Vista Del Lago

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<b>Variety: Caturra, Catuai</b> 
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<b> Processing: </b> Honey
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<b> Crop Year: </b> 2017
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<b> Origin: </b> Tarrazu, Costa Rica
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<b> Producers:</b> Vernie Navarro
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<b> Altitude: </b> 1650m
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These delicious honey-processed beans hail from the San Francisco farm in Tarrazu, Costa Rica. Vernie Navarro is a fourth generation coffee farmer, and his family has taken great care to ensure that their coffee gets better every year. Using a mechanical pulper, they leave about 20% of the mucilage on each bean and dry them in African-style beds, rotating every 30 minutes for even moisture content. The combination of hard work and great history make Vernie Navarro's beans stand out from the crowd with explosive sweetness, the likes of what you would find in cotton candy or bubble gum. It's a strong flavor, with undertones of a more subtle sweetness like cocoa nibs that give it a little complexity. This is a fun coffee, and we hope you enjoy it as much as we do! 
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Bubble Gum, Cotton Candy, Cacao Nibs

Variety: Caturra, Catuai

Processing: Honey

Crop Year: 2017

Origin: Tarrazu, Costa Rica

Producers: Vernie Navarro

Altitude: 1650m

These delicious honey-processed beans hail from the San Francisco farm in Tarrazu, Costa Rica. Vernie Navarro is a fourth generation coffee farmer, and his family has taken great care to ensure that their coffee gets better every year. Using a mechanical pulper, they leave about 20% of the mucilage on each bean and dry them in African-style beds, rotating every 30 minutes for even moisture content. The combination of hard work and great history make Vernie Navarro's beans stand out from the crowd with explosive sweetness, the likes of what you would find in cotton candy or bubble gum. It's a strong flavor, with undertones of a more subtle sweetness like cocoa nibs that give it a little complexity. This is a fun coffee, and we hope you enjoy it as much as we do!

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Jeremy Hales

Gowanda

Member Since
October '17
8stars 30f964d825671e936496b1e9b91652b236d1338f7f157d183e3d5d7bf6dc5a84

Delicious

Not my favorite so far but very, very good. I haven’t been disappointed by any of the coffee yet.

11/18/17

Newton Farrar

Tyler

Member Since
January '17
8stars 30f964d825671e936496b1e9b91652b236d1338f7f157d183e3d5d7bf6dc5a84

Great coffee. Bad Note name.

Keep the coffee. Good stuff. Please Lose/Disallow/Delete the Bubble Gum note descriptor. It makes it taste bad even before the first sip...But then I quit holding my nose. And it didn’t taste like bubble gum. Thankfully it tasted great. I used a Sharpie to mark out the note on the label. It tasted even better then. #mindgame

11/20/17

Anne Weaver

Fairbanks

Member Since
November '17
7stars 47a7352655fa3ded048196554760f61df8d9125f29993e54d673bd8cd254c1f2

Good quality, but too cotton candy-ish for me

The smell is great, and we will enjoy the whole bag, but we are adding lots of water to the beans to keep the cotton candy flavor minimal. Definitely high quality, though.

11/20/17

Seraphina Havens

Bluffdale

Member Since
January '18
8stars 30f964d825671e936496b1e9b91652b236d1338f7f157d183e3d5d7bf6dc5a84

Vista del lago

Smooth and easy to drink

02/24/18

Jason Toma

Wyoming

Member Since
February '14
8stars 30f964d825671e936496b1e9b91652b236d1338f7f157d183e3d5d7bf6dc5a84

Amazing coffee

Smaller coffee beans that pack and amazing amount of flavor. Loved every sip not my absolute favorite but a very close second.

03/01/18

Alex Janos

SUGARLAND

Member Since
February '18
6stars a4a0e8b53d318f1f0b1943d53a0b95109dbd5f60e4cf474e2c52c9a78a743e2a

Not bad flavor ...was smooth...but not a very interesting flavor profile

03/04/18

Maile Clark

San Jose

Member Since
January '18
7stars 47a7352655fa3ded048196554760f61df8d9125f29993e54d673bd8cd254c1f2

I love cotton candy and after reading the reviews thought I would love this coffee. Unfortunately, I didn't get the cotton candy notes at all. Mostly tasted the cacao. Coffee was good but not what I was expecting it to be.

03/09/18

Cassaundra Thompson

Cortland

Member Since
March '18
7stars 47a7352655fa3ded048196554760f61df8d9125f29993e54d673bd8cd254c1f2

Upstate NY

This was our first coffee through the club. Love the story. Typically prefer a little stronger flavor. Not getting too much sweetness. Very smooth and I’m enjoying drinking.

03/11/18

Ryan Smith

Mckinney

Member Since
July '16
6stars a4a0e8b53d318f1f0b1943d53a0b95109dbd5f60e4cf474e2c52c9a78a743e2a

This is good coffee but not what I expected it to taste like. I did not get the Bubble Gum or Cotton Candy notes at all.

03/12/18

Jeff Ward

Elkridge

Member Since
January '16
9stars c58729f5103ff4590617db3549eb955fdf8c2b8a5189f5adb5f5c5b2399e076c

Good coffee

Sweet, mellow. Excellent body in a french press.

03/18/18

Mark Lago

South Miami

Member Since
March '18
8stars 30f964d825671e936496b1e9b91652b236d1338f7f157d183e3d5d7bf6dc5a84

Very Good!

Very smooth and well balanced. I didn't get any bubble gum but there was definitely a sweetness to it. The aroma was amazing and it really does make for a great cup of coffee.

03/21/18

Thomas Meyer

Syracuse

Member Since
July '16
7stars 47a7352655fa3ded048196554760f61df8d9125f29993e54d673bd8cd254c1f2

Sweet and Subtle

This coffee is a sweeter coffee with a subtle taste. It is a great cup of coffee after dinner!

03/26/18

James Walton

Orange

Member Since
February '18
10stars b7d0bda0310969033433830e28a863844525eed66031a28909e01440c470fc80

Best so far.

This is the best of the 3 flavors I received so far. Very nice also in french press. Thanks a bunch.

03/26/18

Sheldon Sachs

Mount Kisco

Member Since
September '16
8stars 30f964d825671e936496b1e9b91652b236d1338f7f157d183e3d5d7bf6dc5a84

Excellent balance of sweet and acidic

Mildly sweet and smooth, with rich flavors that are pleasant and lasting.

03/28/18

Taylor Patrick

Mechanicsville

Member Since
March '18
10stars b7d0bda0310969033433830e28a863844525eed66031a28909e01440c470fc80

Drank it black

Usually I am not much of a coffee drinker, but I signed up for this since my team at work got our own coffee pot. Yesterday, it was just a few of us on the weekend crew and we ground some up and made a pot. We were really curious about the strange descriptors and were not disappointed-- I was sitting around drinking it black. Will buy again!

04/02/18

On 04/05/18 Sean Reilly says

Glad you enjoyed it Taylor, there's lots of more great coffees down the coffee rabbit hole :)

Asad Akbany

Atlanta

Member Since
March '18
8stars 30f964d825671e936496b1e9b91652b236d1338f7f157d183e3d5d7bf6dc5a84

Good balance

Easily tasted the cacao with hints of sweeter notes at the beginning of sweet notes. Good balance. The first honey processed coffee I've had and would definitely try more.

04/02/18

Joseph DiCicco

MONACA

Member Since
December '17
9stars c58729f5103ff4590617db3549eb955fdf8c2b8a5189f5adb5f5c5b2399e076c

Very Tasty Indeed!

Deep, complex, and smooth. I thoroughly enjoyed this coffee through my Hario v60. I didn't get the cotton candy or bubble gum notes though. All I tasted was a great cup of coffee! Fantastic smell too! :)

04/03/18

John Robert Haneke

Daytona Beach

Member Since
March '18
10stars b7d0bda0310969033433830e28a863844525eed66031a28909e01440c470fc80

Game Changer

At 73 I don't look forward to much anymore. However, this coffee put a whole new outlook on getting up in the morning. This is one of the most memorable flavors I have ever experienced. If you have not tried it yet you are missing on a real taste bud treat!

04/03/18

On 04/05/18 Sean Reilly says

Hey John, I'm genuinely delighted that our coffee makes you feel that way, it's always great to hear that people are enjoying what we are doing, thanks!