Colombia Santa Marta Organic

The Captain's Coffee

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The Captain's Coffee

From the Santa Marta mountains in the Sierra Nevada range comes this organic, Rainforest Alliance certified coffee. It's sweet, creamy and full bodied with balanced notes of milk chocolate, caramel and almond. Arrival Date: October 28th,...
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From the Santa Marta mountains in the Sierra Nevada range comes this organic, Rainforest Alliance certified coffee. It's sweet, creamy and full bodied with balanced notes of milk chocolate, caramel and almond.

Arrival Date: October 28th, 2016

Acidity & Brightness: Moderately bright and sweet

Balance & Finish: Good balance and clean, full finish

Body & Texture: Rich body and creamy texture

Flavors: Milk chocolate, caramel and almond

Grade: Excelso, medium large

Certifications: Organic and fair trade

Processing: Fully washed, hand picked, sun-dried

Varieties: Typica, Castillo and Caturra

Roasting:  Start with a  Full City (Medium), or just up to the second crack.  Like most Colombia coffee, there is lots of room to experiment with the roast level and you can go lighter or darker if you wish. Lighter roasts will yield brighter flavors and more sweetness while darker will give you a bit more body. This coffee roasts very evenly.

Recommendation:  For people who enjoy a warm, balanced and clean cup. The creamy body of this coffee makes it particularly comforting, so it's perfect for those cold winter mornings.

Reminder:  This coffee is raw.  You have to roast it before brewing.

 

Our Review: The Sierra Nevada region has a history of indigenous communities living in this area, which is linked to their tradition of organic production. In Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, there is a single harvest per year, as opposed to the rest of Colombia which experiences two harvest seasons. The Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta mountain range is located in Northern Colombia and it is the highest coastal mountain range in the world. The indigenous families growing coffee in this region refrain from using any synthetic products and they firmly believe in coexisting in harmony with nature. 

This delicious coffee is distinctive yet you definitely know it's Colombian coffee when you cup it. The rich, full body and creamy texture are the first things we noticed. There's also a lovely cherry and chocolate smell when ground that is just mouthwatering. It's moderately acidic and gently sweet with warm notes of milk chocolate, caramel and almond. It's well balance and has a nice clean finish which is sure to please any coffee lover. 

 

Returns Policy

If you are unsatisfied with your green coffee purchase, we will issue you a refund in the form of an in-store credit. Since coffee is a food item, we can't take it back once it leaves our control. We will work closely with you to insure you get the quality you expected at a price that is fair. This offer is good for 30 days from the date of shipment. We will faithfully adhere to this policy for every customer, unless that customer is repeatedly abusing it. We withold the right to deny refunds, in rare cases, where a customer is repeatedly ordering coffee and then asking for a refund.

Home Coffee Roasters

The Gene Cafe and Behmor 1600 Plus are covered by a 1 year warranty from the manufacturer. The Fresh Roast SR-300 and SR-500 come with a 1 year warranty on the base unit and a 6 month warranty on the chaff collector, top cap and basket. Since the roasters are UL certified, the manufacturers ask that we refer all warranty issues directly to them. Although we do not directly provide repair service, we'll help you through the process to get your roaster back up and running. Should you return an unused roaster to us, we will refund your purchase minus the original shipping cost. Once you've used your roaster, we really can't take it back.

Other Items

Any item not covered by a manufacturer's warranty is warranted by The Captain's Coffee to meet or exceed your expectations. If you are dissatisfied with your purchase for any reason, you may return the item to The Captain's Coffee for a replacement or refund in the form of an in-store credit. This offer is good for 30 days from the date of shipment. If applicable, the manufacturer's warranty will supersede this warranty for items sold by The Captain's Coffee.

Shipping

We currently ship to any location in the US with the notable exception that Note that Hawaii Department of Agriculture regulations won't allow us to ship raw coffee to Hawaii.

If you select the "Captain's Special" shipping method, please note that the choice of carrier and delivery method is then entirely at our discretion. For local pick-ups, please allow 24 hours for us to prepare your order before dropping by to pick it up. Shipping weight is calculated in US Pounds.

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