Archive for August, 2008

Panama Esmeralda is making friends

We’ve been roasting Panama Esmeralda since August 4 and it has been earning raves ever since. Luke from 21st Street Coffee blogged about it recently and encouraged folks in the Pittsburgh area to “definitely get up there [Enrico's Tazza D'Oro] and try their Esmeralda. Batdorf & Bronson did a great job with their lot.” Luke Read more

Quick cupping notes from early August

Just wanted to make a quick post and let you know what’s been standing out on our cupping table lately. In the Americas, it’s all La Minita, La Trinidad, and El Valle.  La Minita has to take top honors right now – juicy tangerine acidity, gorgeous body, sweet maple flavor, complex, inviting, and a finish Read more