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Rodmakers Who Thrive on Coffee

February 21, 2005 By: Marshall Cutchin

Time to admit the truth: caffeine — sometimes imbibed via overcooked coffee from earlier in the morning — fuels the custom rodmaking industry. Perhaps an overstatement. But if we can have beers named ‘Trout Slayer’ and ‘Lake Monster,’ surely there is room for a custom coffee blend called ‘Rod Shop Roast.’ The folks at Golden Witch Technologies, bamboo rod builders out of Hopeland, Pennsylvania, offer their specially roasted beans on the new RodShopRoast.com Web site.