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Ethiopia Yirgachefe: Featured Origin Select Coffee

Our Origin Select coffee this month comes from the Southwestern region of Ethiopia, from the town of Gedeb, just south of Yirga Chefe. This full-bodied coffee has a delicate floral and mildly spicy aroma. Our roasters chose a medium roast to bring out the best in this special prep bean from the birthplace of coffee.

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Papua New Guinea Okapa: Featured Origin Select Coffee

      Each month I get the pleasure of choosing a new single origin coffee to purchase and roast for our Origin Select project. While we always carry a standard selection of single origins representing some of our favorite growing regions, this gives us the opportunity to highlight some exceptional beans on a seasonal basis that we might otherwise have missed out on!       Our Origin Select coffee this month comes from the the Eastern Highlands of Papua New Guinea in Okapa. This sweet and savory coffee with tart fruit acidity is balanced nicely with sugary praline and citrus fruit flavors. Our roasters chose a medium roast to bring out the best in this Fair Trade certified...

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Mexico Baxtla: Featured Origin Select Coffee

Our Origin Select coffee this month comes from the Baxtla region of Veracruz. This smooth, easy-drinking coffee features soft orange blossom brightness, chocolate richness and a lingering chocolate and candied citrus finish. We decided on a medium/dark roast profile this month, to really highlight the cocoa notes inherent in Mexican coffees. 

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El Salvador Lenca: Featured Origin Select Coffee

Every month I get the pleasure of choosing a new single origin coffee to purchase and roast for our Origin Select program! It’s exciting to be able to choose where in the world our “travels” will take us next. Our Origin Select coffee this month comes from the Morazan region of El Salvador. 

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