Beans To Watch Out For: Verve Coffee’s Panama Green-Tip Gesha


Our friends & partners at Verve Coffee Roasters are back again with a late 2014 stunner: this year’s release of Verve’s popular Panama Elida Estate Green-Tip Gesha is now available for sale in highly limited quantities via Verve’s web store, alongside a couple other limited supply gesha variety coffees from Panama and Costa Rica. Panama Elida […]

Meet The Winners Of The 2015 Hong Kong Coffee Championships

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It’s barista competition season again, folks! There may have been only three short months since the 2014 World Barista Championships in Rimini, Italy, but national competitions are already revving up, ahead of the 2015 WBC happening in Seattle. One of the first national competitions of the year was the 2015 Hong Kong Coffee Championships, which occurred September […]

Stumptown Coffee Is Back In San Francisco


Phillip Ma, owner of multi-roaster cafe Ma’velous, poses for with a five pound bag of Hairbender. Ma’velous is serving Stumptown Coffee in San Francisco, marking the first such wholesale account in the Bay Area.¹ When we visited this afternoon, Phillip was pulling Hairbender and offering Decaf Colombia La Piramide in a number of slow […]