The Collector

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Have you ever wondered what award winning coffees from international coffee competitions tasted like?  Have you ever tasted microlots that cupped at 90+ points? Are you looking for rare or unique coffees? We seek out only the best of the best for our Collector coffee subscription.

Features:
  • Coffee subscription billed monthly
  • Our most complex and nuanced beans
  • Smallest lot sizes
  • Most variety
  • Sourced Globally
  • Highest quality, award winning, 90+ points, or otherwise rare/unique coffee
  • Coffees purchased up to 500% over index
  • Lightest roasts ranging from City through City+ with the occasional Full City roast*
  • Free Modest Coffee tin to keep those beans fresh

*We roast our beans to preserve and compliment the flavors of origin. There will always be a bit of variety in our roasts in our continuing attempt to express the best that each bean has to offer.

“How many bags will I need per month?” you might be asking yourself. By our calculations, one person who drinks one cup per day will go through about two bags per month.

Additional information

Weight 12 oz
Current Coffee

– COSTA RICA – BLACK HONEY PROCESS –
ABOUT THE FARM: HACIENDA TOBOSI
Hacienda Tobosi is located in the El Guarco, Cartago region of Costa Rica. With its rich, fertile soil and ideal micro-climate, El Guarco is widely recognized as a prized growing region with high-quality coffee. The Arabica bean produced in this region yields coffee with an excellent body, medium acidity and singular aroma.

Hacienda Tobosi was created in 2010 by don Jorge Brenes with a goal of producing the highest quality specialty coffee. In order to achieve this goal the farmland was rigorously analyzed. The farmers planted specific varietials to optimize the farming conditions of the different sections of the farm.

Hacienda Tobosi’s hard work and high standards have not gone unrecognized. In 2017 Tobosi won 1st place in the Costa Rica Cup of Excellence competition and in 2018 it took 2nd place.

HACIENDA TOBOSI ON BLACK HONEY PROCESS
“We must remove the coffee to be dried by the sun, trying not to separate the nougat-like mass. If the beans are separated, that means that we are crystallizing more of the sugar and they will not have such a sweet scent,” the producers offered. “At the end of the (black honey) process the coffee should smell and taste sweet, and have a moisture content between 9.0 and 10.5%. Once the coffee has reached this point, it needs some rest to cool down before it can be stored.”

SPECS:

GEOGRAPHY
Region: El Guarco, Cartago
Altitude: 1450 MASL

PRODUCER
don Jorge Brenes

VARIETY
Villasarchi, Geisha, Catuai Rojo, Catuai Amarillo, Villalobos

PROCESSING
Black Honey

HARVEST TIME
January – March 2018

NOTES:
FLAVOR Almond, Milk Chocolate, Raspberry, Vanilla
BODY Heavy
ACIDITY Medium

ROAST LEVEL
Light – City

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