Archive for August, 2010

Sowden SoftBrew Review

Sowden SoftBrew Review

When I first laid eyes on this brewer, visiting Oren and Nancy Bloostein, I thought it was a teapot. Elegant, it was attractive. Maybe I thought it could serve coffee, but who transfers coffee from the brewer to the server anymore? Oren insisted I take it home and try it out. All the way home […]

By August 18, 2010 Read Article
Colombia Coffee and Rediscovering “That” Coffee Taste

Colombia Coffee and Rediscovering “That” Coffee Taste

I recently received an email from a self-proclaimed, coffee obsessed reader. The question she asked was a difficult one to answer. It had to do with that feeling many coffee drinkers have had. You know the one, that feeling of coffee being in some way better in the past. It could have been last year or twenty-five […]

By August 11, 2010 Read Article
Summer Selections: Coffees of Note

Summer Selections: Coffees of Note

Coffee writers need vacations too. What we offer here in place of our usual monthly tasting report is a set of reviews of exceptional coffees that came into the Coffee Review lab during July 2010. The article originally scheduled for August (Tall Milk Espressos) will appear next month. In a sense, this fill-in-for-Ken’s-vacation article is […]

By August 11, 2010 |Reviews Tasting Report