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    Oddly Correct // Colombia La Lampara

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    Oddly Correct Coffee Roasters quickly became one of the most noteworthy coffee roasters in the country. It’s been far too long for me to try them out, but today marks their Noteworthy debut! Colombia is one of the most well-loved and diverse coffee producing countries in the world. The Andes mountains split the country into many regions, each with its own particular terroir and micro-climate. The fine folks at Cafe Imports seek out coffees that show the best of these regions and highlight the work of many small holding farmers, most who own

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    Boulevard Brewing // Early Riser Coffee Porter

    Early Riser Coffee Porter is a porter brewed by Boulevard Brewing that is infused with a coffee from Cauca, Cajibia, Colombia, roasted by Maps Coffee Roasters. Welcome to my Table, here in the corner of this cafe. Today we’re sipping Early Riser Coffee Porter, from Boulevard Brewing Company in Kansas City, Missouri. Feel free to pull up a chair. THEDETAILS style: Porter abv: 5% ibu: 28 color: Black stemware: Tulip CUPPINGNOTES The look of Early Riser Coffee Porter is fantastic – one of the better-looking coffee porters I’ve seen, really. It’s black, with no reddish hues even when held up to the light, and

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    Schlafly Beer // Schlafly Double Bean Blonde Ale

    PRESS RELEASE – Schlafly Beer announces the arrival of Double Bean Blonde, the latest limited special release from The Saint Louis Brewery™. Double Bean Blonde is a distinctive take on the traditional blonde style, blending coffee and chocolate flavors together. The brewery makes the American blonde ale with Carapils and pale malts, Marynka hops, and American ale yeast for a well-balanced, smooth beer that lets the notable additions of the beer come through. The brew rests on cacao nibs sourced from Ghana for rich chocolate flavors, and in its final stages of brewing, a cold coffee toddy is added to

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    Schlafly Beer // Schlafly Coffee Stout

    In the 1990s, staff from Kaldi’s Coffee started visiting their neighbors in the Schlafly Beer Tap Room, asking for a pint of stout and a shot of espresso. Both Schlafly and Kaldi’s realized this was a match made in beer heaven, and soon started working together to find the perfect coffee blend to mix with their Oatmeal Stout. Schlafly’s Oatmeal Stout is a classic English-style stout brewed with flaked oatmeal and roasted barley. This collaboration continues today, with regular tastings to perfect the Coffee Stout.* For this batch, Kaldi’s donated their French Roast (an alternating coffee which, at the time of brewing, was their

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    Kaldi’s Coffee // Sumatra Tano Batak

    This is the 3rd year we have brought in coffee from this cooperative in Sumatra. Sumatran coffees are known for their heavy, unique flavors. The best coffees from Sumatra are processed in their traditional style, called wet hulled. Wet hulling is when the coffee is picked at peak ripeness and depulped, removing the fruit from the bean, leaving in parchment. The wet parchment “Gabah” is dried for about 1 day to about 30% moisture then wet hulled and dried under greenhouse solar dryers. The “Asalan,” dried green coffee, is dried to 13% and then put on density sorting tables and