Monthly Archives: November 2014

 

HAPPY THANKSGIVING

HAPPY THANKSGIVING

HOPING YOU WILL TAKE SOME TIME THIS THANKSGIVING TO SPEND WITH YOUR FAMILY, FRIENDS AND TAKE A MOMENT TO BE THANKFUL FOR ALL WE HAVE AND THE BLESSINGS IN OUR LIVES! OH YES, AND DON’T FORGET TO ENJOY THE COFFEE!
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MEXICAN OAXACA COFFEE

MEXICAN OAXACA COFFEE

When you move off the coast, near Acapulco and travel to the south, your scenery will quickly change to high lush mountains in the Oaxaca State of Mexico.  The elevation and climate, are idea for growing quality coffee and our coffee from the La Cañada region is a coffee that “showcases” small growers, working together [...]
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TANZANIAN PEABERRY

TANZANIAN PEABERRY

When a coffee cherry forms it usually consists of 2 halves formed in each bean.  Peaberries occur when only one half or lobe develops.  These abnormal beans (sometimes up to 10% of a crop based on genetics of tree and environment) are usually sorted out during the milling process.  Roasters sometimes call them “pearl” coffee, [...]
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El Dorado

El Dorado

Diego Chavarria and his wife Leslie operate a coffee farm in Matagalpa Nicaragua known as El Dorado.  The farm stretches for 180 hectors and the plantation produces all Arabica coffee ranging from Catuai, Catimor and Sarchimor.  Despite the situation with Roya in Central America, their family has watched their yield expand, currently now at five [...]
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BCS AND CUPPING SCORES

BCS AND CUPPING SCORES

Once a year I like to revisit this blog I posted last year as I still constantly am asked or number scores on coffee instead of cupping notes, the quality of the coffee, how it can best be used, a single origin or a blend.  The blog idea was one that came through another blog [...]
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Enjoed some Papua N,ew Guinea Purosa this morning, very nice coffee, full of chocolate, spice and sweet notes.
Enjoying a cup of Sumatra honey processed, amazing how the different wasy of processig can affect the flavor.... https://t.co/Qcvl08ZSoM
Enjoyed a great cup of Sumatra from a friend who works in Indonesia.with the coffee growers. Amazes me how much... https://t.co/a2S261mJYw
Coffee is the common man’s gold, and like gold, it brings to every person the feeling of luxury and nobility.... https://t.co/0vcXCY7xeT
Let's face it, no one wants to drink bad coffee no matter what it supports, there needs to be a balance of great... https://t.co/BToudZebtB
Some coffees are just so much better during the summer. Our Ethiopian Kochere is defihiitey like that. Enoyed a... https://t.co/qAQDIA99wl
Enjoying a French Press of Papua New Guinea coffee this morning. Such a treasure to be sought out in the coffee... https://t.co/gCqUOwJeeb
Sometimes I wonder who comes up with these sophisticated words when describing coffee, I can get through the... https://t.co/KC0K2NgsFL
Congratulations to Larry and Lawanna who had a wonderful write up from their local newspaper in Florida about... https://t.co/hZkqp9EnLl
Sometimes it's importanat to sit down and share a cup of coffee with a friend build a relationhip with a... https://t.co/NFzSPJ1X2p