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COFFEE 101

Some things are better with Age :)

I was talking to Ezra the other day and we were discussing some misconceptions out there in the coffee world. It started because I had just been pulling some test shots of La Bella Vita Espresso earlier in the day. While some might think that I am fortunate to be working with espresso fresh out… Continue Reading

LETS TALK COFFEE…TANZANIA

Lets Talk Coffee has just concluded in Puntareanas, Costa Rica. A memorable event, hosted by Sustainable Harvest Coffee Importers, that brings coffee producers from all over the world together with Roasters and Bankers from all over the world together to talk about coffee and issues at origin and the solutions that are possible. This was… Continue Reading

HOW TO ROAST COFFEE AT HOME!

I know, I know, what is a coffee roasting company doing trying to teach people how to roast their own coffee? Well, we thought that some of you may not be satisfied with just learning about roasting, roast profiles and such from the outside. Homeroasting can be a ton of fun and is not as… Continue Reading

LET’S TALK COFFEE…

It was about 6 weeks ago I guess, that I was having a conversation with David Griswold, Sustainable Harvest Coffee Importers. We were talking about coffee of course and he mentioned Let’s Talk Coffee. It’s a program his company puts on every year to introduce coffee buyers and coffee producers. This year it’s being held… Continue Reading

NOW OFFERING UNROASTED, “GREEN” COFFEE!

  PTs Coffee Roasting Co is now offering green beans! No, this does not mean that we are starting some kind of farmer’s market; we are now selling green coffee beans to those of you who enjoy roasting your own coffee. We hope that this offering will give you all the opportunity to roast and… Continue Reading

GIVING BACK TO RWANDA

    One of our customers this last week wanted to know a little more about our Rwandan Bufcafe, and I thought I would pass on the information for anyone who would like to know a little bit more about this intriguing coffee. Although Rwanda is in no way new to the coffee world, it is… 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

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