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Single Origin

  • Tasting notes: Lightly savoury, smooth, gentle tropical fruit notes

    Here because – quite unbiased, honestly –we think it’s the best coffee in the world. PNG is one of those origins where vagaries of history have kept the old tree varieties, with their elegant flavours and great aromatic dimension. Blue Mountain Typicas, Bourbons and Arushas give PNGs their gentle, tropical fruit sweetness, reminiscent of jackfruit or ripe papaya. Underlain by substantive body, this coffee just melts in the mouth. We chose our current offering from a farm in the Western Highlands Province called Sigri, which tempted us with its savoury sweet flavour.

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  • Tasting notes: Milk chocolate and tropical fruit

    The Kenya of Central America, Guatemala arguably has the finest flavours in the region’s coffee lineup. Some of the highest-grown coffee in the area, Guatemala not only has refined tastes and pleasing acidity, but it often expresses delicious milk chocolate notes. The resulting cup is satisfyingly balanced. The country’s highly volcanic soil – result of some 37 volcanoes – and the fact that it still grows some of the older, more elegantly-flavoured coffee tree varieties, contribute to the superior cup quality.

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  • Brazil - Mogiana

    CHF11.00

    Tasting notes: Nutty, gentle “just” coffee taste

    The spiritual home of the pulped natural or “honey processed” coffee is there for the lover of mild, sweet cups. A comparatively low-grown terroir – rarely over 1,000 metres above sea level – it enjoys highly distinct wet and dry seasons. For our introductory cup, however, we have chosen a full natural from the Mogiana region of Sao Paulo, meaning a bean that has been dried with all its fruit intact, giving us a cup that tastes quite simply of gentle coffee.

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  • Tasting notes: Expect notes of cured pipe tobacco, and even a pronounced acidity to balance its thick texture and generous body.

    Wet-hulled, from the Indonesian island of Sumatra. This coffee is all about body and rich, exotic flavours to transport you to the moist tropical highlands it grows in. This wacky exotic taste comes from a processing method that Sumatran farmers developed to dry coffee quicker in their very rainy climate. They pulp, ferment and wash their coffees as if they were going to do a traditional washed process. Next, however, instead of waiting for the seeds to dry before peeling their parchment skin, they hull it when it is still wet and soft, and dry it naked in the sun. The resulting rich taste – once you’ve had it – is unmistakable and idiosyncratically Sumatran.

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  • Tasting notes: this is a lovely, mellow cup with minimal acidity and delicious nutty and mossy notes to it.

    Another one of Indonesia’s 18,000 some-odd islands, Sulawesi tends to use the same wet-hulled process as Sumatra. And as with Sumatra, the process adds thick, treacly body, whilst the flavour tends more towards the woody, mossy notes. The ideal cup to pair with milk chocolate.

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  • Tasting notes: With the exquisite fragrance of honeydew and a cup redolent of green grapes and lush melon, this cup seduced our palates from the first.

    While many delicious coffees aren’t in fact organic, we are still keen organic food consumers and want to support its promotion. Our opening offering is a Fair Trade Organic cup from the Department of Tolima in Colombia. With its exquisite fragrances, we’re really excited to feature it as our first organic offering.

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