El Salvador Monte Verde – Natural Process

23 Aug

Located 93 kilometers from the country’s capital city, also named San Salvador, Monte Verde Farm can boast of five generations of experienced coffee farming. This is the first micro lot from the farm to be sold outside El Salvador, enabling us to highlight its unique characteristics.

Region: San Salvador
Harvest: 2015
Processing: Natural
Varietals: Red & Yellow Bourbon

Tasting Notes: Sweet, syrupy, cocoa, rhubarb

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$13/12 oz

El Salvador Monte Verde

18 Aug

Located 93 kilometers from the country’s capital city, also named San Salvador, Monte Verde Farm can boast of five generations of experienced coffee farming. This is the first micro lot from the farm to be sold outside El Salvador, enabling us to highlight its unique characteristics.

Region: San Salvador
Harvest: 2015
Processing: Washed
Varietals: Red & Yellow Bourbon

Tasting Notes: cocoa, tart raspberry, quinine

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$13/12 oz

Costa Rica La Rosa

18 Aug

La Rosa comprises four farms, in the West Valley, that are members of a larger cooperative of coffee growers formed in 1960. Using their combined purchasing power, the coop has been able to set up it’s own milling facilities and buy equipment to improve both crop yield and quality.

Region: Naranjo
Harvest: 2014/15
Processing: Washed
Varietals: caturra, catuai

Tasting Notes: cocoa, lemon, almond

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$13/12 oz

Ethiopia Yirgacheffe Kochere

9 Aug

This coffee is collected from small farms near the town of Kochere, sitting on the border of Yirgacheffe and Southern Oromia. This lot, labeled YirgZ to denote zero defects, is made possible through a collaborative effort with small farms to remove all defective and irregular beans.

Subregion: Kochere
Harvest: 2015
Processing: Washed
Varietals: Heirloom

Tasting Notes: chocolate, citrus, hint of molasses

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$13/12 oz

DR Congo Butembo

22 Jun

The Soprocopiv cooperative in North Kivu was formed by a group of farmers in 2004 specifically to improve access locally to education and healthcare services. This lot is drawn from coffee processed in the village of Butembo and the beans have been certified organically grown.

Region: North Kivu
Harvest: 2014
Processing: Washed
Varietal: Bourbon

Tasting Notes: dark chocolate, caramel, cherry

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$13/12 oz

Ethiopia Harrar Mesela

21 Apr

We’ve been waiting awhile for Harrar of this caliber to become available. The dry-processed coffee from this region is one of the more unique offerings we carry, but due to economic tribulations, farms have been producing particularly poor quality for the past couple of years.

Region: Harrar
Harvest: 2015
Processing: Natural
Varietals: Heirloom

Tasting Notes: blueberry, hint of chocolate, dry white wine

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$13/12 oz

Honduras COMSA Natural

19 Jun

Cafe Organico Marcala, or COMSA, was formed in 2000 by 62 farmers who wanted to reform the way they were growing coffee. In 2001, they were certified organic by Bio Latina and in 2006, they achieved fair trade status. Their FTO premium is applied to social projects and education.

Region: Marcala
Harvest: 2014
Processing: Natural
Varietals: Typica, Catuai

Tasting Notes: lime, honey, berry

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$13/12 oz

Colombia El Ocaso

9 Dec

Finca El Ocaso is near the town of Salento and is owned by Gustavo Patino. He grows his coffee plants intermixed with native plants that are home to more than 60 species of birds. This micro lot is brought to us direct from Patino’s farm by our friends at Cafe Campesino.

Region: Quindio
Harvest: 2015
Processing: Washed
Varietals: Tabi, Castillo

Tasting Notes: savory, burnt toffee, plum

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$13/12 oz

Brazil Mogiana

15 Nov

This lot is produced by Cooperativa de Cafeicultores e Agropecuaristas (COCAPEC), founded in 1985. Its 2000 smallholder members have access to the cooperative’s technical support department, which helps growers prepare the harvest consistently and to ensure a high quality product.

Region: São Paulo
Harvest: 2015
Processing: Natural
Varietals: bourbon, mondo novo

Tasting Notes: creamy, cherry notes, walnut finish

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$12/12 oz

Guatemala La Flor del Cafe

9 Aug

La Flor del Cafe lies along the Agua Dulce river as it runs through the Cuchumantes Mountains of Cuilco. The farm comprises 105 hectares of shade-grown coffee and 35 hectares of pristine rainforest. An on-site mill allows special sorts such as this Pacamara exclusive microlot.

Region: Huehuetenango
Harvest: 2015
Processing: Washed
Varietals: Pacamara

Tasting Notes: burnt toffee, tart berries, allspice

Guatemala Rosario de Fátima

9 Aug

The Sterkel family owns and operates this 64 hectare farm, producing only 500 bags per year. Traceability was provided by TG-LAB, a Guatemala-based company that documents where coffee comes from while enabling farmers to better access markets and fetch higher prices.

Region: Alta Verapaz
Harvest: 2015
Processing: Washed
Varietal: Caturra

Tasting Notes: blood orange, nut butter, cinnamon

Sumatra Silimakuta

9 Aug

This coffee is grown by members of the Batak clans that populate the nothern highlands of the island. They have been growing coffee here for more than a hundred years. This lot was assembled by Tiga Raja mill based on the principles of growing organically & sourcing ethically.

Region: Simalungun
Harvest: 2014/2015
Processing: Wet hulled
Varietals: Jember, Typica, Sigararutang

Tasting Notes: bell pepper, caramel, barley, mango