The Coffee Stories. Fazenda Boa Vista Brazil x Café Demitasse SS’18

 

Welcome to Brazil!

From Fazenda Boa Vista, Brazil  to Los Angeles, CA. 9,811 km

A feather in Brazil’s hat.

IN Los Angeles, I sit on a bench in Santa Monica. The sky is blue with a visible quarter moon. The sky is blue with a puff of a cloud hovering like a speech balloon. The skies are blue over a field of of rye before its applied to a mash for bourbon.  

I take a sip. I close my eyes and I imagine. I imagine I might become drunk off these Brazilian winds that dismantle its spice into fragments that whisk away to me. A pear tree sits far off but not too far from a kitchen where a reduction of an abate fetel pear has me intoxicated, as if its the laughing gas.

I am thinking of bourbon – husky, low and deep. I am thinking of a sweet juicy pear with an accent of an herb, rimmed around a glass, spritz in the air before me.

I am drinking what I imagine. Bourbon, husky, low and deep. Ripened pear, bathed in an herbal mist, mint, dripped in honey.  I am wondering, ‘is this drink of age?’  Yes. And, it’s innocent. 

I swallow. My eyes open. Brazil, you weren’t a dream.

 

Café Demitasse x Brazil Boa Vista

 

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