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The CCS approach to doing Ethiopia

It being the birthplace of coffee, combined with notoriously changing the perceptions of coffee drinkers about what coffee can taste like, Ethiopian coffees court especially high expectations and attention year after year. Perhaps more than any other origin, coffee roasters

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The CCS approach to doing Ethiopia

It being the birthplace of coffee, combined with notoriously changing the perceptions of coffee drinkers about what coffee can taste like, Ethiopian coffees court especially high expectations and attention year after year. Perhaps more than any other origin, coffee roasters

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Producer Profile: Ana Lucía Martínez

Producer: Ana Lucía Martínez Farm Name: Los Cámbulos Micro Region/Village: Anatolí, La Mesa Region/Department: Cundinamarca Varieties: Typica, Caturra, Castillo, Colombia, Bourbon Altitude (masl): 1560 Processing: Mixed Fermentation (Aerobic + Anaerobic) Through this process, La Palma y El Túcan’s team attempts

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Producer Profile: Ana Lucía Martínez

Producer: Ana Lucía Martínez Farm Name: Los Cámbulos Micro Region/Village: Anatolí, La Mesa Region/Department: Cundinamarca Varieties: Typica, Caturra, Castillo, Colombia, Bourbon Altitude (masl): 1560 Processing: Mixed Fermentation (Aerobic + Anaerobic) Through this process, La Palma y El Túcan’s team attempts

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SCAA 2015 Cupping Program

Join us for Our Cupping Events: SCAA 2015 Seattle Where: The Makers Space (92 LENORA ST, SEATTLE, WA 98121) When: Friday, April 10 & Saturday, April 11 from 10:00am-1:00pm Friday’s Program: East Africa Day 10:00-10:10 Welcome 10:15-11:00 – Ethiopia: Preview Cupping to

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SCAA 2015 Cupping Program

Join us for Our Cupping Events: SCAA 2015 Seattle Where: The Makers Space (92 LENORA ST, SEATTLE, WA 98121) When: Friday, April 10 & Saturday, April 11 from 10:00am-1:00pm Friday’s Program: East Africa Day 10:00-10:10 Welcome 10:15-11:00 – Ethiopia: Preview Cupping to

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Producer Profile: Jaime Molina

Producer: Jaime Molina Farm Name: Guamalito Micro Region/Village: Altogrande, La Mesa Region/Department: Cundinamarca Varieties: Castillo, Colombia Altitude (masl): 1300 Processing: Mixed Fermentation (Aerobic + Anaerobic) Through this process, La Palma y El Túcan’s team attempts to combine both acetic and

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Producer Profile: Jaime Molina

Producer: Jaime Molina Farm Name: Guamalito Micro Region/Village: Altogrande, La Mesa Region/Department: Cundinamarca Varieties: Castillo, Colombia Altitude (masl): 1300 Processing: Mixed Fermentation (Aerobic + Anaerobic) Through this process, La Palma y El Túcan’s team attempts to combine both acetic and

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Producer Profile: Olga Beltrán

Producer: Olga Beltrán Farm Name: La Abuela Micro Region/Village: San Isidro, Anolaima Region/Department: Cundinamarca Varieties: Typica, Caturra, Castillo, Colombia, Bourbon Altitude (masl): 1750 Processing: Mixed Fermentation (Aerobic + Anaerobic) Through this process, La Palma y El Túcan’s team attempts to

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Producer Profile: Olga Beltrán

Producer: Olga Beltrán Farm Name: La Abuela Micro Region/Village: San Isidro, Anolaima Region/Department: Cundinamarca Varieties: Typica, Caturra, Castillo, Colombia, Bourbon Altitude (masl): 1750 Processing: Mixed Fermentation (Aerobic + Anaerobic) Through this process, La Palma y El Túcan’s team attempts to

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Producer Profile: Ricardo Torres

Producer: Ricardo Torres Farm Name: Buenos Aires Micro Region/Village: Anatolí, La Mesa Region/Department: Cundinamarca Varieties: Typica, Caturra, Castillo, Colombia, Bourbon Altitude (masl): 1450 Processing: Mixed Fermentation (Aerobic + Anaerobic) Through this process, La Palma y El Túcan’s team attempts to combine

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Producer Profile: Ricardo Torres

Producer: Ricardo Torres Farm Name: Buenos Aires Micro Region/Village: Anatolí, La Mesa Region/Department: Cundinamarca Varieties: Typica, Caturra, Castillo, Colombia, Bourbon Altitude (masl): 1450 Processing: Mixed Fermentation (Aerobic + Anaerobic) Through this process, La Palma y El Túcan’s team attempts to combine

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Producer Profile: Jesús Sánchez

Producer: Jesús Sánchez Farm Name: Las Palmas Micro Region/Village: Tolú, Cachipay Region/Department: Cundinamarca Varieties: Typica, Caturra, Castillo, Colombia, Bourbon Altitude (masl): 1450 Processing: Mixed Fermentation (Aerobic + Anaerobic) Through this process, La Palma y El Túcan’s team attempts to combine both

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Producer Profile: Jesús Sánchez

Producer: Jesús Sánchez Farm Name: Las Palmas Micro Region/Village: Tolú, Cachipay Region/Department: Cundinamarca Varieties: Typica, Caturra, Castillo, Colombia, Bourbon Altitude (masl): 1450 Processing: Mixed Fermentation (Aerobic + Anaerobic) Through this process, La Palma y El Túcan’s team attempts to combine both

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Farm Profile: Sitio Fernandes

Name: Sitio Fernandes City: Pedralva Total estate area (acre): 67 Altitude (masl): 1160-1330 Varietals: Bourbon, Mundo Novo, Acaia About The estate first belonged to Mr. Mario Fernandes who in 1974 was raising cattle and producing sugar cane. During this time

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Farm Profile: Sitio Fernandes

Name: Sitio Fernandes City: Pedralva Total estate area (acre): 67 Altitude (masl): 1160-1330 Varietals: Bourbon, Mundo Novo, Acaia About The estate first belonged to Mr. Mario Fernandes who in 1974 was raising cattle and producing sugar cane. During this time

Carlos Arévalo at La Palma y El Tucan facility in Bucaramanga, Colombia.
Elisa Maria Madriñan (co founder of La Palma y El Tucan) in the background.

The New Colombia: Specialty Coffee Driven by the People

This post is a continuation on a series about the rapid changes occurring in Specialty Coffee in Colombia. Read the first in the series: Colombia: A Clash of Mindsets here. Colombia is vast and I can easily admit that it’s one

Carlos Arévalo at La Palma y El Tucan facility in Bucaramanga, Colombia.
Elisa Maria Madriñan (co founder of La Palma y El Tucan) in the background.

The New Colombia: Specialty Coffee Driven by the People

This post is a continuation on a series about the rapid changes occurring in Specialty Coffee in Colombia. Read the first in the series: Colombia: A Clash of Mindsets here. Colombia is vast and I can easily admit that it’s one

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Farm Profile: Pinheirinho

Farm: Pinheirinho Area (ha): 25 City: Carmo de Minas Region: Carmo de Minas Altitude (masl): 1056-1140 Varieties: Yellow Icatu ,Yellow Catuai, Yellow Catucai, Acaia Processes: Naturals About Lilica is the third generation to manage the Pinheirinho farm, which was inherited

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Farm Profile: Pinheirinho

Farm: Pinheirinho Area (ha): 25 City: Carmo de Minas Region: Carmo de Minas Altitude (masl): 1056-1140 Varieties: Yellow Icatu ,Yellow Catuai, Yellow Catucai, Acaia Processes: Naturals About Lilica is the third generation to manage the Pinheirinho farm, which was inherited