...for the enjoyment
and passion of brewing and drinking Coffee            Page updated: October 03, 2018
My Rating
*          1 Avoid
* *        2 Average - ok when your out of the good stuff.
* * *      3 good - OK when your out of 4-6
* * * *     4 Very good - Good for every day.
* * * * *    5 Excellent - Highly recommended.
* * * * * *  6 Superb - One of the best.
Illy Coffee - Dark Roast (Whole Bean) - 8.8oz Canister
Illy caffe is a family owned premium coffee company that was founded in 1933 in Trieste, Italy, based on their passion and obsession for quality. Illy coffee is a unique blend of quality Arabica beans that have been harvested from nine regions around the world and roasted to perfection. Illy is packaged in an air-free pressurized environment, ensuring freshness and consistency in every Illy selection. //
Grind it fine for espresso, or medium/coarse for American-style drip coffee. - My raiting * * * * *
> posted Nov. 25, 2017
Level Ground Trading > Colombia
Dark Roast (Whole Bean) 454 g (1 lb) Bag
Level Ground was founded on this iconic coffee and for many years it was our one and only product!  We work with Cooperativa delosAndes and they have been stellar in helping us buy coffee from specific farmers in specific regions so that we can stay directly connected to the communities where we feel our coffee buying makes the biggest impact.
Varietal: Cofea Arábica, Borbon, Caturra, Variedad Colombia
Altitude: 1,400 - 2,100 metres
Flavour Profile: Bold, classic coffee. Balanced with a rich, full flavour.
My bag has a roasting date on it.
Oct 24 2017 - so cool!
- My raiting * * * * Very good
> posted Nov. 25, 2017
Level Ground Trading > Bolivia
Medium Roast (Whole Bean) 454 g (1 lb) Bag.
Agricafé works with 400 small-scale farmers in the Los Yungas region to purchase fresh-picked coffee cherries. We have traded with Agricafé since 2002
Varietal: Cofea Arábica, Borbon, Caturra, Typica
Altitude: 1,400 - 1,800 metres
Flavour Profile: In this rich, well-balanced coffee, citrus and floral blossom into caramel and finish delicately with lingering hints of milk chocolate.
Harvest: May - August
My bag has a roasting date on it.
Oct 24 2017 - so cool!
- My raiting * * * *
> posted Nov. 30, 2017
Level Ground Trading > Tanzania
Dark Roast (Whole Bean) 454 g (1 lb) Bag.
CMS operates the HOPE Organic Project, where farmers are paid a fair price for red cherries collected at stations called Central Pulpery Units. Once collected, CMS then mills, sorts and transports the coffee for export.
Varietal: Cofea Arábica, N39, K39
Altitude: 1,300 - 1,850 metres
Flavour Profile: A deep, wild, full-flavoured cup with pleasant earthiness, juicy acidity and a fearless dark chocolate finish.
Harvest: September - November
My bag has a roasting date on it.
Oct 30 2017 - so cool!
- My raiting * * * *
> posted Dec. 16, 2017
Just Us! > Ethiopian
Light roast (Whole Bean) 340 g (12 oz) Bag.
Co-op: SCFCU > ''Sidama Coffee Farmers Cooperative Union' was founded in 2001 to represent coffee producing cooperatives located throughout the Sidama Zone of southern Ethiopia both locally and in international markets. Today, SCFCU has grown to represent 51 cooperatives and more than 76,000 small-scale farmer
SCFCU web site
Country: Ethiopia
Region: Sidamo
Organic: Yes
Fair Trade Certifier: FLO
Just Us! web site
- My raiting * * * Very good
> posted Dec. 20, 2017
Level Ground Trading > Peru
Medium Roast (Whole Bean) 454 g (1 lb) Bag.
CAC Pangoa is a long established co-operative with 680 farmer members who grow coffee, cacao and also produce honey. The organic coffee we purchase from CAC Pangoa is grown by the Machiguenga First Nation people.
Varietal: Caturra, Catimor, Borbon, Typica, Pache, Catuaye, Canephora
Altitude: 1,000 - 2,000 metres
Flavour Profile: A sweet, crisp coffee with a bright, citrus-hinted entry, delicate cocoa notes and a clean fruity finish.
Harvest: April - August
My bag has a roasting date on it.
Oct 24 2017 - so cool!
- My raiting * * * *
> posted Jan. 10, 2018
T.A.N > Bolivian
Dark roast (Whole Bean) 340 g (12 oz) Bag.
It is bright, citrusy and nutty with smooth chocolate and caramel tones. This is a high grown coffee that can withstand higher roasting temperatures – giving you the definitive espresso – quality experience.
  They are a network of owner-operated, micro roasters and cafés that are committed to providing our customers with ethically-sourced and superior grade fair trade products.
My bag has a roasting date on it.
August 21, 2018 - so cool!
TAN web site
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> posted  August 28, 2018
T.A.N. > Honduran
Medium Roast (Whole Bean) 340 g (12oz) Bag.
Organic Honduran Marcalla is smooth chocolate and creamy nuttiness accompanied by sweet honey and lemon tones
They embrace fair trade as a vital mechanism that promotes social justice and environmental sustainability.
My bag has a roasting date on it.
August 21, 2018
- My raiting * * * * *
> posted August 28, 2018
Kicking Horse > Central and South America
Roasted: Invermere, British Columbia, Canada
Dark roast (Whole Bean)
Aroma: Condensed sugar cane and cocoa powder.
Tasting Notes: Rich, dark chocolate, cacao nibs, brown sugar and roasted hazelnut.


Kicking Horse web site
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> posted  August 28, 2018
LavaAzza- > Mixed
Roasted:  Italy
Medium Roast (Whole Bean)

Blend of 70% Brazilian Arabica and 30% African Robusta coffees
Chocolaty flavour, full body, intense aromas and a persistent after-taste

- My raiting * * * *
> posted August 28, 2018