BARISTA NEWS

ETHIOPIA BELOYAS NOW AT A SPECIAL PRICE

In the past couple of years, naturally processed coffee from the areas surrounding the Ethiopian villages of Beloya and Aricha have created a huge stir in the coffee world. These coffees raise eyebrows and cause you to question your taste buds. Is that a strawberry? Was the coffee soaked in blueberries before it was roasted?… Continue Reading

ESMERALDA SPECIAL CUPPING – AUCTION ON MAY 19TH!

The excitement level at the roasting facility always rises when we receive a large, white envelope (or box) filled to the brim with green coffee samples.  This white envelope represents a great potential; it represents the great potential for amazing coffee.  Needless to say, when said white envelope arrived from Hacienda La Esmeralda in Panama,… Continue Reading

PT’S COFFEE AWARDED BUSINESS OF EXCELLENCE AWARD

Last night, the Topeka Chamber of Commerce hosted an awards reception for PT’s Coffee where it presented Jeff Taylor and Fred Polzin with the Business of Excellence Award.  Food, drinks and macchiatos were had all around during this two hour celebration held at PT’s Coffee Roasting Co’s Roasting Facility.  

PT’S IN THE PRESS – CHANNEL 49 NEWS

PT’s Coffee’s very own Jeff Taylor was recently the feature of Channel 49 News’ Ben’s People.  He explains the origins of PT’s Coffee Roasting Co and how the relentless pursuit of great coffee has led him all over the world.  Check out the video here!

Palate Development-Tips for the Career Barista

                    In order to become a good barista one has to dedicate a lot of time to refining their movements and paying attention to all of the little things that go into a great shot of espresso. But, to truly go beyond that, to become a great… Continue Reading

PT’S IN THE PRESS – ROBIN TEACHES LATTE ART ON WIBW

PT’s Coffee Roasting Co.’s Robin Seitz was recently featured on WIBW imparting his coffee wisdom and teaching the art of pouring latte art. You can watch the video below or follow the link here!

PROBAT BURNS LEADS DISTINGUISHED GROUP OF SPONSORS TO HOST WORLD’S LARGEST GATHERING OF COFFEE PROFESSIONALS

Probat Burns Partners with Bunn-O-Matic Corporation, Batdorf & Bronson, and Royal Cup to Host Specialty Coffee Association of America 21st Annual Exposition in Atlanta, April 16-19, 2009   Friday April 3, 2009, 5:30 pm EDT   LONG BEACH, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Probat Burns, Inc., in partnership with Bunn-O-Matic Corporation (BUNN), Batdorf & Bronson Coffee Roasters, and Royal… Continue Reading

ESPRESSO ROAST SIDAMO – BEST SO ESPRESSO FOR COFFEEGEEK

In the online coffee community, it is well known  that Mark Prince, the founder and mastermind of www.coffeegeek.com, has never been a fan of single origins as espresso.  These coffees have always seemed a little thin or lacked the complexity of well-crafted blends.  Despite this preference for blends as opposed to single origins for espresso,… Continue Reading

USBC EQUIPMENT SPECIAL – LIMITED TIME OFFER

We have put together a special United States Barista Championship Equipment Package that will give you the best of the best AND save you money!  This package contains a 2 Group Nouva Simmonelli Aurelia Semi Auto Espresso Machine, an Anfim Super Caimano Espresso Grinder, a Nouva Simmonelli Gold Service Plan, 20 lbs of Award Winning La Bella Vita Espresso,… Continue Reading