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Limited Release – SL-28 Natural from Nicaragua

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I’m pleased to announce a limited release of a very unique coffee.     From Finca Un Regalo, in Nicaragua, Luis Alberto Balladarez is pushing coffee experimentation further every year. He took the risk of planting SL-28 at his farm, and now that it has come to the age at which it can be harvested, he’s chosen to process it naturally. SL-28 in generally unique to Kenya. Scott Labs,  hired by the Kenyan government in the 1930s to survey and catalog types of coffee which were best suited to commercial development there. Scott Labs collected data, assigned varieties specific numbers, and...

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Jesse Parent – Oct 6th CD Release

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Jesse Parent is releasing his new album “Live at The Schoolhouse Theatre”. Recorded with his band, The Pines, this is Jesse’s first live album. He is coming solo to Cambridge to share the songs with an intimate evening. Joined by Cambridge’s own Mike Meacher to open the show! Don’t miss this great night of acoustic music. $15 at the door includes a copy of the CD Only $10 for those who were at the live recording in April. And you can pick up your copy! More info on Facebook – and here’s a sample:    

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Mailing list – Stay up to date

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We’re slowly getting our online presence a little more organized. Among the new things, we’ll keep events listed on a new page here. You can see things a month at a time here. Among the things you’ll see: The Big Easy Comedy Night – Oct. 1 If you’d like to shortcut the process of coming back to view events or read the blog, sign up below, and we’ll put these things in your inbox.

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Iced Tea – Don Quixote Style

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Caffeine free, refreshing. Brewed Strong, served cold. Great thanks to Grand River Brewing for supplying us with some tools to make a very solid iced tea. Don Quixote is an herbal tea with great strawberry and lemon tones. Rounded out with apples and oranges, rosehip and hibiscus, this is a winner without adding sugar. By the glass or bottle, in our place or yours.

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New El Salvador – Apple Butter

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Excitement here. Cupping a final roast profile on a new coffee, and this one is special. It’s from El Salvador, but… it’s a Natural Process, so more interest is present than the origin alone would suggest. Developed as part of the HiU Coffee Program this coffee comes from the farm (Finca) La Concordia. It a Bourbon, and it’s a Natural Process, so the complexity is understandable. Here’s what we’re getting: Starting: Floral aromas, with savoury notes of nutmeg over honey First Sip: Sweet Red Apple, Hickory, smooth mouth feel The Finish: Clean citrus, with hints of cranberry and and spiced cherry As it cools: The sweetness...

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