Archive for May, 2009

Brazil Cup of Excellence Coffee

This coffee is incredibly sweet and clean, with noticeable acidity, silky full body, and flavors of strawberry, bing cherry, and caramelized nuts. Prepared as a single origin espresso, the Fazenda Kaquend is sweet nectar.

2009 Panama Esmeralda Coffee Auction

Now that the 2009 Panama Esmeralda auction is officially closed and the money is laid out on the table, here’s a short list of the highest bidders.

Coffee: The World in Your Cup

Join us at the Burke Museum in Seattle, Washington this Saturday, May 9th from 11am – 2pm. Green coffee buyer Scott Merle will demonstrate the characteristics of new crop coffees from Central America. Learn how to discern ultimate freshness in this comparative coffee tasting with Olympia specialty coffee roasters Batdorf & Bronson.