Recently we were fortunate enough to welcome another great roaster, Topeca Coffee. They have been on Coffee Reviews list of top coffees for the past two years and ranked in the top six of all the coffees last year. Topeca owns their own coffee farm in El Salvador and is personally involved in aspect. Below … Continue reading "Ayutepeque – 165 Years of Great Coffee"
We are wild coffee lovers. Our farm and roasting company grew from a penchant to explore our senses, develop our skills, and help anyone else do the same. With attention and taste, our mission is to weave the best coffees from Hawaii’s wild and beautiful places with fine craftsmanship and display.
Photo courtesy of Klatch Coffee. This new espresso is a collaboration between Mike Perry (roastmaster) and Miguel Meza (developer), highlighting the sweet and delicate flavors of this magical bean. With keen attention to quality control, component coffees have been selected from Kona and Ka’u on the Big Island, Maui, Oahu and Molokai. In the 100% … Continue reading "Kona/Ka’u Hawaiian Espresso Blend"
As we continue to grow we keep looking for the best and the brightest, the top roasters of today. Metropolis has claimed awards in the past decade unlike few others. What drives them? The Metropolis Philosophy. Read on… We believe the essence of coffee comes from tension; tension between the hardness of the bean and … Continue reading "Metropolis Coffee, Best Coffee in Chicago, Joins Emery Coffee"
Photo courtesy of Victrola Coffee. In recent years Honduras has made great strides in bringing exceptional coffees to market. In the past, transportation and processing issues have created challenges for a country that has all the right ingredients to produce great coffee. At the center of this shift is Beneficio San Vicente, a coffee mill … Continue reading "Honduras Santa Barbara Beneficio San Vicente Caracolillo"
Photo courtesy of Klatch Coffee. On December 12, 1715, Dona Francisca Salazar Valdez, daughter of a very wealthy Spanish landowner named Francisco de Salazar y Barrios y Petronilla Valdes, donated 3 hectares of their Hacienda to build a town that was to be named in honor of the Virgin of Guadalupe. During most of the 18th … Continue reading "Colombia La Virgen"
Lion walking down the road in Kenya. Photo courtesy of Klatch Coffee. When we think of Kenya we think of lions…and great coffee. In Nairobi, the capital of Kenya, the city stretches around Nairobi National Park on three sides. Here rhinos, lions, and other wild beasts roam free against the backdrop of the only capital … Continue reading "Kenya Gaturiri"
This coffee farm rests along the edge of Cueva de los Cuacharo, Colombia, a 500 square mile biosphere where two mountain ranges converge. Photo courtesy of Coffea Roasterie. Coffee leaf rust, or roya, could affect a majority of the Central American crop for the next several years. Only a few years ago the Colombian coffee crop … Continue reading "Colombia Los Naranjos"