San Rafael

Black Currant, Chocolate, Molasses

Variety: Caturra

Processing: Washed

Crop Year: 2017

Origin: Cauca, Colombia

Producers: Danilson Oidor

Altitude: 1900-2000m

The Inza region of Colombia is characterized by deep valleys bursting with plant life, which has earned the area the nickname 'La Tierra Adentro'. The locals growing coffee do so with particular attention to processing, and have organized a collective project to mill and test their crops and production methods. The flavors coming out of the area are pristine and distinctive among Colombian coffees. While you may be used to very fruit-forward Colombian coffees, San Rafael leans more into the rich chocolatey space, providing a cup with depth and resonance. A note of black currant contributes some tartness, and an underlying molasses-like sweetness keeps the profile reigned in and mellow. It's a smooth, refined taste that's sure to brighten your day.

Anonymous

Los Altos

Member Since
December '17
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Yum.

100% the kind of coffee I like. Smooth. Not acidic.

01/13/18

Anonymous

St Louis

Member Since
January '18
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Very Nice!

Love the balance between fruit and chocolatey sweetness. Would prefer just a teensy bit more body, but I am still experimenting with brewing methods/conditions. Would buy again.

01/13/18

Anonymous

Chesapeake

Member Since
February '16
10stars b7d0bda0310969033433830e28a863844525eed66031a28909e01440c470fc80

I love this coffee!!!

Smooth and delicious!! I have this reserved for like my next 3 shipments!!!

01/14/18

Anonymous

Richmond

Member Since
January '18
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My first coffee from Moustache Coffee Club

I received my subscription to the club as a gift and was intrigued to see what it had to offer. If this selection is representative of all the coffees, then I'm going to be very pleased indeed. I'm a lighter roast fan and I love Colombian. The freshness is a big plus, too. More like this please!

01/15/18

Anonymous

Falls Church

Member Since
January '18
7stars 47a7352655fa3ded048196554760f61df8d9125f29993e54d673bd8cd254c1f2

First order

Prefer a bit darker. But more bite. Chocolate notes definitely came through.

01/15/18

Anonymous

Gowanda

Member Since
October '17
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Great

This may be best from Columbia yet. Very smooth.

01/16/18

Anonymous

Gowanda

Member Since
October '17
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Great

This may be best from Columbia yet. Very smooth.

01/16/18

Lamont Thompson

Richland Hills

Member Since
January '18
10stars b7d0bda0310969033433830e28a863844525eed66031a28909e01440c470fc80

Superb!

Ordinarily, I prefer a darker coffee that packs a punch. However, I was very pleased with the aroma and velvety smooth finish. Will definitely purchase more coffee like this one.

01/16/18

Anonymous

Modesto

Member Since
November '17
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So Far, My Favorite!!!

I’m relatively new to the fine coffee world and I liked to be able to say that I really enjoyed the berry cobbler notes, but unfortunately I’m not quite there yet :):) But what I can say about this coffee is that I absolutely love it and I am definitely purchasing more! Love the smoothness and the flavor! Very nice! I too have this coffee reserved for my next 3 shipments! Yay!!!

01/21/18

Sheldon Sachs

Mount Kisco

Member Since
September '16
10stars b7d0bda0310969033433830e28a863844525eed66031a28909e01440c470fc80

Terrific coffee: flavor, body, and balance

This is a wonderful coffee. It shows great balance of sweetness, acid, and body. Not too light, not too heavy and no real afterbite.

01/21/18

Anonymous

Saint Paul

Member Since
January '18
10stars b7d0bda0310969033433830e28a863844525eed66031a28909e01440c470fc80

We really enjoyed it

Nothing much to add. It was tasty, smelled great, and we both enjoyed it.

01/22/18

Anonymous

Seattle

Member Since
January '18
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Delicious

Working on refining my coffee palate. We brew on a Chemex and this coffee was wonderful. I can't say I was able to detect the different notes of molasses and chocolate, but I will say it was incredibly smooth.

01/22/18

Emilio Socci

Fountain Hill

Member Since
January '18
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Yum

I would have liked a little more chocolate taste, but this is a delicious coffee as is. I enjoyed it as an espresso and americano. My fiancee liked it as a latte and cappuccino. I would definitely purchase this again.

01/27/18

Anonymous

Greer

Member Since
December '17
10stars b7d0bda0310969033433830e28a863844525eed66031a28909e01440c470fc80

Best one I’ve tasted

Awesome cup of coffee. Going to order this one again

01/27/18

Anonymous

Flourtown

Member Since
January '18
10stars b7d0bda0310969033433830e28a863844525eed66031a28909e01440c470fc80

My first order

This is a great coffee. Brewed it in a french press. Very smooth

01/28/18

Anonymous

New Underwood

Member Since
December '17
8stars 30f964d825671e936496b1e9b91652b236d1338f7f157d183e3d5d7bf6dc5a84

Great!

Very smooth. A slight hint of fruit, but mostly a rich flavor. Delicious!

01/28/18

Anonymous

Atlanta

Member Since
January '18
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We liked it!

Very fresh, definite chocolate undertones, a hint of fruit, slight acidity. Not quite as dark as we like, but thoroughly enjoyable.

02/04/18

Anonymous

Saratoga Springs

Member Since
January '18
10stars b7d0bda0310969033433830e28a863844525eed66031a28909e01440c470fc80

First Order

What a great first experience! Shipment was punctual (a day early, actually) and the tasting notes are spot on. I'm tempted to add this to the queue, but it's literally my first order, so I'll resist the temptation... For now...

02/05/18

Charles Schulz

Los Angeles

Member Since
December '17
10stars b7d0bda0310969033433830e28a863844525eed66031a28909e01440c470fc80

Favorite one yet!

Loved this one. Chocolate and molasses, yum.

02/05/18

Anne Weaver

Fairbanks

Member Since
November '17
7stars 47a7352655fa3ded048196554760f61df8d9125f29993e54d673bd8cd254c1f2

Tasty, but almost too smooth

This is a coffee that I wouldn't mind having again, but it is almost a little too smooth for my liking.

02/05/18

Benjamin Newland

HONOLULU

Member Since
January '18
7stars 47a7352655fa3ded048196554760f61df8d9125f29993e54d673bd8cd254c1f2

Timorous and Tantalizing

Supremely delicate--almost too much so for my taste buds--and delicious. This won't ever be my go-to flavor profile, but it does serve admirably as a palette trainer/reset. Stretch those tasting muscles and reach for the ephemera on this one.

02/18/18

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