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Discover our Award Winning Signature Gold. Smooth & intense. Notes of creamy chocolate & caramel with a honey sweetness. 

100% Direct Trade 100% Arabica 100% Rainforest Alliance Certified

Perfect way to kick start your morning routine with milky/oat milk or black coffees (our favourite way). Roasted for espresso & bean to cup machines or stronger filter coffees. 

"I'm full on addicted to this gorgeous blend that ticks every box for me. Epic flavour, silky texture and an absolute favourite with all my friends and family when drinking it" - thank you Rob!

A carefully crafted coffee, deliciously medium/dark roasted for a full-bodied taste. 

  • Crafted to order in our Great Taste Award Winning roastery for maximum freshness
  • Selected single estate coffee farms sourced from South America 
  • 100% Arabica, Rainforest Alliance Certified, speciality coffee beans
  • Safely packaged in fully resealable & recyclable bags, to stay fresher for longer 
  • Tracked delivery via Royal Mail (free over £15)

    What you need to know:

    • Delicious creamy chocolate and caramel notes, characterised by a natural sweetness. 
    • Rich, smooth, well-rounded darker roast
    • Acidity - Soft
    • Body - Full
    • We plant trees, over 2,000 planted so far, swap your regular coffee supply for a planet friendly brew.

    "Delicious, a new favourite. Really lovely smooth brew. Nice and strong but not bitter. A new favourite for sure." - thank you Hannah!

    WBR Promise - in the unlikely event you do not enjoy your coffee, simply let us know and one of our team will refund or replace this for you, without a quibble. Discover amazing taste, risk free.   

    The Main Farm:

    OWNERS – Gabriel e Flavia & Lancha de Oliveira

    ALTITUDE GROWN – 1270 meters above sea level

    LOCATION – Cristais Paulistas, Alta Mogiana, Sao Paulo

    PROCESS – Natural process, sun dried, 30 days resting period

    CERTIFICATIONS - Rainforest Alliance Certified and Alta Mogiana Specialty Coffee Association (AMSC)

    VARIETY – Catucai

    SCA SCORE - 85 - regarded as "Excellent"

    This 'Fazenda' (farm) is owned and run by the Oliveira family in the Alta Mogiana region, Brazil. They focus on producing specialty and high end coffees with acute attention to all areas of production, including the environmental and social aspects of their business.

    The farm is relatively small with 20% constituting of a protected nature reserve for the native species. The farm is fertilised with organic compounds as the main source of amino acids, to increase the productivity and quality of crops. 

    On the farm they specialise in one variety of coffee - Catucai. As well as planting eucalyptus and mahogany trees to provide shade and a useful source of timber.

    The sweetness of the coffee is a result of the coffee varietal Catucai and the 'natural' processing method. The sugar in the coffee cherry is passed on to the bean as the coffee cherries are dried together, removing the husks just after the coffee reaches a perfect humidity of 11.5 %. 

    I'm Perfect for:

    Great for Espresso & Bean to Cup such as Sage or ground for a French Press/Filter or Moka Pot. Works well with or without milk. Also excellent with Oat milk.

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      For U.K. mainland we operate a free shipping service for all orders over £20, £3.95 for orders under £15. For international shipping please email us for a quote -


      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.

      All our parcels are sent using First Class Royal Mail or DPD delivery service. If you are out when the parcel arrives, it can be collected from your local Royal Mail depot. 

      Please contact 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.

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


      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.

      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.


      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 (single 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

      Customer Reviews

      Based on 146 reviews
      Ben Hayes (Croydon, GB)

      Love this coffee. The smell when u open the bag is almost as good as the taste

      Russell Horton (Reading, GB)

      Great tasting coffee and prompt service

      Oliver Strawbridge (Toddington, GB)

      Great coffee

      Kristin Murphy (Crawley, GB)
      First time purchase - Won't be the last

      First order from West Berkshire Roastery as I thought I would take a break from my usual long time subscription from a local roaster near me..WBR signature Gold lovely balanced flavour not too punchy great for my morning brew.. Great customer service I will be again for my next fix... Thank you..

      Mike (Basingstoke, GB)
      Nice balanced flavour.

      First time try of this roastery and their Signature Gold beans.
      Once machine settings adjusted to optimum extraction profile (Lelit Bianca), the espresso is a lovely balance of flavours. This makes an excellent base for steamed micro foam milk drinks.

      Juan Gonzalez (Croydon, GB)
      Great coffee

      Best Online coffee provider I’ve found service and delivery excellent and will Keep using

      Nigel Perry (Newbury, GB)
      Signature Gold

      A very nice freshly roasted coffee bean.
      Excellent taste and excellent service.

      Nicholas Pollard (Rushden, GB)
      Signature Gold

      Absolutely delicious - smooth and rich flavours. So pleased our son introduced us to West Berks Roastery !!

      Thank you

      Gary Millard (Andover, GB)

      Loved it! Definitely ordering again

      Paul Hutchin (Liverpool, GB)
      My new favourite coffee Roaster’s

      Signature Gold a lovely coffee full of flavour tho I do prefer a darker roast that I will be trying from West Berkshire Roastery.. Also a Delicious Aroma fills my apartment every morning ❤️☝️

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