Comparing Coffees

To make comparing our basic beans a little easier, we’ve put together a table that summarizes the fundamentals: Where the beans are grown, who grows them and how they are grown. We also added some short descriptions and have suggested what kinds of roasts best suit the beans.

Coffee Types & Origins

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Country of Origin Name Organically Grown Certified Organic Fairly Traded Bird Friendly Shade Grown Roast Strength Short Description
Bolivia San Juan or Coraca Yes NOP Yes Yes Yes Full City Medium A very aromatic coffee with bright acidity, with a medium to bold palate along with hints of vanilla.
Brazil Sul De Minas Yes NOP Yes Yes Yes Full City Medium Sweet and smooth, a fantastic bean for expresso blends.
Colombia Teirradentro or Santa-Maria Yes OCIA Yes Yes Yes Full City Medium This coffee has distinct spice notes, milder acidity, a rich and clean texture, very pleasant.
Costa Rica La Amistada
Villa Rica
Yes OCIA Yes Yes Yes Full City Medium Very refreshing, medium bodied, balanced with slight sweet earth and leafy notes and a clean finish.
Ethiopia Yirachefee Yes NOP Yes Yes Yes Light Light This coffee has notes of citrus and melons; it is clean, sweet and delicate.
Kenya Kenya AA Yes No Yes No No Full City Medium A bright coffee that lights up the palate, medium in acidity with slight floral notes and hints of cloves, finishing off with a long and lively quality.
Mexico Peaberry Chiapas Tapachula Yes Rain Forest Alliance No Yes Yes Medium Light-Medium Uniquely shaped beans. Rich and robust on the nose, offering up flavours of citrus and slight fruit notes with hints of sweetness. Well balanced, with a very pronounced finish.
Mexico Chiapas Espana Yes Rain Forest Alliance Yes Yes Yes Full City Medium More delicate in body makes this an easier to drink coffee, balanced in both flavour and acidity, with nuances of cinnamon and nuts, very pleasing.
Papua New Guinea Purosa Yes NOP Fair Trade Yes Yes Medium-Dark Medium-Strong A medium dark roast with rich smooth aromas, combine for a long lingering finish.  Great morning coffee!
Peru Selva Andina/ Norte Yes OCIA Yes Yes Yes Medium-Dark Medium-Strong Picked from high elevations in Peru, this dark roast coffee has hints of coffee blossoms and some leafy notes; spicy and finishing off with a lively richness.
Sumatra Gayo Mountain Manghdling Yes OCIA Yes Yes Yes Medium-Dark Medium-Strong Rich and complex with lots of exotic spices, hints of dark chocolate and notes of sun kissed earth with a long lingering finish.

Blends & Origins

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Blends & Roasts Organically Grown Certified Organic Fairly Traded Bird Friendly Shade Grown Roast Strength Short Description
  • Mexico
  • Sumatra
Dark French 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% Dark Strong Dark and intensely satisfying with notes of spices, bittersweet chocolate and some earthy undertones ending off with a smooth and velvety finish.
  • Sumatra
  • Brazil
  • Peru
  • Bolivia
  • Ethiopia
  • Mexico
Expresso 100% 90% 70% 70% 70% Medium – Dark Medium – Strong Our secret blend of six different coffees from around the world; Rich, bold, intense and very fragrant.  Lots of flavour, long lingering, with a slightly sweet nutty finish.
  • Mexico
  • Peru
  • Brazil
Creekside Blend 100% 70% 70% 70% 70% Medium – Dark Medium – Strong A very easy to drink dark roast blend, with hints of spices and some slight herbal notes with a creamy sweetness to it.  Enjoy this one anytime!
  • Mexico
  • Sumatra
Harbour Blend 100% 100% 100% 100% 100% Light & Medium – Dark Medium – Strong Dark chocolate notes distinguish our most popular blend, a full bodied and well balanced coffee.
  • Sumatra
  • Kenya
Island Blend 100% 70% 70% 70% 70% Light & Dark Medium – Strong Escape to the tropics with this blend, fruity with slight hints of coconut in a deep dark roast.  Enjoy this one to start your day.
  • Mexico
  • Brazil
  • El Salvador
Petit Ami Medium 100% 70% 70% 70% 70% Light & Medium – Dark Medium A well rounded easy to drink coffee with lots going on in this blend, medium in body, slightly fruity with hints of dark chocolate and nutty notes with a mild smooth sweetness to finish it off.
  • Sumatra
  • Mexico
  • Peru
  • Ethiopia
Petit Ami Strong 100% 85% 85% 85% 85% Light & Dark Medium – Strong A very pleasing and easy to enjoy coffee, rich and robust, yet low in acid, with hints of hazelnuts and sweet exotic spic
  • Sumatra
  • Costa Rica
  • Ethiopia
Viennese Blend 100% 100% 100% 80% 80% Medium – Dark Medium – Strong Creamy and smooth, the blend offers up delightful notes of spices and deep dark chocolate with hints of caramel.
OUR ROASTER IS A MEMBER OF C.A.F.E. PRACTICES (COFFEE AND FARMER EQUITY)
OCIA: Organic Crop Improvement Association
NOP: National Organic Program
All Mexican Coffees are Rain Forest Alliance Certified