Guatemala Fraijanes FINCA EL CARRIZAL

  • Silky Mouthfeel and Low Acidity
  • Sugared Almonds and Cherry
  • Chocolate After taste

Producer: Carlos Durán Matias

Shade trees: Gravilea, Ingas, Pines

Variety: Pacas, Caturra, Bourbon, Pache, Typica, Anacafe 14

Importers: Primavera Coffee Importers

Rob Says: First ever coffee from this region in Guatemala. The Fraijanes area is located South East of the country nearby the capital city of Guatemala.

The farm of Carlos Duran Matias is relatively small but super equipped with the best machinery and known for the diversity of varieties. In this lot we find a mix of several. It is not a common practice but ensures a very well balanced and smooth taste profile.

WE HOPE TO START ROASTING THIS COFFEE AROUND MID JULY 2018

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Honduras Copan SAUL MOISES MEJIA

  • Berries and Cherries
  • Buttery body
  • Smooth and Sweet cup

 

Location: Las Cascada, Gualme Corquin Copan

Farm Size: 7ha

Altitude: 1450 masl

Variety: Caturra

Processed: Washed

Importers: Falcon Coffees

Rob Says: After a disappointing 2017 crop we have Honduras back on the map.

We cupped many coffee from this country to finally find this one with the highest cupping score.

AVAILIBILITY: START OF AUGUST 2018

Ethiopia Yirgacheffe REKO Grade 1

  • Honey sweetness & orange notes
  • Buttery mouthfeel
  • Very clean and elegant coffee

Variety: Mixed Heirloom, Kurume

Location: Kochere, Yirgacheffe

Soil: Fertile, red brown, loamy soil

Shade trees: Acacia, Lucinicia, Cordial Africana, Sespana

Importer: Trabocca

Rob Says: Back in stock again this year and it feels like it is getting better all the time.

This washed grade 1 coffee from our favourite Yirgacheffe region Kochere is a crowd pleasure. On the cupping table it gets high scores for sure, but once brewed in the cup, as espresso or filter coffee, something magical happens. Reko makes happy faces and the fan base is growing year after year.

The founder of the the washing station, Masreshu Sima, considers it his personal challenge to grow and produce the best possible Yirgacheffe coffee, and named his project Reko, which means challenge in the local Afaan Oromo language. We want to thank him big time for all the hard work and craftsmanship and hope many years may follow….

 

Kenya Kirinyaga THUNGURI AA

  • Clean cup with great mouthfeel
  • Lemonade
  • Berry and Cherry flavors

Region: Kirinyaga, nearby the holy Mount Kenya mountain

Altitude: 1640 masl

Co-op: Kibirigwi

Importers: Trabocca

Rob Says: One of our most legendary coffees is back at Caffenation. In October 2012 our head roast Jeff Verellen became Aeropress World Champion. For the first and the only time ever the organizers of the WAC asked the participants to bring a Kenyan coffee and roast of their own choice. We brought with us the Karimikui …… and a reserve bag of Thunguri. 9 hours before the start of the competition, in the middle of the night we were testing the Thunguri in our hotel room and there and then decided to set the Karimikui aside and go to stage with the …. THUNGURI.

Finally Jeff unanimously won all 3 rounds at the WAC finals and everybody wanted a bag of this great coffee.

Since that day we kept on dreaming about this legendary Thunguri bean, but never had a chance of buying some again. Either way we could not find it or in the other case someone else bought it before we could lay our hands on it; till today.

Nevertheless buying 9 lots directly from Kenya we couldn’t withstand to start the year with the all time classic, sourced by our friends of Trabocca.

WE HOPE TO START OFFERING THIS COFFEE STARTING HALF JUNE

Guatemala Huehuetenango FINCA LA MONTANA

  • Velvety mouthfeel
  • Toffee
  • Fruity notes like apple and raspberry

Producer: Rudy Garcia

Altitude: 1550 masl

Variety: Catuai

Soil: Limestone

Shade Trees: Chalum, Gravilea and Cipreces

Importers: Primavera Coffee Importers

 

Rob Says:

For the new 2018 crop Guatemala we bought a couple of very interesting lots from Primavera Coffee Importers.

They are the greatest experts of coffees from this region and offered us this velvety soft and super clean coffee from Huehuetenango.

Mr. Pedro Garcia inherited his farm to his son Rudy Garcia, to whom he already had given half of his land by life. Rudy Garcia is 39 years old and together with his son he focuses on the cultivation of coffee.

I’ll bet my hat on it even Andy Garcia will love this coffee.

 

WE EXPECT THE COFFEE IN OUR WAREHOUSE BY THE END OF MAY 2018.