06 Feb '13, 1pm

blogged: The value of transparency

blogged: The value of transparency

With single estate coffees, this process of identifying the producer and micro lot name is becoming more main stream every year. For espresso, it is clearly not the case as we are sliding backwards locally. (A recent cafe crawl of what are supposed to be top shops in town found that almost all not serving barismo were serving a blend with unknown -to the barista- components. Seeing great gear with talented barista precisely executing mediocre dark roasted blends was a let down. That disappointment inspired this post.) The long known secret with roasters is that you can mix together lesser quality components, roast it darker, and charge a better markup if the mystery inside is not revealed (as long as it says espresso on the bag). Identifying the constantly changing mix of coffees in a blend and having cafes/consumers look up the components could cause problems by revealing...

Full article: http://blog.barismo.com/2013/02/the-value-of-transparency...

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