John_Manzo Senior Member Joined: 5 Aug 2005 Posts: 318 Location: Calgary Expertise: I love coffee
Espresso: Elektra Microcasa a Leva,... Grinder: Baratza Vario Vac Pot: none Drip: presspot Roaster: nada (yet)
Posted Sat May 26, 2007, 1:04pm Subject: 49th Parallel now available at Bumpy's, Calgary
Stopped in Bumpy's today for a tuna melt and owner John says "turn around," and there staring at me was a shelf of 49th Parallel beans. Epic and Organic Espresso and, from what I could see, three single origins. I assumed at first that Bumpy's had dropped Big Mountain, but no, they will offer both. Bumpy's is the first store in Alberta to stock 49th Parallel. So now in or near Calgary we can get Hines, Novo, Intelly, 49th, Vivace, and Josuma , as well as local small-batch from Big Mountain and the excellent new Mountain View Roasterie in Didsbury. Good times.
itsmagnifico Senior Member Joined: 11 Mar 2007 Posts: 27 Location: britannia beach BC Canada Expertise: Professional
Espresso: la marzocco fb70, Lenea la... Grinder: mazzer/ 2 Swift grinders Vac Pot: Cona standard Drip: fetco and FPress Roaster: diedrich ir7
Posted Tue Jun 5, 2007, 8:12am Subject: Re: 49th Parallel now available at Bumpy's, Calgary
Well I had a similar experience in NYC about 3wks ago @ Cafe Grumpy's, they are using Epic, and had two Clovers as their drip machines and a Synesto for the Espresso. For the Clover their were using Counter Culture Coffee. So if you are ever their they are in Chelsea. Cheers
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