Recreational Coffee Koke logo

Beans: Koke, Heirloom, Honey Washed, Yirgacheffe, Ethiopia.Shop: Recreational Coffee, Long Beach, Los Angeles, California. Recreational Coffee – Koke: Background information. For this coffee I will take you to Yirgacheffe, Ethiopia where we will find the Koke washing station. The family-owned Koke washing station was built in 2011 and has beenRead More →

Cafflano and Ankomn give-away

As you all know, I am a big fan of both Cafflano and Ankomn. Together with the famous Italian Instagram influencer CoffeeAndLucas, I am hosting a huge give-away this week! On Thursday the 12th of december 2019 I will host the give-away of 3 Cafflano Go-Brew’s and 3 Ankomn Turn-And-SealRead More →

Nicaragua coffee exporters

During the Taiwan International Coffee Show 2019, I met four Nicaraguan coffee exporters. After doing a cupping with them I decided to write an article about my findings on their Nicaraguan coffee samples.In part 1 I will discuss the AFN Santa Teresa Bourbon, AFN Villa Guadalupe Yellow Catuai, Sajonia LaRead More →

Cafflano Go-Brew

As you all know I’m a big fan of Cafflano brewers; I travel the world and always bring coffee on my travels. There is no greater joy in being able to bring along a brewer that is light, easy to carry and easy to use. I have been looking forwardRead More →

Lilo Coffee Roasters Keita Nakamura smile

In the concrete maze of Osaka there is a small shop called Lilo Coffee Roasters. This ‘easy to mis’ shop is the home of the perpetual smile of Keita Nakamura: Barista, Roaster and mentor of the staff of Lilo Coffee Roasters. Lilo Coffee Roasters is a brand that I encounterRead More →

Greenway Coffee Kabare Kenya Kirinyaga

Beans: Greenway Coffee, Kabare, SL28, SL34, Ruiru 11, washed, Kirinyaga, Kenya.Shop: Greenway Coffee & Tea, Houston, Texas. Greenway Coffee – Kabare: Background information: The Kirinyaga District (where the Kabare station is located) is home to 800 farmers, those of whom live on the same land (Mt. Kenya) they farm from.Read More →

quito ecuador Traviesa

Best coffee shops in Quito, Ecuador.Ecuador; the country that is famous for the Galapagos Islands and the primary rainforest that connects with the Amazon. The capitol of this beautiful country is Quito. Situated at an altitude of 2850 meters above sea level, the city is rich in historical buildings andRead More →

Greenway Coffee Scrimshaw logo

Beans: Scrimshaw, Villa Sarchi – Guatemala, Sidamo – Ethiopia, Bourbons and Sarchi Morarara – Brazil. Greenway, Houston, Texas, USA. Greenway Coffee – Scrimshaw: Background information. Greenway Coffee from Houston wanted to create an espresso blend that represents a new beginning and an understanding to the past: the Scrimshaw espresso blend.Read More →