Wild Gift WrapA holiday blend in a special gift bag! It's called Wild Gift Wrap and the bag is colorful, fun, and you can write on the back in the "To" and "From" section, no need for a tag or a card. The blend is a nice balance of fruit, chocolate, and spice - perfect for coffee aficionados and novices alike. If you like, add a note for us to fill in the to and from by hand and have it shipped to your loved ones!!! Happy Holidays!
El Salvador, El AguilaThis coffee is a Pacamara natural from El Salvador. It's produced by Ricardo Ariz, whose farm El Aguila, is in the region of Apaneca Llamatapec. Ricardo's wife, Kate, is from Texas, so they are very excited to have their coffee roasted right here in Texas. This coffee has notes of blueberry, pomegranate, and citrus. Enjoy!!!
El Salvador, El Aguila
|producer:||Ricardo Ariz||altitude:||1575 meters|
|region:||Apaneca Llamatapec, El Salvador||processing method:||Natural|
|tasting notes:||Blueberries, Pomegranate, Citrus||harvest date:||March 2018|
Mexico, ChiapasThis coffee is a regional select coffee from the Triunfo Verde Co-op in Mexico. This Co-op is located in the El Triunfo Biosphere Reserve, where all the coffee is shade grown. It's a washed Bourbon, Caturra, and Typica and has notes of chocolate, hazelnut, and apple. A real crowd pleaser. Enjoy!!!
|region:||Chiapas, Mexico||processing method:||Washed|
|tasting notes:||Chocolate, Hazelnut, Apple||harvest date:||February 2018|
|varietal:||Caturra, Bourbon, Typica|
Ethiopia, Guji NaturalThis coffee comes from the Kayon Mountain Farm in the Oromia region of Ethiopia. Guji is the "zone" where the farm is located and also the name of the people who live in it. The Kayon Mountain farm is comprised of multiple families that have been growing coffee together for 30 years. This wild varietal blend boasts tons of berry fruit and citrus which this region is so well known for.
Ethiopia, Guji Natural
|region:||Guji, Ethiopia||processing method:||Natural|
|tasting notes:||Berries, Citrus, Hibiscus||harvest date:||January 2018|
Guatemala, FraijanesThis coffee comes from a small producer in the region of Fraijanes Guatemala. The coffee is then purchased in parchment and finished by our friends at San Miguel Coffees near Antigua Guatemala. San Miguel is a state of the art facility that is improving quality of Guatemalan coffees through slower drying, careful sorting and processing. This is a coffee our green buyer discovered on a trip earlier this year and we're excited to build this new relationship. In this coffee we get Apricot and soft sweet lemon. Enjoy!!!
|region:||Fraijanes, Guatemala||processing method:||Washed|
|tasting notes:||Apricot, Lemon, Sweet||harvest date:||February 2018|
Colombia, El Tambo SelectThis coffee comes from the micro region of El Tambo in Cauca, Colombia. It's brought to us by ASMUCAFE. This is an organization of women farmers and landowners whose mission is to improve their families' quality of life through coffee farming, and to contribute positively to their community by working together, sharing resources, knowledge, and support. This coffee has an unusual "double" fermentation process, resulting in a sweet, clean cup with floral and orange blossom notes. Enjoy!
Colombia, El Tambo Select
|region:||El Tambo, Cauca||processing method:||Washed|
|tasting notes:||Orange blossom||harvest date:||November - December 2017|
|varietal:||Colombia, Caturra, Castillo|
Decaf, Huila Colombia – Sugar Cane processThis is a Washed coffee from Huila, Colombia that is decaffeinated using Ethel Acetate from sugar cane. EA is an organic compound found in sugar cane processing and is the most common ester in wine. This coffee has great sweetness, Meyer lemon acidity and dark cherry.
Huila, Colombia - Decaf
|region:||Huila||processing method:||Washed then Sugar Cane (EA) Decaf|
|tasting notes:||Sweet lemon, dark cherry||harvest date:||June - July 2106|
Cascara, El SalvadorWe're very excited to finally have some Cascara in house! Cascara is the skin of the coffee cherry, dried, sorted and cleaned and ready for brewing much like tea. This Cascara comes from legendary female coffee producer Aida Batlle. Aida is a long time friend of ours and has been producing coffee most of her life in El Salvador and more recently assisting other producers world wide. To brew the cascara steep 16 grams in 16 oz boiling water for 8 min. The result is a caffeinated tea like beverage with notes of cherry, cider and caramel. Enjoy!
|Dose:||18 grams, 16 oz water|
Rude BoyWith its feet firmly planted in the present, Rude Boy keeps one eye on the past. Muted acidity, chocolate, and lots of bass notes keep the rhythm swinging, while a heavy body keeps things grounded. Old school, but not old fashioned. Rude Boy is currently comprised of our Brazil and Colombia offerings.
Recommended Espresso Parameters
|Dose:||19 grams in, 30 grams out|
Recommended Espresso Parameters
|Dose:||20 grams in, 34 grams out|