New Seasonal Blend Coffee Release: Summer Blend V1

Origin Summer Blend V1

Summer Blend 2018 Tanzania Kitamu El Salvador San Jose Ataco Uganda White Nile Flavour: Marzipan, orange marmalade, dried fruit Body: Medium, buttery Roast: Light – medium Acidity: Pleasant, apple Suitable for: Plunger, Mokapot, Espresso, Siphon Varietal(s): Bourbon N39, Kent KP 423, Pacas, Sarchimor, SL14, Catimor Processing: Wet processed Altitude: 1 250 to 1 800 metres […]

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New Coffee Release: Ethiopia Gigesa Guji and Sidamo Werka

A look at the specs of these two delicious coffees- Gigesa Guji Varietal(s):  Heirloom (Arabica) Processing:  Fully washed & dried on raised beds Altitude: 1,800 to 2,000 metres above sea level Owner: Various smallholder farmers Town: Denbi Uddo, Shakisso District Region:  Oromia, Guji Sidamo Werka Varietal(s): Heirloom (Arabica) Processing: Natural Altitude: 1 900 to 2 […]

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New Coffee Release: Kenya Ndundu AB

Kenya Ndundu AB

As some of you may already know Kenya is on the top of my coffee origin list. It seems common to have a transition of ones cup-profile preference as you evolve in your exploration of specialty coffee. My preference over the last 10 years looked a little like this- Indonesia; Guatemala; Bolivia/Ethiopia; Colombia/Kenya; Rwanda; Kenya; […]

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New Coffee Release: Rwanda Musasa Nkara

Rwanda Musasa Nkara

Rwanda Musasa Dukunde Kawa Nkara Historically this coffee has affectionately been known as Musasa. We’ve been buying from this co-op since the beginning of time (2009 if my memory serves me right). And for a good reason – it’s consistently awesome.   A look at the specs Washing Station: Nkara Varietal: 100% Red Bourbon Processing:  […]

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Seasonal Coffee Release: Winter Blend 2018

Origin Winter Blend

Winter Blend 2018 Brazil Sao Silvstre Tanzania Mbeya Uganda Sipi Falls FLAVOUR: Caramelised sugar, cherry, brown spice BODY: Medium-full, chewy ROAST: Light- Medium ACIDITY: Mellow, papaya SUITABLE FOR: Espresso, plunger, Mokapot PROCESSING: Pulped natural, fully washed VARIETALS: Various ALTITUDE: 1 250 – 2 000 masl Brazil Sao Silvestre Fazenda São Silvestre has been farmed by […]

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New Coffee Release: Brazil Fazenda Passeio

We were able to purchase two different varieties from Fazenda Passeio to taste side by side. Bourbon and Icatu. They are both Natural Processed coffees. In this style, processing flavour is generally highlighted, whereas with washed coffees genetic traits can be more easily identified. Nonetheless we wanted to know what the difference is. I was fortunate to be […]

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