coffee tasting notebook and pen setby Merrie Buchsbaum & Dave Selden
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How's It Bean?
Take your knowledge of your go-to pick-me-up off the burner and into this handy book! Pair this petite and practical coffee diary and pen with any espresso, latte, cappuccino, or drip-brewed pot to drink in every last detail long after you've finished the final drop. Designed to be stowed in your bag, purse, or pocket, this streamlined pen and notebook set packs a high-design punch and possess an extra special edge: ground beans or a few drops of coffee impart the notebook's ink and the pen's resin with its characteristic rich hue.
Fill in the essentials as you sample your latest experiment in percolation or your local spot's freshest brew, as well as a rating out of five stars, and the brewing method. A flavor wheel helps you identify even the subtlest flavor notes. Once filled, this handy journal holds every ounce of detail from your 33 most recent pours and serves as an invaluable reference for both connoisseurs and casual sippers.
Pen handmade with resin tinted and textured with ground coffee beans by Merrie Buchsbaum in Connecticut. Notebook made out of 100% recycled paper and printed using U.S.-grown soy-based inks in Portland, Oregon. The coffee-colored ink on the cover contains a few drops of organically-grown, natural process coffee from Kintamani, Bali.
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- brass, stainless steel, polymer, recycled paper, soy ink, coffee beans
- Packaging: 5" L x 4" W x 1" D; Total pages in each book: 32 pages plus back cover for additional tasting page.
- Kit includes: 1 pen: 5.25" L x .33" dia., 2 tasting books. Each book is 3.5" W x 5" H and contains 33 pages for tastings.
Care instructions: clean pen with a damp cloth.
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Merrie Buchsbaum & Dave Selden
Artist Merrie Buchsbaum and bookmaker Dave Selden's pen and book sets were inspired by life's little luxuries--wine, coffee, beer, whiskey, and even cheese. Merrie makes her pens by hand in Connecticut with resin tinted and textured with a special blend of natural dyes and authentic dried and ground ingredients. Dave's notebooks are made out of 100% recycled paper and printed using U.S.-grown soy-based inks in Portland, Oregon. The colored inks printed on the covers contain a bit of each respective book's thematic ingredient.
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