New crop arrived August 2017, a directly imported coffee. This AA is from the Kianjiru factory and has flavors of tobacco, lime, and tart fruit. This is one of our top picks from Kenya this season.. It has an exotic though not extreme flavor profile that makes it very approachable and enjoyable. Complex and layered. Really nice cup for the price.
New crop arrived August 2017. Winner of the Kona Coffee Festival's Coffee Crown Competition and now an unprecedented 4 time winner of this award. Very limited this year. Each season this coffee seems a little fruitier and brighter.
Arrived in vacuum packaging in August 2017, new crop. Finca Kilimanjaro is a renowned farm owned by Aide Batlle that we are very excited to have a direct trade relationship with. Custom processed to order, this coffee is an excellent example of the extraordinary work and attention put into producing this world famous coffee. Traditional process is super clean and sweet.
Arrived August 2017 new crop and in grainpro. From the notable Coopedota cooperative in rugged, high elevation Tarrazu this all purpose coffee is from area farms. This is a very impressive lot for the price with a combination of nuttiness and sweet baking flavors. Very clean with a silky finish. Solid solo choice for all roast levels or to add clean brightness to blends.
Arrived August 2017, remainder from 2016 crop but has been in grainpro and cupping well. From the Kayanza Province this coffee from Burundi has a nice, earthy body with a smooth, long finish.
First arrival of new crop in late June. Very fairly priced Guat SHB from Huehuetenango region, the very mountainous and somewhat cooler area in the far west of Guatemala. Partial proceeds from this coffee are used to fund a clinic in the area. The coffee is clean and bright with citric acidity.
Arrived in July 2017 in grainpro fresh from Bolivia. AAA grade, largest bean size with 16/17 screen size. We are happy to have secured this as Bolivian coffees are becoming increasingly hard to procure. Heavy aroma, low acidity, milk chocolate sweetness.
A fan favorite back for another year. Old growth Hawaiian Typica, mostly originating from Guatemala, is processed in the manner of Kenya wet method with a double soak. This international collaboration of seed and processing results in a clean, smooth bodied cup with lively, fruity flavors and a long, winey finish.
Arrived June 2017 in GrainPro. Tiny 3 bag nano-lot from Antioquia has an exotic flavor profile for the area offering tastes orange rind, blackberry jam, gooseberry, rhubarb.
Arrived new crop June 2017 in GrainPro bags. Beatufilly fruit filled, notably blueberry and strawberry in an especially clean, well prepared grade 1 natural. The clean preparation allows for the delicious, underlying coffee flavors to come through and are enhanced by natural processing. Significant fruit intensity. Excellent, well priced cup.
New crop has arrived mid June 2017 - Limited coffee production - A perennial favorite with a big following.
Arrived late May 2017 in grainpro and a first offering. Ecuador is an undiscovered gem for specialty coffee and the country is beginning to mature. There are great natural conditions for coffee including a position on the equator, extremely high elevations, proper varietal selection and producers intent on making a mark on the world of specialty coffee. This is a fairly priced coffee from Pinchicha in the north that shows pedigree with a lively, transparent cup.
Arrived late May 2017, new crop, in grainpro. Pearl shaped peaberries roast evenly in drum roasters. Exotic spice flavors like black pepper and cumin combine with lemon acidity. A really interesting cup from the south side of the Big Island of Hawaii.
Arrived mid May 2017, new crop and freshly milled. One of a handful of Kona farms that are certified organic. Fancy Grade was our top pick. Limited supply. Vibrant green beans with clean, juicy moutfeel. A favored Kona we have carried in prior years and an excellent example.
Arrived May 2017. This is a really nice organic lot from the Tolima region of Colombia. Pronounced citrus and floral notes, elegant finish, smooth and sweet.
First offering from Ecuador is a high grown coffee from Finca La Papaya in the Southern part of the country in mountainous Loja Province. Bold, smooth and slightly spicy flavors. This is 2100 meter Typica that grows concentrated due to its elevation. A much sought after coffee from a country with small production and great potential.
New crop arrived May 2017. Santo Domingo is a genuine Guatemala Antigua coffee grown by a collective a 15 to 20 small area farms, combined and centrally processed by the traditional fully washed method and sun dried as conditions permit. The coffee trees are shade grown Bourbon and Caturra varietals. An excellent value for a top SHB coffee which can be used unblended or as a blend base.
New crop arrived December 2016. This is a very high grown Caturra varietal from the Narino region of Colombia won at auction in August 2016. Caramel, chocolate with pleasant acidity and silky mouthfeel.
Arrived March 2017. This coffee is an excellent deal being from the farm that won the highest score ever received at a Cup of Excellence competition! From the Minas Gerais region of Brazil, this is a full natural Catuai varietal. Dark fruits, green apple, creamy and juicy.
Arrived March 2017 in grainpro. Last year was 94 points in Coffee Review and one of their year's top selections. This natural coffee is round and layered with tropical fruit background notes. Good component choice for traditional espresso blends. Higher citric acidity, fruit and chocolate notes, and more sweetness which will produce complex cups and espresso.
Typica varietal used in PNG originated from Jamaica Blue Mountain and family connection is unmistakable. An especially nice lot. Smokey, hickory notes, with refined sweetness.
Latest arrival April 2017 in grainpro. Fairly high elevation for Brazil at 4000 feet. Natural process and a mix of Yellow Catuai and Mundo Novo. Large screen 17/18, sourced from a family owned estate in the Minas Gerais. Chocolatey smooth, earthy, satisfying Brazil natural is an excellent candidate for espresso blends.
Newest arrival May 2017. This Supremo, the largest size sort from Colombia, is from the Medellin region. Clean and bright. Durable beans.
Arrived February 2017 from the Sara Ate Cooperative in the Aceh region of Sumatra. Earthy, nutty and smooth.
Arrived September 2016 in grainpro and being offered for the first time. Yellow Bourbon varietal from multi award winning farm and producer located in Palencio Guatemala. Very sweet, clean cup really impressed us.
Newest arrival June 2017. Peru is the largest producer of organic coffee in the world. Medium/heavy body and considerable acidity. Clean, well structured. Good unblended but a welcome addition to many blends requiring body and brightness.
Latest arrival late July 2017. Mild, sweet cupping, lightly acidic.