BlackFin Coffee Pt. III

Fast FactsName: Restore BlendLocation: Seattle, WARoast Origin: DR CongoBeverage: Pour-over The ReviewWelcome to the third and final installment of my Black Fin coffee series! Diving right in, let's talk about the aroma of the Restore Blend. This roast was giving off major fruity undertones, specifically blueberry and cherry. Out of the three roasts in this …

Black Fin Coffee Pt. II- Home

Fast FactsLocation: Seattle, WABlend: Guatemala and PeruRoast Profile: LightBeverage: Pour Over The ReviewWelcome back to part two of my Black Fin Coffee series. In this installment I tackle their Empower blend. This 50/50 split of Guatemalan and Peruvian coffees works quite well together. In terms of aroma, this coffee was quite rich and sweet smelling. …

Black Fin Coffee I- Home

Fast FactsLocation: Seattle, WAOrigin: GuatemalaBrew Method: AeropressRoast Profile: Light/Medium Roast The ReviewBefore we dive into the review of this coffee, I'd be remiss if I didn't mention the great work that Black Fin does. They've partnered with PNW Protectors to highlight the struggle of the Resident Southern Orca. Anyone who lives in or has visited …

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 …