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Featured Coffee #4: Kenya AA Kichwa Tembo

Coffee, Featured Coffee, Single Origin

This post is a little late. Typically a post about a featured coffee accompanies its initial release, but this coffee has been available on the site for well over a month. Coffee Club members have all had a…

Featured coffee #3: Costa Rica Las Lajas Perla Negra

Coffee, Featured Coffee, Single Origin

I’m pretty excited about this one. Not that I’m ever not excited about a coffee I offer, but this one represents some very special concepts unique to specialty coffee. First, it’s a microlot, which, like many buzz words, can…

Featured coffee #2: Burundi Mpanga

Coffee, Featured Coffee, Single Origin

For my second featured single origin coffee I chose Burundi Mpanga (the M is silent), from the award-winning Mpanga Washing Station. It’s noticeably sweeter than the previously featured Guatemala Atitlán, with pink grapefruit citrus acidity, notes of date…

Coffee and a Record: Chris Wollard and the Ship Thieves | S/T

Coffee and a Record, Music

Every so often (as often as possible) I take a record from my vinyl collection, make a cup of coffee, and just sit and listen without distractions. No laptop, no phone, no newspaper. Just coffee and a record.…

January Coffee: Coming soon.

Featured Coffee, Single Origin

The final decision on the next featured coffee should be coming down the pike any day now. I have one or two more cuppings to do before I make a final decision. I can tell you, the next…

Coffee and a Record: The Roots | “Do You Want More?!!!??!”

Coffee and a Record, Music

Every so often (as often as possible) I take a record from my vinyl collection, make a cup of coffee, and just sit and listen without distractions. No laptop, no phone, no newspaper. Just coffee and a record.…

Brew Guides: Clever Coffee Dripper

brewing, how-to, Recipes

The following is a quick rundown of my method brewing with everyone’s favorite immersion-percolation hybrid brewer, The Clever Coffee Dripper. Equipment: Clever and filter Scale Timer (your smartphone is perfect) 15 grams of coffee, medium-coarse grind 242 grams of…

A New Year’s resolution suggestion

Coffee, Single Origin

It’s January 1, and since many of us love making resolutions for the clean slate that is a fresh 365 laid out in front of us (actually, 366 this year), I’d like to make a suggestion if you don’t mind. Yeah,…

So what’s a Clever Coffee Dripper?

brewing, how-to, Recipes, Travel

It has become my favorite travel brewer, backcountry brewer and even daily kitchen brewer. It’s low maintenance, fool-resistant and produces a great, well-balanced cup of coffee. The Clever Coffee Dripper, most commonly referred to as the Clever, is…

Featured Coffee #1: Guatemala Atitlán San Pedro La Laguna

Featured Coffee, Single Origin, Travel

Why did I choose Guatemala Atitlán SHB EP San Pedro La Laguna as my first featured single origin coffee? First, let’s decipher the name a bit. “Guatemala”, as you might assume, is the country of origin. “Atitlán” is the…