Espresso Barista Certified Fairtrade Organic
This medium Espresso blend packs an extra kick, with a bright caramel and cocoa finish that will delight any palette.
AromaCocoa, nutty, caramel and dark chocolate
Tasting NotesA medium balanced coffee with higher acidity, resulting in a stronger finish with caramel and cocoa notes.
RegionCentral America, South America and Indonesia
Why did Charles pick this coffee?
One of my favourite blends!
The perfect cup of espresso has many steps. Espresso cups are often stored on top of the machine, or doused with hot water before being filled. This is to help maintain the temperature of the espresso. Storing it above the machine or filling it with hot water will warm the cup up so the brewed espresso doesn’t cool as quickly. The cup itself is also designed to keep your espresso at the perfect temperature longer. Double walled espresso cups help maintain the heat. After all this work to help keep the espresso nice and hot, there’s one place left for the heat to escape: the top of the cup. This is where crema comes in: this layer of foam helps insulate the espresso, just like a hat. Freshly roasted beans have more crema because the coffee bean oils are still producing gas from the roasting process. However, the darker the roast, the less crema it will naturally create because darker roasts generally have less oils. This special “espresso roast” will have a good balance of oil to get the perfect crema and flavour.