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Coffee Review: Ken Davids

Coffee Review: Ken Davids

Coffee Review Coffee Review was founded in 1997 by Kenneth Davids and Ron Walters. Coffee Review introduced the first-ever 100-point, wine-style coffee reviews to the specialty coffee industry. Over the course of the ensuing 20-plus years, Coffee Review has become the world’s most widely read and influential coffee buyer guide.

2019 Coffee Review TOP-RATED COFFEES (94+ POINTS)

2019 Coffee Review TOP-RATED COFFEES (94+ POINTS)

We have four 94+ POINT coffees out of the 901 coffees and espressos that earned an outstanding score of 94 points or higher. Ron Walters of Coffee Review:“Coffee Review‘s mission is to help consumers identify and purchase superior quality coffees and, in the process, help drive demand and increase prices to reward farmer

Washed Process gives a balanced cup of coffee

Washed Process gives a balanced cup of coffee

Washed Process The method coffee is processed can have a big impact on the flavor of the coffee. In the washed process the coffee bean or the “seed...

Cupping 101

Cupping 101

How do we develop the flavors of our coffees? How are coffee flavors determined? These are just some of the questions we'll answer here today. Cupping steps to flavors: Cupping is a process Klatch Coffee does to determine our coffee offerings and flavor notes for chosen coffees.

Handcrafted Coffee with Love

Handcrafted Coffee with Love

My first manual brewing device was a hand-blown chemex made in the 60's. I still remember hand grinding my beans and measuring them out by the scoop. I used a pyrex measuring cup for my water, and tried to pour hot water out of a small pot to brew my coffee.

Cupping Is For Everyone!

Cupping Is For Everyone!

Cupping is for everyone, from the coffee producer who wants to taste the result of the hard work put into the beans they are growing, to the coffee buyer who needs to score, and determine which beans they would like to purchase for import.

Jessica & Alex's Adventures in Guatemala

Jessica & Alex's Adventures in Guatemala

Jessica Rodriguez and Alex Arocha do what they do best...make delicious coffee at Bella Vista, Guatemala, 2016 No matter how much others tell you about how an experience will be, you can never be fully prepared for it until you get to experience it for yourself. Robb, christina, missy and Jen 

On The Shoulders of Giants – My Recent Trip to El Salvador

On The Shoulders of Giants – My Recent Trip to El Salvador

y Travis Hochhalter, Production Manager/Roaster “If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants” -Issac Newton Leaf rust, lack of rain, climate change, bandits and thieves, destructive wildlife, volcano’s, earthquakes, coffee berry borer, and root rot – these are just a few of the of the obstacle...

Mike at Ethiopia 2016

Mike at Ethiopia 2016

Here are some images from Mike's trip to Ethiopia.

Mike Perry brings "Good Food Awards" medal to Kenya

Mike Perry brings "Good Food Awards" medal to Kenya

Winning the Good Food Awards was not just a great way to start the year, it was also great way to solidify our relationship with the producer and chairman of the coffee mill we got the winning coffee from. And instead of keeping the award for ourselves, Mike Perry decided to hand the medal to the source of this winning coffee... at Kenya (Karatu Factory). Here are pics of our very own, Mike Perry with Chairman Francis Maara Kariuki. More pics coming soon! 

Jen & Missy's Adventures in Guatemala

Jen & Missy's Adventures in Guatemala

We're starting 2016 with a different twist. As you many know, Mike Perry usually travels to visit and source coffees during the beginning of the year. This year, we're giving our Baristas a chance to take this once in a lifetime experience to visit a very well known coffee mill, the Finca Bella Vista in Guatemala.
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