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A Cupping Extravaganza

What I’m not attempting to do

It’s not entirely clear where the right place is to begin when discussing the coffee cupping event I attended last Saturday. I’d like not to spend time discussing the pros and cons of coffee cupping as either a brew method, tasting technique or public relations tool. I’d also not […]

coffee@home: Linnaean St. Espresso

Bean: Linnaen St. Espresso Roaster: Barismo Rating: 3+

Barismo, blog and coffee roaster, is one of the only two importers I’ve found for the Hario “Skerton” hand mill (the other is Brown Coffee Company). I’ve written about this hand grinder before with some excitement and anticipation, but it has been back-ordered since December. When […]

Equal Opportunistic Advertising

Or perhaps McDonalds is much more in touch with the coffee world than I previously thought. Could this just be their way of connecting with the spate of recent blog coverage around the Mexican Barista Championship (1, 2, 3)? Hmmm. Probably not.

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