Lighthouse Espresso- Home

Fast Facts:Location: Fraser Valley, BCOrigin: MyanmarRoast Scale: Medium-DarkBeverage: Espresso The Review:This espresso has been sitting on my shelf for a while now, and I've been dying to try it out and finally got the chance (with our new espresso machine, no less). Overall, this was a very decent bean as an espresso. It wasn't as …

Maalum Coffee- Home

Fast Facts:Location: New Westminster, BCOrigin: RwandaRoast Date: 16/11/20Roast Profile: Medium-DarkBeverage: Aeropress The Review:Now, I don't have a ton of experience with African coffees outside of Ethiopia and Kenya, so when Maalum reached out to me regarding their roast from Rwanda, I was quite excited to give it a go. On the nose, this coffee was …

Chwill Coffee Co.- Home

Fast Facts:Location: North Vancouver, BCOrigin: EthiopiaRoast Date: 11/11/20Beverage: Aeropress The ReviewChwill Coffee recently reached out to me and ever so graciously sent me a pair of their roasts to sample. This review deals with their Ethiopia Efrem Estate roast. This particular coffee was very lively on the nose. I detected some fruity notes, mainly cherry. …

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 …

Crickle Creek Coffee- Home

The Fast FactsLocation: Alberta, CanadaFounded: 1993Origin: KenyaAltitude: 1600maslPrice: $10/227g The ReviewAside from being a super fun name to say, Crickle Creek makes some fantastic coffee as well. A few weeks back, they were kind enough to send a couple of coffees my way- a Kenyan and a Colombian (more on this one another day). Today's …

Fawkes Coffee II- Home

Founded: 2020Location: Calgary, AlbertaRoast Origin: Costa RicaAltitude: 1100-1300 MaslProcess: Washed & Sun DriedBrew Method: Aeropress This second offering from Fawkes Coffee was another solid roast. If you haven't seen my review of their Kenyan coffee, you can check it out here. In this Costa Rican coffee, sharp citrus notes ran wild on the nose, but …