We want to support farmers in their ecological efforts, so we proudly carry two natural process coffees from Ethiopia and Kenya. The Ethiopian beans are harvested from wild bushes in the mountains. The Kenyan comes from small farms with plots about half and acre each. According to the Kenyan Institute of Organic Farming these farmers have never used (nor could they afford) pesticides or chemical fertilizers.
The organic certification process is long and expensive. In many parts of the world, small farmers individually cannot afford the $5,000 – $10,000 dollars needed for the certification process.
The combination of beans and roast lends a coffee its unique flavor. Beans from different growing regions have different characteristics. For example, Sumatran coffees tend to taste earthier while Central American coffees have a brighter taster.
The length of roasting time determines the color and contributes to the flavor of your coffee. the darker roasts provide you with a more intense flavor experience., whole the lighter roasts offer more of a palate-cleansing crispness. Continue Reading “Varietals”→
Making the Perfect Espresso By Using Best Espresso Machine
‘Tips On Coffee Making’ There was a time in the history of coffee when the secret to brewing Espresso was a closely guarded secret. Simply uttering the words “foamed milk” or “double shot” was enough to have you killed.
Ok, so maybe that’s not true. But ask yourself, honestly, when you go to a coffee shop and see the millions of flavoured coffees, lattes, cappuccinos, and frothy hybrids, doesn’t it seem like that’s true? Check the Best Home Espresso Machine Reviews to make the Perfect Espresso Cup
I mean, where do they come up with this stuff? A double-mocha-latte with sprinkles and shavings? What was that? You’d like half and half with cream? It’s enough to make your head hurt.
If you are in need of expresso machine accessories or parts, you can generally find them quite easily online. If you are sure which part or expresso machine accessories you need, often the espresso or coffee sites will carry a wide variety.
Most people don’t like to be without their coffee drinks for too long, so finding and ordering the part or expresso machine accessories quickly may be of great importance. Most of the resources will guarantee shipping within a certain amount of days. Some will even have free shipping on the order.
Take a look around and you are sure to find the exact expresso machine accessories or part you may need to create your perfect coffee drinks.
Here at Catskill Mountain Coffee, we custom roast for every single person, whether it’s an individual mail order or a large wholesale order. Many coffee houses and suppliers do a couple of organic blends, but we’re exclusive at it. Coffee is produce and we really try to keep it fresh by roasting and grinding for the needs of each customer.
At Catskill Mountain Coffee we focus not only on fresh quality products, roasted twice a week, but we are also environmentally and socially aware. Being an organic coffee roaster has as much to do with the craft of roasting and blending coffees as it does with the earth and the coffee farmers. We are part of a socially and environmentally progressive trade network where each person, from farmer to consumer, is part of socially-just and environmentally-responsible trade.
Roasting is one of the few remaining romantic, old style crafts. Our skilled roasters rely on their trained senses to unlock the potential hidden deep within each coffee bean. They listen for the crack, watch the colors develop, and smell the aroma. And to ensure the freshest coffee possible, our team roasts in small batches and packages right after roasting.
Need to know something about our coffee? You can refer to the educational guides below to help you through some of the terminology you’ll run into. If you have any questions please contact us Continue Reading “About Coffee”→
Organic Coffees are sweeter tasting and have less caffeine. But “organicness” is not just a taste, it is a process. Organic farming not only helps replenish and rebuild out world’s topsoil, but also protects human and animal health.
What does Organic means?
It means the coffee is grown without synthetic pesticides, herbicides or fertilizers. But organic coffee goes beyond that. It means the the coffee is grown using methods. Continue Reading “Why Organic Coffee?”→
We use Organic Swiss-water Processing for all our decaf coffees. In the Swiss method, so called because a Swiss firm developed the system, green beans are soaked in very hot water for several hours and the caffeine is removed by filtering the bean-soaked water through activated charcoal. The beans are returned to the water where they reabsorb the natural flavor without using any chemicals. All the taste without the caffeine.