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I am happy to tell you that il Caffe.US was chosen for 2018 Best of Littleton Awards in the category of Coffee Shops. The Best of Littleton Award was created to acknowledge the best businesses in our community. Congratulations, Blake Thompson Best of Littleton Awards LIttleton, December 4, 2018 il Caffe.US has been selected for 2018 Best of Littleton Award in the Coffee Shops category by the Littleton Award Program. Each year, the Littleton Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in...

My little friend from San Marcos de Tarrazu, Daniel (el pollito 🐥) sent me some pictures of their coffee plantación. The coffee cherries are ready and they are planning to start Harvesting coffee next week. I’m so happy for them!!!! [video width="848" height="480" mp4="https://ilcaffeus.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/boy_coffee_video.mp4"][/video] Harvest coffee. It’s the picking of coffee cherries — ideally when they're ripe. The coffee is harvested by hand. Hand-picking is labor-intensive, but it’s the only practical option in much of the world. The best coffee is selectively harvested, which means only ripe beans...

Finca La Pastora is located in Santa Maria de Dota region of Tarrazu. The farm has been in the same family for over 60 years. The owner Minor Esquival Picado. Minor is fanatical about ripeness of fruit for his coffee. Only picking the Sangre de Toro (Bulls blood) colored cherries. The fruit is then transported to his micro Beneficio La Pastora, and processed only removing the skin of the cherry keeping all of honey intact on the parchment. The honeyed parchment...

My friend Sergio Astua Quesada kept me very busy . After visiting my good friend Martin Ureña, owner of the farm “Finca La Chumeca”, we went over his coffee tasting lab. where he teached the beautiful art of tasting coffee. The young talent man that you see tasting coffee is Juan Umaña Cascante.      The art of tasting coffee. Among others were: Andrés Navarro(Mr. Q) Roylin Monge,  Andrés Quesada Vargas and Juancito Umañas....

This beautiful coffee bean is the one responsable to create the Perfect Crema, Body and  Heart. The three components for a perfect espresso   [video width="848" height="480" mp4="https://ilcaffeus.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/WhatsApp-Video-2018-10-28-at-14.24.15.mp4"][/video]...