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CL19001ColombiaClassic: Relationship coffee for a roaster's fixed assortment, consistent in quality & priceColombia: Giraldo - AntioquiaStation lot - Antioquia Profile - Quality 3WashedMilk chocolate, Sweet, Citric, Clean570kg GPSPOT€ 4,95June '19SCA: 82-83 pointsCaturra, Castillo, Colombia1750-2150 m.a.s.lThe Giraldo station lot is carefully put together by the cuppers from The Coffee Quest Colombia with the aim to get a consistent 83 point coffee. Read more about our setup in Giraldo and our partnership with Café Giraldino, which allows us to pay local producers relative to their quality. READ MORE
CL19004ColombiaClassic: Relationship coffee for a roaster's fixed assortment, consistent in quality & priceColombia: La Sierrita - AntioquiaGroup lot - TCQ Giraldo station - Quality 1WashedDark chocolate, Citric, Vibrant acidity, Jasmin270kg GPSPOT€ 6,80June '19SCA: 83-85 pointsCaturra, Castillo, Colombia1750-2150 m.a.s.lThe Giraldo station lot is carefully put together by the cuppers from The Coffee Quest Colombia with the aim to get a consistent 85 point coffee. Read more about our setup in Giraldo and our partnership with Café Giraldino, which allows us to pay local producers relative to their quality. READ MORE
CL19043ColombiaClassic: Relationship coffee for a roaster's fixed assortment, consistent in quality & priceColombia: La Sierrita - AntioquiaGroup lot - TCQ Giraldo station - Quality 1WashedDark chocolate, Orange, Vibrant, Black currant1070kg GPSPOT€ 6,95€6,50September '19SCA: 83-85 pointsCaturra, Castillo, Colombia1750-2150 m.a.s.lThe Giraldo station lot is carefully put together by the cuppers from The Coffee Quest Colombia with the aim to get a consistent 85 point coffee. Read more about our setup in Giraldo and our partnership with Café Giraldino, which allows us to pay local producers relative to their quality. READ MORE
CL19035ColombiaClassic: Relationship coffee for a roaster's fixed assortment, consistent in quality & priceColombia: La Victoria - HuilaGroup lot - Asociación La Victoria - Quality 1WashedVibrant, Sweet, Milk Chocolate, Raisin, Red fruit870kg GPSPOT€ 6,95€6,50September '19SCA: 83-85 pointsCaturra, Typica1700-2200 m.a.s.lThe La Victoria lot is carefully put together by the cuppers from The Coffee Quest Colombia with the aim to get a consistent 85 point coffee. Read more about Asociación La Victoria as our local partner in Santa Maria, helping The Coffee Quest Colombia to reach producers from the local region. READ MORE
CL19056ColombiaClassic: Relationship coffee for a roaster's fixed assortment, consistent in quality & priceColombia: La Victoria - HuilaGroup lot - Asociación La Victoria - Quality 1WashedMilk chocolate, Sweet, Lively, Red fruit7970kg GPSPOT€ 6,95€6,50November '19SCA: 83-85 pointsCaturra, Typica1700-2200 m.a.s.lThe La Victoria lot is carefully put together by the cuppers from The Coffee Quest Colombia with the aim to get a consistent 85 point coffee. Read more about Asociación La Victoria as our local partner in Santa Maria, helping The Coffee Quest Colombia to reach producers from the local region. READ MORE
CL19034ColombiaClassic: Relationship coffee for a roaster's fixed assortment, consistent in quality & priceColombia: Santa Maria - HuilaGroup lot - TCQ Santa Maria station - Quality 2WashedMilk chocolate, Dried fruit, Creamy afterflavour4670kg GPSPOT€ 5,95€5,50September '19SCA: 83-85 pointsCaturra, Castillo, Colombia, Tabi1700-2200 m.a.s.lThe Santa Maria station lot is carefully put together by the cuppers from The Coffee Quest Colombia with the aim to get a consistent 84 point coffee. Read more about our setup in Santa Maria and our partnership with Asociación La Victoria, which allows us to pay local producers relative to their quality. READ MORE
CL19057ColombiaClassic: Relationship coffee for a roaster's fixed assortment, consistent in quality & priceColombia: Santa Maria - HuilaGroup lot - TCQ Santa Maria station - Quality 2WashedRound body, Milk chocolate, Lasting, Vanilla, Orange12170kg GPSPOT€ 5,95€5,50November '19SCA: 83-85 pointsCaturra, Castillo, Colombia, Tabi1700-2200 m.a.s.lThe Santa Maria station lot is carefully put together by the cuppers from The Coffee Quest Colombia with the aim to get a consistent 84 point coffee. Read more about our setup in Santa Maria and our partnership with Asociación La Victoria, which allows us to pay local producers relative to their quality. READ MORE
CL19058ColombiaClassic: Relationship coffee for a roaster's fixed assortment, consistent in quality & priceColombia: Santa Maria - HuilaStation lot - Huila Profile - Quality 3WashedSpices, Milk chocolate, Citric970kg GPSPOT€ 4,95€4,75November '19SCA: 82-83 pointsCaturra, Castillo, Colombia, Tabi1700-2200 m.a.s.lThe Santa Maria station lot is carefully put together by the cuppers from The Coffee Quest Colombia with the aim to get a consistent 83 point coffee. Read more about our setup in Santa Maria and our partnership with Asociación La Victoria, which allows us to pay local producers relative to their quality. READ MORE
CL19010ColombiaSeasonal: One-time specialty, exiting profiles that change with each harvest seasonColombia: Tejipaz - AntioquiaGroup lot - Granada Peace CoffeeWashedSweet, Brown sugar, Herbal, Marsepan570kg GPSPOT€ 5,95June '19SCA: 83-85 pointsCastillo, Caturra, Typica, Caturra1600-2000 m.a.s.l.Café Tejipaz is another new group-coffee that is here to stay. The village of Granada, not far from the main road between Medellín and Bogotá, is one of the places that suffered most from the conflict in Colombia. The town that once housed 15.000 people was in the middle of one of the most strategic areas for the guerrilla. At one time the violence was so bad that the population sank to 2000. Since a few years, the Asso- ciation Tejpaz is trying to get people to come back by stimulating economic development, one way to do this is through coffee. Granada was always a coffee region, but for decades the crop was virtually ignored. Since a few years some farmers are replanting coffee and Tejipaz has started a project to replant tens of thousands of coffee trees. Many farmers have joined the association and they are in the process of getting their organic certification. The Coffee Quest is helping the farmers if Granada to improve their picking and processing methods to bump up the quality a little more, so hopefully in the next years we'll also be able to offer micro-lots from this beautifully located village. The coffee has a chocolaty, nutty profile with a good body. It's a great coffee for an espresso. The Coffee Quest pays a premium for this coffee to support the association in its efforts to promote coffee production in the region. Our aim is to help them grow, so that in the next years we'll be able to offer larger quantities of this coffee, which will soon be certified organic.
CL19045ColombiaSeasonal: One-time specialty, exiting profiles that change with each harvest seasonColombia: Coffee Origen - HuilaGroup lot - Café Origen - Pitalito Organic not certifiedWashedCreamy, Milk chocolate, Citric, Spices1170kg GPSPOT€ 6,33September '19SCA: 83-85 pointsCaturra, Castillo, Colombia, Tabi1350-1900 m.a.s.l.Coffee Origen is an excellent new addition in the assortment of The Coffee Quest. The cooperative is producing Organic lots from 3 seperate micro regions. Read more about their activities.READ MORE
CL19042ColombiaSeasonal: One-time specialty, exiting profiles that change with each harvest seasonColombia: El Paraïso - HuilaMicro lot - Caturra - Ernedis RodriguezWashedGreat balance, Brown sugar, Melon, Yellow fruit, Smooth970kg GPSPOT€ 8,52September '19SCA: 85+ pointsCaturra1800 m.a.s.l.Ernedis Rodriguez is one of our favorite farmers! Open for experiments and consistent in providing quality. Click to read more about the farm.READ MORE
CL19038ColombiaSeasonal: One-time specialty, exiting profiles that change with each harvest seasonColombia: La Esperanza - HuilaMicro lot - Deiby Sanchez - TCQ Santa Maria stationWashedMarsepan, Lemon, Brown sugar, Spices635kg GPSPOT€ 7,97September '19SCA: 85+ pointsCaturra1700 m.a.s.l.Finca La Esperanza is located in Gigante, Huila, Colombia and run by the 33 years old Deiby Sanchez. The farm sits at an elevation of approximately 1,700 m.a.s.l. and consists of 2.5 hectares in coffee, 100% planted in Caturra. Deiby is like a mad scientist who probably experiments too much, but so far the results have been very promising! This lot is a compilation of the best of his various experiments throughout the harvest and the idea is to replicate those lots going forward, using the same recipe. Once the coffee is washed, it is then taken to slow-dry anywhere from 20-40 days in a parabolic dryer, he built himself of bamboo and resembles a natural version of the famous Centre Pompidou in Paris. This is our 2nd year working with Deiby and is one of our contracted preferred producers that we hope to continue working with for many years. He and his brothers inherited the 6Ha farm from his father 5 years ago. His brothers are not interested in the coffee, so with the increased income from his high quality coffee he hopes to be able to buy his brothers’ shares in the next years. Read more about TCQ Santa Maria buying station located in Santa Maria, through which the coffee entered our supply chain.READ MORE
CL19039ColombiaSeasonal: One-time specialty, exiting profiles that change with each harvest seasonColombia: La Esmeralda - HuilaMicro lot - Dawes Muñoz - TCQ Santa Maria stationWashedCitrus, Pineapple, Milk chocolate, Creamy435kg GPSPOT€ 8,58September '19SCA: 85+ pointsCaturra1610 m.a.s.l.Dawes, our mystery producer from Pitalito, in july 2019, delivered us a wonderful lot with a flavour profile of blueberries and lime. A unique combination that blew us away. We immediately accepted the coffee and were hoping to receive more. But since then, we lost contact with Dawes for a long time. His farm is located in the mountains around Pitalito in the south of Huila, but he has no cellphone coverage at the farm, so getting updates from him has been challenging. But of course, we've be on the lookout for him and after a few months of silence we managed to contact him again and soon we’ll receive new samples for our next shipment. After the harvest we will pay him a visit to find out more about him and his farm. Dawes is one of the first farmers that came to us through our new partners "The Bean Project" in Pitalito. Finca la Esmeralda of Dawes Muños is located in the mountains surrounding Pitalito, a town known for its vast range of specialty coffees. His Caturra grows at an elevation of 1610m, which seems low for us. But Pitalito has a special microclimate where coffees at 1600m have similar profiles as coffees in other regions of 1800-1900 m.a.s.l.
CL19040ColombiaSeasonal: One-time specialty, exiting profiles that change with each harvest seasonColombia: TCQ Santa Maria Station - HuilaMicro lot - Las Perlitas "The Little Pearls"WashedJuicy, Guava, Lychee, Mango, Milk chocolate570kg GPSPOT€ 9,76September '19SCA: 85+ pointsCaturra, Typica1700-2200 m.a.s.lThroughout the harvest, it’s quite common that small-holders produce lots that aren’t large enough to be exported on their own. However, the quality is often just as good (or better) than samples received from larger lots. As such, we decided to buy all coffees, regardless of size and create a specialty blend based on cup profile, with a quality that would compare to a Micro lot. The result is Las Perlitas or “The Little Pearls”, various small lots from producers around the Huila region, whose farms range in elevation from 1,600 to 2.100 m.a.s.l. and grow quality varieties. Read more about TCQ Santa Maria buying station located in Santa Maria, where each of the small lots were cupped and selected.READ MORE
CL19049ColombiaSeasonal: One-time specialty, exiting profiles that change with each harvest seasonColombia: TCQ Santa Maria Station - HuilaCaracolí - Peaberry Screen - TCQ Santa Maria stationWashedPrune, Dark chocolate, Walnut, Grape435kg GPSPOT€ 7,51September '19SCA: 83-85 pointsCaturra, Castillo, Colombia, Tabi1700-2200 m.a.s.lThis lot is the Peaberry screen from the larger Quality 2 from Santa Maria Huila. Where often Peaberries or in Spanish "Caracol", which translates into "Snails" are often filtered out as defects, this lot has excellent quality. This is due to the fact that each purchased lot in the Santa Maria Station is cupped individually and selected based on profile and cup score.READ MORE
CL19059ColombiaSeasonal: One-time specialty, exiting profiles that change with each harvest seasonColombia: TCQ Santa Maria Station - HuilaMicro lot - Las Perlitas "The Little Pearls"WashedRaspberry, Pineapple, Creamy, Nutmeg, Citric, Juicy2370kg GPSPOT€ 8.24November '19SCA: 85+ pointsCaturra, Typica1700-2200 m.a.s.lThroughout the harvest, it’s quite common that small-holders produce lots that aren’t large enough to be exported on their own. However, the quality is often just as good (or better) than samples received from larger lots. As such, we decided to buy all coffees, regardless of size and create a specialty blend based on cup profile, with a quality that would compare to a Micro lot. The result is Las Perlitas or “The Little Pearls”, various small lots from producers around the Huila region, whose farms range in elevation from 1,600 to 2.100 m.a.s.l. and grow quality varieties.READ MORE
CL19061ColombiaSeasonal: One-time specialty, exiting profiles that change with each harvest seasonColombia: El Paraïso - HuilaMicro lot - Ernedis Rodriguez - CaturraWashedOrange, Tamarind, Marsepan, Dark chocolate470kg GPSPOT€ 8.94November '19SCA: 85+ pointsCaturra1800 m.a.s.l.Ernedis Rodriguez is one of our favorite farmers! Open for experiments and consistent in providing quality. Click to read more about the farm.READ MORE
CL19063ColombiaSeasonal: One-time specialty, exiting profiles that change with each harvest seasonColombia: Hato Viejo - NariñoMicro lot - Martha Luz Camelo - CaturraWashedMint, Yellow fruit, Marsepan, Caramel270kg GPSPOT€ 9.00November '19SCA: 85+ pointsCaturra2000 m.a.s.l.Finca Hato Viejo is a family-owned farm, administered on a daily basis by Martha Luz Camelo and who is our direct contact. Martha Luz is in charge of managing the day-to-day operations of the farm, including the processing of all the coffees. At 2,000 meters, the elevation is in-line with many in the region, but what makes this farm unique is the sub-region within Nariño: located approximately 30 minutes from the capital, Pasto, but in an area not historically known for producing coffees (there may have been one or two other farms in the area, compared to traditional regions where the density of trees basically heads to the horizon). In total, the farm is 21 Ha, with approximately 7 planted in coffee. Of those 7, approximately four are of the Caturra variety, two of the Castillo variety and a one of Catimor. The lot we brought in is comprised of 100% Caturra and is the result of some very basic changes in the processing, which we are excited to discuss. We first met Martha Luz three years ago at Expo Especiales, the main coffee trade show in Colombia held each year. She gave us a sample and the coffee was absolutely delicious. When we asked for samples from the next harvest, the quality had fallen and we had to investigate what happened. It turns out someone had made some recommendations in fermentation that affected the quality. Upon learning that the fermentation had basically been cut in half, we asked Marthz Luz if she would experiment with a dry ferment, and the same number of hours she was fermentation during the 2016 harvest (42-44 hours). This lot is the result of these small changes in the fermentation! Once the coffee has been washed, it is dried in a parabolic dryer for between 10-15 days. We will also be working with Martha Luz next harvest, through different fermentation experiments, to see if we can improve the quality of her Castillo. (Whatsapp pictures available on request).
CL19065ColombiaSeasonal: One-time specialty, exiting profiles that change with each harvest seasonColombia: El Roblar - HuilaMicro lot #1 - German PeñaWashedBrown sugar, Star fruit, Spices, Dense body, Citric, Red fruit, Raisin735kg GPSPOT€ 8.54November '19SCA: 85+ pointsCaturra, Castillo, Colombia1832 m.a.s.l.His farm El Roblar is located at an altitude of 1832 masl and can be found on the way to Fátima.  German Peña processes the coffee in a traditional wet way with a fermentation in the cherries and then he removes the pulp. The dry process is done on raised beds during around 20 to 25 days. Finca El Roblar is located in Suaza, Huila, Colombia and run by German Peña (1.824313, -75.77799). The farm sits at an elevation of approximately 1,830 m.a.s.l. and consists of 4 hectares in coffee. Of those 4 hectares, 40% are planted with Caturra, 25% planted with Castillo, 20% in Variedad Colombia and the other 15% a mix of Tabi and Pink Bourbon (not in production yet). The coffee is fermented in cherry for 12 hours and then de-pulped and fermented for another 20-24 hours. After washing, the coffee is dried on raised African beds in a parabolic dryer for anywhere from 20-30 days, depending on the weather conditions. German meticulously separates his lots and delivers only the Caturra to the local cooperative as part of their "premium" program. The cup quality is a clear reflection of the efforts that German puts into producing his coffees and he has already indicated his interest in fermentation experiments to see about improving cup quality in not only his Caturra, but also the other varieties he grows at the finca.
CL19066ColombiaSeasonal: One-time specialty, exiting profiles that change with each harvest seasonColombia: El Roblar - HuilaMicro lot #2 - German PeñaWashedMango, Raisin, Brown sugar, Milk chocolate, Citric, Soft balance435kg GPSPOT€ 8.21November '19SCA: 85+ pointsCaturra, Castillo, Colombia1832 m.a.s.l.His farm El Roblar is located at an altitude of 1832 masl and can be found on the way to Fátima.  German Peña processes the coffee in a traditional wet way with a fermentation in the cherries and then he removes the pulp. The dry process is done on raised beds during around 20 to 25 days. Finca El Roblar is located in Suaza, Huila, Colombia and run by German Peña (1.824313, -75.77799). The farm sits at an elevation of approximately 1,830 m.a.s.l. and consists of 4 hectares in coffee. Of those 4 hectares, 40% are planted with Caturra, 25% planted with Castillo, 20% in Variedad Colombia and the other 15% a mix of Tabi and Pink Bourbon (not in production yet). The coffee is fermented in cherry for 12 hours and then de-pulped and fermented for another 20-24 hours. After washing, the coffee is dried on raised African beds in a parabolic dryer for anywhere from 20-30 days, depending on the weather conditions. German meticulously separates his lots and delivers only the Caturra to the local cooperative as part of their "premium" program. The cup quality is a clear reflection of the efforts that German puts into producing his coffees and he has already indicated his interest in fermentation experiments to see about improving cup quality in not only his Caturra, but also the other varieties he grows at the finca.
CL19067ColombiaSeasonal: One-time specialty, exiting profiles that change with each harvest seasonColombia: Buena Vista - HuilaMicro lot - Edilberto Coronado - La VictoriaWashedSpices, Orange, Bright, Dark chocolate, Syropy635kg GPSPOT€ 8.24November '19SCA: 85+ pointsCaturraREAD MORE
CL19068ColombiaSeasonal: One-time specialty, exiting profiles that change with each harvest seasonColombia: El Edén - HuilaMicro lot - Hugo G. Diaz from GarzonWashedLime, Spices, Milk chocolate, Lasting sweetness670kg GPSPOT€ 8.21November '19SCA: 85+ pointsCaturra
CL19069ColombiaSeasonal: One-time specialty, exiting profiles that change with each harvest seasonColombia: El Mirador - HuilaMicro lot - Jose Canacue from AipeWashedSpices, Tamarind, Bright, Caramel, Jasmin770kg GPSPOT€ 8.18November '19SCA: 85+ pointsCaturra
CL19070ColombiaSeasonal: One-time specialty, exiting profiles that change with each harvest seasonColombia: El Sanjon - NariñoMicro lot - Geisha WashedWashedCoffee blossom, green mango, coockie crumble, blackberry325kg GPSPOT€ 35,00November '18SCA: ExceptionalGeisha1750 m.a.s.l.Father and son Armero have a small buying station in la Union Nariño. Here they are starting with specialty coffee and we've already bought some interesting lots from them. But most interesting are their own experiments with a small lot of Geisha that Eduardo planted two years ago. Each season that provide small quantities of Natural and Honey and Washed. In some cases blended with some of their high scoring Colombia variety. All three process delivered great results.
CL19072ColombiaSeasonal: One-time specialty, exiting profiles that change with each harvest seasonColombia: El Sanjon - NariñoMicro lot - La Union - Geisha/ColombiaNaturalKiwi gold, Mango, Caramel125kg GPSPOT€ 30,00November '19SCA: ExceptionalGeisha, Colombia1750 m.a.s.l.Father and son Armero have a small buying station in la Union Nariño. Here they are starting with specialty coffee and we've already bought some interesting lots from them. But most interesting are their own experiments with a small lot of Geisha that Eduardo planted two years ago. Each season that provide small quantities of Natural and Honey and Washed. In some cases blended with some of their high scoring Colombia variety. All three process delivered great results.
CL19076ColombiaSeasonal: One-time specialty, exiting profiles that change with each harvest seasonColombia: Aipecito *Organic CertifiedGroup lot - Aipecito HuilaWashedCitric, Milk chocolate, Raisin, Juicy, Orangereserv.70kg GPSPOT€ 5.96November '19SCA: 83-85 pointsColombia, Caturra, Castillo1700-1900 m.a.s.l.This lot is Organic Certified. The 50 member group of Asociacion Agropecuario de Aipecito, located in Aipecito, just outside of Neiva, Huila, was formed in 2014 with the idea of producing organic coffees. From 2014, until the end of the 2015, they transitioned from conventional, non-organic to organic and finally received their certification in 2016. The purpose of transitioning was to offer a healthier product to consumers, but also to think about their quality of life and the environment. The knew it was possible to produce a high quality product without contaminating the environment; this also helped attract fauna and flora back to the coffee lands. Of the current 50 members, 46 are certified, with the remaining members currently in transition. The farms range in elevation from between 1,700 and 1,950 meters and the producers primarily grow Colombia, Caturra and Castillo. This is our first year working with the group and we are extremely excited about future harvests! (Photos of training in Aipe available on request).
BR19100BrazilClassic: Relationship coffee for a roaster's fixed assortment, consistent in quality & priceBrazil: Mogiana GoldMicro-Region Lot - NY2 scr. 17-18NaturalSweet, Milk chocolate, Smooth, Almond, Dried fruit1560kg GPExpected€ 3,95€3,75mid-December '19SCA: 82-83 points1000-1200 m.a.s.l.Regional blend selected by the new The Coffee Quest Brazil team. From each of our chosen coffee regions we are selecting blend to fit a specific flavour profile. The Mogiana Gold is chosen for its combination of Yellow Fruit and Almond flavour.
BR19146BrazilClassic: Relationship coffee for a roaster's fixed assortment, consistent in quality & priceBrazil: Fazenda El Dorado - MogianaEstate lot - Pulped Natural NY2 16upPulped NaturalPalm sugar, Spices, Milk chocolate, Creamy afterflavour, Citrus3860kg GPExpected€ 4,85€ 4,55mid-December '19SCA: 83-85 points1200 m.a.s.l.This is the second year working with this quality focused Estate. More information and photos from our visit in June '19 will follow soon!
BR19166BrazilSeasonal: One-time specialty, exiting profiles that change with each harvest seasonBrazil: Coopervas CompetitionCompetition lot - Ponte Alta - Natural 1st Place - Red CatuaíNaturalBright Cherry, Strawberry Desert, Lemon, Tangerine, Heavy body, Creamy, Long aftertastereserv.60kg GPExpected€ 18.03mid-December '19SCA: ExceptionalRed Catuaí1250 m.a.s.l.This lot was bought by The Coffee Quest Brazil's quality team, where they participated as judge in a local competition at smallholder cooperative Coopervas in São Goçalo in Sul de Minas.
BR19167BrazilSeasonal: One-time specialty, exiting profiles that change with each harvest seasonBrazil: Coopervas CompetitionCompetition lot - Nossa Senhora do Carmo - Natural 5th place - Yellow CatuaíNaturalTropical fruit salad, Honey, Citric acidity, Liqueur, Aromatic, Pleasant aftertaste360kg GPExpected€ 8,10mid-December '19SCA: ExceptionalYellow Catuaí1200 m.a.s.l.This lot was bought by The Coffee Quest Brazil's quality team, where they participated as judge in a local competition at smallholder cooperative Coopervas in São Goçalo in Sul de Minas.
BR19168BrazilSeasonal: One-time specialty, exiting profiles that change with each harvest seasonBrazil: Coopervas CompetitionCompetition lot - Fortaleza - Honey 2nd Place - Yellow CatuaíHoneyFloral, Sugarcane, Aromatic, Vanilla stick, Green tea, Caramel, Citric, Long aftertaste360kg GPExpected€ 9,20mid-December '19SCA: ExceptionalYellow Catuaí1200 m.a.s.l.This lot was bought by The Coffee Quest Brazil's quality team, where they participated as judge in a local competition at smallholder cooperative Coopervas in São Goçalo in Sul de Minas.
BR19157BrazilClassic: Relationship coffee for a roaster's fixed assortment, consistent in quality & priceBrazil: Recanto - Cerrado MineiroEstate lot - Fully Washed NY2 16upWashedBrown sugar, Smooth, Red fruit, Lingering sweetness5560kg GPExpected€ 5,35€5,04February '20SCA: 83-85 pointsRed catuai, yellow catuai, topazio, yellow icatu950 m.a.s.l.Rested inside bag for 41hrs to 108hrs. Dried on raised beds and concreet patio. More information and photos from our visit in June '19 will follow soon!
BR19144BrazilClassic: Relationship coffee for a roaster's fixed assortment, consistent in quality & priceBrazil: Recanto - Cerrado MineiroEstate lot - Peaberry Selection NY2 16upWashedBrown sugar, Spices, Cinnamon, Dark chocolate, Mango5560kg GPAt Origin€ 4,45€4,10February '20SCA: 83-85 pointsYellow catuaí, red catuaí, yellow icatu950 m.a.s.l.Double fermentation, Dried on raised beds. More information and photos from our visit in June '19 will follow soon!
BR19156BrazilClassic: Relationship coffee for a roaster's fixed assortment, consistent in quality & priceBrazil: Sul de Minas GoldMicro-Region Lot - NY2 scr. 17-18NaturalDark chocolate, Lemon, Dense body32060kg GPAt OriginFebruary '20SCA: 82-83 pointsRegional blend selected by the new The Coffee Quest Brazil team. From each of our chosen coffee regions we are selecting blend to fit a specific flavour profile. The Suld de Minas Gold is chosen for its combination of Citrus and Dark Chocolate.
BR19163BrazilClassic: Relationship coffee for a roaster's fixed assortment, consistent in quality & priceBrazil: Fazenda do Lobo - Sul de MinasEstate lot - Yellow Catucaí - NY2 16upNaturalMilk chocolate, Spices, Brown sugar, Dried fruit9960kg GPAt Origin€ 5,04€4,88February '20SCA: 83-85 pointsCatuaí960-1000 m.a.s.l.Fazenda do Lobo is located in the municipality of Tres Corações in Sul de Minas. Close to the office of The Coffee Quest in Varginha. More information coming soon!
BR19164BrazilClassic: Relationship coffee for a roaster's fixed assortment, consistent in quality & priceBrazil: Fazenda do Lobo - Sul de MinasEstate lot - Mundo Novo/Acaía NY2 16upNaturalCitric, Cacao, Milk chocolate, Round body15560kg GPAt Origin€ 5,04€4,88February '20SCA: 83-85 pointsCatucai960-1000 m.a.s.l.Fazenda do Lobo is located in the municipality of Tres Corações in Sul de Minas. Close to the office of The Coffee Quest in Varginha. More information coming soon!
BR19169BrazilClassic: Relationship coffee for a roaster's fixed assortment, consistent in quality & priceBrazil: Quinta dos Guimaraes - Cerrado MineiroEstate lot - Topazio NY2 16 upNaturalMilk chocolate, Citrus, Lactic acidity5060kg GPAt Origin€ 5,48€ 5,18February '20SCA: 83-85 pointsTópazioReal agricultural profesionals, they produce 7 different crops on high quality standards. The provide both Micro & Estate lots to our assortment. More information and photos from our visit in June '19 will follow soon!
BR19171BrazilClassic: Relationship coffee for a roaster's fixed assortment, consistent in quality & priceBrazil: Quinta dos Guimaraes - Cerrado MineiroEstate lot - Catuaí NY2 16upWashedTo be announced5060kg GPAt Origin€ 5,48€ 5,18February '20SCA: 83-85 pointsCatuaíReal agricultural profesionals, they produce 7 different crops on high quality standards. The provide both Micro & Estate lots to our assortment. More information and photos from our visit in June '19 will follow soon!
BR19172BrazilClassic: Relationship coffee for a roaster's fixed assortment, consistent in quality & priceBrazil: Quinta dos Guimaraes - Cerrado MineiroMicro lot - IAC 125 NY2 16upNaturalTo be announced2360kg GPAt Origin€ 5,48€ 5,18February '20SCA: 83-85 pointsIAC 125 RNReal agricultural profesionals, they produce 7 different crops on high quality standards. The provide both Micro & Estate lots to our assortment. More information and photos from our visit in June '19 will follow soon!
BR19174BrazilClassic: Relationship coffee for a roaster's fixed assortment, consistent in quality & priceBrazil: Sítio Boa Vista - Sul de MinasSmallholder lot - Maria Lina - Red Catuaí scr. 16upNaturalCaramelized sugar, Dense, Dark Chocolate1860kg GPAt Origin€ 5,32€ 4,90February '20SCA: 83-85 pointsRed Catuaí1100 m.a.s.l.Bruno from The Coffee Quest Brazil got in touch with Maria Lina at the Coopervas cooperative. She runs a small family farm with 8 Ha of coffee production area, near the city of Sao Gonçalo, blessed by and part of Serra da Mantiqueira mountains. They started planting the first coffee trees in 1984, nowadays they have 14.500 coffee trees of Mundo Novo and Red Catuaí variety. The farm is located at a comfortable 1.100 meters of altitude, where the coffee is produced with love and care, always thinking in the environment health, all family work. The sons and daughters of this smallholder family have using each crop as education. Every year they try to make better lots, as their terroir on the mountains is perfect for it. They are very happy to improve, get acknowlegment for their work and make new friends from in the world of specialty coffee. It is a pleasure for us to work with them. Six months ago Maria Lina also started to work on the coffee cooperative Coopervas, cupping coffees and working in quality control, creating a better insight into unreaveling the steps for improvement. This is Maria Lina. (Photos are available on request).
CM18109CameroonSeasonal: One-time specialty, exiting profiles that change with each harvest seasonCameroon: Cameroon BoyoGroup lot - Circle of Excellence Grade 2WashedTo be announced1260kg GPSPOT€ 5,502018SCA: 82-83 pointsJava II & TypicaREAD MORE
CR19001Costa RicaClassic: Relationship coffee for a roaster's fixed assortment, consistent in quality & priceCosta Rica: Hacienda Candelaria - West-ValleyEstate lot - High Density CaturraWashedVibrant, Caramel, Cassis, Balanced, Round body, Cookie crumble1069kg, GPSPOT€ 7,59€7,09July '19SCA: 83-85 pointsCaturra1450 m.a.s.l.The price of Costa Rican coffee is rising gradually, while supply of coffee is falling back. Hacienda Candelaria provides consistency both price and quality, in a market where the prices from Micro Mills are raising quickly.READ MORE
CR19007Costa RicaSeasonal: One-time specialty, exiting profiles that change with each harvest seasonCosta Rica: Hacienda Sonora - West-ValleyMicro lot - Bourbon NaturalNaturalRaspberry, Mint, Peach, Juicy, Caramel269kg, GPSPOT€ 15,84July '19SCA: ExceptionalBourbon1200 m.a.s.l.Each year we choose a Natural or Honey lot from Hacienda Sonora, because of it's friendly fruity character. Read more about this beautiful Micro Mill.READ MORE
ET18057EthiopiaClassic: Relationship coffee for a roaster's fixed assortment, consistent in quality & priceEthiopia: Sidama RegionalSidamo Grade 2WashedFloral, Sweet, Herbal finish1060kgSPOT€ 5,02€ 4,522018SCA: 82-83 pointsEthiopia Heirloom
ET19028EthiopiaClassic: Relationship coffee for a roaster's fixed assortment, consistent in quality & priceEthiopia: Sidama RegionalSidamo Grade 2WashedClean, Sweet, Floral, Red fruit, Good body8360kg GPSPOT€ 5,49€ 4,992019SCA: 82-83 pointsEthiopia Heirloom1950-2030 m.a.s.l.This Sidama regional lot comes from Bensa, Shentabene, where 700 producers contributed to this Grade 2. Average farm size is 2 Ha with shade grown coffee. The coffee is dried on raised beds for aproximately 12-15 days. During the hottest hours of the day, the coffee is protected from the hot sun and consistently raked.
ET18009EthiopiaSeasonal: One-time specialty, exiting profiles that change with each harvest seasonEthiopia: Effa Beri Goma Station - LimuStation lot - Effa Beri Goma in Omo Oko VillageWashedTea-like, Vanille, Clean, Lingering1460 kg, GPSPOT€ 8,002018SCA: 83-85 pointsEthiopia Heirloom1750-1850 m.a.s.l.Part of the Oromia Region of Ethiopia, Limu (or Limmu, as it's often spelled) is a famous coffee region which also produces crops such as teff and corn. Surveys of the area show that 36% of the region is tenable for farming, which another 27.4% dedicated to pasture and 16% to forest. The majority of the population is Ethiopian Orthodox; many clans make up the overarching Oromo people group, including the Saphera, Indibo, and Kube. For many centuries, the Oromo people ruled themselves through an egalitarial socio-political system called the "gadaa", which democratically elected a head spokesperson of an assembly every eight years. This system held strong and healthy for centuries but began to weaken in the 1800's, until Menelik the First Solomonic Emperor of Ethiopia created a new administrative system in the region.
ET18033EthiopiaSeasonal: One-time specialty, exiting profiles that change with each harvest seasonEthiopia: Nansebo Worka - SidamaSingle farm lot - Zenebe Genale Organic not certifiedWashedOrange blossom, Melon, Grape, Caramel finish2560 kg, GPSPOT€ 8,872018SCA: 83-85 pointsEthiopia Heirloom1900-2100 m.a.s.l.Our partners in Ethiopia know the village of Daye, Sidama for many years. We communicate their story: By now, the curving ascent from the humidity of Yirgalem through the mountains with their long vistas of traditional round bamboo-covered huts and basic fences (also bamboo mesh) is familiar. The air grows cooler and mist begins to fill the valleys far below. When Daye is reached, it's always a surprise—we take a sharp left from the pavement onto the precarious bridge between drainage dikes, and suddenly are right smack dab in the bustling center of the town. Immediately there is a stop at the local restaurant, where there is a propane-fueled bright red espresso machine and a smiling barista who prepares macchiatos with pre-ground espresso spooned into the baskets and hot steamed milk with pale sugar stirred in. The filigreed metal gates of the restaurant clot with bright faces, curious to see what we are doing. Anybody who's not from Daye is an event in Daye! From Daye, you embark on the additional 5 bumpy hours to arrive in the village of Tulu Boro. There is no road, and the immaculate landscape almost appears to glisten in the cool sunlight. It is as if nature is harboring a remote coffee paradise.This is our second year purchasing coffee from Zeneba Genale, a delightful and hardworking Sidama man who made the 'getting to know you' dance a pleasure. In fact, we purchased his entire production this year. He is formerly the Quality Manager of the well respected Shanta Golba Cooperative in Bensa, Sidama. His experience and dedication to hard work and detail fortify a strong platform for an area of Ethiopia that is already producing inherently exceptional coffees. We are just beginning to explore the dynamic range of flavor profiles that West Arsi coffees bring to our cups, and as we work closer with Zenebe in the coming years, we anticipate outstanding coffee! If you have the privilege of breaking bread with Zenebe, he will treat you like family. He is most proud of sharing the traditional Sidama breakfast: ground and fermented enset (false banana) root, and a lovely smoked milk that had been buried underground until it clotted and fermented a little like yogurt. Local herdsmen and coffee folks gathered to share the breakfast and we laughed, drank coffee, and did our best to communicate, as these things always go. The rainy season in Tulo Boro is from March to November, after which time the coffee harvest kicks into gear. Sitting on four hectares of land, the Nansebo Worka washing station has a great beginning to quality standards. The pulping machine is McKinnon brand, with four disks, and is run by mechanic Biniam with fifteen years of experience. We have been working with Zenebe implementing process controls like float tanks and increased fermentation and drying protocols.
ET19004EthiopiaSeasonal: One-time specialty, exiting profiles that change with each harvest seasonEthiopia: Bombe Station -SidamaStation lot - Bombe village, Organic not certifiedWashedApricot, Floral, Ice tea, Jasmin, Juicy, Lactic260kg GPSPOT€ 11,522019SCA: ExceptionalSetami, Mikicho, 72/158, 74/1101850-2100+ m.a.s.l.This coffee is processed at Bombe Washing Station in Sidama, the preferred processing facility from Catalyst. The cherries are coming from three villages, Bombe itself, and nearby Shantawene and Keramo. Click to read more about the Station and the local cooperation between our partner Catalyst and network of producers.READ MORE
ET19005EthiopiaSeasonal: One-time specialty, exiting profiles that change with each harvest seasonEthiopia: Bombe Station -SidamaStation lot - Shawantawene village Organic not certifiedWashedStrawberry, Milk chocolate, Bergamot, Citric, Round body260kg GPSPOT€ 11,522019SCA: ExceptionalSetami, Mikicho, 72/158, 74/1101850-2100+ m.a.s.l.This coffee is processed at Bombe Washing Station in Sidama, the preferred processing facility from Catalyst. The cherries are coming from three villages, Bombe itself, and nearby Shantawene and Keramo. Click to read more about the Station and the local cooperation between our partner Catalyst and network of producers.READ MORE
ET19010EthiopiaSeasonal: One-time specialty, exiting profiles that change with each harvest seasonEthiopia: Keffa - Wush Wush stationStation lot - Wush Wush villageWashedNectarine, Citric, Orange blossom, Ice tea, Smooth body, Sweet tip1460kg GPSPOT€ 10,452019SCA: 83-85 points75/210, 74212, 74/110, 74/1651850-1950 m.a.s.l.The "real" Wush Wush. This is the village after which the famous varietal Wush Wush in Colombia was named. This rare coffee has been sold for the highest prices and we can assume that it came from this village in Keffa, Ethiopia. Read more about the work from Catalyst and the Wush Wush station.READ MORE
GU19024GuatemalaClassic: Relationship coffee for a roaster's fixed assortment, consistent in quality & priceEthiopia: El Zapote - HuehuetenangoEstate lot - Catuaí/Bourbon lotWashedBrown sugar, Spices, Cassis sparkle, Stone fruit, Lactic acidity1269kg, GPSPOT€ 7,42€6,922019SCA: 83-85 pointsCatuaí, Bourbon1700-1800 m.a.s.l.Right on the border between Guatemala and Mexico you find El Zapote. With high placements in recent Cup of Excellence competitions he knows his stuff. This Catuaí/Bourbon blend he makes especially for The Coffee Quest. Click to read more about El Zapote.READ MORE
GU19002GuatemalaSeasonal: One-time specialty, exiting profiles that change with each harvest seasonGuatemala: San Miguel - AntiguaGroup lot - De La Gente Social CoffeeNaturalForest fruits, Dark chocolate, Cacao269kg, GPSPOT€ 8,97€8,592019SCA: 83-85 pointsBourbon, Catuaí, Catimor1500-1900 m.a.s.l.De La Gente is a social enterprise that works with 6 cooperatives in Guatemala. In the Antigua region this is 28 member group of Café Artesanal San Miguel Entre Volcanes de Antigua. Check out the website from De La GenteREAD MORE
GU19015GuatemalaSeasonal: One-time specialty, exiting profiles that change with each harvest seasonGuatemala: Las Delicias - PalenciaMicro lot - Manolo's lot Organic not certifiedWashedBrown sugar, Creamy, Pear, Spices, Dense569kg, GPSPOT€ 9,262019SCA: 85+ pointsCatisic, Tekisic1800-2000 m.a.s.l.Each year we find great complexity in this Organically produced lot from the family Muralles. In 2018 he gave a small lecture about the use of effective micro-organism's in his farm Las Delicias. Click to read more about Manolo's farm.READ MORE
GU19018GuatemalaSeasonal: One-time specialty, exiting profiles that change with each harvest seasonGuatemala: Bendición - PalenciaMicro lot - Bendición CatisicWashedCaramel, Christmas spice, Lactic, Dense body569kg, GPSPOT€ 7,772019SCA: 83-85 pointsCatisic1800-2000 m.a.s.l.The professionals behind Bendición are unique in the sense that they focus purely on producing high quality cherries. Professional farmers that outsource the post-harvest process to Las Delicias. Read more about them.READ MORE
IN19001IndonesiaSeasonal: One-time specialty, exiting profiles that change with each harvest seasonIndonesia: Javanico - FloresBajawanWashedDark chocolate, Spices, Grapefruit350kg, GPSPOT€ 9,602019SCA: 83-85 pointsS7951000-1350 m.a.s.l.Javanico is a new partner that is showcasing Indonesian micro lots on The Coffee Quest list. The Arabica Bajawa have been grown by group of farmers (50 members) in 25 ha of coffee plantation from 1 sub district. Total coffee plantations in Ngada Bajawa is 8.000 ha in 3 sub districts. The variety of the coffee are mix, but for the most part is S795. Coffee harvest this year starts from June, and the capacity for this year around 20.000 ton. The red cherries harvest are handpicked by all the family members of the farmers. The red cherries therefore proceed in wet hull and thereafter fully washed.
NI19025NicaraguaClassic: Relationship coffee for a roaster's fixed assortment, consistent in quality & priceNicaragua: Finca El Bosque - Nueva SegoviaEstate lot - Julio Peralta SHG EP CatuaíWashedCaramel, Citrus, Yellow fruit, Juicy3569kg, GPExpected€ 7,20€6,702019SCA: 83-85 pointsCatuaí1150-1550 m.a.sl.This year we had the opportunity to buy a few 84 point scoring Washed micro lot to create a uniform lot from El Bosque. All Catuaí lots with similar qualities, carefully harvested and dried on raised beds. Click to read more about the Peralta family.READ MORE
NI19001NicaraguaClassic: Relationship coffee for a roaster's fixed assortment, consistent in quality & priceNicaragua: Gold Mountain - JinotegaGroup lot - Jinotega Community CoffeeWashedCreamy, Spices, Milk Chocolate, Dried fruit, Dense2469kg, GPExpected€ 7,14€6.642019SCA: 83-85 pointsMix of various producers from Gold Mountains network of small producers in Jinotega. Click to visit the Gold Mountain website and read about their work.READ MORE
NI18004NicaraguaSeasonal: One-time specialty, exiting profiles that change with each harvest seasonNicaragua: Finca Samaria - Nueva SegoviaMicro lot - farmplot MontañitaY. HoneyBright, Lemon, Juicy, Maracuya234.5kgVacpSPOT€ 6,952018SCA: 83-85 pointsCatuaí1150-1550 m.a.sl.This is the farm from Octavio Peralta, a beautiful estate all the way at the end of the road going from the town of San Fernando north towards the border of Honduras. It is so close to Honduras that if you walk into the neighboring farm, you have crossed the border. The long curvy road up gives you a beautiful overview of the farm. The different farm plots are separated and maintained well, making use of shade trees native to the area, and growing different varieties. This farm mainly grows Caturra and Catuai. Other varieties are Red Bourbon, Pacamara and Java. The coffee growing area is 45 Ha. There is another 85 Ha of forest area. In the middle of the farm you can find the washing station that during the peak of the harvest season processes washed, honey and natural coffees. The biggest challenge of Samaria is getting the coffee down during the harvest. With rain and mud on the road 4x4 trucks are necessary to get the coffee to the San Ignacio mill in Mozonte for drying. The Peralta family creates micro lots based on geographically separated farm plots and uniformity in plant variety. In comparison with other producers that might use moments in time to separate coffee. These Nicaraguan micro lots really show the difference in micro climates and soils and highlight the best of what the coffee has to offer. The farm plot Montañita can be found on the highest hillside of Samaria, running away from the wetmill. Two years ago when we took the photo of this specific farmplot, the trees were still quite young. This lot is the first real harvest coming of this completely new farmplot, with excellent altitude. From this point in the farm you are able to see sister farm Santa Maria de Lourdes just across the valley. Click to read more about the Peralta family.READ MORE
NI18006NicaraguaSeasonal: One-time specialty, exiting profiles that change with each harvest seasonNicaragua: Finca Samaria - Nueva SegoviaMicro lot - farmplot BasesY. HoneyPeach, Grape, Balanced434.5kgVacpSPOT€ 6,952018SCA: 83-85 pointsCatuaí1300-1550 m.a.s.l.This is the farm from Octavio Peralta, a beautiful estate all the way at the end of the road going from the town of San Fernando north towards the border of Honduras. It is so close to Honduras that if you walk into the neighboring farm, you have crossed the border. The long curvy road up gives you a beautiful overview of the farm. The different farm plots are separated and maintained well, making use of shade trees native to the area, and growing different varieties. This farm mainly grows Caturra and Catuai. Other varieties are Red Bourbon, Pacamara and Java. The coffee growing area is 45 Ha. There is another 85 Ha of forest area. In the middle of the farm you can find the washing station that during the peak of the harvest season processes washed, honey and natural coffees. The biggest challenge of Samaria is getting the coffee down during the harvest. With rain and mud on the road 4x4 trucks are necessary to get the coffee to the San Ignacio mill in Mozonte for drying. The Peralta family creates micro lots based on geographically separated farm plots and uniformity in plant variety. In comparison with other producers that might use moments in time to separate coffee. These Nicaraguan micro lots really show the difference in micro climates and soils and highlight the best of what the coffee has to offer. The farm plot Bases is actually right in the middle of the farm and close to the Wet Mill. It´s shaped in a large bowl and probably one most ecstatically organized farm plots on Samaria. Click to read more about the Peralta family.READ MORE
NI18007NicaraguaSeasonal: One-time specialty, exiting profiles that change with each harvest seasonNicaragua: Santa Maria de Lourdes - Nueva SegoviaMicro lot - farmplot EsperanzaR. HoneyFloral, Brown sugar, Tea-like, Caramel2034.5kgVacpSPOT€ 6,952018SCA: 83-85 pointsCatuaí1150-1550 m.a.sl.The view you get from the top of Santa Maria de Lourdes is spectacular. All throughout the farm you will find small streams of water, separating the farm plots. From the Peralta familiy farms Santa Maria is always the last one to finish harvesting all its coffee, starting in January and going on all the way up until April. This is because at 1300 to 1550 mts, Santa Maria de Lourdes is the highest of all the Peralta farms. This higher altitude creates lower temperatures, especially at night, that make the cherries ripe more slowly to create more complexity. This just one of the reasons Santa Maria de Lourdes was awarded ‘Cup of Excellence’ several years in a row. Santa Maria de Lourdes, one of the two farms owned by Octavio Peralta, has 32 Ha of coffee area and an additional 45 Ha of forest area. This creates a unique eco system full of flora and fauna. Besides Caturra you will find Catuai, Tekisit, Maracaturra, Pacamara, Red Bourbon and Java growing here. Experienced farm manager Don Arnoldo has indicated that the Catuai growing here took 8 years to finally adapt to the unique micro-climate and soils. Now it has adapted it is one of the favorite varieties used for coffees with extremely good cup qualities. READ MORE
TCQ19001OtherEconomic: Excellent price for qualityBlend: Multi-originEspresso blend, 100% ArabicaBlendSweet, Chocolate, Low acidity, Great in milk-based drinks18525kgSPOT€ 3,50€ 3,002019This lot is an excellent economic option for usage in darker roasts and office blends.
CM17014CameroonEconomic: Excellent price for qualityCameroon: Robusta - NkongsambaCameroon Boyo: Conscious Robusta GG, scr. 17/18NaturalTo be announced460kgSPOT€ 4,252017
CM17015CameroonEconomic: Excellent price for qualityCameroon: Robusta - NkongsambaCameroon Boyo: Conscious Robusta G1, scr. 16/17NaturalTo be announced160kgSPOT€ 4,252017
CM17016CameroonEconomic: Excellent price for qualityCameroon: Robusta - NkongsambaCameroon Boyo: Conscious Robusta G2, scr. 14/15NaturalTo be announced360kgSPOT€ 4,002017
CL19050ColombiaCascara: Coffee husk, the by-product of good coffee lots, processed as worthy end-productColombia: Finca Alcatraz - HuilaShade dried fruity Cascara - Dark Bourbon lot #3WashedSweet, Raisin, Red fruit, Lemon, Intense1725kg GPSPOT€ 9,182019Bourbon1700-1800 m.a.s.l.The finca Alcatraz is located in the municipality of Oparapa in the region of Huila, more specifically in the Vereda de Morelia. The farm is about 7,5 Hectares of which there are 5 Hectares of coffee production area. The rest is a nature reserve with forest area. At this moment the are cultivating about 4 coffee varieties: Typica, Red Bourbon, Geisha and Caturra. The altitude is about 1700-1800 masl with the lowest point at 1705 and the highest at 1859 masl. The Bourbon and Geisha is grown around 1750 mts in a soil that is called "Franco arenoso", which is loam soil. There is a strict selection for only mature cherries during the harvesting and immature, dry and green beans are avoided both during picking and the wet milling process. The cascara is only derived from the mature cherries. Once the pulping process is started, immediately, the husk is transferred to the raised drying tables. So pre-dried on raised beds, after a couple of days it is transferred to the "Marquesinas"to finish drying. Once they are dried both the coffee and the husk are carried to manual cleaning process using a sieve. After Wilfred Ule carries out the process of tasting. The farm has a laboratory for cupping, and good options to deliver the product packed correctly for transport. This way they guarantee a hygienic process in which both coffee and cascara are treated is in the best way possible. The family is made up of 4 people, Wilfreds and his wife Yubely Trujillo, plus the two children Juan Camilo Ule and Juan de Jesus Ule. Together they have been producing coffee for approximately 15 years, of which we have dedicated the last seven years to the production of high quality coffees.

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Everything you need to know to select coffee like a pro.

Welcome to the offerlist of The Coffee Quest Europe! The list above shows the real-time (expected) availability in the warehouse in Zoeterwoude in The Netherlands. Minimum order quantity is 1 unit. Look for the unit size in the sheet. What categories/types do we have?

  1. Classic: Relationship coffee for a roaster's fixed assortment. By purchasing higher volumes from our trusted suppliers, we are able to keep price and quality stable. All lots have a balanced cup profile and accessible prices. Volume discount on orders of 10+ bags per lot.
  2. Seasonal: Each season we provide a new selection of specialty lots from all of our origin countries. The list is frequently updated with new lots of high-end specialty, chosen based on complexity, cup score and colourful cup profiles.

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  • SPOT: This coffee is immediately available for delivery from warehouse in Zoeterwoude, The Netherlands.
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To order samples, please contact us at we@thecoffeequest.com. Make sure to communicate us your address, the correct reference number of each coffee, or simply ask us for advise to put a package together. We would be more then happy to get in touch and discuss your coffee needs.

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Green coffee samples are available upon request. Standard sample size is 100 grams green beans. Please indicate if you need another sample size. Do you want to receive the samples roasted? Make sure to add this to you request. Standard sample size is 50 grams of roasted coffee. Keep in mind it takes a few extra work days to do so. 

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Payment: All prices are excl. VAT, and payment before delivery. After payment confirmation we will prepare the coffee for delivery, or provide a Release document that states when and where to pick up the coffee. Let us know at least 1 day in advance to prepare the order.

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Pallets and packaging: All pallets are wrapped and strapped safely. We work with EURO pallets (max. 10 bags), which will be invoiced for € 12,50. Mini-pallets (max. 3 bags) can be requested at a costs of €7,50.

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