Lazy Bear Musings

  • CASCARA-BASED COCKTAILS? YES PLEASE!

    We are including two very simple recipes here, but the combinations are endless. For more inspiration, check out these incredible cascara creations from bars around the country, including a "cascara and juniper mocktail" and a "cascara no.1" with vermouth, gin, and grapefruit cordial. Yes, please. 

    Here our two simple yet delicious takes on cascara libations.

  • HOW TO BREW CASCARA TEA AT HOME

    So now that you've gotten your hands on some dry cascara tea you're asking yourself: what do I do with this? 
  • Welcome to Lazy Bear Tea <3

    I am a serious lover of both tea and coffee. I go out of my way to find the best coffee shops in new cities and always have too many coffee and tea gadgets for the small urban kitchens I’ve inhabited over the last few years. I like to think that it runs in my blood. I was born in Colombia to a coffee-growing family in the eje cafetero, a beautiful and lush coffee region. Coffee—growing it, selling it, drinking it—has always been part of my life. Little did I know I would get to work with its bright, underrated fruit: Cascara.

  • Is the Coffee fruit a super fruit?

    We've written about the health properties of the coffee fruit before: incredibly high in antioxidants, rich in potassium, and a full flavor without...
  • WOMEN IN COFFEE: INNOVATING AND THRIVING

    It's International Women's Day, 2018! And at Lazy Bear Tea we have lots to celebrate! Women are critical drivers of coffee production around the ...
  • WHY I LEFT MY JOB TO START LAZY BEAR TEA

    I am often asked why I started Lazy Bear Tea and the answer isn’t completely straightforward. Read on to find out why impact, tradition, and childhood memories all inspired us to start Lazy Bear!