Archive for June, 2002

On Matching Roast to Bean

On Matching Roast to Bean

Kevin Knox writes: In tasting through the Costa Rican samples for the June 2002 article Cupping with Ken Davids (and Kevin Knox): Costa Ricas, I was struck by the fact that while the samples represent a broad range of roasters, the range of roasts applied to the coffees was exceedingly narrow, ranging from moderately dark […]

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Costa Rica Coffees

Costa Rica Coffees

Three issues weave their way through this report of my collaborative June cupping of Costa Rica coffees with leading coffee buyer and writer Kevin Knox. The first: Based on our limited sampling, what kind of coffee experience are this year’s Costa Ricas likely to deliver to the consumer? The second: Is the cupper wearing his […]