From the Horse's Mouth

The Globe and Mail - Small-town success Kicking Horse Coffee brews bold move to the U.S.

Kicking Horse founder prepares to push into U.S. markets while keeping the operation in the remote community where it was born

This is where The Hippie Dream ended up.

A Kickass Approach to Building a Great Culture

By Michael Kerr

You have to admire a company that never does things half ass, whose entrepreneurial spirit is truly kickass, and whose marketing efforts occasionally have a smartass quality about them. These are the traits that not only flavor their culture, but also reflect the flavor of three of Kicking Horse Coffee’s blends: Kick Ass dark roast, Smart Ass medium roast, and Half Ass (with, naturally, half the caffeine).

Paddling the Columbia Valley Wetlands

That time of year again when Kicking Horse Coffee halts production in favour of a day out relishing in our mountain playground. This year we took to the Columbia Valley Wetlands for a day of paddling. We had a large fleet of kayaks, canoes, a standup paddle board, a tin fishing boat, and one very slow inflatable dingy.

Espresso 101

Espresso is simply a method of brewing coffee. There are many carefully formulated espresso blends geared at producing a flawless shot.

This perfect shot then makes up the base for all your favourite café drinks; Lattes, Cappuccinos, Americanos… So, the consistency and flavour of espresso shots is super important, especially when considering they have to be able to hold up in milk or hot water.

How to make Cold Brew Coffee

Nothing like a nice icy cold… you probably thought I was going to say beer, but at least I’ve got your attention. Now, imagine your favourite KHC blend as a cold brew which you could make at home and enjoy for weeks.