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Brazil Dry-Process Familia Campos has bold sweetness, unique acidity, for a Brazil lot, with hints of red raspberry, cooked banana and molasses.
Sumatra Toba Batak Peaberry this year has intense sweetness, rare for a wet-hulled lot, with rhubarb pie, spiced apple cider, rindy citrus acidity, and clean, black tea-like finish.
Colombia Huila Pitalito - Guttierrez Calderon with apple, chocolate, citrus oil, and black tea, good for SO espresso.
Colombia Narino Buesaco has raw sugar sweetness, a touch of malic acidity, silky mouthfeel, and cocoa finish.
Kenya Nyeri Gaturiri AA is a complex cup with heavy body, pomello, naval orange, lemon, pineapple, mango, the list goes on; one of our top Kenya lots of the year.
Espresso Workshop #30 - Harmonic Tremor is our newest blend with restrained acidity, caramel sauce, salt water taffy, and a long finish with dark cacao notes.
Brazil Dry-Process Fazenda Furnas Lot 1 has viscous body, fruited notes of dried pineapple, green grape, banana, mango, and remarkable refined caramel sweetness.
Brazil Fazenda do Serrado PN Yelllow Bourbon with a creamy root beer note, sweet almond, caramel, and apple-like acidity.
Bali Bangli Kintamani has definite sweetness, toffee, and nut butter, benefits from at least 48 hours rest.
Sumatra Lintong Sijamapola with pungent jackfruit notes, subtle tropical fruit, herbaceous tea, tarragon, and a weighty mouthfeel.
Guatemala Proyecto Xinabajul - Jorge Recinos is super sweet with nectarine, plum, hazelnut, and dark caramel finish.
Ethiopia Grade 1 Dry-Process Guji Shakiso is viscous and sweet with layers of chocolate, orange marmalade, pineapple, and guava juice.
Ethiopia Yirga Cheffe Gedeo has pure honey sweetness, Bergamot citrus, and a refreshing mouthfeel, this is a superb cup.
Java Sunda - Pak Yayat Typica with flavors like Mexican hot chocolate, green grape acidity and creamy body.
Mexico Organic Los Grapos CO2 Decaf is subtle and sweet with caramel notes, apple juice, and a rye note in the background, we don't often find CO2 decafs that are up to our standards, this is an exception.