Cherry | Vanilla | Pipe Tobacco
No effects pedals required. The classic “tweed” amplifiers of the 1950’s were plenty loud, but also delivered pure, focused, and incredibly nuanced tones. Like the bluesman who can melt your face with one note, then bring you to tears with the next, this blend is about feel over volume. Candy apple, subtle spice, and a medium body help this coffee shine as a soloist, though it’s got plenty of chops to harmonize with any milk or sweeteners thrown at it. 12oz. or 5lb. bag of whole beans.
- 60% Rwanda Nyampinga, Nyaruguru district (Southern Rwanda).Nyampinga, which translates to “beautiful women, both inside and out,” is a women's coffee cooperative producing some of the finest coffees in Rwanda. The ~200 coop members receive training in agronomy, market access, and quality control from a nonprofit founded by Bloomberg Philanthropies and Sustainable Harvest (US-based coffee importer.) This training has dramatically improved the quality of member coffees, thereby increasing quality of life for the farmers. Red Bourbon varietal, washed, 5,800 feet above sea level.
- 40% Guatemala Santo Domingo, Cafe de Mujeres, Huehuetenango. The 16-member, female-led Santo Domingo cooperative farms nearly 90 acres in northern Guatemala. Member farmers receive training from an umbrella organization that helps them continually improve quality, as well as sustainable farming and business practices. Catuai, Caturra, Catimor varietals, washed, 3,600-4,600 feet above sea level.