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Guatemala – San Fernando Estate

Guatemala San Fernando Estate Pacamara Washed Origin: Guatemala Altitude: 1400-1450mtrs Crop Year: 2013 Varieta:l Pacamara Cupping Score: 86/100 Profile: Very fruity aroma with soft floral note, guava, apricot, jasmine, juicy full body, grape-like acidity, long clean finish   This beautiful washed Pacamara comes from from the La Democracia Micro-region of[…]

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Brazil – Moreninha Formosa

Brazil Moreninha Formosa Natural   Origin: Brazil Altitude: 1200 – 1250 mtrs Crop Year: 2012-13  Cupping score: 84/100 Profile: Chocolate, hazelnut and almond in aroma, touch of spice, medium acidity, brown sugar sweetness,creamy big body, long cocoa finish   Moreninha Formosa comes from Fazenda Aurea. The region of Alto Paranaíba[…]

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Sumatra Organic

Sumatra Sipangan Bolon Organic TP Origin: Indonesia Region: Sumatra Altitude: 900-1200mtrs Crop Year: 2013 Varietal: S795 & Typica Cupping Score: 84/100 Profile: Earthy, grassy with nice aroma, almonds, hazelnut, chocolate, some nice herbs, dark plum, brown sugar sweetness, mild acidity and full creamy body.   Our supplier sources these coffees directly[…]

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What’s happening in November

There’s a lot happening at Sipping Duck and we have many, many plans. But as much as we’d like to get everything done from night to day, it is impossible. So here’s what’s coming up in November: 1. First of all let’s talk about coffee. Our green beans are on the[…]

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Kenya – Karimikui AB Washed

Origin Kenya Altitude 1700 – 1800mtrs  Crop Year 2013 Varietal SL 28 SL 34 Cupping Score: 88/100 Profile: Citrus, berries and currants in aroma, hazelnuts, guava, plum, vibrant grapefruit acidity, full body with rounded honey sweetness, long intense finish This coffee comes from the Kirinyaga district located within Kenya’s Central[…]

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Extraction Techniques 1: Percolator

Hi there folks, coffee addicts, snobs and home baristas, this is Erik from Sipping Duck coffee. Just thought I would give y’all a rundown on an extraction technique used with a stove top percolator. These little buggers can be very temperamental with extraction outcomes due to varying factors. These simple[…]

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