Archive for January, 2005

Now More Than Ever: Traditional Coffees of Sumatra and Sulawesi

Now More Than Ever: Traditional Coffees of Sumatra and Sulawesi

It may seem a bit ghoulish to carry on about the pleasures of Sumatra coffee when communities not very far from the Sumatra growing regions are suffering through a catastrophe of unimaginably horrific proportions. However, as stark as the contrast may be between a coffee cup and news footage of upended cars, shattered houses and […]

By January 3, 2005 |Reviews Tasting Report
Top Twelve Coffees of 2004

Top Twelve Coffees of 2004

Here are twelve of the most exciting coffees that we reviewed over the past year. Perhaps they illustrate a paradox, a version of the old saw about when the going gets tough the tough get tougher. Although green coffee prices generally spent a good part of 2004 exploring all-time lows and growers as a group […]

By January 2, 2005 |Reviews Tasting Report