Some new coffees
We’ve had some new coffees hit the shelves and the front bar over the last week. The Panama Duncan Estate Reserve is a pristine microlot from Ricardo Koyner, whose family has been producing coffee in Boquete for four generations. His carefully tended organic coffee farm, Kotowa, faces south in Volcancillo de Boquete de Chiriqui in northern Panama. Kotowa is the poster child of organic...
What you are tasting
To someone encountering our coffees for the first time, it can be daunting to confront shelves of coffees from different parts of the world. The array of flavor descriptions we use to describe each coffee begs the question: What makes these coffees taste the way they do? Our whole approach to coffee relies on the uniqueness of single origin coffees. “Single origin” is a broad term to differentiate...
Coffee lab at Local: Mission Eatery, June 30
Our friends at Local: Mission have asked us to present a coffee brewing workshop on June 30th. Take a look: http://www.localmissioneatery.com/labs
New Colombian microlot: Rodrigo Romero
We have a new Colombian microlot on the shelves and at the Front Bar this week. Just like our last Colombian microlot, the David Burbano, we feel this coffee exemplifies what Colombian microlots are all about. The Rodrigo Romero microlot presents a very distinct cup profile, owing to the fact that Mr. Romero cultivates coffee on only 4 hectares of his farm, La Esmerelda. Meyer lemon, dark...