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 Western Highlands of Papua New Guinea. This sweet and savory coffee with tart fruit acidity is balanced nicely with toffee and citrus fruit flavors. Our roasters chose a medium roast to bring out the best in this month’s exciting selection! Kenta Plantation Mill is named after the community and village where it is...
Our Origin Select coffee this month comes from the Jaén province of Cajamarca, Peru. This sweet, smooth, and tart coffee features coffee cherry, toffee and praline flavors. Our roasters chose a medium-light roast to bring out the best in this Fair Trade certified bean.
Our Origin Select coffee this month comes from West Central Colombia, in the heart of the Andes Mountains and Magdalena River Basin. Our friends at Café Imports introduced us to this local association of coffee producers this past year, and we are thrilled to have it available this month as our Origin Select. This coffee that we carefully selected represents a classic Colombian profile: nutty, tangy, fruity, and creamy-bodied. Our roasters chose a medium roast to bring out the best in this regional select bean.
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.
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.