Fair Trade Africa Coffee

A short coffee film on Fair Trade Africa and an organization dedicated to uniting fair trade producers across Africa and helping them connect to consumers worldwide.

What is on demand coffee roasting?

Roast on Demand is a service where you can select and order your preferred single origin coffee (choose from 6 different Single Origins) or our unique coffee blends (select from 6 distinct blends), and the particular grind you prefer. At Calusa Coffee Roasters your...

How to store fresh roasted coffee beans

Many of our customer ask us how they should store there coffee so here are some suggestions: At Calusa we recommend that you store coffee beans in a glass, air-tight container. The reason for this is that air and moisture are coffee’s principle enemies. We think...

Ethiopia Yirgacheffe Kochere Coffee

We just received a new shipment of Ethiopia Yirgacheffe coffee and this particular coffee come from Kochere.The Kochere district is well-known for producing some of the best washed micro-lots available in Ethiopia. For those that are unaware, Kochere is one of the...

Saul Bolanos Coffee Art

I first heard about Saul Bolanos Coffee Art when I was in Costa Rica for business and was introduced to his pieces by a French ex pat friend of mine.  His art is based on a special chemical process that he started doing in 1990. His CAFEGRAFIA®, sepia-color photo...

Everglades House Espresso Beans

For a limited time we have a discount on our Everglades House Espresso Blend.. Just is code; Calusa20 at checkout. Our Everglades House Espresso Blend is a combination of coffee from Colombia, Ethiopia and Brazil. A 12oz bag is only $10.99 and that is before the...

Hario vs Chemex Brewing Methods

A lot of our customers ask whether they should get a Chemex or a Hario, however it usually comes down to individual preference. There are many pros and cons of both Chemex and Harios and here are just a few that will hopefully help you decide which method is best for...

Blade vs. Burr Coffee Grinders

Grinding your own coffee beans is a fairly easy way to ensure freshness in your cup of coffee and it also is one of the most important aspects to making great coffee. When customers come by the shop at Calusa Coffee Roasters we are often asked, as they pickup a bag of...

The Crema in Espresso Coffee

Crema in Espresso: To start it might be best to briefly define what is Espresso before we get to what crema is and what part it plays in am espresso shot. Espresso is both a coffee beverage and a brewing method. It is not a specific bean, bean blend, or roast level....

What is a Moka Pot and how does it work

A moka pot a.k.a. espresso maker is based on steam pressure distillation. It consists of three parts: the water container, the filter and the top piece of the pot. Heating produces steam and, by using pressure, the water is being pressed through the filter into the...