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September 2021 - Central America Continues to Shine

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September 2021’s Coffee Origin - PanamaDid you know that it can take 3-4 years before a newly planted coffee tree bears fruit and 5-7 years to reach full...

August 2021 - Summer, Heat, Lions, That's My Train of Thought

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August 2021’s Coffee Origin - KenyaFor some reason the heat of the summer makes me think of Lions. Maybe it was childhood trips to the zoo or just the association...

July 2021 - A Truly Interesting Origin

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July 2021’s Coffee Origin - Papua New GuineaLast month’s coffee origin (Bali Indonesia) exposed us to a unique system with religious and cultural practices interwoven into cultivation. This month we...

June 2021 - Same Farms, Same Coffee, Different Process

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June 2021’s Coffee Origin - IndonesiaFor those cuppers who have been with us for a while, this month's offering is opportunity to try two coffees from the same origin,...

May 2021 - Summer is Around the Corner

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May 2021’s Coffee Origin - It's Another Yirg!Do you remember the first time you tried a coffee that was spectacular?A coffee that opened your eyes and made you wonder...

April 2021's Subscription Coffee is No Joke!

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Welcome to April 2021’s coffee origin fellow Cuppers!Indonesian coffees are known for their earthy, bold taste, often with a rich and heavy mouthfeel. This month’s cupping selection embodies...

March 2021 - Is Smaller Better? Let's Cup a Peaberry

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Welcome to March 2021’s coffee origin fellow Cuppers!This month we open with a question; is smaller better? The question obviously depends on what we’re discussing and requires an...

February 2021 - Let's Cup a Fully Washed Coffee

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Welcome to February’s coffee offering fellow Cuppers!As discussed in January, this month’s coffee was on our radar for some time. It would have been in January’s cup if...

January 2021 New Year, New Coffees!

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Change of plans, January’s "planned" coffee, will be next month's coffee (unless the universe speaks again), and this month’s coffee will be Ethiopian Wenago!

DECEMBER 2020 SUBSCRIPTION ARE ENROUTE

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Happy whatever you celebrate!I think we can all agree that it will be nice to actually celebrate things in person again (fingers crossed 2021). At least we can...