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Single Origins of the week 17th February

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For espresso we have the Nicaragua Las Segovis, this is a Catuai & Bourbon blend that is fully washed. The varietals give an interesting flavour profile. It has a rich, syrupy, molasses body with a hint of orange. Our second espresso option is the Ethiopia Mustefa. This is a natural heirloom variety from the western province of Dijimmah and is silky and elegant with caramel sweetness and peach blossom aroma. For Filter we have the Ethiopia Karote, its a natural process coffee from from the Eastern region of Sidamo. It is sweet and syrupy with notes of stone fruit and...

Single Origins of the week 10th February

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This week we have the following amazing offers. For espresso, from the western Ghats region of south India we have Lingapur Estate. This farm grows a variety called Jember which is a Scott Laboratory sub variety of Typica. It is grown at 1000m and hand picked and fully washed which results in a citric and floral aroma and rich chocolate body. Our 2nd espresso roast is the very delicious El Salvador Santa Maria. The farm is run by the 5th and 6th generation of coffee farmers from the Aguilar family. It is a fully washed Bourbon, and has strong, syrupy...

This Weeks Single Origins – 21/01/14

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This week we have a natural processed bourbon from El Salvador. This is the first time we have had a natural from El Salvador so we are all pretty excited. The Emilio Lopez has a silky, lushious body with notes of blueberry. We also have a washed coffee from Nicaragua, Las Segovis. Grown on extremely steep slopes and in loose soil, the plantation is a challange for all involved. The flavour is rich and syrupy with notes of molasses and burnt orange. Our filter roast is the Colombian La Tribuna from Colombia's Tolima region, with its delicate floral and butter and berries,...

This Weeks Single Origins – 13/01/14

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This week we are proud to bring to you this very special line up of centrals. Costa Rica El Chayote Region: Alajuela Farm: Sin Limites Estate Owner: Jaime Cardenas Altitude: 1500 to 1600 Meters above sea level Variety: Villa Sarchi Processing: Honey Sweet and fruity with pleasant citric acidity and chocolate in the finish. Sin Limites estate is owner by Jaime CAdenas and his wife Maribel Barrantes. It is nestled on 7 Hectares in Lourdes de Naranjo in the Alajuela micro region of Costa Ricas West valley. They have their own Micro mill on the farm where they produce both...

This Weeks Single Origins – 16/12/13

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This week we have some new greens in the roastery in the form of the rich and choclatey Indian Lingapur Estate with its floral aroma and the Costa Rica El Chayote which is more sweet and fruity with slight chocolate note in the finish. Both of these are roasted for espresso and as usual its first in first served.

Monday 18th November, New Coffees

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Hi All, I'm very excited as this week we have the first of the coffee I bought on this years trip to Brazil. Hacienda Santa Quiteria was a great farm at the end of a city street. It was quiet surreal as there was no long drive on a dirt road to get there, it was just like turning into somebodys driveway. This is the first of the coffee we bought from them an it is full and nutty with hints of fresh tobacco leaves.  We also have an exciting Guatemalan that we have been working on, its a blend but I...

This weeks single origins - Oct 14-20

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Welcome on and all to another week of fantastic coffee, This week we have the amazing El Salvador Miravalle COE Lot #12 available as both espresso and filter. For those of you with more affordable tastes, we also have the Kenya Sasini roasted for Espresso.    El Salvador Miravalle Cup of Excellence Lot #12 Region: Santa Ana Variety: Bourbon, Pacas, Kenya Processing: Washed Altitude: 1,650 metres above sea level Owner: Jaime Ernesto Riera Menendez Score: 86.33 Red apple, tangerine, and toffee with a juicy mouthfeel and lingering finish. Finca Miravalle is located on the Ilamatec Mountain Range on the fertile...

Coffee Encounters Book

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Let us take you on a journey to exotic countries where tourists never visit and tell you the untold stories about coffee farmers and pickers – the human side of coffee. Let us tell you the story of the whole coffee industry in Australia – from the first coffee growing in the early 1820s to the successful plantations of today. The stories of the Australian roasters who source their beans from origin and are helping to change the lives of people in developing countries through their efforts at sustainability. Get involved through our stunning photographic journey from Sulawesi to Sumatra,...

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