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  1. Honduras Cup of Excellence 2009!

    Honduras Cup of Excellence 2009!

    Is this the finest and most inspirational photograph ever taken at a Cup of Excellence coffee competition? Yes, yes it is.

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  2. New arrivals - Brazil Jacu, Costa Rica, Yemen,  new espresso blend

    New arrivals - Brazil Jacu, Costa Rica, Yemen, new espresso blend

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  3. New Microlot arrivals and a Yirga Cheffe!

    New Microlot arrivals and a Yirga Cheffe!

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  4. India, Kenya and Mexico - new arrivals

    India, Kenya and Mexico - new arrivals

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  5. The Frozen Coffee Cherry Experiment

    The Frozen Coffee Cherry Experiment

    Because I have so much spare time and hardly any coffee samples are arriving at this time of year (LOL) I took on the crazy frozen coffee cherry experiment.

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  6. Sale on Panama Esmeralda and Guatemala El Injerto...

    Sale on Panama Esmeralda and Guatemala El Injerto...

    I took the most expensive coffee from the '09 auction home for the weekend, and brewing it every which way, I made coffee I thought was "nice" but nothing that really popped out, nothing I would pay $117 a pound for!

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  7. Colombia, Brazil, Robusta!

    Colombia, Brazil, Robusta!

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  8. About Sweet Maria's Coffee: Our Little Shop

    About Sweet Maria's Coffee: Our Little Shop

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  9. Central America Travelogues, Coffee Cultivar Photoset

    Central America Travelogues, Coffee Cultivar Photoset

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  10. Gesha - is it all that?

    Gesha - is it all that?

    I guess being the most celebrated coffee of a celebrated cultivar has its downside.

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  11. Dropping the Kenya Coffee Bomb ... New Crop is Here.

    Dropping the Kenya Coffee Bomb ... New Crop is Here.

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  12. 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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  13. A nice time in Costa Rica, off to Panama...

    A nice time in Costa Rica, off to Panama...

    After a week in El Salvador, I flew over to Costa Rica to meet up with Maria and Ben - a rare family coffee trip in one of the best countries for such a thing!

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  14. Two new oddball t-shirts!

    Two new oddball t-shirts!

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  15. my last scaa post, i swear...

    my last scaa post, i swear...

    Here is a video of little clips from the SCAA show.

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  16. Songs about Sweet Maria's

    Songs about Sweet Maria's

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  17. The Roasters of Intelligentsia

    The Roasters of Intelligentsia

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  18. The Pawkit Water Activity Meter

    The Pawkit Water Activity Meter

    The Pawkit Water Activity Meter, very nice device for coffee, but spendy.

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  19. Mar 2009: New Approach to Espresso Blends; A Year's Worth of Coffee?

    Mar 2009: New Approach to Espresso Blends; A Year's Worth of Coffee?

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  20. 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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