When Coffee Tastes Like Hay…
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Last week we had a roasting party at my friends Toby and Laurie’s house. The first batch of 2008 Panama estate coffee was brewed in the french press, cups passed along…the ritual began – Laurie was the first to say what we were all thinking…”Smells like grass.” Other comments followed fast – “Tastes sorta grassy.” [...]

Adjust Your Altitude for a Better Coffee
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Posted by Steph on Wednesday in Coffee Beans, Coffee Facts, Coffee Growing, Panama Coffee | Short Link

The altitude at which a coffee is grown plays a major role in determining the quality of the bean. Because there is less oxygen, coffees grown at higher altitudes take longer to mature than plants grown at lower altitudes. This allows the flavors to develop more fully and produces beans that are delicate and flavorful. [...]

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