Our very first stab at a live Discord event went pretty well. See the video replay here
Welcome to our first edition of Sweet Maria’s Office Hours on Discord. Shockingly, there were no huge gaffs considering we are still figuring out Discord. But it’s a great place to have an interactive conversation. We’re hoping this video replay gives you a taste of what this type of forum can provide, and maybe you will join us on Discord for the next session of Office Hours.
We want these to be interactive conversations on particular topics of interest for the group. For our first go around, it was more of a presentation.
Tom showed video and photos of his recent In terms of the Tanzania coffee character, it belongs to the Central/East African family of washed (wet-processed) coffees, bright (acidy), and mostly aggressively flavorful of which Kenya is... ...more trip, focusing a bit on the world of commercial coffee that we rarely get to glimpse in this way. We also discussed some new arriving coffees and went off on a A popular electric drum roaster designed for home use, with variable batch sizes (from 1/4 pound to 1 pound) and a smoke-reduction system. It has been modified and... ...more tangent (specifically roasting Ethiopia, formerly known as Abyssinia, or a coffee cultivar: Ethiopia, or more specifically the Empire under Haile Selassie, was known as Abyssinia. The name is Latin, derived from... ...more coffees in a Behmor) at the end. That gave us the strong suggestion that the next Office Hours should be a Behmor Q and A session!
You can see the conversation here in this embed from our YouTube channel: