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Guatemala – Finca Las Nubes

The Black Drop has always prided itself with serving and selling excellent coffee. It’s right there in our logo: Excellence, Intensity, Passion. We LOVE coffee, and we love making sure you are getting the very best coffee we can possibly … Continue reading

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Featured Coffee: Nicaragua Finca Regalo de Dios Plantio El Aserradero

Location: the Mozonte region east of Ocotal, Central America Predominant Varietals: Red Catuai and Caturra varieties. Species: Arabica Elevation: 1,675 masl Climate: Natural cloud forest Processing method: “Luis Alberto has been investing in improvements to the wet mill since he … Continue reading

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Cupping with the Black Drop

You may have noticed over the last couple of weeks Alexarc Mastema, roaster extraordinaire, sitting down with several members of the staff to enjoy some coffee. We have been incredibly privileged to have him share his time and expertise with … Continue reading

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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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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: 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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Featured Bean of The Week: Guatemala – Finca Vista Hermosa – Huehuetenango

Guatemala – Finca Vista Hermosa – Huehuetenango

Location: Agua Dulce, Huehuetenango, Guatemala
Elevation: 1280 – 1950 meters

This is one of most popular coffee beans at the Black Drop. Continue reading

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