ETHIOPIAN COFFEE PRODUCERS OCCUPY PORTLAND and present new harvest coffees to international buyers. The international specialty coffee community is gathered in Portland for the annual convention organized by the SCAA (Specialty Coffee Asociation of America). Ethiopia, the birthplace of coffee, is recognized by coffee specialists...

I prepared some of my very first harvest La Mula Natural Geisha and prepared the coffee in a cold drip method drop by drop. After many, many hours of distillation and filtration we created this beautiful flavor profile. Yikes, very freaky but O so Yummie!  ...

At the Boot Coffee lab we utilize different roasting systems for roasting samples, creating new profiles and for the roasting of small batches. Our portfolio of machines includes: San Franciscan 1 lb sample roasters (one lower airflow and one higher airflow), Giesen W1 roaster (200...

We just completed cupping well over 35 samples from Panama! From the different coffee lots (washed, honey, natural sundried) we identified coffee lots that - again - underline the uniqueness of the Panamanian Terroir to produce SUPER QUALITY specialty coffee. In our opinion, the best...

Check out some testimonials from our most recent Panama Geisha Birdsong International Course! If you're interested in connecting with farmers and producers, developing your cupping skills & truly seeing what makes a great cup of coffee, join us abroad or in our Lab in Mill...

The Roast Profiling & Cupping course is by far one of our most popular courses. It's a great option for a wide range of folks, from those who are just beginning to toy around with the idea of roasting coffee, to those who have been...

Willem recently returned from 3 weeks in Ethiopia, which has become almost like a second home to him. This trip he was on a Coffee Cupping Caravan! He (plus 11 coffee roasters) cupped over 60 new crop coffees. The caravanʼs final stop was in the...

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