Arrived late Sept 2018, new crop coffee in Grainpro. First new crop Peru of the season and a repeat selection from past seasons. Clean with well structured body. Ripe berry, grape, tropical flavors.
Arrived early October. Aromas of cherry and vanilla - clean and fruity but not overpowering. Flavors of cherry cordial, cola and clove. Smooth, clean finish and easy cupping. A significant and complex fruit penetration without being overwhelming. A refined and clean Ethiopia Natural.
Latest arrival October 2018, new crop. This is grade 1, and an especially well sorted lot. This lovely example of Yrgacheffe is floral and has chocolate mouthfeel. Just about zero defects in this coffee to extreme sorting which is time consuming and costly but worth the results. Read the full details.
Arrived first of October 2018, new crop in Ecotact protective bags, unusual for a Supremo, but indicative of the intent to preserve the coffee's quality. Savory style with citrus and stone fruit flavors.
Arrived mid-September, new crop. Sweetly floral with significant jasmine and honey flavors.
Arrived mid-September, new crop. Very nicely balanced combination of floral and fruity with hints of malabar pepper.
Arrived early September 2018, new crop. Strong, distinct flavors of toasted almond, rosewater, green pea, rye and graham crackers.
Arrived mid-September 2018, new crop in grainpro. A deep, earthy and highly complex profile with sweet, tropical and blueberry flavors.
Latest arrival September 2018 in Grainpro, a direct trade coffee. We had been trying to acquire coffee from this world reknown Falla family farm for many years and finally have developed an ongoing relationship. One of the top genuine Antigua farms with reliably terrific coffee.
Arrived early September 2018, new crop Kenya from a new washing station. Aromas of cola and black cherry. Buttery, unctuous, and smooth
Arrived early September 2018, new crop Kenya from a new washing station. A very complex, sophisticated cup profile with flavors of stone fruits and black currant.
Arrived early September in vacuum sealed boxes, new crop coffee. Layers of flavor; an unctuous, chewy cup.
Arrived August 2018. Finca Santa Barbara Supremo is hard to get and this year we had a window of opportunity to pick some up. Santa Barbara runs a particularly high quality farm that controls all aspects of growing and processing. They have a fully modern wetmill and drymill and keep their focus on every aspect of quality control. The result is an especially good, clean and sweet coffee at a very fair price.
New crop coffee, direct trade; beautiful, very high grown microlot. Both grown and milled by Hector Bonilla, who owns the Don Mayo micro mill and has a few of Tarrazu's most prized coffee properties. His coffee, from this same farm, won 1st place in CoE in 2009. We have been buying this Don Mayo coffee for several years and it has a loyal following.
Arrived early August, new crop in Grain-Pro. This is the first time we have offered coffee from Finca Cedral, in Dota, Tarrazu. The owner of the farm, Roger Urena Hidalgo, also owns the wetmill where the coffee was processed, Santa Teresa 2000. Flavors of fig jam and red apple. A buttery smooth body and lemon acidity. An extremely well balanced cup with acidity and body in ideal proportion.
Arrived mid-August, new crop coffee. A mouth coating cup with mild to medium fruit intensity. Flavors of strawberry, honey, brown sugar, guava and peanuts with an almond aroma.
Arrived early August in Grain-Pro, new crop coffee. This is our first time offering coffee from the Chelelektu Washing Station. We were impressed by this coffee in a recent blind cupping, as it presented unusual spice notes.
Arrived July in the US in grainpro, new crop coffee. 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.
Latest arrival July 2018, new crop coffee. 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.
Arrived June 2018 in grainpro. The Kibingo Washing Station is located at almost 1900 meters in Kayanza Province near the Rwanda border. Several Cup of Excellence winners have been processed at this washing station including this year's first place. Excellent value.
Arrived early June, new crop in grainpro. El Sendero is a 1900 meter washed coffee from the highly mountainous Huehuetenango region of Guatemala where some of the country 's best coffee are currently coming from. Sweet sugar cane aroma. Complex well balanced dark fruit as well as molasses. A delicious cup and vibrant new crop.
2018 crop arrived late June 2018 in canvas bags lined with grainpro. The top preparation of coffee from Yemen. This coffee is prepared by culling together only the ripest, red fruit and air drying the cherry in a specially constructed pyramid system. The result is sweet cupping, fruity and floral flavors with the "one off" character that comes just from here. Typically the cherries are heirloom, often unknown varietals and frequently there is no real selection process. But with this coffee and its preparation selection and processing is taken to an extreme with notable results.
Arrived April 2018, new crop coffee and a first time offering. Grown at 1800 meters in Huila and from a single small farm. The microlot was only 7 bags produced of which we were able to secure four so supply very limited. A brothy, savory umami experience.
Latest arrival July 2018, new crop in Grainpro - A perennial favorite with a big following.
New crop arrived April 2018 in GrainPro. Tiny lot from Antioquia has an exotic flavor profile for the area offering tastes orange rind, blackberry jam, gooseberry, rhubarb. Repeat of a favorite from last year. Pleased to have it back again.
Latest arrival mid January 2018. Mild, sweet cupping, lightly acidic.