Tasting: Organic Galapagos

Rating: [rating:3.5/5] The most intriguing coffee I’ve tasted this week is courtesy of Bernie Digman, roaster/owner of Milagro Coffee y Espresso in Las Cruces, NM. The coffee… an organic bean from the Galapagos Islands. Yes, those Galapagos Islands…...

Starbucks Delocator

Just in time for all the SCAA-goers who’ll soon be thronging the many independent coffee houses of Seattle, the Starbucks Delocator! Enter a ZIP and the delocator will provide a list of nearby user-entered, independent [read, non-corporate] coffee houses. The...

So Many Brewers, So Little Time

So you’ve found your way out of the labyrinth of canned coffee at the megamart. You’ve discovered a roaster in your home-town —or maybe one on the web— that roasts with the care of a craftsman and the inspiration of a Renaissance painter. You order...

Espresso Porn

For Friday, a selection of espresso porn. The case for single origin espresso, from malachi @ Stumptown Too many tampers, gallery @ Reg Barber’s The naked portafilter, discussion @ CoffeeGeek The naked portafilter II, photos @ coffeelinkcentral The naked...

A Brave New Experiment

One of the perks [perks, get it?] of working for a coffee company is — surprise — free coffee! And being the coffee-slurping fiend that I am I take full advantage. I have tasted my way from one end of Green Mountain‘s coffee line-up to the other and back...

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