News / La Linda

  • A Swedish Brewers Cup presentation 2017, Thomas Savage

    A couple of month ago our baristas competed in Brewers Cup and Barista competition. I generally encourage everyone at drop to compete, since I find competing questions what you do and why you do things, on a hands on practical level. Seeing the presentations from our baristas this year, I saw a questioning on a broader level than "why do you tamp as you do, stir the coffee before blooming..." etc. I personally understood more of why our baristas have chosen to work with coffee, raising the  meaning to work and present coffees you like and that you know how it's produced and traded. It's...

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  • New Release: Bolivia

    The fresh crop Bolivia has arrived to the roastery and we're now releasing our first few coffees - one from Gerardo Escobars farm and two small lots from Rodriguez own farms Alasitas and La Linda; one Geisha and one Java. Below is some general information about coffee production on Bolivia and an introduction of our producer called Sicafe belonging to Pedro Rodriguez and his daughter Daniela and son Pedro-Pablo. I have to start by saying that I have fallen in love with Bolivia, the people, the country and their coffee. Bolivia’s high altitude (the coffee growing altitude in Caranavi is 1500-2200 mail in Caranavi), the breath-taking nature, the coffee history, and the quality of the cup with its clear taste profile makes it a...

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