That’s what the poet Catullus called the feast of Saturnalia. Read more
In November, we honor the memories of combat veterans in several ways: Darkhorse 25 becomes the coffee of the month. We briefly outline the lives and abrupt deaths of members of the 3/5 25: more than two dozen Marines from the Darkhorse Battalion killed within a few short months in Afghanistan in 2010 and 2011. And we report on the status of Darkhorse Lodge in Paris, Tennessee, near Kentucky Lake, the ambitious project to provide a place of rest, recuperation, and retreat for combat veterans. The Lodge receives a $5 donation for every pound of Holler Roast Darkhorse 25 coffee sold.
Give cold-brewed coffee a try! Make a jarful this evening and enjoy it the morning.
A single glance at Monsooned Malabar coffee beans tells you they are unique. Before roasting, they are creamy yellow to yellowy cream instead of the usual pale-to-medium green. Their average size is another giveaway: bigger. These Catimor Arabica beans have been painstakingly handled to recreate a 19th-century accident.
Patrick Roehrman makes outstanding – and very sharp – knives. He also drinks quantities of coffee, preferring java from Indonesia but perfectly willing to drink strong, quality brew.
Sweet Vanilla Cooled
For centuries people first had to roast their morning drink – in a pan over open flame – before grinding and brewing. Read more
While neighbors Nicaragua and Guatemala have long occupied peaks of success in the coffee industry, Honduras has only recently earned recognition for the quality of its coffee.