Archive for July, 2008

Roaster Exchange

From time to time we like to do a roaster exchange with our staff in Atlanta. We ship one of our Olympia roasters to our Atlanta roastery, and one of our Atlanta roasters travels up here to the Northwest. This week, our Atlanta Roastery Manager Aaron Shively is with us in rainy Washington, while Olympia Read more

Coming Soon

In addition to the new crop Central American coffees Scott mentioned in a previous post, we also received a recent shipment of Ethiopia Sidamo. It’s a washed coffee, certified organic, and from our first sample tastings it is going to be a popular one: gorgeous, refined, sophisticated, clean with beautiful flavours of lemon and bergamot. Read more

Look What Arrived Today…

Yes Ladies and Gentlemen, the Panama has landed. What you see here is the limited amount we have available for our customers. The first roast date for this eagerly awaited, world-renowned coffee is set for August 4th. There’s still time to take advantage of our free shipping offer if you pre-order now. Don’t miss out!

Panama Update

Our shipment of Panama Esmeralda is in the country! It arrived at the beginning of July to the importer in Minneapolis and is currently being freighted over to our roastery in Olympia… It should be with us sometime in the next couple of weeks. Watch this space!

New Crop Centrals

The sweet smell of fresh green coffee inundates our roasteries this time of year, as new crop coffees roll into production. As of early July, all of our Centrals are new crop, except El Salvador Siberia Pacamara . Our 2008 lot has shipped, however, and I anticipate a late July delivery of that coffee – Read more