Discovery Coffee- Victoria

Discovery in the park! Discovery Coffee has several locations scattered throughout Victoria and they're busy serving some amazing coffee and roasting some incredible beans! Again, with the way things are surrounding COVID-19, I didn't get the full on cafe experience. Rather, I got to order at the designated window. But hey, it looked like a …

Pirates of Coffee- Home

My tasting notes. Fast Facts:Founded: 2020Location: OntarioCoffee Name: Treasure of PanamaOrigin: PanamaAltitude: 1000-1100 maslBrew Method: Aeropress Review:Pirates of Coffee is striving to change the coffee world for the better with initiatives such as transparency on a level that I can't recall seeing to this point. It really puts information in the consumer's hand regarding where …

2% Jazz Coffee- Home

Fast Facts:Location: Victoria, BCCoffee Name: The Hudson BlendOrigin: Brazil, Colombian, Indonesia Brew Method: Aeropress The front of the bag. I really dig the colours they used! Coffee Review:The coffee that I sampled from 2% Jazz is described as "bold and roasty" on the bag. This rich boldness is evident even just by smelling the beans, …

Rose Bros Coffee- Home

Fast Facts:Founded: 2016Location: Calgary, AlbertaCoffee Name: Colombian HuilaOrigin: ColombianAltitude: 1500-2400MBrew Method: Aeropress Review:For starters, this was easily one of my favourite Colombian coffees that I've ever had. The aroma was very mild, smooth, and inviting. However, this calmness all changed when it came to taste. I couldn't get over how lively the body was on …

Counterpart Coffee- Home

Fast Facts:Founded: 2014Location: Squamish, BCCoffee Name: First Peak (Medium Roast)Origin: Guatemala, PeruAltitude: 1400-1600MBrew Method: French press I love the clean-cut look of the bag. Review:This was my first time trying something from Counterpart Coffee, and I can confidently say that it won't be my last, they really know how to roast coffee! On this particular …

Pan Pan Coffee Roasters- Home

Fast Facts:Location: Vancouver, BCCoffee Name: Colombia Buesaco Narino (Single Origin)Origin: ColombianProcess: WashedAltitude: 1800-2200MBrew Method: Aeropress Coffee Review:The lightness of this roast really jumped out in the aroma of the coffee. However, it also showcased just how vibrant this roast was! It was a complex combination of rich and sweet that made for an excellent cup …

Po & Co Coffee- Home

Fast Facts: Founded: 2013Location: Montreal, QuebecCoffee Name: La FincaOrigin: ColombianAltitude: 1500mBrew Method: Aeropress Coffee Review: Note: Po&Co has since redesigned their bags. Starting with the aroma of the coffee itself, it was very bold and rich smelling- something that carried over to the taste of the blend. The main tasting note that stood out to …

Robbeans Coffee-Home

If there's one thing I've learned from this journey so far, it's that great coffee can come from anywhere, including someone's garage. Yes, you read that correctly, a garage. More specifically, Rob's garage. Now, who is this Rob? Self described as being coffee obsessed, Rob is a specialty coffee micro-roaster based out of California. I …