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Fat Nancys coffee competition

gon·zo adj. Slang  2. (Communication Arts / Journalism & Publishing) (of journalism) explicitly including the writer’s feelings at the time of witnessing the events or undergoing the experiences written about. A few years ago, The Rum Diary by Hunter S. Thompson has been made into a film with the help of Mr Johnny Depp, and, being a fan of both Mr Thompson and Mr Depp, Fat Nancy decided on a foray into some coffee related Gonzo Journalism. So, entered into the UK Coffee in Good Spirits competition – How hard can it be? I mean, I roast the coffee, I taste the coffee, Fat Nance has an unhealthy penchant for booze – all things that qualify her for being the next UK Coffee in Good Spirits champion or C.I.G.S. for short. Err…. well …. no – maybe these guys just aren’t ready for the infamous ‘Beanacolada’ just yet. Well, she thought she was in with a good chance; Fat Nancy settled on a single origin espresso made from a Guatemala Cobahue coffee, giving a sweet, complex espresso …