03Mar

Seeds For Solok

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  • coffee farms, DC coffee, indonesia, indonesian coffee, Sourcing Trip
By: Chris Vigilante Location: Lake Diatas in Sumatra, Indonesia Varietals grown: Sigararutang, Kartika, Lini S Altitude:  1500 masl Average farm size: 1 Hectare Average annual production: 2-3 tons In October 2016 we traveled to Indonesia, the largest archipelagic state in the world.  We were searching for the best coffee being produced in this amazing and […]
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10Jan

Introducing Two Distinct Coffees from Burundi

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  • Burundi, Coffee, coffee roaster, coffee roasting, coffee sourcing, Gishubi, Long Miles Coffee Project
By: Chris Vigilante What Makes Burundi Coffees So Delicious? This has been a question on my mind since I first tried specialty coffee from the African nation of Burundi. The coffees from Burundi can be super complex, really juicy, earthy in the most positive of ways. These characteristics are what make Burundi coffee a cup […]
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27Dec

An Indonesian Coffee Journey

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  • Coffee, coffee roaster, coffee roasting, coffee sourcing, el salvador, indonesia, indonesian coffee, java
Me & Coffee   My name is Awan S. Prasetyo. I was born in Jakarta, a big town in Java, which is one of the many thousands of islands of Indonesia, the largest archipelagic state in the world. Just like many of my fellow countrymen, I am an avid coffee drinker. My first encounter with […]
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25Sep

Black Honey: New Costa Rican Coffee

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  • Coffee, coffee sourcing, honey process, new coffee, single origin
In March 2015, Vigilante Coffee traveled to Tarrazu, Costa Rica to directly source coffee from a farm named Hacienda Tobosi. The farm is located in lush, clouded mountains about 3 hours from San Jose – the capital of Costa Rica. Jorge Bernes, the farm’s owner, met us in Tarrazu and guided us through his incredible […]
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