Oh but our roaster Josh hit a sweet spot with the current offering of Uganda Fair Trade Bukonzo as Coffee Review gives it 93 points, clearly outstanding. Pick up a pound when at Conscious Cup or Cook Street Coffee, or order on line here. Humbly (not really) this continues an unbroken string of 90-points plus reviews for Conscious Cup.
We like to think our tastes are pretty discerning and, thus, able to bring you high-quality coffees. Occasionally, we've purchased an uber-fancy Jamaican Blue Mountain, Hawaii Kona or Cup of Excellence auction lot at, for us, significant price, selling retail for as much as $60 a pound.
So, buckle up: An Asian coffee company paid $601 a pound for one -- 1 as in single -- bag of naturally processed Geisha variety green coffee from Canas Verdes farm, part of the Hacienda La Esmerelda, Boquete, Panama.
Our pricing spreadsheet broke thinking about that. I'm going to satisfy myself that the coffees we roast have always gained 90 points or better in independent reviews. That's outstanding.
A cup of coffee from $601 a pound green has to deliver something like bipartisan cooperation in the US Congress. Magical.
We've made a commitment to having more of our coffees independently reviewed. It's a way of checking ourselves, balancing our thinking against the folks over at Coffee Review.
And oh how we do love our Ethiopians. Our current Ethiopian Yergacheffe Ididio earned 92 points in cupping for brewed coffee. A review at or above 90 is considered outstanding, a level achieved by every coffee we've submitted.
We would be happy to ship you a bag. You can buy our Ethiopian Yirgacheffe here.