T’was the Night Before Christmas (at the Firehouse)

T’was the Night Before Christmas (at the Firehouse)

November 13, 2018

'Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the firehouse Not a creature was stirring, the coffee had run out The mugs were all stacked on the counter with care With nothing to fill them, the cabinets were bare The rookies drove me crazy, then they fell asleep After the captain made dinner, that was unfit to eat With floors to be cleaned and gifts left to wrap This was no time for a firefighter to even take a nap

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On Veterans Day and Every Day, We Are Grateful for Our Heroes

On Veterans Day and Every Day, We Are Grateful for Our Heroes

November 06, 2018

Courage. Service. Sacrifice. Our nation was founded on those principles more than 200 years ago, and those same principles still guide our military members today. As Veterans Day approaches, those men and women are in our thoughts more and more. The selfless spirit that guides them is a source of inspiration for us each and every day. Fire Dept. Coffee is a company founded, owned and operated by veterans. So we’ve seen firsthand, at home and overseas, what it means to serve with a sense of d...

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Google Showcases Fire Dept. Coffee in honor of First Responders Day

Google Showcases Fire Dept. Coffee in honor of First Responders Day

October 30, 2018

Giving back to our community is a huge part of what we do. That spirit of giving back while growing a business caught the attention of the team at Google, and we’re excited to share that the technology giant featured Fire Dept. Coffee as part of its efforts to celebrate First Responders Day on October 28. As most of our customers know, a portion of the proceeds from every order goes to support charities benefiting firefighters and other first responders in their time of need.

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How We Discovered Our Revolutionary Spirit-Infusion Process

How We Discovered Our Revolutionary Spirit-Infusion Process

October 22, 2018

We began this grand experiment with using barrels to age the coffee. Not just to make it delicious, but unique and memorable. New blends, new flavors, new ideas that have never been considered. We know what good coffee tastes like. And we know the distinct aromas and flavors that can be found in the most popular spirits. One day, the idea hit us to bring those two tastes together and to create something that we could all enjoy — and enjoy safely, anytime. Then the more we thought about it, t...

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Why Small Batch is Best: A Look at What Goes Into a Great Cup of Coffee

Why Small Batch is Best: A Look at What Goes Into a Great Cup of Coffee

October 16, 2018

Not all coffee is created equal. If you’re reading this, you know that already. But you may not know exactly why. You can get a cup of coffee at the gas station, and that’s fine. It’ll do. You can get a cup of coffee from your favorite local diner, and it’s probably a little better. Progress. But when you sip from a cup of expertly roasted, patiently blended small-batch, roasted to order coffee made by a roaster who sees his job as a calling and not just a paycheck? Well, we’re willing to be...

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Get the Calendar that Helps Our Heroes All Year

Get the Calendar that Helps Our Heroes All Year

October 09, 2018

If you’re reading this before your first cup of coffee, we know what you’re probably thinking: What day is this? It’s true that a delicious cup of Fire Dept. Coffee can jolt you back to reality. You know what else works? A calendar. Now we’ve got you covered, either way. We’re excited to introduce our new 2019 calendar, created along with our friends at Fire Department Chronicles. It’s available right now, for just $19.99.

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We Pause to Remember

We Pause to Remember

September 09, 2018

It still feels like it was yesterday when the bright, sunny skies of a September morning, our nation came under attack. Lives were lost. Families were shattered and we still mourn for those that will never return home. Time has moved on, but we will never forget the men and women who ran full speed into the face of terror, without a second thought, ready to save lives. Each year, the anniversary of September 11 comes and we pause to remember.

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Coffee is the Secret Weapon of the American Workforce

Coffee is the Secret Weapon of the American Workforce

August 30, 2018

We work long hours. As firefighters, that’s just how it is. The firehouse has to be manned 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, all year long. No matter when that call comes in, we have to be ready, energized and ready for whatever challenge lies ahead. But we know we’re not alone. We meet people all the time who work just as hard, just as long. Blue collar, white collar. Hard work doesn’t discriminate. We all put in the time because that’s what the job calls for. One thing most us seem to have in...

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The Heroes Behind the Heroes: Fire Dept. Coffee Takes Over Pierce Manufacturing

The Heroes Behind the Heroes: Fire Dept. Coffee Takes Over Pierce Manufacturing

August 21, 2018

It was 3:30 a.m., and they were smiling. Really smiling. That’s when the workday begins for the first shift of men and women filing into the factory at Pierce Manufacturing. These are hardworking folks who love their job. They loved it just a little bit more on that day last week because we were there to greet each one of them with a fresh cup of Fire Dept. Coffee.

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Rescued by Laughter: A Firefighter, a Comedian and a Mission to Serve

Rescued by Laughter: A Firefighter, a Comedian and a Mission to Serve

August 07, 2018

Two things we know are 100% guaranteed to make a long day on the job much better. The first is coffee. It’s sort of our thing. The second? Laughter. Our best days on the job are when there’s a full pot of coffee and a full crew of men and women in good moods and cracking jokes. Jason Patton is the founder of Fire Department Chronicles, where he shares hilarious videos that tap the power of humor to lift the spirits of firefighters worldwide. That’s why he’s become one of Fire Dept. Coffee’s ...

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This Ain’t No Third Wave Coffee

This Ain’t No Third Wave Coffee

July 12, 2018

Have you ever heard the expression before? The Third Wave of coffee. They say it’s the latest phase in the history of coffee. The next evolution in fancy craft java? But you know what, that’s hipster stuff. That’s not us.

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Decaf Coffee That Tastes Great Because It’s Made Right

Decaf Coffee That Tastes Great Because It’s Made Right

June 26, 2018

All decaf is not created equal. You don’t have to be a professional coffee roaster to figure that out. Try enough decaffeinated coffee and you’ll know that the taste can range from delicious to “what the heck did I just drink?”

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