Nicaragua Idealista

17 Nov

Finca Idealista is the epicenter of a group of farms in Matagalpa and Jinotega who have been innovators in direct trade of micro-lots of specialty coffee. The farm, serves as the focal point for both financial and agricultural experiments, such as a live museum of coffee varietals.

Region: Jinotega
Harvest: 2014
Processing: Washed
Varietal: Paca

Tasting Notes: creamy, rich cocoa, floral

Add to Cart

$13/12 oz

Guatemala Los Volcanes

17 Nov

Los Volcanes is drawn from the best of smallholder farms to be found throughout the Antigua region, including Cuidad Vieja and the volcanic Valley. Unique soil content and strict, careful processing yield an especially refined example of Guatemalan coffee.

Region: Antigua
Harvest: 2014
Processing: Washed
Varietals: Bourbon, Typica

Tasting Notes: syrupy, orange and honey

Add to Cart

$13/12 oz

Bali Blue Moon

14 Nov

On the volcanic plateau of the Kintanami Highlands, coffee grows beneath orange and tangerine trees. Use of chemical fertilizers or pesticides are prohibited on Bali. The farms are Rainforest Alliance Certified and operate under Subak Abian, a traditional cooperative structure.

Region: Kintanami
Harvest: 2014
Processing: Washed
Varietals: bourbon, typica

Tasting Notes: baker’s chocolate, syrupy, hints of cedar

Add to Cart

$13/12 oz

Nicaragua Miraflor

29 Oct

Don Manuel and Jessenia grow coffee on their farm alongside other produce. In an usual step for small farms such as Miraflor, they briefly dry their coffee on raised before bringing them to the mill for final processing. This enables them to submit uniquely defect-free batches.

Region: Jinotega
Harvest: 2014
Processing: Washed
Varietals: Caturra, Catuai

Tasting Notes: ripe fruit, citric, rich and buttery

Add to Cart

$13/12 oz

Costa Rica Don Miguel Natural Process

20 Oct

After inheriting his farm, Jose Angel Diaz named it after his father, who also taught him everything he knows about cultivating coffee. In Tarrazu’s Acosta province, Diaz has experimented with rare varietals and with natural processing in which the fruit is left on during drying.

Region: Tarrazu
Harvest: 2014
Processing: Natural
Varietal: Caturra

Tasting Notes: watermelon, strawberry, juicy

Add to Cart

$14/12 oz

Sulawesi Sapan Minanga

26 Sep

Sapan Minanga, a subregion of Tana Toraja, produces only about 60,000 bags worth of coffee per harvest. Wet-hulling, known locally as giling basah, is a method developed in Indonesia that blends elements of dry and washed processing, which reduces acidity and increases body.

Region: Tana Toraja
Harvest: 2014
Processing: Wet Hulled
Varietal: Catimor

chocolate, berry, buttery, white grape

Add to Cart

$13/12 oz

Ethiopia Yirgacheffe Kochere

5 Aug

This coffee is from the best of the small farms near the town of Kochere, high above the valleys of central Yirgacheffe. The southern highlands of Ethiopia provide a fertile loamy soil for growing coffee and each subregion presents its own unique flavors and complexity. This lot undergoes additional sorting to remove virtually all defective beans.

Havest: 2014
Processing: Washed
Varietals: heritage

Tasting Notes: citrus, dark chocolate, cinnamon

Add to Cart

$13/12 oz

DECAF Ethiopia Sidamo

8 Sep

Careful dry processing of this coffee with the fruit still attached allows the fermentation of the cherry to impart a slightly fruity essence to the beans, adding a layer of complexity to the cup, while preserving its silky body. Decaffeinated using a water process to preserve flavor.

Tasting Notes: floral, mild cherry, creamy finish

Add to Cart

$12/12 oz

India Pambadampara Estate

12 Aug

This coffee is from Pambadampara Estate in Kerala, Travancore, bordering the Periyar Tiger Reserve. The Rainforest Alliance certified farm has coffee trees interspersed with native plants and has been repeatedly recognized for producing the top coffee lots to come out of India.

Region: Kerala
Harvest: 2014
Processing: Washed
Varietal: SLN9

Tasting Notes: syrupy, nutty, hint of raw honey

Add to Cart

$13/12 oz

 

Ethiopia Sidamo Ardi

2 Jun
Coffee Drying Beds

Coffee drying beds in Michicha, Ethiopia

This coffee comes from a group of smallholder farms in the Guji subregion of Sidamo. Whole coffee cherries are carefully sun dried, allowing the fruit to slightly ferment. This adds a depth and complexity to this creamy cup of coffee.

Subregion: Guji
Harvest: 2014
Processing: Natural, unwashed
Varietals: Sidama

Add to Cart

$13/12 oz

Ethiopia Worka Natural

20 Oct

The WORKA cooperative is made up of 305 smallholder farms near Worka, Gedeb in the Gedeo Zone. It is one of 24 small coops that operate under the umbrella of the Yirgacheffe Coffee Farmers Cooperative Union, which helps purchase equipment and oversee tree management efforts.

Region: Yirgacheffe
Harvest: 2014
Processing: Natural
Varietals: heirloom

Tasting Notes: strawberry. green apple, peach