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THE AUCTION OF THE YEAR – HACIENDA LA ESMERALDA SPECIAL

[singlepic id=109 w=202 h=190 float=right]The smoke has cleared, the bids are in, and PT’s Coffee is proud to announce our 2010 offering from Hacienda La Esmeralda.  After tasting each lot, we knew that there were two coffees that we had to have: Mario Carnaval and Mario San Jose.  Both of these spectacular lots are harvested… Continue Reading

SATURDAY, MAY 8 – LAWRENCE SHORT FILM FESTIVAL

[singlepic id=107 w=300 h=119 float=right]Saturday, May 8th, come check out the Gombe Coffee Project Video at the Lawrence Arts Center’s Short Film Festival.  This video was a collaborative effort between PT’s Coffee and Gizmo Pictures.  Gizmo’s David Kitchner traveled with PT’s coffee buyer, Jeff Taylor, on a coffee sourcing trip to Tanzania.  If you cannot… Continue Reading

NEW ESPRESSO OF THE MONTH – FINCA LOS PLANES PACAMARA

Our May Espresso of the Month comes from one of our favorite Direct Trade farms, Finca Los Planes. Their Pacamara variety of coffee has been a mainstay of our offerings since it won 2nd place in the 2006 El Salvador Cup of Excellence.  In developing the espresso roast, we knew that we didn’t want to… Continue Reading

GOOGLE IS NOW KNOWN AS… TOPEKA!

If you ever wanted to do a Topeka search for PT’s Coffee, now is your chance!  The search giant Google has renamed itself Topeka in response to our fair city’s dedication to attracting the ultra-high speed broadband project that Topeka (previously known as Google) promises to install in a city of its choice.  We are sure… Continue Reading

NEW ESPRESSO OF THE MONTH – FLYING MONKEY ESPRESSO

Our March Espresso of the Month is a blend that we have christened Flying Monkey Espresso. Flying Monkey was conjured out of experimentation and curiosity. When you have numerous exceptional coffees at your fingertips, you cannot help but play with the possibilities. Harnessing the lush sweetness and inherent richness of our Sumatra Blue Tawar and… Continue Reading

KANSAS IN TOP 10 HAPPIEST STATES

In a recent survey about the general well-being of states’ residents, Kansas turned up in the top ten!  No doubt that ready access to PT’s outstanding coffees had a lot to do with Kansas residents’ happiness!  Read the article here!

NEW ESPRESSO OF THE MONTH – ETHIOPIA SIDAMA ARDI

Everyone here at PT’s Coffee is raving about our new Ethiopian from the Guji region of Sidama. A French press rounds out its sweetness and highlights its fruity characteristics. As a drip, its chocolate orange notes are highlighted, and you taste such purity that you wonder how this can be a naturally processed coffee. Simply… Continue Reading

NEW ETHIOPIA SIDAMA – DON’T YOU LOVE NEW COFFEES?

I love this time of year.  We have cupping tables filled with beautiful coffee potential almost every day, and we are developing roasts on others.  One of the most exciting new developments has been the arrival of our new natural Ethiopian from the Guji region of Sidama.  Natural Ethiopians are famous for their fruit-bomb nature,… Continue Reading

MARIO CARNAVAL SOLD OUT!

We are sad to announce the departure of one of our favorite coffees, Hacienda La Esmeralda Special – Mario Carnaval.  This coffee has enjoyed a full life,  receiving a 96 from Coffee Review and giving people awe inspiring coffee moments.  We are sad to see Mario Carnaval leave, but its departure gives us the opportunity to… Continue Reading

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