Gakuyuini AA
da Matteo

Specialty Coffee Advent Calendar – 2022 Dec 9 Taste profile: Juicy and sweet with notes of black currant.Origin: Kenya Producer: Thirikwa Famers Cooperative Society Variety: SL28, SL34 and BatianProcess: WashedHarvest Date: December 2021Altitude: 1700 m.a.s.l. Roasted by: da Matteo In the hills surrounding Mount Kenya, just a short drive from Nairobi, lies the Gakuyuini Factory washing station. This station […]

Juan
Coffee Collective

Specialty Coffee Advent Calendar – 2022 Dec 8 Taste Profile: A clean offering with an integrated acidity and subtle fruit character. Aromas of lime, melon and lingering cacao.Origin: San Ignacio, Cajamarca, PeruProducer: CaravelaVariety: Yellow and Red PacamaraProcess: WashedHarvest date: April – AugustAltitude: 1.550 – 1.600 masl Roasted by: Coffee Collective Juan got his passion for […]

Altieri Alessa Geisha WX
Coffea Circulor

Specialty Coffee Advent Calendar – 2022 Dec 7 Taste Profile: Almond, Bergamot, Blueberry, Honey, NectarineOrigin: PanamaProducer: Altieri Variety: GeishaProcess: WashedHarvest date: 2022Altitude: 1,800-2,200 masl Roast: Conduction based with focus on floral components with integrated and refreshing acidity. Roasted by: Coffea Circulor Eugene Altieri is Italian-American businessman residing in Panama who bought coffee farm to grow coffee […]

Finca la Fuente
Koppi

Specialty Coffee Advent Calendar – 2022 Dec 6 Taste Profile: chocolate, gooseberry jamOrigin: Tarqui, Huila – ColombiaProducer: Yobani Ramos and Yaved GuarnizoFarm: La FuenteVariety: Caturra, Pink Bourbon and ColombiaProcess: Fully washed, dried on raised bedsRoasted by: Koppi Yobani Ramos and her husband Yaved own a small farm called Finca La Fuente in the regionof Tarqui […]

Hunkute
Drop Coffee Roasters

Specialty Coffee Advent Calendar – 2022 Dec 5 Hunkute Taste Profile: Apricot, Black tea, ChardonnayOrigin: EthiopiaProducer: Cooperative HunkuteVariety: 74110 & 74112Process: WashedHarvest date: November 2021 – January 2022Altitude: 2150 masl Roasted by: Drop Coffee Roasters The coffee needs to be mainly mature red to be considered as “Grade One”. Cherries are hand sorted for unripe and […]

Kenya Bishop WHDX
Coffea Circulor

Specialty Coffee Advent Calendar – 2022 Dec 4 Coffee: Kenya Bishop WHDXTaste Profile: Floral Bergamot, Fruity Blackberry and Rhubarb with lingering overripe StrawberryOrigin: KenyaProducer: Coffea Circulor Kenya EstatesVariety: Isolated Ruiru 11Process: Proprietary Multi-Stage Wet Dry Harvest date: 2022Altitude: 1,500 maslRoast: Conduction based with focus on floral components and refreshing acidity. Roasted by: Coffea Circulor Coffea Circulor […]

Luis Anastasio Castro
da Matteo

Specialty Coffee Advent Calendar – 2022 Dec 3 Luis Anastasio Castro Taste profile: Full bodied with notes of peach, honey & pear.Origin: Costa Rica  Producer: Luis Anastasio CastroVariety: Catuai Process: Red HoneyHarvest Date: March 2021Altitude: 1800 m.a.s.l. Roasted by: da Matteo Luis Anastasio Castro, better known as Tacho, was an early adapter to the micromill model. At this micromill, […]

Gachurio Kenya
Kafferäven 

Specialty Coffee Advent Calendar – 2022 Dec 2 Gachurio AA Taste Profile: aromatic, rhubarb, red currant, citrusOrigin: Karatina, Nyeri, KenyaProducer: Kiama Farmers Cooperative SocietyVariety: SL, Batian, RuiruProcess: Fully WashedHarvest date: January 2022Altitude: 1700-1950 masl Roasted by: Kafferäven  Gachuiro is one of a total of four washing stations belonging to the Kiama cooperative. Gachuiro is located […]

La Estrella Natural Gesha
Standout Coffee Roasters

Specialty Coffee Advent Calendar – 2022 Dec 1 Colombia La Estrella Natural Gesha Taste Profile:  Floral aroma with notes of dried fruit, candied raspberries, a wonderful structure and a long finish with an elegant acidity. Origin: ColombiaProducer: Carlos EstrellaVariety: GeshaProcess: NaturalHarvest date: June 2022Altitude:1970 masl Roasted by: Standout Coffee Roasters Carlos Estrella takes very attentive […]