Coffee reviews

Recently, I posted a backgrounder on Papua New Guinea coffee. One of my favorite coffees is Allegro Coffee Roaster’s PNG Sigri Estate, which is not reviewed here because the crop ran out and it was unavailable at my local Whole…

Revised on November 14, 2019

In 2003, Allegro chose Santa Adelaida as one of their High 5 recipients.

Revised on November 14, 2019

Plainspoken Coffee. A Coffee Review for Ordinary People by Ordinary People, #24. Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Gombe Reserve. Recently I posted an overview of coffee from Tanzania, an east African country best known for their marketing of peaberry coffees. In…

Revised on November 14, 2019

Plainspoken Coffee. A Coffee Review for Ordinary People by Ordinary People, #23. Higher Ground is an Alabama roaster that carries only certified Fair Trade, certified organic, and shade grown coffee. Shade coffees are not labeled certified, although some do come…

Revised on November 14, 2019

Plainspoken Coffee. A Coffee Review for Ordinary People by Ordinary People, #22. Coffee Labs Roasters Doghouse Blend, Peru and El Salvador. Coffee Labs Roasters is a cafe/roaster located in Tarrytown, NY (northwest of White Plains). Owners Mike Love and Alicia…

Revised on November 14, 2019

Please see the update of the review of the Cerulean Warbler coffee in the original post. Rather than post a second review, I wanted to make sure anybody reading the first one with all the background information sees the updated…

Revised on January 20, 2011

I have commented on two previous Starbucks Black Apron selections (Sulawesi Kopi Kampung and Ethiopia Gemadro Estate), so I may as well keep going. The latest Black Apron coffee is Terranova Estate from Zambia. Recall that the Black Apron Exclusives…

Revised on November 14, 2019

Plainspoken Coffee. A Coffee Review for Ordinary People by Ordinary People, #21. Counter Culture Mesa de los Santos, Colombia. This coffee is certified by both Rainforest Alliance and Smithsonian — rest assured your purchase supports biodiversity if it complies with…

Revised on June 29, 2013

Thanksgiving Coffee Co. Cerulean Warbler Coffee is being marketed as part of the Save the Cerulean Warbler campaign.

Revised on November 17, 2017

Plainspoken Coffee. A Coffee Review for Ordinary People by Ordinary People, #19. Finca El Jaguar is a family-run farm in Nicaragua’s Jinotega province, 188 km north of the capital Managua. The farm is also a registered private reserve under the…

Revised on November 19, 2019

Plainspoken Coffee. A Coffee Review for Ordinary People by Ordinary People, #18. I introduced the Millstone (Procter & Gamble) organic line of coffees in a previous post. This is a review of four of the five of the coffees in…

Revised on November 14, 2019

Coffee from Ecuador is something you don’t see every day. Here is a Caribou offering.

Revised on November 14, 2019

Whole Foods features coffees roasted by Allegro Coffee Company in Colorado. This review takes a look at a special reserve selection from Honduras.

Revised on November 14, 2019

The latest at Coffee Review is a look at mainstream supermarket coffees. Reviewing prepackaged, pre-ground coffees is a departure for Kenneth Davids’ site, which is the best source on the web for reviews of specialty coffees. Davids was honest, perhaps…

Revised on December 21, 2018

Plainspoken Coffee. A Coffee Review for Ordinary People by Ordinary People, #15. A review in our conservation organization coffee series. National Wildlife Federation Blend The National Wildlife Federation, founded in 1938, is a very well-known conservation organization whose mission focuses…

Revised on November 14, 2019