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Viva la Caffe Vita!

CafeLatte.jpgTim Soerens, a missional follower of Christ in Seattle, stopped by recently and we shared lunch. To my delight, he gave me a batch of Caffe Vita coffee, an exquisite coffee from Seattle. We’re drinking Organic Peru Chaupe, and this stuff is very, very good. Smooth, creamy, and makes me want to drink a second cup. It gives a nice crema; has a nice sweetness to it.

I’m about to wonder aloud again what are the best coffees, and it’s hard to top Chicago’s Intelligentsia or Philly’s Chestnutt Hill or Asheville’s Dripolator, but this Caffe Vita bean makes up one fine coffee.

Do I hear a witness? What do those fine folks from Seattle know about Caffe Vita?

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posted April 18, 2009 at 6:21 pm

there is a roaster in Rhode Island called New Harvest that deals exclusively in organic, fair trade beans. personally, i don’t think intelligentia holds up, but i suspect i’ll be thrown out of town for saying that.

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posted April 19, 2009 at 11:13 am

If you’re in the Northwest (like we are), why drink ANYTHING but Stumptown? It’s based in Portland, but they have a brewer in Seattle as well.
(I’m originally from Chicago – and I’ll take Stumptown over Intelligentia any day.)

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posted April 19, 2009 at 4:47 pm

Peets………..there is NO substitute.

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Jenni J.

posted April 21, 2009 at 11:33 am

I haven’t had much of Vita, but my favs are:
Top Pot
Cafe Ladro
Seattle Coffee is awesome.
Seattle is the best city.

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