We are proud to announce that our roast of Ethiopia Nanno Challa has been named a 2013 Good Food Awards Winner! We were in San Francisco on Friday January 18th to accept the award at the private awards ceremony. The ceremony, often referred to as ‘The Oscars of Food’, was held at the iconic San… Continue Reading
Of the many things in life worthy of great love, coffee is near the top of the list. You love coffee. We love
coffee. For many who don’t work in the coffee industry, it can be hard to find the time to explore all the
different coffees and brew methods. Here’s the thing – you shouldn’t have to sacrifice on quality. You still
want a lipsmackingly delicious cup of Joe, so we’ve designed the PT’s Challenge with you in mind. We’ll do
the experimenting so we can share the tasty results with you. It’s a win-win situation!
The PT’s Challenge:
Twice a month, the team at PT’s Coffee Roasting Co. will take part in an internal competition. Many will
compete, but only one will be victorious. Here’s how it works:
• Step One: The team will select one coffee and one brew method to feature in that week’s competition.
• Step Two: Each competitor will develop their own secret recipe and brew it for our panel of judges.
Creativity is encouraged – anything goes.
• Step Three: We establish our bracket. Each round, our panel of judges will vote on the brew they
believe to be best and competitors will be eliminated.
• Step Four: We share the winning recipe with you so you can enjoy these coffees at home
(or in a cafe) without having to do all the research yourself!
That sounds cool. When does it start?
The first official PT’s Challenge will be hosted next week! Visit our blog Friday, March 6 to get the
winning recipe and to see who won the bracket.
As the year comes to a close, we would like to take this time to look back and reflect on our accomplishments. 2012 was an exciting year for us that brought forth change and innovation. Our sourcing efforts were also immensley successful and we were able to introduce multiple new Direct Trade coffees. Needless to… Continue Reading
We are proud to announce that Kenya Thiriku and Ethiopia Nanno Challa are Good Food Awards Finalists! The winners of the Good Food Awards will be announced on January 18th, 2013. Our coffees were submitted to a professional panel of judges who cupped the coffees blind. The Good Food Awards for coffee are determined by… Continue Reading
We are proud to announce that our Caturra offering from Finca Villa Loyola has received a 94 point review from Ken Davids of CoffeeReview.com. When we visited Finca Villa Loyola during the harvest of 2011, we could clearly see the potential in the farm. With its high elevation of 1,800 meters (or 6,000 ft.) and… Continue Reading
This article was republished with the permission of Dan Dean, Staff Writer for Observer & Eccentric Newspapers. Jeff Taylor’s journey to find exceptional coffee has taken him across the globe and along the way he has met some exceptional people, none more so than his wife, Maritza. “I met Maritza at a coffee competition in Ecuador… Continue Reading
We are happy to announce our newest Direct Trade partnership with Juan Yurja in Bolivia. When we were first introduced to this farm in 2011, it was an interesting coincedence. There was a micro-lot that had been originally prepared for the Bolivia Cup of Excellence, and the competition had been cancelled last year. We were in… Continue Reading
Our two most recent Direct Trade arrivals feature the Peaberry of a Caturra Variety, grown around 2000 meters . The first roast date for these micro-lots will be on Monday, March 5th. Colombia Finca Villa Loyola Caturra Peaberry has a very complex and full bodied profile. Peaberries have a more concentrated flavor, making this coffee… Continue Reading
As the year comes to a close, we want to look back at the highlights that made 2011 great! 2011 brought much success in our sourcing efforts, and we were able to get our hands on many Award Winning coffees. Whether it be the Best of Panama, Cup of Excellence, or even something from the… Continue Reading
Written By Martha Piland – MB Piland A new partnership between the Prodigy Soccer Club and PT’s Coffee Roasting Co. will benefit Topeka-area youth soccer players in need of funding to offset their annual dues. The funding will come from the Jon Kaspar Memorial Scholarship Fund, which is provided for through sales of Flor del… Continue Reading