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  1. Rwanda Mutovu Video Tour: Incremental Improvements, a Competition-Level Cup

    Rwanda Mutovu Video Tour: Incremental Improvements, a Competition-Level Cup

    Small improvements at Rwanda Mutovu washing station has led to a consistent, competition-level coffee.

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  2. Burundi Crop 2020 is Here!

    Burundi Crop 2020 is Here!

    New crop Burundi is hitting the list. We wanted to highlight the country and why we love this coffee so much!

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  3. Rwanda Kageyo : Fresh Coffee and a Fresh Infrastructure Project

    Rwanda Kageyo : Fresh Coffee and a Fresh Infrastructure Project

    We're helping fund a buildout at the Kageyo station and you can help too!

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  4. Honduras: Coffee Sourcing Challenges

    Honduras: Coffee Sourcing Challenges

    While we may have struggled to find a consistent source in Honduras, we continue to come up with good coffee. Find out how.

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  5. Flores as Espresso:  Manu Lalu Coop Lot

    Flores as Espresso: Manu Lalu Coop Lot

    Wet process Flores makes fantastic single origin espresso. Have a look at our cupping notes.

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  6. Behmor Espresso Roast Profile: Peru FTO Don Rigoberto

    Behmor Espresso Roast Profile: Peru FTO Don Rigoberto

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  7. Sumatra: Arabica Varieties in Aceh

    Sumatra: Arabica Varieties in Aceh

    This is a list of coffee varieties / cultivars found in Aceh and more broadly in Sumatra, Indonesia

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  8. Sumatra: Stories About Aceh, With Pictures

    Sumatra: Stories About Aceh, With Pictures

    A Sumatra travelogue in photographs, focused on Aceh area around Lake Tawar and Takengon town

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  9. Sumatra: Some Things I Have Learned About Aceh, Perhaps.

    Sumatra: Some Things I Have Learned About Aceh, Perhaps.

    Thoughts on Acehnese coffee and the trading system here, written from Banda Aceh, October 2019.

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  10. Organic Certification and Green Coffee

    Organic Certification and Green Coffee

    An inside look at Fair Trade and Organic Certifications

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  11. Not Another Fruit Cake! (and what to do about holiday blending?)

    Not Another Fruit Cake! (and what to do about holiday blending?)

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  12. Sumatran Coffee: Grading and Appearance

    Sumatran Coffee: Grading and Appearance

    The appearance of green coffee from Indonesia can be jarring, especially if you’re used to washed beans from Africa or Central America. Why, many ask, does a Grade 1 Sumatra lack uniformity of color and/or bean size?

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  1. Back to the Blue Batak

    Back to the Blue Batak

    The Sumatra Blue Batak Tarbarita PB is back on shrub.

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  2. No Half Steppin'

    No Half Steppin'

    Hey shrubland, welcome to the future. We're pretty certain that this is going to be a year.

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  3. Baby New Year

    Baby New Year

    Hope everyone has been having a lovely/busy/stress-free/care-free/coal-free/troll-free holiday time zone.

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  4. The old Humbug Boogaloo

    The old Humbug Boogaloo

    It's a brand new dance, and it's real easy to do!

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  5. Rweturn of Rushashi

    Rweturn of Rushashi

    A shrub favorite is back, just in time for some yule!

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  6. SWT DCF

    SWT DCF

    Huzzah! The Guatemala La Maravilla SWT Decaf is back.

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  7. The Hits just Keep on Comin'

    The Hits just Keep on Comin'

    We've got brand new jams from Costa Rica and El Salvador comin' at you on the rock block this hour for all your drive-time dreams.

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  8. Gaka- You're one -ini million, or something

    Gaka- You're one -ini million, or something

    Just so's you know, there's a new Kenya in school. Actually it is a return of sorts.

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  9. Wet Pro

    Wet Pro

    So, there's a new Wet Processed Ethiopia up on the shrub now, and it turns out that it's super crazy delicious, for real.

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  10. Shazbot! new Guat

    Shazbot! new Guat

    Did I say last Thursday? I meant today.

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  11. Just say the word, oohhh, Su-Su-Sulawesi Toarco

    Just say the word, oohhh, Su-Su-Sulawesi Toarco

    It's back! Sulawesi Toarco AA is here with a bit bigger body and a little sweeter as well.

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  12. right around the corner, and evenness

    right around the corner, and evenness

    So we have some new offerings coming very soon, at least one before the Friday.

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  13. Electric Boogaloo

    Electric Boogaloo

    Hey Shrub-a-dubs, it has been an exciting couple of weeks for us.

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  14. The Genesis Device

    The Genesis Device

    Congratulations to Rob Kettner of Fernwood Coffee Co. in Victoria, BC who is the 2010 Canadian National Barista Champion! We are totally jazzed that the Costa Rica Lourdes De Naranjo-Finca Genesis was used by Rob in the competition.

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  15. Manzano!

    Manzano!

    We are super jazzed to finally release the Finca El Manzano Processing Experiment.

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  16. Attack of the new 30LB option

    Attack of the new 30LB option

    After much thought and discussion we have decided to take a new approach with our packaging. We will now package our 30lb amounts in Grain-Pro bags as well as the 60lb option.

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  17. Ah Geez! Newly Newz Shrubzzz

    Ah Geez! Newly Newz Shrubzzz

    So long to Soledad, thanks for the memories. But fear not, shrubbers, for we have two new offerings up right... now!

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  18. Krazy Awesome Tegu AB

    Krazy Awesome Tegu AB

    One of the best Kenyas of the year! And it's right here waiting to fruit punch you in face.

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  19. Rwanda COE 2010

    Rwanda COE 2010

    Coffees from the Dukunde Kawa Musasa COOP win 2nd place and 7th place in this year's Rwanda COE.

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  20. Caramel Plum Colombian Snail Shot

    Caramel Plum Colombian Snail Shot

    I was looking around for something to throw in the Probat to warm it up for an espresso roasting session

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