Writing a coffee blog is a bit like playing ‘Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?’ You never know where we’re on this epic journey we’re going to take your palate next. This month for example, we’re headed to the heart of Central America, Nicaragua.FTO Nicaragua Segovia: The scented aromas you will find are hints [...]
For this blog we thought we’d talk about Sulawesi PT Torarco Tana Toraja-AA. It’s just fun to say this one.This is a fully washed and dried coffee from the region of Pago Pago. To save you the trip to Google, Pago Pago is the capital (sort of) of American Samoa. To save you the follow [...]
For this month’s blog we thought we’d talk about Ethiopia Washed Sidamo Korate. The Korate is the most recent addition to our Single Origin coffees. The question our baristas tend to get asked more often than others is “Why do coffee beans need to be washed?". A legitimate question, after all these are coffee [...]
We have another Pacific coffee! Our Papua New Guinea has flavors of milk chocolate, black walnut, earth and cherry with a creamy body. Balanced with a long finish.
This is a coffee story that our friends at Roast Magazine recently shared. Good people doing good things. We like that.Check it out here or the link below: http://www.fayobserver.com/articles/2011/11/21/1138269?sac=LifeBy Cassandra SpratlingDetroit Free PressDETROIT - At 10 a.m. every Thursday - the same day he usually took his dad for chemotherapy treatment - Dan [...]
We're excited that they're finally ready so refill your cans! Buy some for a friend! Both are a little something special that we hope we'll have enough of to stick around through this winter. Pocos de Caldas Natural Brazil - Sweet, fruity flavors of strawberry and chocolate with a rich, savory, creamy body. And Kenya [...]
.....But we have great things happening in the roastery!Ethiopian Natual Sidamo is here! Naturally processed Sidamo full of blueberry, cocoa and dried apricot with a light winy acidity and moderate bodyNew from Central America - El Salvador Brasil - Select lot of El Salvador ‘Brasil’ featuring pepper, sweet earth, a juicy acidity with a soft [...]
Roaster Scott has roasted up the last of our Burundi. We'll have an Ethiopian Natural Sidamo to take its spot, soon!
This site has some cool photos of how folks enjoy coffee in Africa...http://shotzombies.com/2011/06/26/photos-enjoying-tea-and-coffee-in-africa/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Shotzombies+%28Shotzombies%29&utm_content=Twitter
We've been watching the coffee market closely. These are a couple of interesting articles.http://futuresource.quote.com/quotes/djstory.action?symbol=KC&id=DJC00hqY10615http://futuresource.quote.com/quotes/djstory.action?symbol=KC&id=DJC00lWY10513