Roasting Date: December 1st, 2018

Coffee: Guatemala Xinabajul La Libertad Another coffee from Guatemala’s Huehuetenango area! Last month’s medium roast coffee was from this same region but these are quite different coffees. Our importer assured us that this coffee holds up at any roast...

Roasting Date: July 28th, 2018

Dark Roast: A new coffee from Honduras. We tested this one as a sample roast, which is more of a medium roast but we really enjoyed the flavors. We are hoping that it will shine for you as a dark roast. Importer’s tasting notes are milk chocolate, almond, apple,...

DIY Roasting Class April 13th – Oakland

Sweet Maria is having a roasting class in Oakland that you may be interested in. The class will cover using an electric air popcorn popper to roast coffee – no joke. This is a super cheap way to try coffee roasting and produce surprisingly good results. Sweet...
Sample roasting the pre-test coffee

Sample roasting the pre-test coffee

I spent the day at the Berkeley CoRoaster, a  shared coffee roasting facility in West Berkeley, sample roasting a few coffees. It was quite an interesting experience roasting on a professional industry standard machine in an environmentally controlled space, Instead...