How about that! Fred and I made the cover of Topeka Magazine Fall issue. If you haven’t seen a copy yet, be sure to pick one up and read the whole story behind our 15 years of searching the world for the best coffee.
Jeff Taylor recently answered some questions put up by Conde Nast’s Portfolio about single origin coffees in general, and one “juggernaut” in specific – La Esmeralda. Besides borrowing one of Jeff’s photos – see the article here – Jeff loans them an explanation on why microlot coffee beans are becoming so sought after and valuable.… Continue Reading
So as I am sitting here, working on our website, it dawn’s on me that many of you may not know exactly how the 90-point scoring system from coffeereview.com works. So I thought I’d take a minute and try to explain. The way I see it is, our coffee is the best, we should get… Continue Reading
So, just how good are your baristi? Do they know how to pull the perfect shot of espresso every time? Can they stretch and froth milk with perfect consistency then pour latte art in the cup? Can they serve customers quickly so they get their drinks and get on their way? An excellent barista can… Continue Reading
Hacienda La Esmeralda Especial has recieved so much acclaim over the past four years that it’s almost a non-event when another award is heaped upon it’s already bulging collection of trophy’s and certificates. The Panamanian farm that produces the world renowned coffee, La Esmeralda Especial, has done it again. Just this week Ken Davids, of… Continue Reading
Well summer has finally arrived. It’s been at or nearly 100 degrees here in T-Town now for about a week. This time of year always makes the days start to drag just a little. So you can call this special heat induced if you’d like. For a limited time, we are offering our Technivorm Brewer… Continue Reading
Working in customer service is an interesting thing. You just never know when a customer, that comes to the counter and orders a drip coffee of the day, may return and suprise you years later. Doug was a customer many years ago at one of our retail stores in Kansas City. Well as life would… Continue Reading
Maya Ixil coffee cooperative is situated in the mountains of the tropical Ixcan region in the department of Quiche, Guatemala. The fertile valleys, temperate climate and high altitudes have a positive effect on cup quality, but this top quality cup is a direct result of the technical crop improvements of the Ixil farmers who are… Continue Reading
An impressive Cup of Excellence – Brazil Fazenda Santa Terezinha – carries a soft, elegant acidity and notes of raisins, dates, and cherries. You can buy it now roasted fresh-to-order in our coffee store.