Thirteen years of coffee and commentary. Tridecaphobes, beware.

Coffee Geneology — A Varietal Family Tree

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Coffee Tree…and Typica begat Bourbon; and Bourbon begat Caturra; and Caturra begat Catui and Villa Sarchi (which should not be confused with Saatchi & Saatchi.) And it was good. Well, much of it, anyway.

No, it’s not yet another lost book of the Bible. It’s James Hoffman’s budding effort to map coffee’s family tree. Have a look and see if you can figure out where your cup comes from.1

Notes and Links

  1. And yes, I worked every bit as hard as you might imagine to *not* use the phrase, “Who’s yo daddy?” in this piece.

Author: deCadmus

Doug Cadmus is a usability guy, writer and sometime dramatist who moved to Vermont for the coffee, where he's the Web Guy for Green Mountain Coffee Roasters. When not writing, reading, or tapping out haiku-like Twitter posts, he roasts coffee in his garage.

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