Central America Coffee

In Central America, you’ll find coffee that vary’s in its acidity. Normally beans from Central Amerca are known for their balance, which makes them good for those that are just getting started on their relationship with coffee. Coffee from this region is...

Did you know a coffee “bean” is actually a cherrie?

The Coffee “bean” (referred to as ‘beans’ because of their resemblance to true beans) is actually a seed of the coffee plant and it takes about 2000 cherries to make 1 pound of  coffee.  The “bean” is the pit inside the red or...

Calusa Coffee Roaster Orange Blossom Blend

Our Orange Blossom blend …Did you know that the Orange Blossom flower is traditionally associated with good fortune and the Orange Blossom became the official Florida State Flower on May 15th, 1909. The blossom of the orange tree is one of the most fragrant...

How to use a French Press

I found this video and the title of it is The “Coffee Sweet Symphony” done by Florian Doring and has a great soundtrack and was done as a non profit video.. It just goes to show you what some people will do for a great cup of coffee The Coffee Sweet...

Coffee Roasting Information

Did you know the following about Coffee Roasting and the type of Roast you decide on? ( The last one surprises most people) A) The darker the bean bean is roasted, the more it loses the flavors of its origin. At the same time it also starts to absorb the taste of the...

Everglades House Blend Roast

Roasted a fresh batch of our Everglades House Blend today. It was a Full City roast and we will be cupping it tomorrow and if it cups as well as we think it will, then we will package it up . Our Everglades house blend is a combination of Brazilian, Colombian and...

Calusa Coffee Roasters Coffee

Calusa Coffee Roasters is now up and running and shipping its first roast of Colombian Supremo and Brazilian Santos Single Origin Coffees. The Diedrich roasted the coffee to perfection, with of course, just a little help from our master roaster and is fantastic and...

Brazil Cerrado Roasted Coffee

We started roasting Brazil Cerrado yesterday… Well, I should clarify that not all of us roasted as the foreman of the project rested while the other roasted and bagged the coffee ( see photo).. The Brazil Cerrado is located in the Cerrado Region. This region is...

Sumatra Mandheling Coffee

  Next week Calusa Coffee Roasters will have Sumatra Mandheling available… Many consider Mandehling coffee of Sumatra one of the world’s very finest. From Indonesia and grown near the port of Padang, Sumatra has a rich, smooth flavor and a magnificent full...

Why buy Specialty Coffee?

To start off with and to clarify, the opposite of specialty coffee is commercial coffee. From the coffee buyers viewpoint, the most immediately noticeable difference between commercial and specialty coffees is packaging,  Here are some of the  other differences...