Tag: Africa

Demeka Becha Washed Ethiopia – Theodores Coffee
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Demeka Becha Washed Ethiopia – Theodores Coffee

While in years past I’ve almost always favored naturally processed Ethiopian coffees to washed ones, this year time and time…

Andrew Pautler
Ethiopia Shakisso – Coffee Friend
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Ethiopia Shakisso – Coffee Friend

Coffee Friend is an international retailer for coffee and coffee machines in Europe. In addition to other coffee brands, they…

Andrew Pautler
Nyakabugi, Kenya – Industry Beans
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Nyakabugi, Kenya – Industry Beans

Industry Beans is a roaster based Australia that started in 2010 by brothers Steven and Trevor Simmons. They now have…

Andrew Pautler
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The Patton – Good Dudes Coffee Co.

The idea for Good Dudes coffee company began when founder Josh Bridges was on patrol in Iraq and had a…

Andrew Pautler
Ethiopia Tibe Haro - Messenger Coffee
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Ethiopia Tibe Haro – Messenger Coffee

Messenger Coffee is a roaster based in Kansas City. They likely have one of the best cafe spaces I’ve ever…

Andrew Pautler
Ethiopia Aricha – Rouge Wave Coffee
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Ethiopia Aricha – Rouge Wave Coffee

Rouge Wave Coffee is a roaster based out of Edmonton, Canada. I’d heard nothing but great things about Rouge Wave…

Andrew Pautler
Sump Reserve - Ethiopia Bensa Segera – Sump Coffee
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Sump Reserve – Ethiopia Bensa Segera – Sump Coffee

Sump Coffee is likely my favorite roaster in St. Louis. Every coffee I’ve tried of theirs through the years has…

Andrew Pautler
Snapchilled Guduba – George Howell Coffee + Elemental Beverage Company
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Snapchilled Guduba – George Howell Coffee + Elemental Beverage Company

I recently shared my thoughts on an excellent Snapchilled Colombian coffee from Brandywine and I was fortunate enough to have…

Andrew Pautler
Kenya | Karatina AA – Ilse Coffee
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Kenya | Karatina AA – Ilse Coffee

Ilse Coffee is a roaster based in Massachusetts with a wonderful variety of single origin beans. I recently had the…

Andrew Pautler
Rwanda Sholi – Kaldi's Coffee Company
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Rwanda Sholi – Kaldi’s Coffee Company

Rwandan coffees always feel like they come up a bit short against their other East African counterparts. While good, they…

Andrew Pautler
Ethiopia Degafe Burka Natural – Red Rooster Coffee
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Ethiopia Degafe Burka Natural – Red Rooster Coffee

In Ethiopia, small coffee producers usually group their harvests with other local farms at washing stations to form larger community…

Andrew Pautler
Ndiamini - Kenya – Arcade Coffee Roasters
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Ndiamini – Kenya – Arcade Coffee Roasters

This Kenyan coffee from Arcade Coffee Roasters began with a subtly creamy and sweet citrus fragrance that reminded me of…

Andrew Pautler