29 Jan, 2021

Colombia – Carlos + Angela of Toldopamba

By |2021-01-29T14:03:32-05:00January 29th, 2021|Coffee Offerings, Coffee Thoughts, Origin Impact, Partnerships|0 Comments

Mountain of Narino - All photos provided by Toldopamba Coffee Colombia is one of the most diverse and complex coffee-producing nations in the world. The culture of coffee-producing has spread to all corners of the nation, and the result is countless communities tucked into mountainsides and valleys that produce excellent specialty coffee. Many of these communities are tucked into valleys and mountainsides in [...]

15 Jan, 2021

The Baroida Estate – Superior Quality and Impact

By |2021-02-17T12:47:10-05:00January 15th, 2021|Coffee Offerings, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Photos Courtesy of Sucafina Specialty and Tim Heinze Coffee from Papua New Guinea has a bad rap.  When I first started working in specialty coffee I saw coffees from Papua New Guinea replacing the better known Sumatran that had been the standard for years. An entire generation of coffee roasteries and cafes had relied on Sumatran beans, which famously provided earthy and tobacco-like [...]

7 Jan, 2021

January Subscription

By |2021-01-07T10:06:48-05:00January 7th, 2021|Coffee of the Month Club, Coffee Offerings, Uncategorized|0 Comments

January Subscription Lineup Peru Rutas Del Incas We are extremely excited to feature this awesome coffee from Peru, a country that's continuing to surprise us and displays exceptional quality. We wrote a longer and more detailed blog post about the Rutas Del Incas which you can find here. Definitely go check that out if you're interested in learning more about this coffee. Here [...]

7 Jan, 2021

December Subscription – Gift Giver Blend

By |2021-01-07T08:45:36-05:00January 7th, 2021|Coffee of the Month Club, Coffee Offerings, Coffee Thoughts|0 Comments

Written by Nick Brehany - Manager of Sourcing and Roasting Gift Giver Blend As a kid, the holiday season was always a big deal. My mom would begin decorating the house immediately after Thanksgiving, taking down the autumn-colored trimmings and replacing them with a slew of odd seasonal ornaments; everything from tiny chubby Santas made of wood to the plastic Christmas tree with every inch [...]

7 Jan, 2021

November Subscription

By |2021-01-08T14:41:04-05:00January 7th, 2021|Coffee of the Month Club, Coffee Offerings|0 Comments

Papua New Guinea Kunjin This coffee was sourced from the Keto Tepasi Progress Organization. Similar to other cooperatives around the world, Keto Tepasi works with a range of coffee producers, with some overseeing only a few plants (we call these "garden farms") to large-scale farms with hundreds of coffee trees. The goal of the organization is the result of two tribes coming together: Keto and [...]

7 Jan, 2021

October Subscription

By |2021-01-07T08:43:21-05:00January 7th, 2021|Coffee of the Month Club, Coffee Offerings|0 Comments

Ethiopia - Refisa Ethiopia has been somewhat of an enigma in specialty coffee. From what we know, Ethiopia is the motherland of coffea arabica, aka the good stuff we roast and drink in specialty coffee. From Ethiopia it spread to Yemen and then everywhere else in the world, so all the rest of the world's specialty coffee derives from what can still be found growing wild [...]

3 Dec, 2020

Exploring Peru: Rutas Del Incas

By |2021-01-06T12:09:37-05:00December 3rd, 2020|Coffee Offerings, Coffee Thoughts, Origin Impact, Partnerships|0 Comments

Exploring Peru Part 1 Throughout the next several months Utopian Coffee is releasing several very special coffees from Peru. Each blog post will explore a unique selection and give you insight into where the coffee comes from and what makes it so special. Rutas Del Incas Cooperative  Chota Province, Cajamarca Region  Available through January   The most remote and mysterious destinations in the world produce some [...]

8 Sep, 2020

September Subscription Coffees

By |2020-09-08T12:59:15-04:00September 8th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Our subscription offerings this month come to you from Nicaragua, Guatemala, and Ethiopia, each with a unique story. If you’re not already a Utopian subscriber, learn more and get started now! Nicaragua - Cafetos de Segovia Nicaragua has struggled to find its way into the specialty coffee market. Like many other small coffee-producing countries tucked in Latin America, Nicaraguan coffee producers have experienced firsthand the [...]

6 Aug, 2020

August Subscription

By |2020-09-03T10:54:29-04:00August 6th, 2020|Coffee of the Month Club, Coffee Offerings|0 Comments

We're thrilled to bring you three incredible coffees this month from Kenya, Uganda, and Colombia. If you're not already a Utopian subscriber, learn more and get started now! Colombia Maria Manuela Maria Manuel is one of the smallholder producers in the Miranda Cauca Community that we were able to source from this year. She oversees about one hectare (2.47 acres) of land where she has [...]

20 Jul, 2020

July Subscription

By |2020-07-21T09:04:28-04:00July 20th, 2020|Coffee of the Month Club, Coffee Offerings|0 Comments

El Salvador Buenos Aires One of the major issues in specialty coffee today is the drastically changing landscape on several levels. Fifty years ago coffee farming was a much different endeavor than it is today. Quality was not the first and foremost concern, quantity was. Producing more and more coffee was the goal, not producing the most high-quality coffee. As a result, many farmers have [...]