01 Jan '12, 9am

New post: Coffees of 2011

Last year I saw the collection of coffee bags from 2010 saved by Mat Honan and then Mike White , and thought it would be fun to have a go at collecting everything we taste at work for a year. I’ve seen a couple of people post their 2011 collection this year – Mike White again , and Brian at DCILY . I mostly succeeded at remembering to keep the bags, though looking through there were about 20-30 bags that didn’t make it and must have been thrown away – which is a bit annoying. Click to embiggen - larger image further down ↓ There are 183 bags here (to save anyone from counting), and I think (or at least hope) that many other roasteries would have a similar collection if they tried. To taste other people’s coffees is great for setting benchmarks, great for inspiration (even if that inspiration is often rooted in jealousy, as mine often is) and great for palate development. A...

Full article: http://www.jimseven.com/2012/01/01/coffees-of-2011/

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