Wednesday, February 27, 2013

HCR 1 year...

Handsome Coffee Roasters turns 1 year old.

The LA roast works is turning ONE.

GO celebrate with them if you're in the area.
I'll eat a cupcake in their honour.

Featured Espresso: 1 UP

Spotted: Manic Coffee
Roasters: Wrecking Ball
Located: Palo Alto, CA

THANKS Matt for having this in the hopper

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Video Alert: Pilot goes to Origin

I'd like to take this opportunity to tell you about a video from Pilot Coffee Roasters (formerly known as Te Aro). Still located within Toronto.

Love the 2 minute video they just uploaded.

Pilot Coffee Roasters at Origin from Pilot Coffee Roasters on Vimeo.

Find out more here

Monday, February 18, 2013

Family day.

It's Family day up here, which means extra day of rest. Brewing up a storm. What about you?

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Iconograph (NYC)

Thanks Smdlr for tweeting about this. #w2w

This is a breakdown of cafe types in NYC, but if this were Toronto, I believe the spectrum would be tilted towards Tim Horton's, Second Cup, Starbucks and Timothy's... then smaller chain or single locations...

Am I right?

HAPPY VALENTINE's DAY  - Boy do I love Coffee!

Sunday, February 10, 2013

Featured coffee: Anjilanka, Bolivia

Spotted: Manic Coffee
Coffee: Anjilanka, Bolivia
Farmer: Juan Ticona / Ocho Estrellas
Region: Caranavi, Las Yungas
Harvested: Apr-Jun 2012.
Roaster: Intelligenstia
Location: Chicago, IL

Method: Clover!

Verdict: Great Balance of sweetness, and slight hints of acids. Really easy to drink

Definitely going to grab a bag.