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Archive | November, 2013

New Holiday Spice Black Tea with Orange, Cranberry, Ginger, Cinnamon

Just in time for the Holiday Season! Try our new blend of Holiday Spice tea. The blend has just the right amount of fruit and spice to produce a hot cup of holiday cheer. The base is created by a blend of select black tea leaves. Orange pieces, bits of cranberry, and a touch of […]

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Holiday Blend 2013

What would Alfred do? Speaking of our late mentor Alfred Peet, of course. When the time of year rolled around to craft the newest recipe for Holiday Blend, he and I would put our heads and palates together and taste numerous samples of our finest coffees. This year I was on my own again yet […]

Panama Boquete Maunier Coffee Beans

Our favorite coffee from Panama is grown on the slopes of the Baru Volcano 5500 feet up in the Boquete Valley. The estate was founded by Gilbert Maunier, a knowledgeable French coffee flower specialist but for several years has been operating Plinio Ruiz under the brand name of CAFÉ RUIZ. The coffee is shade grown […]

New Crop of New Guinea Coffee Beans

Our new crop of New Guinea coffee is in the store! The first Blue Mountain Jamaican coffee seeds arrived in 1926-27 to launch Papua New Guinea’s coffee industry. Ninety years later New Guinea coffee continues to delight. Slightly sweet nutty and earthy tones particular to the Indonesian Islands are balanced and delicate resulting in a […]

Ethiopia Yirgacheffe Kochere

Yirgacheffe coffee you can rely on — especially grown in the Kochere micro-region. Long known as one of the best origins for fully washed southern Ethiopia coffee. The new crop brings the characteristics we seek out—bright, delightful floral flavors with a round, balanced finish. Over five hundred farmers of the Kochere cooperative handpick these heirloom […]

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