Archive for May, 2008

New Crop Coffees

The 2008 crop coffees from Central America are starting to arrive! We can expect these coffees to taste even more delicious as they settle-in during the weeks to come, but roasters are nevertheless talking about the fresh new arrivals. Here’s what the Olympia roasters have to say around the cupping table: Organic Nicaragua Isabelia : Read more

Espresso Mojito

If the video does not play, please try refreshing your browser. Try this fabulous summer drink created by Michael Elvin, Barista Retail Manager and self-confessed Coffee Nerd. It’s crisp and refreshing with lime and a hint of chocolate. Perfect for a summer afternoon… 1) Add to a 16oz. glass: 4 tsp. dark muscavado sugar (adds Read more

New Porcelain Cups!

Check out our new branded porcelain cups! They can now be found on our website, and on top of our La Marzocco machine here in the cupping lab. Trainer Oliver Stormshak says “They’re awesome!” Enough said.

The Chain Gang Rides Again

May is here again, so it must be time for Intercity Transit’s annual Bicycle Commuter Contest! Throughout the month, residents of Thurston County are leaving their cars at home and cycling to work to improve their health and the environment (and, of course, to win prizes). Eager to promote this event, we are sponsoring it Read more