Colombia, Peru, Plus New & Old Traditions // Nov Newsletter
by Mark Hayward | November 8, 2022
We’re updating a couple of our staple Single Origin coffees and you will be pleased to know they’re organic and fair trade certified!
On top of that excitement the countdown has begun to our annual open house that we’ll be having on December 3rd this year. And, read on to find out how to make the perfect espresso…
Annual Open House // December 3rd!
Our 13th anniversary open house is coming up December 3rd! you know what this means… Get ready to come sample our holiday blend the Nutcracker, Lisa’s famous cookies, decadent cheese shortbread, Marks chai, and a very special seasonal drink, a cereal milk latte!
We hope to see you there!
NEW LOT! Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta // Colombia
One of our updated Single Origin coffee is the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta (say that ten times fast!).
This is a fair trade organic coffee from Colombia. It comes with a creamy caramel note, and a preserved lemon.
While we have pour over and coffee maker recipes on the website for this one. Here’s a short, quick, and delicious recipe for the Aeropress.
Dose: 16g ground on #4 on Malkonig EK43 // Water: 250 ml @200F // Time: 2 minutes steeping 30 sec plunge
NEW LOT! Inca Empire // Peru
Our next Single Origin coffee is the Inca Empire.
This one was made for those brisk mornings, with it’s notes of dark chocolate, brown sugar, and prune.
It’s an organic and fair trade certified coffee from the Jaén province within the Cajamarca region of Peru. This is one you’ll want to grab, especially if you make espresso at home.
Hop over to the product page on our website for a great pour over and coffee maker recipe for the Inca Empire, espresso fans will want to try this recipe:
Tasting Notes: orange, mango, caramel
18g coffee ground fine // Brew time: 26 sec // Yield: 34ml
About the juice and espresso trend…
Have you tried orange juice and espresso?
Pro Tip: We have and we don’t recommend it!
Looking for a new drink that we do recommend? That would be our sparkling americano.
Want the details? Head over to our Instagram to find out more, just click HERE.
How to make the perfect Espresso
Lastly, we just published a guide to making the perfect espresso, with a bonus section on milk steaming.
Whether you’re a beginner or more advanced, this guide has something for every level.
Interested? Read HERE
Have any brewing or coffee questions that I can help out with? Don’t hesitate to click that reply button and reach out.