Americas

ReAnimator Coffee // Guatemala Los Santos

Today’s coffee hails from Beneficio Bella Vista, a mill in Antigua which processes coffee grown by many small producers in the surrounding areas. Bella Vista is owned and run by Luis Pedro Zelaya, a fourth generation coffee producer, miller and exporter—a man who has come to […]

Mikerphone Brewing // Magical Mystery Kind Coffee Saison

Mikerphone Brewing // Magical Mystery Kind Coffee Saison

Roll up, roll up for the Magical Mystery Kind—a beer that takes another bold leap forward in the coffee-infused beer market. Magical Mystery Kind is a saison produced by Chicago’s Mikerphone Brewing, that is brewed both with Tugboat Coffee’s cold-brewed Cascara and Ethiopian Natural Guji […]

Slingshot Coffee Company // Cascara Tea

Slingshot Coffee Company // Cascara Tea

Aida Batlle first made news when her Kilimanjaro swept the international Cup of Excellence in 2003. Then, at auction, it fetched the highest price per pound for a coffee in history. Now, 13 years later, the Kilimanjaro is still making waves in the coffee industry as […]

Lofted Coffee Roasters // Guatemala Finca El Pilar

Guatemala Finca El Pilar is located in the mountainous forests just outside Antigua. While it is a working coffee farm, most of the land is dedicated to conservation activities. This remarkably well-preserved natural reserve of endemic forest and wildlife is home to more than 130 […]

Higher Grounds Trading Company // Cariño Blend

Higher Grounds Trading Company // Cariño Blend

Three honey-processed coffees from the Honduras COMSA Cooperative—two single-farmer lots and one community lot—comprise the Cariño Blend. Montgomery Melghem’s farm, Finca San Pablo, is located in the town of El Pastal, in western Honduras. Founded by Pablo Melghem in 1915, for over a century Finca San […]