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Keffa Sidama Guji Grade 1 at Market of Choice starting Friday, June 26

by badbeard 23. June 2015 09:49

Oregon residents will get to grab some of the new Ethiopia Keffa Sidama Guji starting Friday, June 26 at all 9 Market of Choice locations...check out the Savories ad...runs for two weeks.

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Spotlight on Ethiopia

by badbeard 23. June 2015 09:44

Keffa Coffee's three new crop offerings arrived yesterday, June 22, and are all amazing as advertised! We also have new crop natural process Brazil OurCoffees "Sugar" edition, from producer Fazenda Santana. Yummy, nutty and chocolatey.

Patience a frustrating virtue, abundant Ethiopian coffees coming...

by badbeard 9. June 2015 08:45

Fans of our Ethiopian focus will, like us, have to wait just another long week or so for the arrival of three GREAT coffees from our partner Samuel Demisse of Keffa Coffee...natural process Ardi, washed Limu Grade 1 and Sidama Grade 1. Also coming new crop Brazil OurCoffees Sugar, which is currently on the water approaching the West Coast terminals. Good times here in anticipation.

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June arrivals...nice!

by badbeard 31. May 2015 22:06

June 1 is a good day as we receive a new luscious Kenya AB from the Gatugi Factory (wet mill), more Yirgacheffe Aricha natural process, Burundi Dukorere Ikawa and organic Java Taman Dadar. New crop Ethiopians are are tad delayed until the middle/end of June but will feature some extraordinary coffees from our partner Samuel Demisse of Keffa Coffee.

More new arrivals, 4-23-15

by badbeard 25. April 2015 12:02

Continuing our presentation of some of the finest Colombian coffees...check out new EXTREMELY LIMITED Granja La Esperanza Yellow Bourbon natural process and Red Boubon honey process...simply amazing! Colombia Agustino Forest, one of our fave washed coffees, also is back in stock. New washed Ethiopia Yirgacheffe from Konga Zone is a fabulous addition too.

Friday, April 10 2015 arrivals, Ethiopia Yirgacheffe Natural Process Aricha and Sumatra Takengon

by badbeard 9. April 2015 08:53

Aricha is back! Fruit bomb number two of the season, even juicier than the offering from 2 years ago. Our Gelana Abaya natural is all gone but we're thrilled to have yet another exceptional Yirgacheffe taking its place in the rotation. Sumatra Takengon Mandheling from the family-owned and -operated  Jagong Mill, nice sweet notes of butterscotch, chocolate and leather unique to the region.

More freshies, Colombia Pacamara and Brazil "Sugar"

by badbeard 12. March 2015 14:32

Champing at the bit awaiting the new Colombia Cafe Granja La Esperanza Pacamara Honey process...a superb exotic. From my new fave rock-star producer in all of South America...devilishly rich coffee. Also new/Late Harvest Brazil OurCoffees "Sugar", an extraordinary cup for the $$$, reflective of just how intense a single-origin espresso can become with the right beans. C'mon down to the Badbeard's online emporium.

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More offerings...

by badbeard 12. February 2015 08:12

Kinda bursting at the seams with tasty offerings, now including monster Kenya Kiamabara AA, fresh, excellent and value-packed Colombia Narino Supremo and Sumatra Lintong Triple Picked for lovers of fine Far East coffees.

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Drink up! Great new coffees are in.

by badbeard 25. January 2015 09:17

Roastery bursting with goodies as promised. The Burundi Dukorere Ikawa and Rwanda Dukunde Kawa are quite special, as are the new Yirgacheffes, natural process bursting with fruity goodness and the washed Grade 2 among the best we've ever tasted. Organic Java Taman Dadar is back for a long run for fans of thicker-bodied brews. New Kenyas being selected for shipment this week...abbondanza and Kenya Kahawa!

Rwanda and Burundi...read up! Intriguing stuff

by badbeard 17. January 2015 09:02

You will soon see the Rwanda and Burundi offerings on the website, but if you have any serious or passing interest in the vicissitudes and technicalities of coffee production in East Africa, I urge you to read this excellent piece by my friends Thompson Owen and Chris Schooley.

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