Brendan O’Brien. Look for him every Thursday at Diesel from 12:30pm-2:30pm and every Friday at Bloc 11 from 9am-11am, then later at Forge from 12:30pm-2:30pm, where he will be serving up new and exciting coffee from Intelligentsia. The first sip that we take of a cup of coffee may be the Read More

Brewing with Brendan: Exploring New Options

This blog post is brought to us by our very own Brendan O’Brien. Look for Brendan every Thursday at Diesel from 12:30pm-2:30pm, and every Friday at Bloc 11 from 9am-11am, then later at Forge from 12:30pm-2:30pm, where he will be serving up new and exciting coffee from Intelligentsia. I grew up drinking terrible coffee. My Read More

Brewing with Brendan: In the Detail

This blog post is brought to us by our very own Brendan O’Brien. Look for Brendan every Thursday at Diesel from 12:30pm-2:30pm, and every Friday at Bloc 11 from 9am-11am then later at Forge from 12:30pm-2:30pm, where he will be serving up new and exciting coffee from Intelligentsia. “Great coffee is not the result of Read More

Brewing with Brendan: An Introduction

This blog post is brought to us by our very own Brendan O’Brien. Look for Brendan every Thursday here at Diesel from 12:30pm-2:30pm, and every Friday at Bloc 11 from 9am-11am and later at Forge from 12:30pm-2:30pm where he will be serving up new and exciting coffee from Intelligentsia. Do you like coffee? Are you interested in talking about great coffee, different brewing techniques, Read More

The Evolution of Our Brewed Coffee Offerings

This week’s contributor to the Diesel Brew Blog is one of our co-owners, Jen Park. With nearly 16 years of owning and operating a local business in Somerville, she discusses exciting changes to come in an effort to continue to offer our amazing customers the highest quality products and service.     Over the years, Read More

What’s the Difference?

This past Friday I was tasting two exceptionally delicious coffees. The Kenya Karinga and the La Perla de Oaxaca made for a great comparison. Cup wise they taste quite differently while still both being on the same roast spectrum. They both come from cooperatives but both cooperatives are managed in fairly different ways. The tasting Read More