Pact San Isidro

The old saying about not judging books by their cover is nonsense. I’ve always judged books by their cover – when you’re staring at a book shelf, be it in the local library, the local bookshop, or the virtual shelves of that Well Known Internet Bookshop Gone Mad the only real option (other than standing… Read more »

Pact Toledo – Norte de Santander

Today’s coffee is a Colombian bean from the Norte de Santander region, which is in the North East of the country, up by Venezuela. If nothing else, my coffee habits are improving my sense of South American geography! Toledo looks lighter roasted than I would normally go for, but has a rich aroma nonetheless. Some… Read more »

Pact Fazenda Sertao

After enthusing about Pact’s single sentence summaries in my last review, I’ve realised that the last few packets I’ve received have all followed a similar theme – milk chocolate, cherries, that kind of thing. In some ways this is entirely reasonable. Coffee often has a red fruit character – the bean comes from the inside… Read more »