Barista extraordinaire Tyler Hauptman of Portland's Sweet Masterpiece Chocolates demonstrates how to prepare a proper latte using Badbeard's Symphony!
Ethiopia new crop Sidamo Arfasa just in stock...
Lovely coffee, as always Sidamo region shines bright in the Ethiopia landscape. Produced in low-density "coffee gardens" by smallholder farmers, there are nice fruit and aromatic notes in this fully washed 2019 crop. A keeper!
Bubbly excitement awaiting two new Boutique Special du Jour offerings...Kenya organic (the only certified OG in Kenya) Muiri Estate AA double-washed, super-gorgeous and Honduras Catracha Project Mayra Orellana-Powell's washed Bourbon varietal. Mayra was the creator of the tranformative Catracha ...more
More Ethiopia goodness
We've been big fans of ALL of the Ethiopian coffee regions since day one, and Yirgacheffe is many-splendored, especially in Natural (whole dried coffee cherry using raised beds) process. Just in and must-try is Yirgacheffe Koke washing station, from a very high and sinuously-sloped area which ...more
How to catch a Badbeard buzz at Buzz Killer Espresso in Chicago.
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