Home Roasting: Guatemala Huehuetenango Finca Rosma Batch #3

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I’m back! Here’s a look at my 3rd batch of this Guatemala Huehuetenango Finca Rosma.

Take a look after the jump…

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How I Brew: Aeropress

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What You Need

  • 18g of fresh beans

  • 220-240g of water (around 200°)

  • Paper filter (Have not played with the Able DIsk for this method yet)

 

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Supersonic Coffee: A First Look At New Up-And-Coming Coffee Company

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Over the last few years I had the opportunity to try some amazing coffees. I have also seen companies grow into the amazing companies that they are today.

This year, though, is the year for some fresh companies from some pretty rad people. 

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Home Roasting: Guatemala Huehuetenango Finca Rosma Batch #2

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Don’t be alarmed if you see batch #2 in the title. This is batch #2 of this coffee, but in general i have roasted 6 small batches so far on this Gene Cafe Roaster. I just want to make a quick note to say that the first batch of this Guatemala was a complete bust. Under developed, and well, I don’t want to talk about it anymore. Plain and simple, it sucked…

The one I have to talk about today had a slight accident. If you haven’t read about that, you can do so here.

Anyways let’s dive into this coffee.

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Quick & Easy Ice Coffee

 

Really enjoying this recipe so far. While my 50/50 recipe is good, this might just be even better… Check it out!



Bold Bean Coffee Roasters: Rwanda Karongi Gitesi

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To find roasters in the Florida area are a scarce thing. If you do find any roasters in the state of Florida they are almost all sadly terrible. There are a few good places ranging from Tampa, to Miami, and Orlando that I hold close to my heart.

This week I got to experience some coffee from Jacksonville, Florida. Let’s welcome Bold Bean Coffee Roasters. 

Bold Bean Coffee has been around since 2007 and they have been working on since then to develop their roasting skills and really working to bring great coffee to the residents of Jacksonville, Florida and beyond.

Florida is a hard place to bring quality roasters into. In my neighborhood we are now embracing a local cafe now a year old that’s doing great things and every day I am amazed by how open the community has been toward the coffee and well the idea of third wave coffee really. Starbucks has been the staple of this town and it’s refreshing to see people searching for something better.

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bryanschiele:

Phases of tonight’s cold brew.


What’s your recipe and what device are you using?

bryanschiele:

Phases of tonight’s cold brew.

What’s your recipe and what device are you using?



Ruby Roasters: Ethiopia Yirgacheffe Konga

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Dear Ruby Roasters, why are you so freaking amazing? 

Jared Linzmeier has a craft for roasting some amazing coffees. His motto “colorful coffees” sings loud every time I take a sip of one of his coffees. They’re are wonderful and complex and why am I still trying to woo you with words? Just order something, anything, right now!

I’m rambling. Sorry!

Okay. Let’s get to this Ethiopia Konga sample. This will now be the second Ethiopian from Ruby Roasters that I’ll experience after declaring on Twitter that I was done with Ethiopian coffees. Yeah that didn’t work out too well. Still drinking ‘em.

This one is again nothing short of awesome…

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BeanFruit Coffee Co: Kenya Kabare Farmers Cooperative

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This is the last of Bean Fruit’s coffee I got to experience these past few weeks. The Colombia Piendamo was pretty much as described. Creamy chocolate, oranges, vanilla cookies, and a silky finish is just some of what I experienced.

The Colombia Piendamo was one of those coffees while not explosive or stand out, it still held its own offering a very solid experience that’s sure to please.

This next coffee is a Kenya from the Kabare Cooperative. Unfortunately I had some trouble dialing this one in, but what I definitely liked what I was able to get out of this coffee. I’d like to say I’d find time to get back to it before its gone, but I’d probably be lying.

Anyhow, I’ll share my thoughts with you so those who want can order it while it’s still available.

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Crema Coffee: The Basics of Coffee Roasting Part 2

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"The idea of profile roasting is that each coffee is different, requiring specific roasting parameters to coax out the desired flavors…"

  

A wonderful read from Crema Coffee. Check out Part 1 of this series and read the full article here.