Michael Kalus

Michael Kalus

Vancouver, BC
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May 17, 2021

Coffee Chronicles 017

Coffee Chronicles 017

"Official" tasting notes and background information. The BeansOnce again, my smell seems to not pick anything up. I did get some sour, almost acidic notes off of it, but I think this may

May 16, 2021

Coffee Chronicles 016

Coffee Chronicles 016

"Official" tasting notes and background information. The BeansSmall beans, hinting at higher elevation or dryness. I am getting only the slightest hint of coffee off of it. Brewing Method AeroPressI am following James

May 15, 2021

Coffee Chronicles 015

Coffee Chronicles 015

"Official" tasting notes and background information. The BeansI am getting a "clean" smell off of the beans, with a hint of sweetness. They are small, so I am once again guessing higher elevation.

May 14, 2021

Coffee Chronicles 014

Coffee Chronicles 014

"Official" tasting notes and background information. The BeansA sweet and sour smell comes off of them, while the beans themselves look like they're made of milk chocolate with a consistent colour and texture.

May 13, 2021

Coffee Chronicles 013

Coffee Chronicles 013

"Official" tasting notes and background information. The BeansI get a sweetness off of the smell of the beans, with some berry I can't quite identify it smells delicious though. Interestingly enough, the beans

May 12, 2021

Coffee Chronicles 012

Coffee Chronicles 012

"Official" tasting notes and background information. The BeansI am not really getting any distinct smell off of the beans. The beans themselves are small, hinting at being grown at a higher elevation. Brewing

May 11, 2021

Coffee Chronicles 011

Coffee Chronicles 011

"Official" tasting notes and background information. The BeansI am getting hit with a lot of fruit and flower flavours as I smell the beans. It is a very interesting experience, almost overwhelming. The

May 10, 2021

Coffee Chronicles 010

Coffee Chronicles 010

"Official" tasting notes and background information. The BeansI am getting a weird chemical whiff off of it. My first instinct is to say "Caramel", with some acidity and sweetness coming through after. The

May 9, 2021

Coffee Chronicles 009

Coffee Chronicles 009

"Official" tasting notes and background information. The BeansI get very little off of the beans themselves. Mostly an acidic nose and that's about it. After yesterday's this is a bit of a letdown.

May 8, 2021

Coffee Chronicles 008

Coffee Chronicles 008

"Official" tasting notes and background information. The BeansOpening the bag, I do get a hint of sweetness with some "heft". Looking at the beans they are surprisingly uniform and are the colour of

May 7, 2021

Coffee Chronicles 007

Coffee Chronicles 007

"Official" tasting notes and background information. The BeansThe dominant nose on the beans is acidic, which was not what I was actually expecting, there is a bit of sweetness coming through as well,

May 6, 2021

Coffee Chronicles 006

Coffee Chronicles 006

"Official" tasting notes and background information. The BeansLike yesterday, I get a whiff of sweetness with some chocolate off of the open bag. Brewing Method AeroPressI am following James Hoffman's "The Ultimate AeroPress