Cold Brewed Coffee

With summer upon us, it’s time to think about ways of getting your daily caffeine intake without having to endure a hot drink! Enter iced or cold brewed coffee. Over the past few years cold brewed coffee in particular has become increasingly popular, with many brands now producing ready made cold brew. In this article…

Cold Brewed Coffee via @carvetiicoffee

Familia Cuchimba (Finca El Cedro)

There are certain times of the year in specialty coffee when we have a bit of a dip in the origins available to us. Around Christmas we can often rely on coffee from Brazil to fill a gap and while we await excitedly for Ethiopian and Kenyan coffees to arrive, we’re now relying on Colombia…

Familia Cuchimba (Finca El Cedro) via @carvetiicoffee

Carloman Carranza

This month’s coffee subscription is a very interesting coffee from Peru and gives us the opportunity to discuss varietals. We don’t often pick up on this aspect of coffee but the varietal, or type of coffee plant grown, can have a profound impact on the cup. The varietals in this month’s coffee are both prized…

Carloman Carranza via @carvetiicoffee

Jairo Rodriguez, Colombia

Colombia is a fascinating country when it comes to coffee. With at least 12 distinct coffee growing regions, each with their own microclimate, there is something for everyone from this origin. Whether you like rich chocolate tones or bright fruity notes, it is likely that there will be a Colombian coffee to suit your palette….

Jairo Rodriguez, Colombia via @carvetiicoffee