Hardscrabble Blend 5lb
Origin: Africa – Indonesia
In the Cup: Heavy Body – Creamy – Spice
This two bean blend was developed as our primary espresso blend. Over the years it has evolved into a coffee that is superb as an espresso or drip, with or without milk. As of this writing, it is a blend of an Indonesian and African coffees. Due to the lack of consistency that exist in any agricultural product and my daily quest to make it better, there will be minor variations in the flavor and crema over time. The goal of this blend will never change.
Espresso is a brewing method, not a roast style!
Recommended pull time 25-30 seconds
Between 1830 and 1840, where the modern Bridgeport Community exist today, there was a grim place called Hardscrabble. Chicago’s first slum was inhabited by Irish immigrants who spent their lives digging the Illinois-Michigan Canal. Called “Shovel men,” these hard working souls were paid a dollar a day and whiskey…