Goofy movie of Peru Cupping competition (just prior to the Potato Competition)
I spent the last part of the week catching up after a week off the beaten path in Peruvian coffees have Central American brightness but in a South American coffee flavor package overall. The good organic lots do have more of a "rustic" coffee character.: Organic Peru ... you can get it anywhere (which should yield a nice micro for shrub).
We have 2 new lots lined up, but not quite ready for full release. I’ll be working on that next week.
Chris Schooley is here for the weekend for extensive Cupping is a method of tasting coffee by steeping grounds in separate cups for discrete amounts of ground coffee, to reveal good flavors and defects to their fullest. It has formal elements and methodology in, and we’ll be running a lot of coffees through the A small coffee beverage, about 20 ml, prepared on an espresso machine where pressurized hot water extracted through compressed coffee.: In its most stripped-down, basic form, this is a working definition for espresso: A small machine to test SO possibilities as well.
I also tossed in the videos from the Concurso de Calidad. Coffee that is. Because at the same venue the next event was the Concurso de Papas (Peru is THE In coffee talk, it refers to a coffee-producing region or country; such as, "I was just at origin." Of course "Origin" for most product we use is not a beautiful farm in a temperate climate, of potatoes). And for that event the sign was 3x larger, and everyone was really excited. Coffee ? Pfft … whatever.
Some more stuff to look at: