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New Harar lot, Guat, and Washed Ethiopia

Today we are excited to add an outstanding trio: Ethiopia Harar Longberry, Guatemala Acatenango -Finca La Soledad, and Ethiopia Limu Jimma -Alaga Sekala. We just received a new Ethiopia Harar Longberry lot and this one roasts even more evenly, with fewer quakers, dried mango and cinnamon spice. Also, we are adding this year’s Guatemala Acatenango – Finca La Soleded which is a classic cup with vanilla malt sweetness, dense mouthfeel and stone fruit. Outstanding as SO espresso. Finally, Ethiopia Limu Jimma – Alaga Sekala represents the latest in our lineup of Wet Process Ethiopia lots, this one is a great combination of light body and refreshing jasmine tea notes, if you enjoy floral notes this lot is for you!

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Roasted Coffee from PNG and Ethiopia!

This week are excited to offer Papua New Guinea Baroida Estate and Ethiopia Illubabor – Camp Cooperative as our roasted coffee selections.  Each year we eagerly await arrivals from PNG and this year’s lot from the Baroida Estate in the Eastern Highlands of the country has lush fruit, spice accents, and a light body.  We roasted this batch to City+ to highlight these unique origin characteristics.  The Ethiopia Illubabor is a great Wet Processed lot that can take a bit more roast so we’ve taken this one to Full City to accentuate the bittersweet chocolate tang but the roast is still light enough to let the lemon notes come through to brighten up the cup.  We hope you enjoy two great coffees from the other side of the world!

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New Coffee Additions: Centrals and Africans (Colombia too).

New arrivals a-plenty: Colombia Tolima -Luis Reinoso Microlot, Costa Rica Lourdes de Naranjo – Finca Fidel, El Salvador Majahual -Tablon La Montana, Ethiopia Gera Jimma -Nano Challa, Kenya Nyeri Tegu. Today is one of those days where we just have to offer some amazing lots that arrived to our warehouse either today or yesterday. First up is Colombia Tolima -Luis Reinoso Microlot, finally we have a great Colombia to offer, with honey-butter notes paired with Golden Delicious apple and unique rounded mouthfeel. Next a duo of Centrals: Costa Rica Lourdes de Naranjo – Finca Fidel with bright and lively acidity and El Salvador Majahual -Tablon La Montana a well structured cup with hazelnut-laced chocolate and maple finish. Finally is a pair from Africa: Ethiopia Gera Jimma -Nano Challa a refined cup with juicy sweetness and floral finish and Kenya Nyeri Tegu a complex, fruited cup with intense melon and muscovado sugar.

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A new Nic, Robusta, and Liquid Amber returns

Nicaragua Dipilto -Finca La Virgen, India Robusta -Sethuraman Estate RKR Nirali, Sweet Maria’s Liquid Amber Espresso Blend. Well, it is no secret, there are crazy folks out there who love both our Liquid Amber blend and Robusta (which is a necessary ingredient in this potent blend). Well, here you go: India Robusta -Sethuraman Estate RKR Nirali is a dry processed Robusta lot that adds body and crema to espresso blends, so try some in your own concoction, or try it as part of our much-loved Sweet Maria’s Liquid Amber Espresso Blend. For more down to earth tastes we offer the sweet and balanced Nicaragua Dipilto -Finca La Virgen, there are also some rustic herbal notes that set this lot apart from our other Nicaragua offering.

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New Coffee! Three from El Salvador and a Guatemalan

A shipping container full of coffee from El Salvador touched ground in front of our warehouse a few days ago. Today, we would like to share with you three of them and also a very good Guatemalan. El Salvador Finca Matalapa Peaberry is a small lot with amazing bright notes and bracing orange acidity; El Salvador Manzano Dry-Process is a very different El Salvador lot with a heavily fruited profile, rustic sweetness and dense body; El Salvador Santa Ana Naranjo is a balanced cup with good body and brightness throughout a range of roasts. Rounding out today’s additions is Guatemala San Juan Sacatepequez – Villa Lupe a classic profile with well-structured acidity and silky body.

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Four More: Espresso Workshop 16 Lenny Dee-spresso,Guatemala Candelaria,Ethiopia Harar,Tanzania Mbinga Ruvuma

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New workshop blend and three arrivals: Espresso Workshop #16- Lenny Dee-spresso, Guatemala Finca Candelaria, Ethiopia Harar Longberry, and Tanzania Mbinga Ruvuma Flatbean. Let’s start with the bright shimmering new blend: Espresso Workshop #16- Lenny Dee-spresso. Named after a zesty organ player, this blend has orange, bittersweets, and baker’s chocolate in the profile. The Guatemala Candelaria is customer favorite with hazelnut, chocolate and a twist of citrus. This next coffee should be popular: Ethiopia Harar Longberry. We’re happy to add an excellent Harar back to our stock. This profile has fruit tea, cinnamon and chocolate at dark roasts. Lastly is the intense Tanzania Mbinga with blackberry syrup, creamy body, and bittersweet tang. Click through for more notes on the coffees.

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New coffees: Colombia Cerro Azul Gesha, Honduras Ocotopeque Decaf, Panama Org Berlina, Kenya Kirinyaga Kabingara, El Salv Siberia Bourbon

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A pentad of great new arrivals: Colombia Cauca -Cerro Azul GeshaHonduras Ocotopeque WP DecafPanama Organic La Berlina Estate TypicaKenya Kirinyaga AA Kabingara, and  El Salvador Finca Siberia Bourbon. We have an exciting first-time offering: Colombia Cauca -Cerro Azul Gesha. Click through to read the farm story and note that it’s a bit more restrained than an Esmerelda Gesha. The flavor profile is a nice balance of guava, vanilla, and caramel flavors. The new Honduras Ocotopeque WP Decaf takes a range of roasts and is a mildly sweet cup with apple brightness and a dry finish. Folks will remember the classic Panama Berlina Estate‘s milk chocolate, praline, and malted flavors and this arrival rates highly too. The Kenya Kirinyaga AA Kabingara is an intense cup with Concord grape, currant and balanced bittersweet tones; it’s a complex cup. Lastly, we have a Salvadoran customer favorite: El Salvador Finca Siberia Bourbon. This is great at a dark roast for espresso too; look for tangy chocolate and almond in the profile.

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New Coffees: Kenya Nyeri Tegu, Sumatra Mandheling, Ethiopia Yirga Cheffe, Brazil Mogiana, Mexico Organic, Honduras Organic

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New Coffee Day! We are adding Sumatra Grade 1 Mandheling, Ethiopia Yirga Cheffe, Brazil Dry-Process Mogiana, Mexico Organic Chiapas Proish Coop, Honduras Organic Marcala -Cocosam Coop, and Kenya Nyeri Tegu AB. Here’s the briefing. Our limited new lot of Sumatra Grade 1 has that earthy dark chocolate profile with a bright hint that works well at dark roasts. Next is a new Ethiopia Yirga Cheffe with spices, honey, cane sugar and medium body. Following that is a favorite in Brazil DP Mogiana. Folks will remember this creamy low acid cup with mild fruits and milk chocolate. And another favorite returns: Mexico Organic Proish. This coffee from Chiapas has hazelnut, can sugar and tangy chocolate in the flavor profile as you go toward espresso level. The Honduras Organic Cocosam is a restrained cup with malted milk, nuts, and an herbal brightness. Last but not least, a new Kenya! The Kenya Nyeri Tegu is a customer favorite. Look for a complex mix of melon fruit, cherries, muscovado sweetness and more. Please click through to read on.

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