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The Captain's Coffee

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The Captain's Coffee

A delightful Organic, Fair Trade offering from La Alianza Coop. Extremely balanced and smooth with a silky texture and notes of milk chocolate, lemon, honey and almond. Arrival Date: April 28th, 2017 Acidity & Brightness: Crisp, sweet,...
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A delightful Organic, Fair Trade offering from La Alianza Coop. Extremely balanced and smooth with a silky texture and notes of milk chocolate, lemon, honey and almond.

Arrival Date: April 28th, 2017

Acidity & Brightness: Crisp, sweet, bright

Balance & Finish: Exceptionally balanced, quick and clean finish

Body & Texture: Medium to light bodied, smooth silky texture

Flavor Traits:  Milk chocolate, lemon, honey and almond

Certifications: Organic, Fair Trade

Grade:  SHG, 1,300 – 1,600 meters elevation (Strictly High Grown)

Processing: European (wet), shade grown and hand picked

Varietals: Caturra, Catuai

Roasting:  We prefer this coffee like most Costa Rican coffees in the lighter ranges. Start with a City or City + roast (light to medium light) or just before 2nd crack. You can take it up to Full City (medium) for a bit less crisp front end and a touch more body.

Reminder! This coffee is raw, you must roast it before brewing

Our Review: This coffee is sourced from members of CoopeTarrazú R.L.  CoopeTarrazú is a cooperative that was founded in 1960, and now has over 3,200 members from San Marcos de Tarrazú, a canton in the province of San Jose, Costa Rica. In 2004, CoopeTarrazú went through an organizational transformation bringing about five guiding principles for the cooperative: solidarity, transparency, sustainability, quality, and service. As part of their sustainable business model, CoopeTarrazú operates a profitable agriculture store and grocery store. Cooperative members also have access to low interest loans and healthcare. CoopeTarrazú also strives to serve the community through environmental protection initiatives and migrant worker support programs.

Costa Rican coffee is world renowned for being extremely well balanced, crisp and sweet. For folks who like a mild yet flavorful, silky cup, its best enjoyed black as cream and sugar just aren't necessary! This coffee is a bit less crisp (acidic) than others we've had, but we enjoyed the more gentle front end. Look for delightfully sweet flavors of milk chocolate, honey, lemon and a touch of almond.

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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