Updates and News:
Important Notice -
Local pick-ups can be made at our Downtown Mesa location -
"Lost Dutchman Coffee House" - at 12 N Center Street.
Email or text messages will be provided when your order is
ready to be picked up. Please indicate which method is preferred
during check-out, otherwise expect an email message - usually
within 24 hours of placing your order.
2/16/19 - Just in - Ethiopia
Organic Sidamo - "Shantawene". This
is a nice, sun-dried (natural process) coffee grown in a very
high mountainous area amongst banana groves. The resulting
long growing period results in mature, extra sweet coffee
beans. When roasting, the beans will appear uneven in color,
but remember, it is the taste, not the looks that count! Resist
the urge to pick out the lighter colored ones as these do
contribute to the overall flavor in the cup.
1/5/19 - Daterra
Sweet Blue now available. We've replaced "Full
Bloom", which is also from the Daterra collection, with
this one as Sweet Blue has a much broader "Sweet Spot"
when roasting - that is, it retains very nice characteristics
from light to dark roasts, whereas Full Bloom was difficult
to nail down. It is not as uniform looking as it's cousin
"Sweet Yellow", but is that what coffee is about?
Both are quite different coffees, as the cultivars are different
(at certain ripening stages, one cherry is blue the other
yellow). If you're making a choice for espresso, Blue is the
probably the way to go. For all other brewing methods, it
is a matter of preference; both are unique.
12/26/18 - We're getting in some Sweet
Blue from Daterra Farms, Brazil. It will be here
around the middle of next week.
12/25/18 - Merry Christmas! Newly posted
green coffees include: Brazil
Costa Rica El Conquistador.
12/10/18 - Just in from India - Monsooned
Malabar Grade AA from Josuma Coffee Importers.
This is simply the very best monsooned coffee available on
the market. "Monsooned" coffees are beans that are
artificially aged in raised drying beds with warm, moist monsoon
winds blowing over them for just the right period of time.
They are pale looking and very large in comparison with other
green coffee beans. Typically, they are used as a blend component
for espresso blends as they are very low in acidity and add
copious amounts of sweetness and crema to espresso. For those
that have sensitive tummies to caffeinated coffees but like
to drink them anyway, this is a good choice of beans.
12/6/18 - Out of Brazil Sweet Yellow until
later next week.
11/13/18 - Both Brazil Daterras (Sweet Yellow
and Full Bloom) are out for now. We're hoping to get a good
supply back in this month sometime.
11/4/18 - New coffees now available from
Ethiopia: a very nice natural processed Sidamo, and From Yirgacheffe,
Valley". Valic is still working on getting the San
Jose Poaquil cupped and uploaded to our offering sheet.
10/26/18 - Arriving next week: Two Ethiopians,
one a natural processed Sidamo (Guji) and Yirgacheffe"Misty
Valley". The Misty Valley will knock both your socks
Also from Guatemala, San Jose Poaquil (from the Chimaltenango
region). This is a really nice one to try out.
10/16/18 - New coffees due to arrive around end of
the month. They include an incredible Ethiopian.
We're also bringing back a popular coffee from Brazil - Daterra
Sweet Blue. Sweet Blue has been hard to find in our neck of
the woods so stay tuned.
9/3/18 - Labor Day Surprise! - Rwanda
Kotibakabo just made available on our green coffee
offering page. We were fortunate to snag a few big bags of
this sweet, light citrusy coffee. It has a very buttery body
when roasted to a medium level. Guatemala
La Voz from Atitlan has also been added. Sweet
with lots of citrus notes.