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This delightful single estate honey processed coffee honey processed is a real treat. Slightly complex with a blend of tart acidity, juicy sweetness and a lingering savory finish, it's full bodied and creamy to boot. Look for notes of cherry, lemon, graham cracker and honey.
Arrival Date: August 17th, 2021
Acidity & Brightness: Tart acidity, juicy sweetness
Balance & Finish: Slightly complex with a lingering savory finish
Body & Texture: Full bodied and creamy
Flavors: Cherry, lemon, graham cracker and honey
Grade: Strictly High Grown (highest), grown at 1100 to 1460 masl
Processing: Honey processed: depulped then immediately sun dried on raised beds
Varietals: Catuai and Parainema
Roasting: Since this is a honey processed coffee, we like it just a touch lighter than usual. Start at City plus or at the end of first crack for a light-medium roast, which is right where we like it. Feel free to explore darker but we'd avoid anything more than a few seconds into second crack.
Reminder: This coffee is raw, you must roast it before grinding and brewing
Our Review: "What’s the best way to support coffee producers? This is exactly the question Juan de Dios Castillo (the family’s agronomist) and his 4 siblings were looking to answer when they created J&M Family Coffee, a privately-owned export company named after their parents Juan and Miriam (J&M). Their first goal was to sell their parents’ coffee directly to international buyers. It was a way to honor their parents who started cultivating coffee during their childhood with the income from the first family business as tailors in the town of Jinotega. With this first goal completed, Juan de Dios Castillo decided to take the next step and start his own farm called El Pastoral, which has 150 acres of coffee production. During the harvest, the coffee cherries are carefully harvested, sorted, and depulped. Then the remaining seed covered in mucilage is transported to the dry-mill where the weather conditions are more stable for evenly drying coffee. After drying is completed, the coffee is stored and later prepared for export at the same dry-mill. This is a truly integrated model, in which J&M Family Coffee ensures quality control and traceability from farm to export." - Royal Coffee
Last season we were able to get Natural and Washed lots from J&M and we were really impressed. It was an easy decision to snatch up their honey processed lot this season! If you tried the natural and washed from last season, expect this coffee to be the best of both worlds. Slightly complex with a nice, sparkling acidity, it's got a full body and creamy texture. Expect some bold flavors such as juicy cherry and sweet honey along with savory sweet graham cracker and tart lemon.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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