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Colombia Cerro Azul Gesha

Colombia Cerro Azul Gesha

When it comes to superspecials, Cafe Granja La Esperanza is always on our list. There’s a reason for that. Most of Lex's all-time favourite coffees come from their productions. Our experiences with Cafe Granja start with the first barista competitions we competed in, serious super specialty.  Cerro Azul is a beautiful farm located between two mountain peaks and the highest point reaches 1960 masl where the coffee trees get a large amount of sun during the day that is broken by a beautiful fog from the evening to the late morning This high altitude gives the coffee bright acidity, and...

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Colombia Sudan Rume

Colombia Sudan Rume

When it comes to superspecials, Cafe Granja La Esperanza is always on our list. There’s a reason for that. Most of Lex's all-time favourite coffees come from their productions. Our experiences with Cafe Granja start with the first barista competitions we competed in, serious super specialty.  The Sudan Rume has been Lex’s top coffee since he first tasted it in 2015, bursts of eucalyptus and sweet lime come through in this roast and with it he won the Dutch Brewers Cup. Want to drink like a champ at home? Then look no further.  It's been 7 years since Lex first...

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Peru Hugo Pareja Washed Gesha

Peru Hugo Pareja Washed Gesha

Hugo Pareja and his wife have made coffee their main livelihood, after being inspired by the lifelong work of his mother. Hugo has been growing coffee on his own farm since he was 17 years old and now at 39, he's producing exceptionally high quality geishas.  Initially, they cultivated Typica variety, but 6 years ago he was given a new coffee seed that was well known for its quality. Without even knowing the name of this seed, Hugo went to work. After 3 years when they harvested their first coffee cherries, the cooperative gave him the good news that their coffee...

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Colombia Mokka

Colombia Mokka

When it comes to superspecials, Cafe Granja La Esperanza is always on our list. There’s a reason for that. Most of Lex's all-time favourite coffees come from their productions. Our experiences with Cafe Granja start with the first barista competitions we competed in, serious super specialty.   Alongside our two other Cafe Granja heavy hitters, Sudan Rume and Cerro Azul, we have two more exquisite, juicy, lots on our hands - Mokka and Sidra.  THE MOKKA. Unlike the other mokka, the mocha, the bad one. This is a Dwarf mutant of the Bourbon variety and looks similar in many ways to the...

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Colombia Citrus Winds Tabi

This coffee is a collaboration between Forest Coffee and producer Don Ronald, grown on his farm El Diluvio and processed at the wet mill of El Vergel. It's of the Tabi variety grown at 1600masl. Don Ronald has worked his entire life in coffee, gaining a fascination in flavour and skill.  El Diluvio is located near the town of Herveo in the department of Tolima, growing 9 different varieties ranging from 1000 to 3000 trees of each, but shockingly this is his first natural coffee! They've called it “Citrus Winds” and in the cup we’ve tasted mint, lemongrass and a...

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