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Buy the Cup Ethiopian Sidamo

Vitaliy, roaster and owner of Buy the Cup in Rocky Hill, has experimented with some new beans. The latest is Ethiopian Sidamo. Some of the world’s finest coffees, such as Harrar and Yirgacheffee, originate in Ethiopia and are named for the region of origin. You can count Sidamo among them.…

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Buy the Cup Town Bully

Week 13 - First Mug

Bhavna's elimination diet has ended and she is slowly re-introducing certain foods. Last Sunday she started drinking coffee again. Since this was sort of a treat she got to choose the coffee we've been drinking this week; Buy the Cup Town Bully. Town Bully has a bold flavour without being bitter (like that rubbish from Starbucks). Town Bully is a blend of two other coffees. While I tend to be a purest and prefer single-origin coffee, Bhavna prefers blends. Maybe…

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Buy The Cup Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea

I haven't posted much in the last few weeks. I've been busy helping my new client and I've had a very busy social life in the evenings. Hopefully, this weekend I can get out in the early morning and get some photos in. Bhavna hasn't been drinking coffee so my last bag of beans lasted longer than usual. The office where I'm working has no coffee machine and the nearest coffee-house is a Dunkin Donuts. Not my favourite. But I…

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Buy The Cup Tanzania Peaberry

Tanzania Peaberry

I finished Rwanda over the weekend so dropped into Buy the Cup for some beans. Vitaliy has so much variety I was overwhelmed by choice. I settled on something I've had before, Tanzania Peaberry. Rich chocolate flavour with hints of blackcurrant, and a soft, sweet finish. Lively cup with a full body and distinguished aroma. Roaster: Rockaffe…

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