Tasting: Uganda Bugisu Mbale

Rating: [rating:3.5/5] Pondering my coffee cup, my thoughts inevitably turn to the land where the coffee was grown. And when that land is locked in a civil struggle I’m frequently curious and wary… Who grew this coffee? Which side are they on? Which side...

Wayback: Romancing the Bean

Five years ago today on Bloggle I was expressing my admiration for the ideas of one Lindsey Bolger, the mistress of the roast at a faraway little coffee company… Once a year Fresh Cup Magazine produces a special issue packed to the gills with articles and...

Creeping Featuritis, Part XVII

In which I make some progress… and in so doing change my mind. I have long asserted that I don’t much care to assign numbers to coffee, and for a host of reasons. First among these is that origin coffee is altogether unique stuff. It speaks of where it was...

Wayback: When Flavors Attack!

From two years ago today in Bloggle’s wayback archive… For her morning cup, herself brewed some of Green Mountain’s Wild Mountain Blueberry, which as flavored coffees go, doesn’t suck. This is not faint praise, but my own inner struggle with...

Tasting: FTO Ethiopian Sidamo

Rating: [rating:4/5] “You’ve already won me over-in spite of me. So don’t be alarmed if I fall head over feet. And don’t be surprised if I love you for all that you are. I couldn’t help it — it’s all your fault.” —...

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