Crown Analysis: CJ1085 – Colombia Trujillo Cerro Azul Fully Washed Geisha Crown Jewel

Introduction by Chris Kornman Smack in the middle of Colombia’s Valle del Cauca department are a collective of farms, co-managed by brothers Luis and Rigoberto Herrera, the third generation in the family’s line of coffee growers. Their farms – Cerro Azul, Las...
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Crown Analysis: CJ1083 – Colombia Caicedonia Las Margaritas Cherry Dried Sudan Rume Crown Jewel

Introduction by Chris Kornman Las Margaritas is one of a small group of third-generation family-owned farms located about a two hour drive north of Cali in Colombia’s Valle del Cauca department. Brothers Luis and Rigoberto Herrera have worked hard to make their farms...
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Crown Analysis: CJ1082 – Flores Beiwali Bajawa Famasa Fully Washed Crown Jewel

Introduction by Evan Gilman The Bajawa area is unique culturally and agriculturally even within Indonesia. Driving up into this mountainous region, you’ll find palms replaced by candlenut trees (a nut which is used in curries and other fatty foods), and as you get...
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Crown Analysis: CJ1081 – Sulawesi Buntu Pepasan Danau Kecil Sapan Wet Hulled Crown Jewel

Introduction by Evan Gilman Sapan is one of the most favored areas for coffee productions in the Tana Toraja region. With high elevation and adequate rainfall, Sapan is surrounded by mountains, and the neighboring region of Awan (which translates as ‘cloud’) is named...
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Class Summary: Unraveling an Afternoon of Mind-boggling Coffee Tastings

Editor’s Note: A version of this article originally appeared on Daily Coffee News here on December 5, 2016. One of my favorite things about coffee is the potential for a multitude of experiences and opinions. No two people experience a coffee the same way, and...
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