New Coffee Release: Guatemala Finca Santa Sofia

Guatemala Finca Santa Sofia

A look at the specs Farm: Finca Santa Sofia Varietal(s): Primarily Caturra & Catuaí Processing: Natural Process; sun dried on patios Altitude: 1 675 masl Owner: Pablo José Ferrigno Figueroa Town: Tactic Region: Alta Verapaz, Country: Guatemala Pablo José Ferrigno Figueroa In the late 1980s, Pablo José Ferrigno Figueroa, a third generation coffee grower, attended […]

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New Seasonal Blend Coffee Release: Summer Blend V1

Origin Summer Blend V1

Summer Blend 2018 Tanzania Kitamu El Salvador San Jose Ataco Uganda White Nile Flavour: Marzipan, orange marmalade, dried fruit Body: Medium, buttery Roast: Light – medium Acidity: Pleasant, apple Suitable for: Plunger, Mokapot, Espresso, Siphon Varietal(s): Bourbon N39, Kent KP 423, Pacas, Sarchimor, SL14, Catimor Processing: Wet processed Altitude: 1 250 to 1 800 metres […]

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New Coffee Release: Ethiopia Gigesa Guji and Sidamo Werka

A look at the specs of these two delicious coffees- Gigesa Guji Varietal(s):  Heirloom (Arabica) Processing:  Fully washed & dried on raised beds Altitude: 1,800 to 2,000 metres above sea level Owner: Various smallholder farmers Town: Denbi Uddo, Shakisso District Region:  Oromia, Guji Sidamo Werka Varietal(s): Heirloom (Arabica) Processing: Natural Altitude: 1 900 to 2 […]

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Siphon — Understanding the brew method

Vacuum brewers were originally designed to pull water through much finer ground coffee by using the force of vacuum in the final phase of the brewing process.   The Grind It was believed those days that finer ground coffee produced a tastier cup. It must be noted that finely ground coffee increases flow restriction and […]

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New Coffee Release: Kenya Ndundu AB

Kenya Ndundu AB

As some of you may already know Kenya is on the top of my coffee origin list. It seems common to have a transition of ones cup-profile preference as you evolve in your exploration of specialty coffee. My preference over the last 10 years looked a little like this- Indonesia; Guatemala; Bolivia/Ethiopia; Colombia/Kenya; Rwanda; Kenya; […]

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