Archive for November, 2002

What Makes Sumatra Coffees Taste The Way They Do?

What Makes Sumatra Coffees Taste The Way They Do?

Coffee aficionados often assume that coffees from various origins taste different purely because they are grown in different climates and soils or produced by different botanical varieties of Coffea arabica. Obviously both assumptions are true. However, we often overlook the influence of how coffee beans are processed, or stripped of their fruit and dried. This […]

By November 26, 2002 Read Article
Sumatras

Sumatras

It is unlikely that anyone would put Sumatra up as the finest of the world’s coffee origins, but many of us would select it as one of the most challenging and interesting. That challenge and interest is situated right in the cup, by the way. You don’t need to glamorize traditional Sumatras with false travelogue […]

By November 26, 2002 |Reviews Tasting Report