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Now Brewing: One Village Coffee

The good folks at One Village Coffee, ahem Mike Manney, sent me a package of one of my favorite coffees in the world — and it is ecological, environmental and all that — Colombia. Colombia has a wonderful crema, a nice aroma, and it is creamy smooth in drinking. I’m hoping that more and more stores in the Philly area are selling it, that some churches will partner with One Village, and that this coffee spreads its goodness. Grind some beans and tamp it down and your espresso machine will serve you up a fine cup of coffee.

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posted July 30, 2008 at 8:08 am

What is “crema”?

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Scot McKnight

posted July 30, 2008 at 8:20 am

When an espresso shot is pulled (fancy talk for forcing water through coffee grounds in an espresso machine), it leaves a “cream” at the top; some espresso coffees yield more than others. This coffee yields more than most and it is the tastier brewier part of coffee.

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posted July 30, 2008 at 12:23 pm

Wow, thats amazing, thanks for the Love, i am the roaster over at OVC, and it’s great to hear feedback. I never tried pulling a shot with the Colombia, but will try it.
I was wondering what machine are you using, and if you had a chance to try the Espresso blend, i think you’ll find it unique.

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posted July 30, 2008 at 12:40 pm

Rancilio Silvia. Love the machine.

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posted August 7, 2008 at 8:10 pm

It’s my pleasure. Glad to bring the OVC love to Chicago!

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