[Homeroast] Happy Holidays!

Barry Luterman lutermanb at gmail.com
Tue Dec 27 13:40:50 CST 2011


The Guat Bourbon was an excellent coffee as well . A distant third to the
Bali and the Sumatra. It was my change up coffee from the other 2. I made
it through most of 2011 with those 3 coffees.

On Tue, Dec 27, 2011 at 8:05 AM, John Borella <jvborella at gmail.com> wrote:

> For me the Guatemala Bourbon - Finca San Diego Buena Vista (brew & S/O
> espresso) & the Kenya Nyeri Tegu AB (brew) were my two favorites & I'm well
> stocked up on both.
>
> John B.
>
> On Mon, Dec 26, 2011 at 3:20 PM, Jeff Bensen <jbensen-0007 at xemaps.com
> >wrote:
>
> > For brewed coffee, two beans stood out for me this year. The Rwanda FT
> > Dukunde Kawa Musasa from late April, when drum roasted to a leisurely
> City+
> > (around 4 minutes from start of 1st to end of roast) and allowed to rest
> > 3-4 days, was sublime. The Honduras Santa Barbara Smallholders, roasted
> in
> > a similar fashion, also produced an amazing cup. Both beans had
> > considerable sweetness, nice body and intensity, and a long tasty finish.
> > In addition, the Rwanda had some wonderful floral notes.
> >
> > Both were unexpected surprises for me. I have a love/hate relationship
> > with Rwanda coffees, having had some bad potato defects in the cup in the
> > past, but this lot was excellent. The Honduras was a pooled lot that I
> took
> > a chance on and was very glad I did.
> >
> > -- Jeff Bensen
> >   Palm Bay, FL
> >
> >
> >
> > At 01:13 PM 12/24/2011, Barry Luterman wrote:
> >
> >> Happy Holidays. Time to vote on your favorite bean of the year. For me
> >> hands down it had to be the Bali Natural Monsooned. Close behind was
> >> Sumatra GR1 Mandheling. I wound up with about 25 pounds of the Sumatra
> but
> >> only 7 lbs of the Bali. I am sitting now eating Potato Latkis and
> drinking
> >> the Bali . Not a bad combination. What will SM bring us this year? Happy
> >> New Year all
> >>
> >
> >
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