Featured Roast/Torréfaction de la semaine: The “Vieux Arbres” a Peruvian Antiguo

My French Press is almost ready. Anticipation!

The ‘Vieux Arbres’, a Peruvian Antiguo from the provence of Chanchamayo.

I have more from that here.

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This Week’s Featured Roast/Torréfaction de la semaine: The Shangri La Estate, Tanzanian AB

From Tanzania’s Ngorongoro Crater, the ‘Shangri La’ is a real treat! As a regular coffee or as a single origin espresso. It may not have the breadth of flavours found in the regular Espresso Blend we offer here, but it comes in with an almost gentle sweetness that finishes with a surprising hint of pepper.

Use our regular Espresso Blend #12 for those exquisite Cappuccinos and Lattés, this one wants to be black and straight up!

If you want to find out more about the Tanzanian Shangri La Estate coffee, I have reviewed it here and here.

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Featured Roast/Torréfaction de la semaine: Cuba Altura Lavado

This week’s feature is the Cuban Altura Lavado.

This will be the last of this coffee until I can order more of the green. I hope our Cuban coffee aficionados are paying attention! Get it while it is here.

You can find out more about the Cuban Altura Lavado here.

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Stretching the Legs: Chasing Summer!

Although I haven’t posted much on this theme over the past while I cannot say that the bike has gathered much dust. More like added mud.

A number of the times over the past few weeks I have thought of writing this post and just ‘didn’t get to it’. Instead I have been ‘chasing summer’. Exploring new trails and routes. Watching birds and flowers appear. Waiting for fruit to develope. Pursuing and being pursued by summer storms.

Trying to do what one does in summer. And there is still so much to do!

 

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Featured Roast/Torréfaction de la semaine: Yemen Mocha Ismaili

Sipping one of Yemen’s treasures. The Mocha Ismaili is one of Yemen’s highest grown coffees. I have more on this coffee here.

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Warning! Trouble Ahead…..Not Really….Maybe…/ Attention! Difficultés à l’horizon ….. Pas vraiment …. Peut-être …

I imagine that the “trouble ahead” depends a great deal on perspective. If you are someone, like me, that has trouble planning ahead then it could be “trouble ahead”.

Art Brûlant will be taking its Annual Fall Shutdown starting August 31st until September 16th 2014. Doors will open again at 10:00 AM on Wednesday the 17th of September.

So is that trouble?

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J’imagine que la «difficulté à venir” dépend en grande partie sur la perspective. Si vous êtes quelqu’un comme moi, qui a du mal à planifier à l’avance que ce pourrait être “mal à l’avance”.

Art Brûlant prendra son arrêt annuelle d’automne à partir du 31 Août au 16 Septembre 2014. Les portes ouvriront à nouveau à 10h00 le mercredi 17 Septembre.

Merci.

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This Week’s Featured Roast/Torréfaction de la semaine: Ethiopian Kaffa Wild Forest Coffee

From the region that gave us the name for coffee, and possibly coffee itself, the Wild Forest Coffee of Kaffa is back as this week’s featured roast.

For more on this please go here.

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