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Commonplace Hours of Thanksgiving

Commonplacer’s from all around the Pittsburgh region and beyond, we present you with our Thanksgiving holiday schedule. May your feasting be big, and restful. Commonplace at University Square, Indiana PA: Thurs Closed Commonplace, Indiana Regional Med Center Kiosk: Wed close at noon; Thurs and Fri Closed Commonplace, Roastery and Wholesale: Closed Thanksgiving through Sunday Commonplace, Squirrel Continue Reading »

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Commonplace: your source for coffee AND a Higher Education.

Since 2003, TJ and Julie have been deepening their roots among the people of Indiana. Roasting a new coffee in the small retail space at University Square, TJ would pass out cups of a fresh batch to anyone who’d be willing to give it a just-past-3-day tasting. (Coffee begins brewing well after about 3 days of Continue Reading »

Thanks for a great Coffee Week, Pittsburgh!

Wow, what a great time we had with y’all at #PSCW15 last week! It was an honor and joy to share espresso with you, dialog about coffee sourcing, and caffeinate your liquor. It was likewise awesome to see you in some of the other specialty coffee spaces around Pittsburgh as homebrewing was learned, latte art was Continue Reading »

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#PSCW15 Drink Specials!

This week is like Christmas for us. Down in Pittsburgh, we’re celebrating third wave brewing with Pittsburgh Specialty Coffee Week. We get to hang out with a bunch of our friends in specialty coffee, geeking out about roasting, profiles, and new brewing innovations; share these joys with you across the bar; and overall enjoy the process Continue Reading »

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Espresso: More than an ingredient for lattes.

Espresso is not unique in its robust form and function, but it isn’t always appreciated: In the US, it is often seen as the foundation for our cappuccino, paired with milk and steamed to a “foam”. Or, it is the vehicle for adding caramel syrup and 24 oz.’s of skim milk as errands are run on a Continue Reading »