Arokara AA Papua New Guinea

Coffee-SortingWe spent the summer featuring some amazingly bright and fruity coffees like the Wote Konga Natural Ethiopia and the Kaguyu Auction Lot Kenya AA. Meanwhile, behind the scenes, we were looking for a great offering from Papua New Guinea, one of our favorite fall coffees. The Arokara AA is a well-balanced coffee that has a buttery body with a pleasant and welcoming acidity. There are notes of candy corn with a molasses sweetness, making it a¬†wonderful coffee for the autumn and winter. Continue reading “Arokara AA Papua New Guinea” »

Wote Konga Natural Ethiopia Yirgacheffe

Ethiopia Wote Konga_Page_1_Image_0003There’s a chance that this may be the best, natural-processed Ethiopia we have had the pleasure to roast, so far. This is certainly worth noting as it is following the very-popular Nigusse Lemma.

This naturally sun-dried coffee comes from a cooperative of more than 600 farmers in the Wote Konga Zone of Yirgacheffe in Ethiopia. Continue reading “Wote Konga Natural Ethiopia Yirgacheffe” »

Finca Huixoc Guatemala Huehuetenango

IMG_20130603_143906Sometimes you taste a coffee that just makes you want to hug the cup and settle into your chair a little further. This offering from Finca Huixoc in Huehuetenango, Guatemala does just that.¬†This Rainforest Alliance coffee is medium-bodied with a deep, floral aroma. There are strong notes of chocolate and toasted almonds, with a pleasant apple acidity. This coffee shines in a small-pourover, but is also an excellent choice for French-press or auto-drip. Continue reading “Finca Huixoc Guatemala Huehuetenango” »