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  1. Video: Coffee Leaf Tea - ቁጢ , Kuti, Keti, Koti

    Video: Coffee Leaf Tea - ቁጢ , Kuti, Keti, Koti

    Brewing coffee leaf tea

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  2. The Flores Factor

    The Flores Factor

    Crowd pleasing coffee from a promising origin.

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  3. New Products from Flair, Fresh Roast, Bonmac and Airscape

    New Products from Flair, Fresh Roast, Bonmac and Airscape

    If coffee products were movies, these would be great sequels

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  4. Video: Guatemala 2019 Coffee Clips

    Video: Guatemala 2019 Coffee Clips

    A few fairly low tech clips and some thoughts on coffee processing and coffee buying in Guatemala.

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  5. Aillio Bullet Roasters. Sold Out...Again. Why!?!?!

    Aillio Bullet Roasters. Sold Out...Again. Why!?!?!

    Sometimes you don't want to dodge a Bullet

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  6. A Symbol Of Sweet Maria's Past

    A Symbol Of Sweet Maria's Past

    The original sign from our original storefront.

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  7. Sweet Maria's Emailer 12/13/2018

    Sweet Maria's Emailer 12/13/2018

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  8. All About The Clever Coffee Dripper

    All About The Clever Coffee Dripper

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  9. Choosing a Pour Over Brewer

    Choosing a Pour Over Brewer

    Three questions you should ask yourself.

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  10. We Are Not Nuts Over Styrofoam Packing Peanuts

    We Are Not Nuts Over Styrofoam Packing Peanuts

    We hope to protect your breakables with environmentally safe packing material sooner than later.

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  11. Larry Cotton's Dog Bowl Roaster

    Larry Cotton's Dog Bowl Roaster

    Sweet Maria's customer, Larry Cotton's awesome heat gun/dog bowl roaster featured in Make: Magazine

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  12. Bullet R1 Roaster Maintenance: Basic Cleaning

    Bullet R1 Roaster Maintenance: Basic Cleaning

    Tips for keeping your Bullet R1 clean. How often depends on how much you roast per week or month! But a clean roaster is a happy roaster...

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  1. Los resultados ... Best of Panama 2009

    Los resultados ... Best of Panama 2009

    So we finished the Best of Panama competition this afternoon with an unusual twist: re-roasting and re-cupping the top 8 coffees.

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  2. Cupping Sumatrans With Brasilians

    Cupping Sumatrans With Brasilians

    Bruno and Chiago came by, two real Minieros ...ie coffee guys from smack dab in the center of Minas Gerais, Brazil.

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  3. kenyas and konas kupping

    kenyas and konas kupping

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  4. getting back to blogging the blog.

    getting back to blogging the blog.

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  5. A post from Rwanda

    A post from Rwanda

    I always prefer to have the cuppings in the coffee areas, as opposed to the big city.

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  6. Hearthware Precision Coffee Roaster

    Hearthware Precision Coffee Roaster

    The Hearthware Home Innovations Precision is no longer made though you might find one on Ebay from time to time.

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  7. What the .... Starbucks buys Clover?!

    What the .... Starbucks buys Clover?!

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  8. Will we all be embarrassed?

    Will we all be embarrassed?

    Do you put on one leather glove in order to make an espresso? I don't.

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  9. Techie

    Techie

    Temperature measurements in different roast systems yield very different results, but if the device performs consistently in your machine (be it a Hearthware, Behmor, Diedrich or what-have-you), then you can transcribe our findings into something meaningful on your roaster.

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  10. OMG, it's '07

    OMG, it's '07

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  11. Fruit or Ferment?

    Fruit or Ferment?

    I thought I had a good idea of what a fermented taint was but with discussions here and there...

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  12. Is it Coffee?

    Is it Coffee?

    There are laws concerning the maximum number of defects per 300 gram sample of coffee allowable to import into the U.S.

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  13. Where are we at with Harrar?

    Where are we at with Harrar?

    A Question from the Home Roast List

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  14. Hearthware i-Roast 1 Coffee Roasters

    Hearthware i-Roast 1 Coffee Roasters

    We have run out of the iRoast 1 and do not plan to restock it - as the #2 machine is the better, improved unit.

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  15. Diatribe Against Big Coffee Business and Mass-Packaging

    Diatribe Against Big Coffee Business and Mass-Packaging

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  16. My Favorite Great Historical Coffee Quotes

    My Favorite Great Historical Coffee Quotes

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  17. Robusta

    Robusta

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  18. Advanced Level Craft Roasting Roasters Guild Accredited Class - J16 (Handouts)

    Advanced Level Craft Roasting Roasters Guild Accredited Class - J16 (Handouts)

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  19. Jaramillo coffee from Hacienda La Esmeralda

    Jaramillo coffee from Hacienda La Esmeralda

    Sweet Maria's was one of 7 companies that shared the winning lot of coffee in the 2004 Panama Coffee Competition.

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  20. The Evolution of Sweet Maria's Cupping Descriptions - Old

    The Evolution of Sweet Maria's Cupping Descriptions - Old

    Coffee language, grading and evaluation is very confusing.

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