Vice Jawn Blue
We get a lot of requests for berries.
I will say that I've heard you like berries.
So I'm putting berries in your berries.
Three ETHIOPIANS that change as seasonally available.
Current Coffees: Ethiopia Takema, Ethiopia Masha, Ahyeu,
What changed from last blue? Easily the king destroyer of coffees that is purchases on the website. Not a ton but it is subtle. The Ardi was really berry heavy and probably quintessentially all that Blue is. The coffee we replaced it with are two pretty distinct but slightly different coffees. The Takema is extremely apricotty and juicy while the masha add some expected berry tones. They work together in tandem pretty well but only when the masha is hidden in the blend along with the Aheyu. I know I said apricot and I know you went "that's not a berry" which kind of is what I heavily imply. I realize this. If you allow me to be imperfect and know that it's only because it's march and we're in some slim pickings when it comes to sourcing naturals I promise it will change out april. I'm selling this thing really awfully so just know this is a "me" thing. If you like the naturals we buy then I don't think this will let you down.
Some fun notes:
We're combining three coffees whose process is the flavor of the coffee and in general you get some range of fruit tones - mostly berries. In the industry we call it dry process or natural though I stress this every time there's nothing "natural" in the grifter sense of "all natural" about it. It just sits on beds and the cherries dry around it until it's ready to be washed off as opposed to sitting in a tank of water and letting nature do it's thing. I hate that I always have to explain this and I suppose I don't but I feel I do because there's always been one person who takes it's meaning to be that other way and I've had enough coffee has CHEMICALS lean in discussions that my brain is fried. So it goes.
The special thing about this is that regionally they're from all over Ethiopia and as a country it contains several growing regions that offer a wide range of potential tastes. With the hararr part of the country it's a bit harder as only so much comes out so that part of the blend doesn't change a whole lot. The rest is an ever rotating cast of characters. All of that said the you taste the process to a degree. Some like it. Some don't. And It's about the berries. Because as I said we heard y'all like berries. So we put a bunch of berries together to make a gigantic berry like fruit bomb coffee.
Why are the vice jawn coffee's 14.99 and not 12.99. Simply put the coffee's going into these are very expensive and a fair bit higher in cost. That translates also to cup quality. In general sourcing Ethiopian's are always expensive even for the "lower" quality stuff and all of vice jawn is basically Ethiopian.