Colombia Honey Process Aponte Community - Base notes of molasses cookie and unrefined sugars are intertwined with fruited accent notes of raisin, fig, berry fruit leather and more. Bittersweet chocolate easily developed at Full City and beyond. Good for espresso.
Colombia San Antonio Finca El Nogal - A fruited cup with sugar cane juice sweetness, notes of mixed berry jam, blackberry tea, molasses, whole dried bananas and dark cocoa when roasted beyond City+. Big body and cup character.
Ethiopia Guji Uraga Tome Station - At City, Tome shows a perfumed, sweet cup character with intense florals and simple syrup sweetness, elegant top notes of Earl Grey tea, mace, strawberry hard candy and lemon-like acidity.
Kenya Nyeri Thageini Peaberry - Centered around deep fruit tones, raw sugars and tart citrus. Notes of orange, cranberry, tropical fruit punch and vibrant lemon. Full City roasts have high % cacao bar with dried berry and drizzled in lemon juice.
Guatemala Xinabajul Cuilco Productores - Caramel and burned sugar sweetness paired with cocoa powder, butter cookie note, and apple-like acidity. Excels in middle to dark roast applications. Good for espresso.
Feb. 28th, 1-2pm: Coffee Tasting At Sweet Maria's - Ever wonder how much of an influence a coffee roaster has on the flavor of the coffee that comes out of it? We will brew different batches of one coffee that was roasted to one roast level but with different roasting machines. Sign up, show up and taste the difference. Email email@example.com to sign up.
Mar. 6th, 7-8pm : Colombian Coffee Sourcing Discussion & Slideshow - Fresh off a Colombian sourcing trip, Dan and Tom will discuss the leg work that goes into buying coffee from this ever important coffee origin. They will also shine a light on how local politics and community organizations have recently come into play in the coffee growing areas where our buying is focused. If you can't make it, please tune in on Facebook Live. We will post the video after the event is over. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up.
Dan returned from his recent trip to Colombia with some interesting insights, great photos and a video showing Pillimué coffee buying warehouse and lab. Check out the full post in our blog.