Colombia Huila San Jose de Isnos
5 lbs $22.18
Grade: Estate Grade
Region: Isnos, Southwest Huila
Crop: Late March 2009 Arrival
Appearance: .2 d/300gr, 15-17 Screen
Intensity/Prime Attribute: Mild-Medium intensity / Bracing fruited brightness
Roast: Commentary refers to City+ roast, but at FC roast there is nice with dried, dark fruit and chocolate.
Compare to: Clean, bright Huila coffees with interesting fruited complexity.
Kenya Kiambu Peaberry -Ndumberi Coop (我的最愛 )
5 lbs $25.67
Grade: PB Main Crop Auction Lot
Region: Kiambu District
Mark: Ndumberi Farmers Cooperative Society
Processing: Wet Process
Crop: May 2009 Arrival
Appearance: .2 d/300gr, 17+ PB screen
Intensity/Prime Attribute: Medium-Bold Intensity / Super sweet aromatics, balance of brightness, sweetness and depth
Roast: We use a City+ roast for Kenya reviews in general, and Ndumberi is no exception. At this level, and with proper rest after roasting, the full range of the cup is experienced
Compare to: This Kiambu lot has balanced sweetness, whereas Nyeri lots can be more tartly acidic. Comparable to Kirinyaga coffees as well.
Guatemala Fraijanes – Finca Agua Tibia
2 lbs $9.41
Mark: Agua Tibia Farm, Luis Roberto, Manager.
Crop: April 2009 Arrival
Appearance: .2 d/300gr, 17-18 Screen
Varietal: Bourbon, Typica (Old-Growth)
Intensity/Prime Attribute: Medium intensity/ Classic bittersweet character with nuance.
Roast: Full City is recommended, although I find the C+ roast to have very , tangy bittersweetness too.
Compare to: Excellent versatile Guatemala with restrained, balanced cup character,and fine bittersweet chocolate flavors. Great drinkin’ coffee.