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COFFEE’S IMPACT ON GLOBAL ECONOMY GRAPHIC

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HOLIDAY SHOPPING GUIDE – GRINDERS

The most important factor to a great cup of coffee, is the extraction.  Ideal extraction is achieved by using a proper dose, accurate volume of water, accurate time of extraction, and appropriate grind for the brew method you are using.  Even if you use the proper dose, volume, and time the extraction properly, the coffee… Continue Reading

USBC CHAMP TAKES THE WORLD!

We at PT’s want to offer our hearty congratulations to the new World Barista Champion, Mike Phillips from Intelligentsia in Chicago! Mike is the first American to ever win the event and we are proud of him! The other finalists were Raul Rodas of Guatemala in 2nd place, Scottie Callaghan of Australia in 3rd place,… Continue Reading

TIMES THEY ARE A-CHANGIN

Starting on Monday, June 30th, you may notice a little change in your normal coffee buying experience. We are updating our website to give you a better shopping experience. We are trying to make the transition as seamless as possible, so hopefully you will not have any difficulties. One of the differences that you may… Continue Reading

EL SALVADOR COE LOT #11

At the recent El Salvador Cup Of Excellence Auction, we landed our hands on Lot #11 La Pinera Pacamara. We should have this coffee arriving sometime in July or August. The La Pinera farm is located in the Cacahuatique mountain range in Ciudad Barrios, a department of San Miguel.  Formerly this mountain range was home… Continue Reading

NEW CROP ESMERALDA SPECIAL PRE-ORDERS NOW AVAILABLE

Be the first to try the new crop of Esmeralda Special!  We are now offering PRE-ORDERS for the new crop of geisha from Hacienda La Esmeralda.  We bought two lots this year from Hacienda La Esmeralda, and we are excited to offer you the two best coffees (in our opinion) from this year’s auction.  For… Continue Reading

WHY IS TOPEKA, KS THE 10TH BEST CITY IN THE US – PT’S COFFEE ROASTING CO

So why does Topeka, Kansas rank as the 10th best city in the country? In part, because of PT’s Coffee of course! In the July issue of Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine, they chose Topeka, Kansas as the 10th best city in the United States. In addition to Topeka’s growing economy and low cost of living,… Continue Reading

90+ RATINGS FOR BURUNDI AND COLOMBIA!

We are proud to announce that two of our favorite coffees just received 90+ ratings from Coffee Review!  Our Burundi Mwurire received an outstanding 93 (buy here)and our Colombia Los Naranjos San Agustin received an admirable 91 (buy here).  Here are the review for these two outstanding coffees! Burundi Mwurire Aroma              9 Acidity            … Continue Reading

SATURDAY, MAY 8 – LAWRENCE SHORT FILM FESTIVAL

[singlepic id=107 w=300 h=119 float=right]Saturday, May 8th, come check out the Gombe Coffee Project Video at the Lawrence Arts Center’s Short Film Festival.  This video was a collaborative effort between PT’s Coffee and Gizmo Pictures.  Gizmo’s David Kitchner traveled with PT’s coffee buyer, Jeff Taylor, on a coffee sourcing trip to Tanzania.  If you cannot… Continue Reading