New crop from Peru this season with first arrival July 2021 in grainpro. Fair Trade and OCIA certified organic coffee produced by Cooperativa Agraria Cafetalera La Florida, a large coop in the Chanchamayo Valley, the major coffee growing region of Peru. Always a good solid cup and good value.
Arrived June 2021, first new crop from Guatemala, in Grainpro. 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 mid-June, new crop coffee in Grainpro. A very viscous, bright coffee with hints of lemon and clove.
New crop arrived June 2021 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 May 2021 in grainpro, new crop that just arrived in the US. Coffee produced by a farm owned by the Kenya Coffee Research Institute and utilizing model practices. Flavors of dried fruit, black tea, black currant, honey and plum. Viscous, sweet, and juicy.
Arrived late April 2021, new crop, in grainpro. brown sugar, clove, black pepper, and caramel. Flavors of dark fruit, lemon, and baked apple.
Latest arrival May 2021. A direct trade coffee. It arrived packed in Grainpro at origin and has not been opened since its arrival. fleshy fruit notes such as apricot, nectarine, etc. Kotowas always delivers top coffee with notes of tropical fruit.
Arrived January 2021, new crop. An unusual offering of Supremo grade coffee from 5 small, artisanal producers in central Cauca near Popayan, Colombia. Supremo is the largest sorted bean size. Very versatile as a single origin and can be roasted to any darkness, Supremos are great additions to blends for the brightness and smooth body, both exemplified in this coffee, which are just a notch beneath microlots costing much more.
Latest arrival May 2021, in Ecotact lined bags, new crop from Burundi. This lovely lot of coffee comes from the TEKA Washing Station in the Kirimiro region in Burundi. It is interesting to note that this specific lot of coffee is made up of cherry from producers with very new plantations. The washing station processes about 950 tons of coffee every year.
Produced on the Mbiri farm, one of the small properties owned by Gibson Coffee. Flavors of fig, black currant, and vanilla. A uniform cup with a heavy body and mouthfeel. Peaberries are pearl shaped and produce more even roasts in drum roasters.
Fruity and sweetly floral. A coffee we have offered each of the last several seasons but in very limited quantity. Layered flavors of jasmine and hibiscus. Natural processing was very well done, making for fruit penetration that was pronounced but not overwhelming.
A perennial favorite and one of the best processed Naturals to be had. A deep, earthy and highly complex profile with sweet, tropical and blueberry flavors.
Latest arrival January 2021. A beautiful, direct trade, 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. His family also won 1st place in this year's 2020 CoE. They are always among the top coffees from Costa Rica. We have been buying this Don Mayo coffee for several years and it has a loyal following.
Very fairly priced Geisha, especially for the quality. Citrusy and floral with jasmine and bergamot. Nice delicate acidity and liveliness.
Latest arrival May 2021 in vacuum packaging. A classic, bold but elegant AA grade Kenya from Kirinyaga County. Big, juicy, complex cup with lots of body and bright acidity. Succulent, juicy mouth filling coffee with flavors of white grape, green apple and anise.
Finca El Socorro won 1st place in this year's Guatemala Cup of Excellence for a Geisha coffee but they do an outstanding job with all of the varietals they produce and process. Extremely sweet with lychee, deep flavors, juicy and vibrant. Limited
Latest arrival February 2021. This multi award winning coffee is Maracaturra varietal, a cross between Caturra and the very large Maragogipe. It is from Palencia province of Guatemala high in the mountains not terribly far from Guatemala City. In the cup it has delicate tropical fruit background notes. Complex, layered and silky smooth finish. Finca El Socorro was the first place winner in this year's Cup of Excellence for a different varietal, but does a terrific job with all the varieties they grow.
Latest arrival February 2021. Red Bourbon varietal from multi award winning farm and producer located in Palencio Guatemala. Very sweet, clean cup really impressed us. El Socorro just won 1st Place in the 2020 Guatemala Cup of Excellence for a Geisha varietal but all of the production is top quality.
Full natural process Pacamara. Intense flavors of brown sugar and dried fruit, with aromas of honey, mango and pineapple.
Latest arrival May 2021 - A perennial favorite with a big following.
Latest arrival April 2021. AA grade, we are happy to have secured this as Bolivian coffees are becoming increasingly hard to procure. Heavy aroma, low acidity, milk chocolate sweetness.