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ROASTERS CHOICE - BRAZIL IPANEMA

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For U.K. mainland we operate a free shipping service for all coffee orders over £20, £3.95 for orders under £20. For international shipping please email us for a quote - hello@wbroast.co.uk.

WHEN WILL MY ORDER BE DISPATCHED?

We work on all orders in the order that we receive them. Normally we dispatch parcels either the same or next working day. However during very busy periods it may take an extra day or two for your parcel to be dispatched.

Please contact hello@wbroast.co.uk for any returns. Returns can be made for any unsatisfactory products and full refund given. Please contact us within 5 business days of receiving your purchase to allows us to look into your query. Return cost to be paid for by customer. 

If your order becomes damaged in transit, we ask for you to provide photo evidence so we can process the refund through Royal Mail. 

 

FAQ's & Storage

Frequently Asked Questions:

What strength is the coffee?

We advise this coffee to be a strength of 3.5 out of 5. Punchy but not over powering. 

Are the beans oily? 

No, these beans are not oily, if you have particularly sensitive machine/equipment, these beans should be perfect. 

Where to store the coffee?

We recommend storing the coffee in a cool, dark, dry cupboard, before you open them. Once opened, reseal the bag and they can be safely stored in the packaging, and we recommend to consume them within 4 weeks of opening.

How many coffees do the bags serve?

250g - serves 13-15 coffees. 500g - serves 26-30 coffees. 1kg - serves 55-65 coffees. We recommend one kilo bag to serve 2 coffees a day, to last a month.

What's the best before date?

All our coffees are roasted to order, meaning they couldn't be fresher. We advise a best before date of 6 months from the order date. 

Why plant trees?

  1. Restoring animals’ habitats, which, in turn helps increase biodiversity by giving endemic species the chance to thrive
  2. Removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere by putting it back into the plants and soil, and therefore helping to reduce global warming
  3. Cleaning the air by removing pollutant gases such as nitrogen oxides, ammonia, sulphur dioxide and ozone by trapping these gases in their leaves and bark 
  4. Restoring local ecosystems that have been destroyed by deforestation or other external factors
  5. Reducing the impact of flooding and soil erosion, which helps to protect nearby communities and their livelihoods 
  6. Providing an income for tree planters in lower income countries.

Espresso Brew Guide

Brewing espresso is a lot like brewing tea; if we leave our bag in too long we risk over-brewing the tea and extracting “stewed” bitter flavours from the leaves but if we do not leave it long enough our tea risks being weak and insipid. This means we must exert control over our brewing process to ensure that we extract all of the desirable flavour compounds whilst leaving behind the compounds responsible for unwelcome bitterness and astringency. This is easy with a teabag – we can take it out whenever we choose – but achieving the same control with espresso is slightly more complex.

Coffee does not extract homogenously during its brewing cycle. Most extraction occurs during the first third of its brew time. Typically fruit acids and bean fragments that contribute towards body extract first, followed by sugars, and then bitter compounds.

‘DIALLING IN’ OUR ESPRESSO

Understanding your grinder is the key to achieving desirable DOSE and BREW TIME. Whether you are using a modern “on-demand” grinder or a more traditional “dosing grinder” you should be able to control both DOSE and GRIND TEXTURE, both of which are critical to brewing balanced espresso. Here’s how...

Using scales, weigh a consistent dose of ground coffee into your double espresso basket -16g - 18g is a sensible choice for most espresso machines.

Aim for 36-40g of liquid espresso or roughly a ratio of 1:2 (18g of ground espresso to 36g of liquid espresso). 

Is it within your target brew time window? We recommend 20 - 30 Seconds.

Yes = SUCCESS!

Your espresso is probably well brewed and should taste full, sweet and balanced.

No = If you haven't extracted 30-40ml of liquid espresso, in 20-30 seconds, your grind is too FINE and your espresso will most likely taste thin, bitter & ashy.

Coarsen your grind slightly then grind and discard at least 20g of coffee to remove traces of the previous grind setting

No = If you have extracted too much liquid espresso (over 30ml for single espresso, over 60ml for double). Your grind is too COARSE and your espresso will most likely be weak and sour.

Make your grind slightly FINER then grind and discard at least 20g of coffee to remove all traces of the previous grind setting

Limited Edition February Roasters Choice. Notes of Buttery, Milk Chocolate, Caramel & Nuts. 

Ever changing selection, Roasters Choice is our pick of the best coffees. Often award winners, micro-lots and limited runs.

  • 100% arabica, seriously high quality coffee beans
  • Resealable/recyclable bag, to stay fresher for longer
  • Fast delivery with same day dispatch

What you need to know:

  • Notes of Buttery, Milk Chocolate, Caramel & Nuts
  • Perfect for all brewing methods
  • Strength 3.5/5
  • Body - Medium
  • Acidity - Medium

The Coffee Farm:

ALTITUDE GROWN – 1000 meters above sea level

LOCATION – Ipanema, Brazil

PROCESS – Honey

VARIETAL - Yellow Bourbon

Brazil:

This coffee is made from 100% Yellow Bourbon beans. Medium roasted, they produce a deep smooth chocolatey, nutty flavour with buttery body. A superb coffee for luxury cappuccinos and lattes.

A quality gourmet coffee from the Ipanema estate in Brazil. Located in the middle of the Mantiqueira mountain range, the Fazenda Rio Verde estate is a true natural sanctuary, where coffee occupies just over 40% of the total area. Fazenda Rio Verde has the most rugged terrain amongst the three farms that Ipanema Coffee own. Ranging from 800 to 1,350 metres (2,600 to 4,400 feet) in altitude, almost all of the farm's harvest operations must be conducted by hand due to the topography of the land. The varieties of coffee bean produced at Fazenda Rio Verde range from Acaia, Mundo Novo, Red Rubi as well as the exceptional Yellow Bourbon, Yellow Catuai and Yellow Icatu.

The soil is predominantly clay on a red mineral volcanic base, rich in decompostible material. On the mountain slopes, the diversity of vegetation has given these soils an unequalled richness in terms of nutrients and organic material. 

Once opened, consume within 3 - 4 weeks for best results and before best before date. Unopened lasts for 6 months. Best kept in cool dry environment.

THE BERKSHIRE WAY:

STEP 1:

Always freshly roasted to order & hand-packed in our own roastery.

STEP 2:

Taste the difference with our high airflow technique, delivering a cleaner, smoother taste to your coffee.

STEP 3:

We personally taste every batch to ensure it's up to the WBR standard and send it on it's way without delay.

Customer Reviews

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J Cobbett (Reading, GB)
The nicest coffee I’ve had yet

Really enjoyed my first bag of the Nicaraguan coffee. A Very smooth, easy morning coffee Just the best start to my day
And I’ve ordered more

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Patt (Ashford, GB)
Great coffee

My friend recommended coffee from this roastery and he was right!! Delicious coffee with reasonable prices!

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Felicity Urquhart (Farnborough, GB)
Great coffee

Delicious coffee, quick to receive and upped our coffee game

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Darrell Woodward (Thatcham, GB)
Coffee Perfection

I’m a big fan of Costa Rican coffee but the El Perezoso is exceptional. Full of rich, indulgent flavours, it has been a real treat over Christmas.

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Mark Greenshields (Glasgow, GB)
Wow

This is a fantastic coffee its been a long time since I have had the pleasure of drinking a coffee that is so smooth and completely suits my tastebuds

EXPERTLY HAND-ROASTED TO ORDER IN WEST BERKSHIRE, & SHIPPED WORLD-WIDE SINCE 2010.

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