Tag Archives: Kevin Sinnott

Roasting For Flavor or Roasting For Statement: Is This Light Roast or Sushi?

…if a Starbucks roast is the soft-focus impressionism of Monet, George Howell’s have become the photo-realism of Bechtel. I guess I’m looking for the romantic portraits of a Rembrandt. Continue reading

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Kenya Coffee Frankenstein!

The Coffee Research Foundation’s new Kenya coffee variety could single-handedly destroy the reputation of one of the world’s best coffees. This morning, I received the following press release: Kenya’s Coffee Research Foundation (KRF) has released a new variety of coffee. … Continue reading

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Sowden SoftBrew: A Brewer Disguised As A Teapot

What I liked instantly is its sense of design. It has, as they say in the car business, curb appeal. I brought it out a few times for visitors, and everyone wanted a cup of coffee made with it. They also asked what it was and how it worked. So, the good news is it’s an attention-getting and attractive design. The bad news is no one knows how it works, which in terms of retail usually spells disaster. Continue reading

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Trifecta = Coffee HD

I reported I’ve had one of the best-ever cups of coffee three times this year. Each time it happened to be after drinking coffee brewed in a new technology, one I think is destined for greatness. The Bunn Trifecta promises … Continue reading

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