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CONDE NAST TALKS COFFEE WITH PT’s

Jeff Taylor recently answered some questions put up by Conde Nast’s Portfolio about single origin coffees in general, and one “juggernaut” in specific – La Esmeralda. Besides borrowing one of Jeff’s photos – see the article here – Jeff loans them an explanation on why microlot coffee beans are becoming so sought after and valuable.… Continue Reading

90 PLUS RATINGS

So as I am sitting here, working on our website, it dawn’s on me that many of you may not know exactly how the 90-point scoring system from coffeereview.com works. So I thought I’d take a minute and try to explain. The way I see it is, our coffee is the best, we should get… Continue Reading

PROFESSIONAL BARISTA TRAINING

So, just how good are your baristi? Do they know how to pull the perfect shot of espresso every time? Can they stretch and froth milk with perfect consistency then pour latte art in the cup? Can they serve customers quickly so they get their drinks and get on their way? An excellent barista can… Continue Reading

PTs ESMERALDA SPECIAL – HIGHEST REVIEW EVER!

Hacienda La Esmeralda Especial has recieved so much acclaim over the past four years that it’s almost a non-event when another award is heaped upon it’s already bulging collection of trophy’s and certificates. The Panamanian farm that produces the world renowned coffee, La Esmeralda Especial, has done it again. Just this week Ken Davids, of… Continue Reading

DOG DAZE OF SUMMER SPECIAL

Well summer has finally arrived. It’s been at or nearly 100 degrees here in T-Town now for about a week. This time of year always makes the days start to drag just a little. So you can call this special heat induced if you’d like. For a limited time, we are offering our Technivorm Brewer… Continue Reading

BLOGGLE REVIEW OF KENYA AA KIENI

Working in customer service is an interesting thing. You just never know when a customer, that comes to the counter and orders a drip coffee of the day, may return and suprise you years later. Doug was a customer many years ago at one of our retail stores in Kansas City. Well as life would… Continue Reading

INTRODUCING MAYA IXIL – GUATEMALA

Maya Ixil coffee cooperative is situated in the mountains of the tropical Ixcan region in the department of Quiche, Guatemala. The fertile valleys, temperate climate and high altitudes have a positive effect on cup quality, but this top quality cup is a direct result of the technical crop improvements of the Ixil farmers who are… Continue Reading

CUP OF EXCELLENCE IN OUR BRAZIL

An impressive Cup of Excellence – Brazil Fazenda Santa Terezinha – carries a soft, elegant acidity and notes of raisins, dates, and cherries. You can buy it now roasted fresh-to-order in our coffee store.

ESMERALDA SPECIAL – ROASTED EVERY TUESDAY

Panama Esmeralda Special is in-stock and ready to be roasted to order! This outstanding coffee continues to bring home the awards. Esmeralda Special won the “Best Coffee in the World” mantra for 2007 at the Cupping Pavilion at the SCAA Trade show in Long Beach and since 2004 has been setting the standard for what… Continue Reading

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