Posts Tagged ‘costa rica’

Wednesday Cupping Notes

Its that time of year when we start to see the first of the 2011 crops begin to arrive in the roastery. Today we cupped a preshipment of the 2011 Costa Rica  Cerro del Fuego  next to the current crop we have in the warehouse. This crop of Cerro del Fuego is promising with lots Read more

Into the Costa Rican Sun

Batdorf & Bronson Coffee Roasters’ Green Coffee Buyer, Bob Benck boarded a Costa Rica bound flight yesterday for our annual visit of the La Minita farm in the mountainous Tarrazu region. Hacienda La Minita has …

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

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