Lightyear’s Mission

LYC’s mission is to bring visibility to small roasters who are at the frontier of sustainability and innovation in specialty coffee …

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Beer and Coffee: The Best of Both Worlds, with Prairie Artisan Ales – Part 1

On Lightyear we exhibit just how complex coffee is, from its composition to how it may be processed or roasted. The possible flavor and appearance outcomes of a brewed cup of coffee are seemingly endless. It’s much the same with beer. From ingredient sourcing, to chemistry, to fermentation, brewing beer is a maze of artistry, experience, trial and error, and hard science …

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