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If I went West, I think I would go to Kansas.
– Abraham Lincoln

It’s Kansas Day and we’d like to take a moment to wish it a happy 154th birthday! We here at PT’s Coffee are pretty proud of our home state and it shows in the names of our blends.


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Farm Girl

Rising with the sun to face the day, this coffee is bright and sweet making it a great breakfast blend.

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1861

The year Kansas signed its constitution, establishing itself as a Freestate at the beginning of the American Civil War. This blend is steady and even-keeled.

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John Brown

Our surly activist blend, this coffee is proud and strong-willed.

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Ad Astra

Ad Astra per Aspera – To the stars, through difficulties. Bold as the night sky, this is a traditional and timeless dark roast.

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Flying Monkey Espresso

An ode to one of the greatest stories in literature, our signature espresso is balanced, yet playful.

Earlier Articles

Latin America Coffee Tragedy

UPDATE: We are no longer receiving direct donations to the Finca Santa Maria fund. Thank you so very much for your support! We far exceeded our initial goal will have an update soon on the total amount received. You can read Armando’s letter of gratitude here. For Maritza and I, it was just another travel… Continue Reading

TRIP REPORT – ELIDA ESTATE – BOQUETE, PANAMA

Boquete, Panama – December 10, 2012 I’ve been traveling to Panama for nearly a decade now. It’s one of my favorite trips each year. The producers here are very educated, up to date the latest farming and processing techniques, agronomy and the science of coffee. So I took it as one of my many goals… Continue Reading

GOOGLE VIDEO PROJECT THAT ALMOST DIDN’T HAPPEN

I got one of “those” emails a few weeks back that seemed a little strange at first . It was a “last chance offer” to respond to an opportunity from Google. Apparently a representative of Google had tried unsuccessfully the prior week to reach me via email only I didn’t respond.  I hate it when… Continue Reading

KENYA – THE ROAST OFF CHALLENGE

Republished with permission by Mike Perry, Klatch Roasting One of the great things about the coffee industry is the friendships and relationships. Even though we all compete and strive for the perfect roast or espresso, we still work together and help each other out. Often we travel together and even buy lots of coffee together.… Continue Reading

EL SALVADOR CUP OF EXCELLENCE – REPUBLISHED WITH PERMISSION OF COE.

El Salvador Cup of Excellence supporters – Nine years ago when El Salvador joined the Cup of Excellence family, many nay-sayers said that this country could not identify small farms and did not produce the kind of unique quality that was worthy of a Cup of Excellence award. El Salvador has always had great processing… Continue Reading

FINCA EL SOCORRO FROM GUATEMALA LANDS IN TOP 5 IN COFFEE OF THE YEAR COMPETITION

Big news for another one of our Direct Trade partners. Juan Diego De La Cerda of Guatemala – Finca El Socorro y Anexos  – finished in the top 5 of the Coffee of the Year competition when the winners were announced by the Specialty Coffee Association of America and the Roasters Guild yesterday. I just… Continue Reading

BEST OF PANAMA AND MORE…

I was enjoying a rare day off at origin today – in Panama City this time – when all of the sudden I began to get these nagging feelings of guilt about not updating our PT’s blog more often. I hate it when that happens! A self imposed guilt trip ruining a perfectly good day… Continue Reading

10-DAYS IN GUATEMALA

Finca El Socorro, Guatemala In 2010 we introduced you to a Guatemalan offering that we at PT’s were thrilled to launch as our newest Direct Trade Relationship coffee. Finca El Socorro Maracaturra made it’s way into our roasting plant mid September and was gone before we knew it. As sad as we were to see… Continue Reading

FINCA LAS MERCEDES – DIRECT TRADE VISIT

What an exciting visit to Finca Mercedes last week, even if it was a little different than first anticipated. Normally we are eager just to see the quality of coffee this farm continues to produce. This year we got a little added excitement. One member of our traveling party awoke early to the sound of… Continue Reading

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