Archive | barista RSS feed for this section

Coffee Beans and Sweet Things

Most days of the week smoke can be seen and tasted coming from the BV Roastery. Don’t worry, nothing’s on fire, that’s not what I was getting at. Joel, Chris, and Ed can be found most days roasting serious amounts of coffee beans in the back, while a medley of the Grateful Dead, some electronica-esque […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

Espresso – What Is That Stuff?

Have you ever ordered a latte or a cappucinno? How about a mocha? If you have, you probably know that each of these drinks is a combination of milk and espresso. But what exactly is espresso – that yummy liquid that is often mispronounced, misspelled and misunderstood?

1 Comment Continue Reading →

BV Roastery Latte Competition!

Last Friday, we held our first ever latte competition here at the Buena Vista Roastery, and what a fun night it was!

Leave a comment Continue Reading →
The set-up..

The 2010 Mountain Regional Barista Competition

On Valentines Day weekend, a few members of our BV Roastery team attended this years Mountain Regional Barista Competition in Loveland, Colorado. None of us competed (next year, baby!), but we had a really great time, and were totally blown away by the quality of baristas that we saw there.

Leave a comment Continue Reading →

Latte Art: 6 Steps

Latte Art: 6 Steps Making a proper espresso with the right color and amount of crema can be difficult; latte art can be even more so. Here are some steps given in a Wikihow post to make great latte art. YouTube has a thousand videos of making all sorts of variations to the latte. My […]

Leave a comment Continue Reading →