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ETHIOPIA BELOYA IS ON ITS WAY!

If you read Jeff’s post on traveling in Africa (read it here), you will understand that doing just about anything in Africa takes a while.  So we are excited to announce that our Ethiopian Beloya Selections One and Eight are finally on their way.  Because we are dealing with Africa, we do not have a… Continue Reading

Basic Business Tips for Success

I am in love with the specialty coffee industry. Of all the things I could have done with my life, I am so glad that I found coffee early and have had the opportunity to hone my skills as a barista and trainer and am able to spread the good news of great coffee. One… Continue Reading

RWANDA BUFCAFE RECEIVES A 91 FOR TOP-VALUE REVIEWS

PT’s Rwanda Bufcafe shines through in this month’s CoffeeReview cupping of Top-Value Single Origin coffees.  It tied for the best score with a 91. Our Rwanda Bufcafe is only$10.99 for a limited time, and it is a steal at this price.  Here is Ken Davids’ review: “Blind Assessment: Lush tropical fruit mixes with citrus and… Continue Reading

World Barista Championship Equipment Sponsers Announced!

As of this morning, the official equipment sponsors of the World Barista Championship were announced. We at PT’s, having been involved in this event since 2001, are proud to share the news that Nuova Simonelli’s Aurelia was was chosen to be the official espresso machine through the 2011 season of this, and all SCAA USBC… Continue Reading

PT’S FLAT RATE SHIPPING EXTRAVAGANZA

Shipping costs got you down? At PT’s Coffee, we know that people do not mind paying for exceptional coffee; it’s just those darn shipping costs that give people grief. For this reason, we are trying out a flat rate shipping program that might make your daily cups of coffee taste even better. For anyone who… Continue Reading

Bringing Back Antigua

    PT’s Coffee and Finca La Felicidad are bringing back Antigua. For years, coffee from the Antigua region of Guatemala was rich and balanced. Their climate and topography is perfect for growing coffee. Once farmers outside the Antigua region realized that “Antigua” coffee was able to command a high price, they started selling their… Continue Reading

NEW COFFEE – MCHANA ESTATE PEABERRY – KENYA

From the lush coffee farms of Mchana Estate comes a wonderful Kenyan peaberry.  This peaberry is grown at 1700 meters, creating an incredibly noble coffee.  Its aroma has a slight sweetness that is reminiscent of a melon.  In the cup, aged cedar is accentuated by a hint of vanilla.  Peaberries are an anomaly where only… Continue Reading

HACIENDA LA ESMERALDA SPECIAL IS BACK!!!

Hacienda La Esmeralda Special is Back! This year’s harvest of one of our best-selling coffees from last year is here!  Hacienda La Esmeralda Special is a coffee that stands out on the cupping table.  Those who have tasted this coffee before know it by its distinct aroma and taste.  Its combination of floral and citrus… Continue Reading

PT’S NEW GIZMO ESPRESSO

We have partnered with the media company, Gizmo, to document the amazing story of the Tanzanian coffee farmers of the Kanyovu Coop.  With the help of Sustainable Harvest and a few select coffee roasters, these farmers have dramatically improved the quality and value of their coffee.  These farmers are creating a sustainable way of life. … Continue Reading

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