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COFFEE 101

HAPPY NEW YEAR – NEW OFFERINGS

The New Year is upon us and we thought it would be a great time for a review of the past years coffee’s, with an update of what’s to come in 2011.  Last year was an exciting year for us at PT’s Coffee Roasting Co..  We made new coffee discoveries, in Brazil and Guatemala, and… Continue Reading

COFFEE CLUBS & HOLIDAY SHIPPING

The holidays are coming fast, and if you still haven’t found that special gift for that special someone, we have some ideas that take the pain and work out of last minute shopping.  We have launched two new Coffee Clubs.  Some of you may be familiar with these from the last couple of years. Our… Continue Reading

INTERNATIONAL ESPRESSO BLEND BARISTA BATTLE

We very proud of  Jannicke M. Johansen, a Norwegian Barista.  She received second place in an International Espresso Blend Barista Battle. The event was held in Oslo, Norway, and was co-hosted by Solberg & Hansen, and Tim Wendelboe. The event featured 5 American Roasters and 5 Norwegian Baristas.  Our Seasonal Espresso was put head to head… Continue Reading

HOLIDAY SHOPPING GUIDE – GRINDERS

The most important factor to a great cup of coffee, is the extraction.  Ideal extraction is achieved by using a proper dose, accurate volume of water, accurate time of extraction, and appropriate grind for the brew method you are using.  Even if you use the proper dose, volume, and time the extraction properly, the coffee… Continue Reading

THINGS EVERY BARISTA SHOULD KNOW

As a coffee trainer I have dealt with everything from long term baristas to completely new baristas, sometimes in the same sitting.  The base knowledge of each trainee coming in can vary and there is a lot of conflicting information out there about coffee so it got me thinking about what every barista should know.… Continue Reading

GUATEMALA COOP HUNAPU ANTIGUA

Our Hunapu comes from a highland valley near the colonial city of Antigua, one of Guatemala’s premier tourist attractions due to its heritage and scenery.  Antigua is situated between three impressive volcanoes, Agua, Acatenango, and Fuego. The unique dry climate, magnificent landscape, and excellent volcanic soil  provide optimal conditions to produce some of the best… Continue Reading

PASSPORT COFFEE – PURE FLAVOR

Our exclusive Passport line of coffees gives you the opportunity to taste the best the world has to offer. All the travel, cupping, and know-how we have is poured into spotting these rare coffee gems and bringing out the best in each. First For our Passport offerings, we specifically seek out coffees that are rare,… Continue Reading

KA’U WINS TOP HONOR IN HAWAIIAN BLIND CUPPING CONTEST

SOLD OUT!  More expected in coming weeks. What a great day for Hawaiian coffees!  Our Micro-Lot of Rusty’s Hawaiian just arrived and we plan to launch it next week. We are now accepting pre-orders for this exceptional coffee. For years customers have asked why we don’t carry Kona Coffee on our offering sheet, in our store, or… Continue Reading

A NEW LOOK FOR OUR BLENDS!

As of Monday, July 19th you will see some new names added to our blend offerings, while some will seem to disappear. No worries though, fundamentally these coffees aren’t changing…just getting a fresh look and feel. The coffees you have come to know and love will still be available, but here’s a run down of… Continue Reading

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