Arrived December 2020, grainpro. The final coffee of the season selected from our trip to Ethiopia about a year ago. This, another excellent and fruit filled Natural showing blackberry jam. Clean, vibrant.
Arrived late Fall 2020 as new crop but first time offer this season. 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.
Arrived mid January 2021, in Ecotact lined bags, first new crop of the season 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.
Arrived November 2020 in grainpro. 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.
Arrived January 2021, most recent crop arrival November 2020. Clean cupping sweet Supremo. Brightly acidic, medium body, smooth. Great as standalone, light or dark roast or as a blend component.
2020 latest crop arrived to us early October in vacuum packaging. 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.
Arrived December 2020 in Grainpro. A very solid Kenya with concentrated flavors of raspberry, blackberry, and tropical fruits. Also notes peach, apricot, and nectarine.
New crop arrived October 2020 in GrainPro. Flavors of dried apricot, apple pie,. Full bodied, balanced, sweet, clean, layered and elegant.
Arrived late October 2020 in grainpro bags, new crop. This lot of washed Geisha is from Lerida's Esplendorosa farm in Jaramillo, at the edge of Boquete, alongside many famous names in Geisha coffee production. Lerida is often a top competitor. Lots of clean jasmine and honeysuckle. Body is delicate.
Arrived October 2020, new crop in grainpro. 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.
Arrived late September 2020, new crop, in grainpro, but offered for the first time mid November. 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.
Arrived September 2020, new crop, in grainpro. Very fairly priced Geisha, especially for the quality. Citrusy and floral with jasmine and bergamot. Nice delicate acidity and liveliness.
Arrived early September 2020 in vacuum-sealed packages. This is a direct import and our top Kenya pick of the season. 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.
Arrived late August 2020, new crop, in grainpro. 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
New crop arrived end August 2020 in Grainpro. 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.
Arrived end August 2020, new crop in grainpro. 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.
Arrived second half July 2020, new crop. Full natural process Pacamara. Intense flavors of brown sugar and dried fruit, with aromas of honey, mango and pineapple.
Arrived June 2020, new crop and in grainpro. This was one of our favorite coffees from a January tour of Ethiopia where many coffees were cupped. Most of the favored washed Guji coffees outranked Yirgacheffes quite noticeably. The Anasora washing station processes both washed and natural, with a keen eye toward detail, which shows in the cup.
New crop arrived June 2020 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 April, 2020, new crop, in grainpro. Microlot of Red & Yellow Caturra from producer in Pinchicha in the northern part of Ecuador. in
Arrived May 2020, new crop in Grainpro - A perennial favorite with a big following.
Arrived May 2020 in grainpro, new crop. 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.
Arrived beginning March 2020, new crop and in grainpro. Multi-year award winning coffee had set the international price record in 2006. An excellent coffee with pedigree at an everyday price. Great base for espresso or stand-alone single origin. Lots of depth and character.
Latest arrival May 2020 in grainpro. Always a top selection, this APU is Cenfrocafe's top grade and highest scoring coffee. Fair Trade and OCIA certified organic. An excellent value.
Arrived in vacuum packaging this past October. Current crop and our first time offering it this season. Las Brujas Geisha Natural from Kotowa Farms in Boquete is always a standout coffee. Elegant, jasmine aromas with tropical fruit and lime flavors. Mandarin orange, honeysuckle, tropical fruit and florals.