Monthly Archives: March 2011

Featured Bean of the Week: Papua New Guinea: Premium Smallholder (PSC)

Papua New Guinea Green Coffee Beans at Maniac Roasting We were fortunate enough to have a cupping at Maniac Roasting last week of the Papua New Guinea: Premium Smallholder (PSC). I found the aroma of the coffee to be a … Continue reading

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Featured Bean of the Week: Brasil Daterra Farms “Sunflower”

Ever since we received a “limited edition” of Brasil Daterra Farms “Sunflower” from Maniac Roasting a month or so ago, I have been a strong advocate of this coffee. It is simply one of the finest coffees I have ever … Continue reading

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Black Drop Notecards from Honeybee Press

We have recently been working closely with the talented Rob Shepard from Honeybee Press to create some beautiful printed cards and other Black Drop related ephemera. We have just received these letterpress Black Drop Notecards, complete with printed envelope, packaged … Continue reading

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Photos of the Black Drop by Tyler Ragsdale

Tyler Ragsdale – http://tylerragsdale.com/gallery.html – took a couple of excellent photographs of The Black Drop. Was gracious enough to let us post them. Thanks, Tyler. Share on Facebook

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Featured Bean of the Week: Costa Rica SHB Tarrazu “La Pastora”

The Costa Rica SHB Tarrazu “La Pastora” arrived at the Black Drop a few weeks ago and has been a consistent favorite of our Coffees of the Day. Tarrazu coffees are rated some of the finest in the world. These … Continue reading

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Cupping at Maniac Roasting

We had a great cupping at Maniac Roasting yesterday, hosted with expertise and grace by Alexarc Mastema. Every time that I participate in a cupping I feel learn something new. What was nice about this time is that the entire … Continue reading

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Featured Bean of the Week: Mexican Majomut

It has just been over the last few weeks that we’ve been receiving the Mexican Majomut from Alexarc at Maniac Roasting. My first inclination was to compare it to our excellent Finca Vista Hermosa Guatemalan and see how it would … Continue reading

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Artist of the Month: Charles “Bonesy” Jones

Laughing Bone Design Laboratories in Association with The Black Drop Coffeehouse is proud to present “23 Digital Detournements by Charles ‘Bonesy’ Jones.” Jones, who died in 2005, spent the last few years of his life creating stamp-sized pieces that were … Continue reading

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Featured Bean of the Week: Java Kayumas Estate

Every time I grind a freshly roasted pound of the Java Kayumas Estate beans, I am amazed at the intensity of the aroma. Malty chocolate, smooth maple and buttery caramel coffee flavors burst out of this bean. It is as … Continue reading

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