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Awesome Ethiopia Longberry Harar back this week!

by badbeard 20. May 2012 21:24

Much anticipation and outright drooling when we heard our fave importer, Royal Coffee, rave about this new crop arrival of their proprietary "Queen City" longberry Harar.  Harar's output in recent years has been spotty at best, especially in the post ECX (Ethiopia Coffee Exchange) era.  The strawberry/cherry/blueberry notes are excellent, and characteristic of this varietal when well-produced.

Anticipating arrival on our dock on tuesday, May 22, will be roasting and shipping Wednesday the 23rd.

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new arrivals...

by badbeard 13. August 2009 20:14

After a lot of cupping these last few weeks we found some gems to bring to your table starting in early September.... the awesome Ethiopian Amaro Gayo, Panama Carmen Estate, and a fine organic Sumatra Mandheling from the North Aceh region.    From the Sidamo region, the natural (dry-process) Amaro Gayo comes to us from the only woman at the forefront of a coffee producing/milling operation, Asnakech Thomas. [And special props to Joseph Brodsky of Novo/Ninetyplus for his tireless work on all our behalf in the specialty coffee world!!!Go Joseph!!] This coffee will truly be a star among the arriving East African offerings anywhere this year as that country sorts out the arcana of its new Ethiopian Coffee Exchange (ECX). One of Panama's finest producers, Carlos Aguilera's Carmen Estate is a habitual top finisher in the annual Best of Panama competiton.  Rainforest Alliance®-certified, you'll drink this and swear your in the middle of a nature fantasyland in Central American natural.

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