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PT’S CELEBRATION OF HARVEST 2009 – FINCA LOS PLANES

I’ve always been a fan of “underdog” stories. You know, the stories where there’s no chance of someone succeeding and yet, despite all odds, they do. That is the story of Finca Los Planes and several other farms in the small region of Chaletenango, El Salvador. Friends at Finca Los Planes The Chaletenango region of… Continue Reading

TOP REVIEW – 96 – FOR ESMERALDA SPECIAL – MARIO CARNAVAL!

Our coveted Hacienda La Esmeralda Special – Mario Carnaval has again proven itself as one of the best coffees in the world!  In this month’s Coffee Review article about coffees from Panama, Mario Carnaval obliterated the  competition.  It received a 96, a score 2 points higher than any other coffee in the review and 3… Continue Reading

HAVE YOU TRIED BELOYA SELECTION 8 LATELY?

You know that feeling that you get when you have been trying tons of new and exciting things but finally go back to one of your old favorites?  That warm, comforting feeling is what I felt recently when I sat down with a pipping cup of Beloya Selection 8.  Lately I noticed that we have… Continue Reading

NEW ARRIVAL – PANAMA ELIDA ESTATE NATURAL!!

Today is an exciting day for coffee lovers everywhere.  Today we are launching a very special coffee.  We have partnered with Elida Estate to offer you a naturally prepared coffee from Panama.  Most coffee in Panama is processed using a washing process, where the fruit of the coffee cherry is taken off the bean fairly… Continue Reading

NEW PRICES ON KENYA THUNGURI AND COLOMBIA FINCA EL PALACIO

For fans of Colombian and Kenyan coffees, check out the new prices on Kenya Thunguri Microlot and Colombia Finca El Palacio Microlot! In order to make room for more spectacular Passport coffees, we have moved these gems into our normal roasting schedule and are now selling them in one and five pound bags. We will… Continue Reading

ESMERALDA PREORDERS ROASTING AND SHIPPING TODAY!

The moment you have all been waiting for is finally here!  Hacienda La Esmeralda Special has arrived, and we have roasted it to the peak of perfection.  After cupping various roast levels more times than we care to think about, we have concluded that Mario Carnival is the best Esmeralda we have tasted in years,… Continue Reading

ESMERALDA SPECIAL SO ESPRESSO – VERY LIMITED SUPPLY

Whenever we receive a new coffee, we roast it to different profiles in order to figure out where the coffee shines with perfection. For this year’s crop of Esmeralda Special, we took a small amount of both lots to a slightly darker roast profile. Although we decided that it wouldn’t quite work for our normal… Continue Reading

NEW CROP ON ITS WAY – GET THE 2008 CROP FOR A DISCOUNT!

The excitement around our roasting facility has been building for the last couple of weeks.  We have numerous new crops that will be arriving at our roasting facility soon.  Thoughts of Finca Kilimanjaro and Hacienda La Esmeralda tease our senses, but one coffee dominates our thoughts: Finca Los Planes Pacamara. This coffee has emerged as… Continue Reading

PT’S IN THE PRESS – JASON JOHNSON WRITES ABOUT ESMERALDA AUCTION IN FRESH CUP

PT’s in the press!  Our own Jason Johnson was featured in the August 2009 edition of Fresh Cup Magazine.  In their Roasters Realm segment, Jason details his recent trip to Hacienda La Esmeralda and the excitement of their online auction.   This coffee has emerged as one of the best, and highest priced, coffees in… Continue Reading

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