Starbucks Anniversary Blend This is a great tasting dark roast. As we reflect on the passage of time, we like to do so over a cup of very special coffee. Starbucks® Anniversary Blend is about as distinctive as they come. This is a bold, confident coffee that we believe gets better every year it graces…>
Starbucks Ethiopia Our tribute to coffee history. The Story of Ethiopia Single-Origin On the ancient slopes flanking Africa’s Great Rift Valley, coffee trees first emerged from the rich, volcanic soil. From these ninth-century highlands, arabica coffee beans began their long journey from Ethiopia to the rest of the world. Today our master roasters have…>
Machu Picchu Made the small way Here’s a Fairtrade coffee from Cafe Direct and it’s pretty decent sitting somewhere between a medium and full roast. I think it was coffee from Peru, like this one, that really gave me an appreciation of fine coffee and became fascinated by coffee origins, so it has a lot to answer…>
Cornish Gold Coffee Colombian Blend This is the first in two filter coffee packs that I bought while in Cornwall. The company behind these is actually the Cornish Tea Company, but actually they are both pretty moorish coffees. I don’t tend to buy ground coffee because I like to keep the freshness in and grind the…>
This is a coffee bean that is sold at the Eden Project, though it’s prepared from Origin. It makes a fairly mild espresso and suits a filter drink more. This coffee is a strictly high grown Arabica bean that has a chocolatey taste, moderately fruity, with good acidity and medium body, rounded off with a…>
I’ve written about Roscoff Cafe before when I visited Bath, but I also purchased some of their espresso beans and this week, I put them to the test and they are very nice. Unlike my recent coffees which have been best suited to filter drinks, these beans make a fantastic cappuccino and espresso, highly recommended!