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House Blend – Blend 87 – Special Roast
Our Blend 87  coffee Is roasted to a special roast and is part of our house blend range. This coffee is unique to Colco Coffee and was developed in house by our master roaster Angela & her son Joe.
 
Where is this coffee from?
Colombia & Vietnam
1.250 -1750m asl
 
What variety of coffee is it?
Colombian- Supremo Arabica & Vietnamese Robusta G1 Sc18
Colco – The House Blends 
 
What Certification does it hold?
Our Blend 87 coffee is certified via Café De Colombia, Rainforest Alliance & UTZ. 
They ensure the highest standards are met to be deemed Supremo and ensure that the famers are paid the best price in order maintain quality and sustainability within their farms whilst The benefits of Rainforest Alliance include ecosystem conservation, wildlife protection & working conditions for farmers. UTZ Certified is the world’s largest programme for sustainable coffee and cocoa farming and focuses on good agricultural practices, farm management and the environment.
 
What is the Process Method?
Handpicked, Wet.
 
What are the tasting notes?
Balanced fruity flavour & syrupy body, toffee textured with nutty chocolate undertones & hint of spice
 
What type of roast do you use for this coffee?
Special Roast – CC Strength 3/5
 
What is the meaning behind the name?
Our Blend 87 coffee was named after Angela’s son, Joes year of birth. They developed this blend due to the love Joe has for Don Jose Supremo Arabica and the Nutty Vietnamese with condensed milk. This coffee is roasted using a unique blend developed over time using various roasts unique to Colco Coffee. An image of Joe and his father Brian can be seen on the label.
 
Colco Recommendations
Given the background of these beans we would suggest keeping things simple and using either a filtered process or a cafetiere. Due to the chocolatey and nutty undertones, this coffee is also a good choice for espressos when making Cappuccinos or Lattes. This is a popular coffee for restaurants and coffee shops.

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