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PTs Coffee Roasting Co. welcomes ELIDA ESTATE COFFEE

I first discovered this coffee in January 2007 on a sourcing trip through Panama. I spent a couple of days visiting with Wilford Lamastas, touring his fincas and cupping his coffees. This coffee stood out on the cupping table immediately. A distinguished cup thats very sweet, soft and balanced. Very complete and elegant. I am… Continue Reading

CoffeeReview.com

Great news! We just received our reviews from Ken Davids of www.Coffeereview.com and we scored very well. Ken reviewed two of our coffees. The first is a Cup of Excellence coffee from El Salvador called Finca Los Planes. We were a bit concerned how this coffee might score as the green crop is nearing a… Continue Reading

Coffeefest Chicago

Hello from Chicago! It’s quite chilly here as I write this evening. We got an unexpected (at least to us) bluster of snow today. It has definitely added an extra layer of excitement to an already amazing show. There are so many great people here from all over the country, even other parts of the… Continue Reading

A Word from Robin My personal espresso blend is …

A Word from Robin My personal espresso blend is called Espresso Elizabetha. I named it after my 19 month old daughter Elizabeth. It is a simple blend composed of only two beans; each exceptional as single origin shots. First there is the Brazil Natural Yellow Bourbon from Fazenda Cachoiera. It has been African bed dried… Continue Reading

Jeff in Guatemala

The country that was home to Jeff’s first coffee adventure seven years ago, is once again the destination for PT’s co-owner Jeff Taylor. Jeff is currently traveling around Guatemala visiting many different coffee plantations and trying some of the best coffees that the country has to offer. Enjoy the wonderful pictures on Jeff’s photo journal,… Continue Reading

Pictures from the SCAA Midwest Regional Barista Competition

More to come!!!

Midwest Barista Champion!

PT’s own Robin Seitz brought home the gold at the 6th annual SCAA Midwest Regional Barista Championship on January 19th. This intense two day competition ended well for the PT’s Baristas. Robin Seitz placed first and Pete Licata placed third. Robin is the manager at PT’s in Topeka, and Pete is the Manager at the… Continue Reading

The Midwest Regional Barista Competition thus approacheth…

The time is drawing near, only a week away. Baristas from around the Midwest region are about to gather to test the metal of their espresso skills at the SCAA Midwest Regional Barista Competition. The average observer will marvel at the seeming ease of each competitor, unaware of the months of grueling preparation, late caffeinated… Continue Reading

BREW FRESH ROASTED COFFEE FOR CHRISTMAS!

Tuesday, December 18th, is the day we’ve set aside to roast Cup of Excellence coffees and still be able to ship and deliver prior to Christmas. We still have a small, but excellent, selection to choose from. But it’s not just Cup of Excellence coffees that could brighten your morning on Christmas! From Bolivia we… Continue Reading

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