Written by Dylan McClain
The other day somebody asked me, “What’s your favorite memory from working in coffee?” Hmmm, I hadn’t really thought about it. I’ve been in coffee quite a while, I have a lot of great memories. Traveling to the SCAA’s annual event. Opening day at multiple cafes. Coffee competitions, many different ones. Gosh, there are so many great events I could point to, although some of my best memories are just getting together with friends and drinking coffee.
When I think of all those memories, there is one common element: celebration. Whether on a large stage or with a small group, my most valuable coffee memories are about getting together and celebrating coffee.
So, I’ve got a great idea. Why don’t we get together and celebrate? We certainly have reason to. In fact, we have five reasons.
As Christine announced last week, we are now carrying five different coffees from Costa Rica’s famed Las Lajas, each one the result of a different method of processing. You may have tasted some of these coffees recently in our cafes, but if you want to taste them all, now you have the chance. This Thursday evening, at our Alberta Street café, we will be celebrating these amazing coffees by providing a tasting of all five, side by side. Not only that, but we will be dishing out coffee tonics--a social cocktail pairing gin with the stunning Perla Negra from Las Lajas. It promises be a celebration worth remembering. Won’t you come?