28 Jun '14, 12am

Not unlike Peet’s Starbucks (unlike Carmel), Half Moon Bay remains surprisingly isolated and…

Not unlike Peet’s Starbucks (unlike Carmel), Half Moon Bay remains surprisingly isolated and…

Not unlike Carmel, CA , Half Moon Bay is a smaller oceanside community that serves as something of a test of quality coffee penetration. Located only 30 miles from San Francisco, and possessing its own Peet’s and Starbucks (unlike Carmel), Half Moon Bay remains surprisingly isolated and remote from many of the coffee fads and baseline standards that the cityfolk up north have grown accustomed to. Thus finding a solid espresso in town is a real challenge. Half Moon Bay is fraught with many wrong turns and dead ends that lead to an over-extracted, watery ash flavor that many San Franciscans might recognize from 1988. But there are some mild exceptions — such as Blue Sky Farms . This roadside café, coffeehouse, and nursery (yes, nursery — the plant kind, that is) constitutes a rather dark wooden hut that you might miss if you drive up Highway 1 too quickly out of Half Moon Ba...

Full article: http://theshot.coffeeratings.com/2014/06/blue-sky-farms-hmb/

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