October 2011 Blog Posts (24)

The Problem of Cupping Notes, the Problem of Realism, and Andy Warhol’s Solution for Both

I have recently been asked how I come up with my cupping notes. Do I really taste things like “musty, cocoa dusted over-ripe strawberries,” “apricot syrup,” “sweetness like meringue over cooked bananas,” “damp pipe tobacco,” “leather soaked in apple juice,” and so on. My answer for this probably qualifies as a tangent (hence my necessary category: “Ramblings”), but I have attempted to illustrate the problem, and perhaps the solution, with analogy from art history and theory. If you just want…


Added by Jeremy Spainhour on October 15, 2011 at 7:42am — No Comments

I explain the ABC of the Tarrazu region

Friends, i have just finished bloggin and i would like to share with you my new entry.

It is a must read for anybody who appreciated coffee and wants to learn about the legendary Dota Tarrazu region:

My blog about the Tarrazu region

In this blog I present the basic elements of this famous region and outline its boundaries.  Coffee drinkers who want the real thing…

Added by Matias Zeledon on October 9, 2011 at 11:32am — No Comments

A little post about why I love coffee.

I love coffee. I roast coffee. I brew coffee in many different ways. I love my job, probably way more than other people (besides the ones in the coffee industry). But the main reason why I love coffee so much, is because it changes, all the time. You can roast a coffee at five different roasts, brew it five different ways, and get so many new flavors from each of those brews. You can play around with an origin of coffee, and produce so many… Continue

Added by Nathan Smith on October 9, 2011 at 11:10am — No Comments

sight glass coffee

I have had the pleasure to have a glass of coffee at sight glass coffee.  It was great they were even using a iPad pos from square it was pretty cool  i was using cash and it was  pretty fast but the next person used a credit card and was mad because it took so long?  but what was he kidding the coffee took a lot longer to make then keying in his credit card looks like his magnetic strip was bad or something because it was not accepting the card.       Anyway i digress  the coffee was great and… Continue

Added by Jen Robberts on October 8, 2011 at 11:03am — No Comments

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