THE BLEND BLOG
Yerba Mate has the “strength of coffee, health benefits of tea, and the euphoria of chocolate” all in one beverage. Yerba Mate (yet-bah mah-tay) is made from the naturally caffeinated and nourishing leaves of the celebrated South American rainforest holly tree (Ilex paraguarienis). For centuries, South America’s Ache Guayaki tribe have sipped Yerba Mate from […]
“Looking for some of the best coffee and espresso in the country (on par with or ahead of Intelligentsia)? Then grab something to drink and some fresh roasted beans from The Blend! Hands down our favorite!”- Brian M.
“Sumatra is a great blend. Rich and aromatic, but not overpowering”- Matt M.
“The Blend is truly the cream of the crop of coffee shops in Central Illinois. Do yourself a favor and check it out. Your taste buds will thank you.”- Andrew A.
“Best coffee in Central Illinois, maybe the world!”- Beth C.
“One of the things I miss the most about living in Washington is The Blend. Excellent coffee, expertly roasted, at a very reasonable price.”- Adam P.
THE BLEND DIFFERENCE
Our raw coffee beans represent the world’s best. We purchase the top 1% of specialty Arabica, green coffee beans available and small batch, or artisan roast our coffee twice weekly. Small batch roasting isn’t the most efficient method, but it guarantees you, the coffee lover, the freshest, best tasting coffee available. We roast per order, providing our customers with the freshest coffee possible. Our Roastmaster has carefully developed a variety of unique blends, single origins, and flavor profiles.