Nicaragua Segovia Prodecoop Organic & Fair Trade*

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The Captain's Coffee

From the Segovia mountains of Nicaragua, this coffee is mild, drinkable and easy going. It's full of sweet milk chocolate notes and a touch of citrus. Arrival Date: April 28th, 2016 Acidity & Brightness: Mild to Medium...
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From the Segovia mountains of Nicaragua, this coffee is mild, drinkable and easy going. It's full of sweet milk chocolate notes and a touch of citrus.

Arrival Date: April 28th, 2016

Acidity & Brightness: Mild to Medium Acidity

Balance & Finish: Slightly crisp with a very clean finish.

Body & Texture: Medium Body, Balanced, Drinkable

Flavors: Lemon and/or lime (depending on who you ask) and sweet milk chocolate

Grade: Average to Large Bean Size

Certifications: Organic, Fair Trade, and Rain Forest Alliance (RFA)

Processing: Fully Washed, Shade grown, hand picked, sun dried

Varietals: Bourbon and Caturra

Roasting: Start with Full city (Medium) or at the very beginning of the 2nd crack but feel free to carry it into Vienna (Medium-Dark). Expect more sweet milk chocolate with lighter roasts which will transform to a more bitter dark chocolate at darker roasts. This coffee roasts very evenly.

Our Review: 

ver 2300 small-scale farmers have joined together to create the Central Multiple Service Cooperative, also known as Prodecoop. The farms are located in the Segovia Mountains of Nicaragua, an area that includes the regions of Madriz, Nueva Segovia and Esteli. This region is located right across the border from El Salvador and just to the west of the Jinotega and Matagalpa regions, which are more well known coffee producing regions. Don't let this fool you, the Segovia Mountains produces some of the best coffee in the Americas, and while less known than its neighboring regions, coffee from these beautiful mountains continues to impress us! 

The first thing we thought while cupping this coffee was how incredibly drinkable it is. If you're a fan of good beer, it's like a lager, drinkable and mild like a Budweiser but flavorful and subtle like a lager from your favorite craft brewery. Except coffee flavored! It's got a mild, slightly crisp and clean finish and the whole flavor profile is very balanced with notes of citrus (we kept arguing over whether it was lemon or lime, you decide!) and sweet, creamy milk chocolate. Overall, a great and easy going cup of joe everyone is sure to enjoy. 

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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