The Obama miracle

| Sunday, November 16, 2008 |

A new friend of ours, John Reinke who incidentally was the highest bidder for a coffee card at the recent Earthcorps auction, wrote to us about the possibility of an Obama blend – a blend of Indonesian and Kenyan coffees based on Barack Obama’s truly multi-cultural background. While we...

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Seattle Coffee Works on Q13

| Tuesday, November 11, 2008 |

Jennifer Cabala of Q13 Fox News swung by yesterday to geek out with us about coffee tasting. We took in press pot, espresso, and real-deal cupping samples. We had a great time, and we believe we were able to sufficiently caffeinate the Q13 team.Read more about it on the Q13 website. We’ll...

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A dizzying array of new coffees or a roastery update

| Wednesday, October 22, 2008 |

All of us here at Seattle Coffee Works are such coffee fanatics that we find ourselves talking about coffee almost in terms of an alternate reality.When we named our Guatemala-East Timor blend Chocolate Truffle we didn’t take into account that to everyone else this sounds like a...

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Coffee with a conscience

| Tuesday, October 14, 2008 |

One month ago, Hurricane Ike slammed into the Gulf Coast with 110-mile per hour winds shredding homes in Houston, Galveston and along the Bolivar Peninsula. One month ago residents of the nation’s fourth largest city were displaced as a 20-foot wall of water inundated the coastal port. More then...

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