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Please note that most of the roasting at Mountain City is done on Tuesday and Wednesday each week, with shipping and deliveries on Thursday and Friday. Please place your orders as early as possible so we can get coffee to you the same week.
Looking for Last Dance cold-brew? You can order it on this page.
Tolima is a department in west central Colombia where an association of small hold cafeteros produce this coffee. Citrus notes yet sweet with bright acicity, roasted medium.
Ethiopia Natural Yirgacheffe
Ethiopia is the origin of all specialty coffee and the plants still grow wild in the highlands there. The 177 members of the Banko Dhadhato cooperative farm heirloom varieties to produce this coffee. Natural, not wet processed, this Yirg is sweet and balanced with mild fruit and good acidity. Roasted on the light side of medium, well before second crack.
Mandhelings are generally from the Northwest side of Indonesia in the northern province of Aceh. Sumatras lack the clean, sharp taste of a Central but instead have a desirable earthy taste not found in any other coffee. Mellow, very full body, medium acidity. Roasted just to the beginning of second crack, lighter than most you find nowadays.
Our French Roast is on the light side of the spectrum of French so it has a mild flavor with no harshness. Oily after a day or so out of the roaster, dark brown not black, retains some of the acidity and much of the character of the origin. Roasted on a Mild bean from Central or South America.
Coffee to brew as espresso is traditionally based on a lower acidity bean since the espresso method of brewing accentuates acidity. We keep ours simple -- the base is 60% Sumatra and the other 40% is Colombia. We used to put more stuff in but we think it tastes better the way it is. Full City roast, just enough into second crack to take off the sharp edge.
The blend traditionally used in cold-brew coffee -- you definitely need some dark roast there -- and it's what we use in our near-famous Last Dance. This is the blend for you if you like a dark roast taste, but can't quite face straight French Roast. Our Viennese is 60% Colombia and 40% French.
Our decafs are currently all natural, water processed beans that have been selected by Royal Coffee especially for decaffeination. Better beans make a better cup. Usually roasted just to second crack, this is a great coffee for those late night cappuccinos.
As with our regular French Roast, this decaf version is not so dark as to lose the flavor of the bean. Decafs tend to look darker than their regular counterparts at the same roast level, so don't be surprised if it looks darker than it tastes.
We've given up trying to do three separate roasts on decaf, so this is the same roast as our Decaf Ethiopia. Nonetheless, it makes a tasty latte or cappuccino.
If you need something darker, order the Decaf French.