Sumatra Hasballah Mandago

5 Aug

This carefully sorted and double picked coffee is gathered from the best lots coming out of Takengon, Bener Meriah, Aceh and parts of Lintong. Mandago exporters was started more than 20 years ago by Hasballah Yunus out of a passion to introduce the world to Sumatran coffee.

Designation: Mandheling
Harvest: 2014
Processing: Wet Hulled

Tasting Notes: dark chocolate, syrupy, hint of cherry

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$12/12 oz

Colombia Asojardin

5 Aug

The Association of Asojardin, in the town of Mistrato, is made up of about 75 small producers, many of whom have been growing coffee for more than 30 years, over two generations. Asojardin is a reference to a local garden where several of the growers first planted coffee.

Region: Risaralda
Harvest: 2014
Processing: Washed
Varietals: Caturra, Castillo, Colombian

Tasting Notes: peach, raspberry, orange

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$12/12 oz

Nicaragua Las Mercedes Natural

5 Aug

Roger Mairena is an agricultural engineer with an environmental and experimental bent. He processes all the coffee right on his farm, including this very rare natural preparation that is booming with fruit notes. Only three bags of this microlot coffee were produced in 2014.

Region: Jinotega
Harvest: 2014
Processing: Full Natural
Varietals: pache, caturra, bourbon

Tasting Notes: sweet, strawberry, dark chocolate

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$15/12 oz

Ethiopia Yirgacheffe Koke

5 Aug

This coffee is from the best of the small farms near the town of Koke, 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.

Havest: 2014
Processing: Washed
Varietals: heritage

Tasting Notes: citrus, dark chocolate, cinnamon

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$12/12 oz

Kenya Thithi

13 Jul

This microlot from Thikagiki Farmers Cooperative is collected from the Thithi wet mill, which processes cherries from only a small portion of the group’s harvest. The coop is part of the Coffee Transparency project which tracks both environmental and social sustainability.

Region: Thika
Harvest: 2014
Processing: Washed
Varietals: SL28, Ruiru 11, SL32

Tasting notes: Pink grapefruit, tea, berry

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$14/12 oz

Nicaragua El Diamante

8 Sep

At 1450 meters, el Diamante is high in the mountains of Jinotega. Owned and operated by Francisco Salgado and his wife, Blanca Nieve, they produce consistently exceptional coffee, while also observing sustainable practices like preserving part of their farm as natural forest.

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

Tasting Notes: syrupy, marzipan, beet juice

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$13/12 oz

DECAF Guatemala Huehuetenango

27 Jun

The Huehuetenango region is famous for producing some of Guatemala’s finest coffees. This lot was carefully selected then decaffeinated using the Mountain Water process which doesn’t expose the beans to chemicals, but does a good job preserving their natural flavors.

Tasting Notes: sweet lemon, cocoa finish

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$12/12 oz

Brazil Cerrado

25 Sep

Cerrado is a vast tropical savanna that spreads over the Brazilian states of Goias and Minas Gerais. Although agriculture is relatively new to the region, its level terrain has lent itself to rapid development and modest mechanization. It is now a major source of coffee exports from the country.

Tasting Notes: creamy, bittersweet chocolate, nut 

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$11/12oz

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

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$13/12 oz

Panama Anselmito

5 Aug

This smallholder farm is located in Horqueta, with in view of the Baru Volcano and the city of Boquete. At an altitude of 1300-1500 meters, the trees yield dense, flavorful coffee beans. The farm, owned by the Perez Balladares family, is home to shade trees and lots of wildlife.

Region: Boquete
Harvest: 2014
Processing: Washed
Varietals: Typica, Caturra, Catuai

Tasting Notes: Caramel, Lemon, Milk Chocolate

Ethiopia Nigusse Lemma Limu

11 Jul

Located in the Deru Mountains of Limu Gennet, this family run farm processes all their coffee on site. The owner, Lemma Edeto, has 60 years of coffee-growing experience that he has passed along to his sons. It shows. This coffee won the 2014 African Taste of Harvest competition.

Region: Limu Gennet
Harvest: 2014
Processing: Natural
Varietals: indigenous varietals

Tasting Notes: strawberry, creamy, pineapple