San Rafael

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<b>Variety: Caturra</b> 
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<b> Processing: </b> Washed
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<b> Crop Year: </b> 2017
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<b> Origin: </b> Cauca, Colombia
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<b> Producers:</b> Danilson Oidor
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<b> Altitude: </b> 1900-2000m
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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. 
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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.

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Alexandria Zaugra

Los Altos

Member Since
December '17

Yum.

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

01/13/18

Mitchell Halpern

St Louis

Member Since
January '18

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

Laurie Coleman

Holden

Member Since
February '16

I love this coffee!!!

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

01/14/18

Doyle Bowles

Richmond

Member Since
January '18

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

Gregory Hitt

Falls Church

Member Since
January '18

First order

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

01/15/18

Jeremy Hales

Gowanda

Member Since
October '17

Great

This may be best from Columbia yet. Very smooth.

01/16/18

Jeremy Hales

Gowanda

Member Since
October '17

Great

This may be best from Columbia yet. Very smooth.

01/16/18

Lamont Thompson

Richland Hills

Member Since
January '18

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

Ron M

Modesto

Member Since
November '17

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

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

Michael Divine

Saint Paul

Member Since
January '18

We really enjoyed it

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

01/22/18

Ben Egbers

Seattle

Member Since
January '18

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

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

Paul Litzenberger

Greer

Member Since
December '17

Best one I’ve tasted

Awesome cup of coffee. Going to order this one again

01/27/18

Taren

Flourtown

Member Since
January '18

My first order

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

01/28/18

Chelsie Wermager

Luverne

Member Since
December '17

Great!

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

01/28/18

David Martin

Atlanta

Member Since
January '18

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

Austin Lo

Petoskey

Member Since
January '18

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

Favorite one yet!

Loved this one. Chocolate and molasses, yum.

02/05/18

Anne Weaver

Fairbanks

Member Since
November '17

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

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

H2OWizard

Canonsburg

Member Since
December '17

Enjoyed This Coffee

I tend to prefer coffees with a more robust flavor so I was not surprised I liked this one.

03/04/18

Chris Caruso

Highland Heights

Member Since
December '15

Colombian done right

This coffee had the darkness and nuttiness I love in a Colombian without going over the top. A really solid pick - one of my MCC faves.

03/31/18