Third time - and what a Charm!

Wow, where has the time gone?

Yep, one of the joys of having your own blog is that life sometimes gets in the way.  Between being increasingly buried at work, planning for a summer vacation, and the many other daily impediments of life, I’ve only managed to post once in the last couple of months.  Eek!

Well, we’re back after that short hiatus.  And we’re still drinking plenty of decaffeinated coffee.

When we last checked in, we had just reviewed several outstanding decaffeinated coffee roasts from a wonderful Calgary roaster, Blue Spruce Decaffeinated Coffee Company. We absolutely loved both their Mexican Organic Decaf as well as their Thai Organic Decaf.  But, there was one more coffee left for us to taste and review – their Decaf Espresso.

Would their third roast be just as good as the first two?

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Second Verse, as Good as the First?

Regular readers of this blog have already learned about the delightful Mexican Organic Decaf (SWP) that we recently reviewed from Blue Spruce Decaf Coffee Company.  It was an amazing, refreshing decaffeinated coffee experience that we wholeheartedly recommend.

While many roasters would be content to stop with one outstanding decaffeinated coffee, the people at Blue Spruce Decaf wanted more.  They wanted to produce a series of outstanding decaffeinated coffees that decaf drinkers could enjoy. 

After quickly making our way through our first pound of coffee from Blue Spruce Decaf, we were almost giddy with anticipation of another outstanding decaffeinated coffee experience.  The primary question for us was which decaf should we open next?  Would it be their Thai Organic Decaf?  Or should we go with their Organic Decaf Espresso?

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The Greatest Decaf to Hit the Market?

On a cold, January morning we received an email that could best be described as intriguing.  Its subject screamed “Review the Greatest New Decaf to Hit the Market. “  It was from a new producer of decaffeinated coffees, the Blue Spruce Decaffeinated Coffee Co.  According to their website, they aspired to “produce the world’s finest decaf coffee.”

Hmmm, color me intrigued. Would the confidence found in this email translate into their decaf coffee?  Would this be the “greatest new decaf to hit the market”? 

After all, that’s quite the lofty goal, particularly given the many outstanding decaffeinated coffees that we’ve already sampled during this project.  And while I had no doubt that this new roaster was going to be producing a very good – even excellent – decaffeinated coffee, would it be “the greatest”?

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