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Postby another_jim » Mar 08, 2011, 11:45 pm

RMiguel wrote:.. from another farm i do work with in Kona which has a small patch of the rare maragogype cultivar..

That's the one. I noticed the large bean but didn't make the connection.

RMiguel wrote:I was using that coffee in an espresso blend i was roasting for a new cafe in Honolulu -Beach Bum Cafe. does quite nicely as espresso but is a bit intense by itself for my tastes.

That's what my friend Sherman Chong thought when he tasted it. I'm hoping a slower and slightly darker roast will tame it.