Coffee of the Week

San Sebastian Reserva from Olympia Coffee Roasting

December 5, 2012

This week, we’re off to Colombia for the San Sebastian Reserva from Olympia Coffee Roasting Co., recently named Roaster of the Year 2013 by Roast Magazine. San Sebastian Reserva combines lots from seven producers in San Sebastian De La Plata in the region of Huila: Edilson Lozada, Silvio Charmorro, Wilson Riascos, Ignacio Ramos, Reinel Paz, […]

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The Street Team Gift Set from The Roasterie

November 24, 2012

As the holiday season is upon us, we’ll be highlighting some of our favorite gift ideas for the coffee lover on your list. For our first gift set, we suggest The Street Team Gift Set from The Roasterie, a specialty coffee-roasting company that services espresso bars, coffeehouses, fine restaurants, high-end grocers, offices, retail accounts, and coffee […]

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Nicaragua Finca San Jose JavaNica

November 6, 2012

Tickle your palate with citrus and jasmine blossoms of this week’s Coffee of the Week. Nicaragua Finca San Jose JavaNica from Batdorf & Bronson Coffee Roasters, is an incredibly floral and sweet coffee with a long lasting finish. This medium-bodied coffee represents something different than what you would expect from Nicaragua, often displaying more flavors […]

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Ethiopia Sidama Shakiso from Wrecking Ball Roasters

October 26, 2012

This week, we take you to the place where coffee was first discovered – Ethiopia. This delicious new offering – Ethiopia Sidama Shakiso –  is from from San Francisco-based Wrecking Ball Roasters. If you’re in the city, be sure to stop in their new retail coffee bar at 1648 Pacific Ave. in San Francisco. Don’t […]

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Coffee of the Week – Perla Negra

October 19, 2012

This week, Dillanos Coffee Roasters out of Sumner, WA brings us a delicious coffee from Finca Las Lajas in Sabanilla de Alajuela in Costa Rica. Located on the slopes of the Poas Volcano in Costa Rica, the Las Lajas farm produces a collection special coffees that thrive in the rich soil of the nearby volcano, […]

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Guatemala Pulcal from Verve Coffee Roasters

October 12, 2012

  This week we head on down to Guatemala to experience this delicious coffee from Verve Coffee Roasters in Santa Cruz, Calif. Verve’s Guatemala Pulcal Typica is fantastic, and is unique because it’s the Typica cultivar rather than the much more common Bourbon. This delicious coffee features a custard-like mouthfeel and sweetness, punctuated with toffee […]

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El Salvador Las Delicias Pacamara

September 27, 2012

Travel to the top of the mountain with this Coffee of the Week offering from Portland’s own Water Avenue Coffee. This single origin espresso blend is one of the best examples of the Pacamara varietal available, grown at the highest altitude alongside the cloud-line upon the tallest volcanoes in El Salvador. The lot, separated into […]

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La Gloria Single Origin Espresso

September 11, 2012

Hey espresso lovers, Coffee Universe suggests to head on over to Equator Coffees & Teas to check out the latest offering in Equator’s series of single-origin espresso coffees. This time, they head to Panama to showcase the coffee from the La Gloria farms, chosen for its concentrated flavor and sweetness. The intensity softened, and aromatic […]

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Kenya Thunguri – Top Auction Lot

August 8, 2012

Level:   Kenya Thunguri – Top Auction Lot from PT’s Coffee Roasting Co. is a true testament to the greatness of Kenyan coffees. One of the few micro-lots to come out of Kenya, Thunguri stood out on the cupping table because of the purity of its high acidity. It just seemed to sparkle in our […]

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