Archive for May, 2011

USDA 762

USDA 762

I first heard of USDA 762 from the newly formed Specialty Coffee Association of Indonesia in 2007 or 2008. On their website they discussed coffee varieties being grown in Indonesia and had a section discussing Ethiopian lines. Mentioned are 3 varieties: Abbysinia, Rambung and USDA. The former two I have done plenty of research on […]

By May 25, 2011 Read Article
Single-Origin Espressos

Single-Origin Espressos

The practice of roasting a coffee from a single farm or cooperative for espresso brewing is a tactic that appears to be carrying the day at the higher end of the North American specialty coffee world. The old argument against single-origin espressos and in favor of blends ran: Put a single, unblended coffee under the […]