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VEGE SPICE MIX

Our vege wraps are a big hit. Some people wouldn’t have anything else from our menu, even if they haven’t tried anything else! The reason why they go crazy about our vege wraps is, without a doubt, the spice mix that we use to cook our veges. We like doing[…]

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GUATEMALA – El Aguajal

Guatemala El Aguajal Estate Bourbon Washed   Origin: Guatemala Altitude: 1200 – 1250 mtrs Varietal: Red Bourbon Cupping score: 86/100 Cupping notes: Cherry and fudge aroma, medium red apple acidity, full body, med-high sweetness, notes of maple, chocolate, plum, sugard nut and stewed fruit with an intense finish   This[…]

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PNG – Eastern Highlands – psc.x washed

Origin : Papua New Guinea Region: Eastern Highlands Varietal : PSC-X Growing Altitude : 1500 masl Process : Washed Cupping notes: visually burnt caramel crema – bold, full-bodied, rich dark chocolate and hints of black cherry Mostly grown by tribes and small villages living on land which most people would[…]

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COSTA RICA – Tres Hermanas

Costa Rica Tres Hermanas Estate Washed Origin: Costa Rica Altitude: 1670-1750mtrs Process: washed Varietal: Caturra Cupping score: 86/100 Cupping Notes: Maple, plum and toffee aroma, medium red grape-like acidity, thick rounded body, med-high sweetness, notes of honey, apricot and plum with a sweet finish. Tres Hermanas is owned by Don[…]

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EAST TIMOR – 3 origins

Timor Leste (East Timor) The Island of Timor has a fascinating and remarkably long coffee history. Coffee is believed to have been first cultivated on the Island way back in the 17th century. Back when the Island was colonized and subsequently split by the Portuguese and the Dutch, where the[…]

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GUATEMALA – Santa Rita Estate

GUATEMALA – Santa Rita Estate Origin: Guatemala Altitude: 1600-1700mtrs Process: Washed Varietal: Typica Cupping score: 86/100   Cupping notes: Stewed fruit, brown sugar and cinnamon aroma, medium soft-citrus acid, full creamy body, med-high sweetness, notes of chocolate, vanilla, currant, dark berry and brown sugar with a lingering finish Santa Rita[…]

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SPARKLING COLD BREW

We recently started carbonating cold brew coffee. In this post we explain what it is and means to us.   What is it? A brewing method using lightly roasted coffee. How does it work? Ground coffee is steeped in cold or room temperature water for long hours (we brew it[…]

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GUATEMALA – Pacamara

COLD BREW Origin : Guatemala Farm: San Fernando Estate Varietal : Pacamara Growing Altitude  : 1,400-1,450 masl Process : Washed Roast: light   Very fruity in aroma, with guava and apricot notes, natural sweetness, juicy full body, low-medium acidity and long clean finish   This beautiful washed Pacamara comes from[…]

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Indonesia – North Sumatra

Sidalogan Semi Washed Origin: Indonesia Region: Sumatra Altitude: 900-1200mtrs Crop Year: 2014 Varietal: Caturra & typical Process: semi-washed Cupping Score: 87/100 Profile: “Clean, savoury and sweet with some herbs and mild tomato-like acidity, creamy round body and long raw cacao bean finish” Our supplier sources these coffee from hundreds of[…]

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Extraction Techniques. 2. Plunger

PLUNGER or FRENCH PRESS This brewing method is very popular due to its simplicity and convenience. First of all you need to understand that every brewing method has different outcomes and they vary drastically from one to another. Plunger coffee is water based, so it will taste similar to a[…]

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