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El Aguila Pacamara El Salvador selected as 14th top coffee of top 30 Coffees of 2013

Posted by Oliver Stormshak on

  The Coffee Review writes "This exceptional coffee was selected as the #14 coffee in the Coffee Review Top 30 Coffees of 2013. This lot is comprised entirely of the much admired, bold-bean Pacamara variety of Arabica, a cross between the giant-beaned Maragogipe variety and Pacas, a selection of the heirloom Bourbon. Finca El Aguila is owned by farmer Mauricio Ariz and his sons, who are fourth generation growers. Olympia Coffee is the only roaster in the United States to be offering this segregated Finca Aguila Pacamara lot. Olympia Coffee Roasting is a small-batch wholesale and retail roasting company with...

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El Socorro Maracaturra - Guatemala, Scores 93 points!

Posted by Oliver Stormshak on

Nice Review and write from the The Coffee Review: The worlds leading coffee review site. http://www.coffeereview.com/review.cfm?ID=3321 Guatemala El Socorro Maracaturra Roast: Medium-Light Review Date: September 2013 Origin: Palencia, central Guatemala. Price: $19.95/12 ounces   Blind Assessment: Softly crisp, juicy. Complex fruit – particularly blackberry and Concord grape – roasted cacao nib, vanilla, anise in aroma and cup. Sweetly tart acidity; lightly syrupy, lively mouthfeel. Balanced, quietly flavor-saturated finish. Notes: Maracaturra is a relatively recently developed cross between the huge-beaned Maragogipe and the compact-growing Caturra varieties of Arabica. The El Socorro Maracaturra grown by Juan Diego de la Cerda has consistently...

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Guatemalan Coffees from Olympia Coffee Roasting

Posted by Oliver Stormshak on

                                                      Our Guatemalan offerings this year have been a labor of love and determination and we couldn’t be more pleased to serve them. Each of our recent direct trade projects focuses on increasing coffee quality at the farm level in order to increase quality for our customers. Ultimately, this work lays a foundation for a sustainable coffee market for farmers and creates opportunity to improve quality of life among our coffee farmers, staff, and customers.   CODECH Cooperative, Huehuetenango   ADINTHEC Reserva Aroma de Canalaj Flor de Queqhna Palo Blanco   We are featuring four coffees from the CODECH Cooperative,...

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Huila Colombia June 2013

Posted by Sam Schroeder on

  This was my first visit to San Sebastian de la Plata in Huila, Colombia, an area that Olympia Coffee has been purchasing coffee from and visiting every year for the last four years.  Seeing it first hand I was struck by the beauty of the landscape, how massive the country is and how small the farms are.  Most of the farms we work with are only two hectares (about 5 acres) in size, with most of the work being done by the family that owns the farm.  We work with a handful of farms using a transparent buying program...

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Micro Roaster of The Year: A Video

Posted by Oliver Stormshak on

Olympia Coffee Roasters - Roaster of the Year 2013 from Voortex Productions on Vimeo. We are proud to share with you a video about our company. We strive to be a company that provides excellence in everything we do. Thanks to our retail, and wholesale customers, that allow us to do what we love.

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