Archive for March, 2009

Cupping Table Standouts – March 19th

Rwanda Buremera – A beautiful coffee exhibiting sweet, juicy flavors of raisin, papaya and green coconut and bergamont aromatics. Sumatra Lake Tawar – A full bodied…

New Organic Coffee!

The lively La Trinidad Peaberry is a rare treat – daring, exuberant, and confident. Like the large bean offering, this coffee carries mild flavors of milk chocolate…

First-time judging the USBC

It has been a whirlwind of activity since I was involved in judging United States Barista Competition that happened in Portland, OR March 6th-8th, but before…

Journey to Ethiopia

This Thursday, March 12th between 7pm-9pm come and join Scott Merle, green coffee buyer for Batdorf & Bronson Coffee Roasters as he presents the slideshow from his recent journey to Ethiopia. This will take place at the Batdorf & Bronson Coffee House located on Capitol Way. (View map.) Batdorf & Bronson Coffee House 516 Capitol Read more

Harar Roundtable Coffee Conference

Batdorf & Bronson Coffee Roasters’ green coffee buyer, Scott Merle, and President, Larry Challain, recently returned from a trip to Ethiopia where they attended a variety of coffee farms and took part in the Ethiopia Harar Roundtable Coffee Conference.  The agenda of the conference was aimed at the specialty coffee industry and provided a platform Read more