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LIFE TIME ACHIEVEMENT FOR ESMERALDA OWNER

Hacienda La Esmeralda, the source of the highly prized Geisha coffee from Panama, won the SPECIALTY COFFEE ASSOCIATION OF EUROPE highest honor, the Lifetime Achievement award, at the Awards for Coffee Excellence evening dinner held during late June’s Wonderful Coffee event in Copenhagen, Denmark.Price Peterson, of the family that has owned La Esmeralda for several decades, was… Continue Reading

NEW 90+ RATINGS FROM COFFEE REVIEW!

They’ve done it again! The combined skills of Adam, our roaster, and Jeff, our coffee buyer, have produced three 90+ ratings from Coffee Review. Ken David’s favorite of the three coffees that we submitted is our organic Ethiopia Limu, Gomma. He gave it a 92, saying, “Very sweet-toned aroma: honey, cherryish coffee fruit, flowering grass.… Continue Reading

GOMBE COFFEE PROJECT – TANZANIA NOW AVAILABLE

We are proud to announce that the coffee from the Gombe Coffee Project is finally available. All of Sustainable Harvest’s and the Tanzanian farmers’ labor has certainly paid off. They have gone from producing a coffee that could not be considered “Specialty Coffee” to producing a coffee that we cupped at an 89! In the… Continue Reading

LOS PLANES PEABERRY NOW AVAILABLE

Sergio and Isabel have gone to great lengths to bring you one of the sweetest cups of coffee you will ever taste! This peaberry from Finca Los Planes in El Salvador is a real treat. It has an aroma that is dominated by sweet cherries. The cherry notes carry into the cup and are combined… Continue Reading

DATERRA OPUS 1 (LOW CAFFEINE) NOW AVAILABLE!!

This rare and unique coffee is now available for you to enjoy. Daterra Coffee in Brazil has specially bred Opus 1 to have 30% less caffeine than your traditional variety of Arabica. In the cup, it is perfectly balanced with hints of vanilla and chocolate. There were only 50 boxes of this coffee produced, and… Continue Reading

PUBLIC COFFEE CUPPING – APRIL 25TH

  Friday, April 25th at noon, PT’s Coffee is holding a free public cupping at our roasting facility. In this week’s public cupping, we will explore coffees from Central America. If you can make it, just let us know so that we can plan appropriately. Hope to see you this Friday, and feel free to… Continue Reading

PTS COMPETITION TEAM UPDATE

  In the wake of winning the SCAA Midwest Regional Barista Competition in February, the PT’s competition team has wasted very little time getting ready for the United States Barista Competition (USBC). The team, consisting of PT’s Baristas Pete Licata (2008 Midwest Regional Champ), Robin Seitz (2008 3rd place winner at Midwest), as well as… Continue Reading

PUBLIC CUPPING FRIDAY, APRIL 18

     Friday, April 18th at noon, PT’s Coffee is holding a free public cupping at our roasting facility.  In this week’s public cupping, we will explore coffees from Central America.  If you can make it, just let us know so that we can plan appropriately.  Hope to see you this Friday, and feel free… Continue Reading

FREE PUBLIC CUPPING – FRIDAY APRIL 11TH

Friday, April 11th at noon, PT’s Coffee is holding a free public cupping at our roasting facility. In this week’s public cupping, we will explore Fair Trade and Organic Certified Coffees from across the globe. We will also discuss the positive and negative aspects of these certifications, along with other viable alternatives. If you can… Continue Reading

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