Roasters Guild Retreat in Retrospect

Over the past weekend more than two hundred roasters descended on the Skamania Lodge in Stevenson, Washington for the tenth annual Roasters Guild Retreat. There were a variety of activities that took place including peer tasting calibrations, grind and particle size analysis and round table discussions on issues related to the Read more…

Coffee cupping and the numbers

Ted’s last blog post on the future of coffee cupping was very well-timed.  In the latest issue of Roast Magazine, there’s a great pair of articles which take two stances on the numeric scoring system which is found throughout the specialty coffee industry: http://bit.ly/bOUXXk The first article, by Shawn Steinman Read more…