Colombia Guintar -Don Mariano- 92.1 points. Amazing tropical fruits top notes: passion fruit, mango, and guayaba chews, along with accents of plum and strawberry hard candies, and tart lemon-aid-like acidity. Complex brewed cup. City to Full City.
Ethiopia Kaffa -Chiri Cooperative- 88.4 points. Brown sugar sweetness, with jasmine pearl and barley tea, rose hips, and sweet lemon-like acidity. Dried fruit notes and fantastic body. City to Full City. Good for espresso.
Guatemala Proyecto Xinabajul -Señora Minga- 87.9 points. Balance of brown sugar/tartaric effervescence, beautifully so, with crisp apple and baking spice notes, maple to corn syrup base sweetness, nougat finish. City to Full City+. Wonderful for espresso.
Honduras Copan -El Macuelizo "Onan"- 86.2 points. Balanced dark sugar and walnut flavors, subtle spice and fruited notes. Sweet fruits boosted at Full City, with a flavor of chocolate fig. City+ to Full City+. Good for espresso.
Mexico Org. Oaxaca -Sierra Mixteca Coop- Sierra Mixteca Cooperativa makes an approachable cup, balanced sugar and nut tones, bodied, mild acidity, and a dense cocoa flavor (especially in the Full City range). Great brewed or as espresso. City+ to Full City+.
Ethiopia Sidama-Limu SWP Decaf Blend-87.5 points. Syrupy-sweet, cola note, hibiscus flower tea, mildly floral. From light brown sugar to pungent molasses dependent on roast. Berry and cinnamon accents. City to FC. Great for espresso.
Kenya Nyeri Gititu SWP Decaf- 87.9 points. Heavy spice, syrupy sweetness, cherry cola, and clove chewing gum -intense decaf! Unique citric brightness is well-integrated. Fruited cocoa in darker roasts. City to Full City.