Conversation with Merci Coffee Truck

If Merci Coffee Truck sounds familiar to you, you've probably read my previous review of them (which you can find here if you haven't). This past week, Matt and Jess took some time to answer a few questions that I sent them. Let's dive in! How'd the idea for a coffee truck come about?In 2015 …

Whisky Infused Coffee- Home

Fast Facts:Location: Calgary, AlbertaOrigin: ColombiaBeverage: Pour OverFun Fact: These beans are aged for roughly 4-6 weeks to soak up the flavour notes. The Review:I first heard of this... trend (?) of barrel aging coffee in barrels that previously held alcohol such as whisky, rum, or wine-a couple of months ago and thought it was interesting. …

Monogram Coffee- Home

Fast Facts:Location: Calgary, AlbertaOrigin: HondurasProcess: WashedPrice: $19/340gBrew Method: Aeropress The Review:This Honduras offering from Monogram is a rich and decadent offering. Aroma-wise, I got something reminiscent of either chocolate cake or a really rich fudge. This made me quite excited to get into this roast. Upfront, I was nearly taken aback at how malty it …

Go Cup Yourself- Home

Fast Facts:Location: Toronto, OntarioOrigin: ColombiaWashed: Fully WashedAltitude: 6000+ fasl (feet above sea level)Beverage: Pour Over The Review:I recently had the pleasure of connecting with the folks at Go Cup Yourself over on Instagram. I got this lovely Colombian roast to review. Now, before I dive into the review, I have to tell you about this …

Pirates of Coffee (Panama Geisha)- Home

Fast Facts:Origin: PanamaProcess: Natural AnaerobicHarvest: March 2020Altitude: 1625 maslBrew Method: Pour-over Beautiful artwork on this bag. The Review:The overarching theme of this roast was the incredibly vibrant fruity notes that dominate the flavour profile of this offering from Panama. This is evident even before you take your first sip. The sweetness really hits on the …

49th Parallel- Home

Fast Facts:Founded: 2004Location: Vancouver, BCOrigin: EthiopiaRoast Profile: Light RoastBeverage: Aeropress The Review:So I finally got around to trying this roast from 49th that I received way back in my, oh, *ahem* November Brew Perfect box. Oops! But, better late than never, right? Anyway, this Ethiopian was overall a pretty solid choice. Sweet, fruity notes came …