Archive for April, 2008

Special Reserve is Dead.   Long Live Special Reserve.

Special Reserve is Dead. Long Live Special Reserve.

Two or three years ago, offering small, distinctive lots of coffee on a temporary, seasonal basis and calling them “special reserve” or “limited edition” appeared to be one of the most promising trends in specialty coffee. These offerings proposed to wean coffee drinkers from expecting the same kind of consistency in single-origin coffees as they […]