Archive for October, 2002

A Roast Master’s Perspective on Dark Roasts: John Weaver

A Roast Master’s Perspective on Dark Roasts: John Weaver

When Ken asked me to do this tasting with him I agreed with some trepidation. I was afraid that my honest and unbiased opinion might be viewed as skewed because of my position as head roaster at Peet’s Coffee & Tea. However, my intention is to help. Everything involved with coffee is interesting to me, […]

By October 24, 2002 Read Article
Dark Roasts

Dark Roasts

Besides providing readers with some recommendations for fine dark-roast coffees, I set up this co-cupping with John Weaver of Peet’s Coffee to find out whether the thin-bodied, burned dark roasts I so often taste from American roasters are my problem or the coffees’ problem. By all measures, John Weaver ought to know about dark roasts. […]

By October 24, 2002 |Reviews Tasting Report