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Picapau Coffee Roastery

Roaster in Rome

Picapau Coffee Roastery is a specialty coffee roaster based in Rome. Owner and head roaster Emanuele Bernabei had his first taste of specialty coffee in Brazil while working there as an IT professional. Along with his knowledge and passion for coffee, Emanuele brought back to his home city an inspiration to roast and chose the name Picapau, the Portuguese word for woodpecker.

Establishing Picapau Coffee Roastery in 2019, Emanuele took home second place in the Italian Coffee Roasting Championship in 2020.

Picapau Coffee Roastery specialty coffee roaster in Rome, Italy
Updated 18 May, 2021

Roaster information

Coffee type: only sells specialty coffee
Business type: independent, owner-operated
Established: 2019
Selling specialty since: 2019

Roasting and origin information

Packaged coffee available: whole beans, ground, capsules
Roasting profile: specific brew methods?A roasting profile for specific brew methods is when the roast is made specifically for espresso or for filter coffee. In general, a roasting profile for espresso is slightly darker than a roasting profile for filtered coffee.
A roasting profile for omni-roast is when a single roast is made for more than one brew method, such as for both espresso and filter coffee.
Picapau Coffee Roastery primarily has roasting profiles for specific brew methods.
Tasting notes: brief tasting notes?Tasting notes are a flavour guide provided by the roaster that describe the taste of the roasted coffee when brewed.
Some roasters provide descriptive tasting notes, many provide brief tasting notes such as a list of similar flavours whereas others do not provide any tasting notes.
Picapau Coffee Roastery tends to provide brief tasting notes.
Coffee estate: descriptive information?Coffee estate information is a description of the location where the green coffee beans were cultivated and the families involved.
Some roasters include detailed information of the estate, many include brief information whereas other roasters include minimal or no information.
Picapau Coffee Roastery tends to include descriptive information about the coffee estate.
Cupping score: always provided?A cupping score is a quality rating determined by assessing the characteristics of the coffee. Sensory attributes such as the coffee's aroma, flavour, sweetness, acidity, body, and more, are used to determine the score. A cupping score from 80 to 100 is considered specialty coffee.
A few roasters include the cupping score for all of their coffees, others include it for some of their coffees whereas many roasters do not include a cupping score.
Picapau Coffee Roastery tends to include cupping scores for all of their coffees.


00054 Fiumicino (RM),
Lazio, Italy
Picapau Coffee Roastery is not open to public visits.

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