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Koffee Kult COLOMBIA APONTE NARIÑO HONEY MICRO-LOT

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Most coffees from Colombia are processed using the traditional washed method. This lot, however, goes through a more complex honey process that involves leaving the bean to dry in its mucilage for 20-45 days, using the heavy, cold winds of the region to help promote an even drying process. The producers of this region, an indigenous community called the Inga, were part of the northernmost Inca empire, which colonized the south of Colombia in the late 14th century. Land here is communal, and the population is ruled by a "cabildo" or group of elders who make sure ancestral traditions are upheld. The population of this area have unfortunately been affected by earthquakes in the recent years, and have turned to specialty coffee to produce income for the region.
 

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Cupping Notes Cherry, caramel, red apple, tangerine
Location Aponte Nariño, Colombia
Altitude 1900-2,200 meters
Varieties Caturra, Colombia
Process Honey
Drying Sundried on raised beds

Roast degree Dark
Сafein free No decaf
Cupping Notes Fruity, Sweet
Availability In stock
Altitude > 1500 m
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Koffee Kult Coffee Roasters

Country:  USA

In 2010 after drinking yet another cup of average coffee, Koffee Kult's founder began the quest for a better cup of coffee. They believed that roasting their own coffee would be the only way to get better coffee in their cup. After a long quest of finding a coffee roaster and sourcing coffee beans, our first batch of roasted coffee dropped into the roaster cooling bin in early 2012.

Koffee Kult's first coffee roaster was a 15 kilo Ambex knock-off we named Little Blue. It roasted 18 pounds of coffee per batch. This machine now sits in the front window as a display.

Back in 2012 roasting coffee was merely a hobby. There was no need for a business name at the time as it was just to roast better coffee for our founder.

However, sharing roasted beans with our friends and family sparked a demand for more coffee. Soon friends of the founder's friends were offering money in order to get a bag of freshly roasted coffee. This lead to Center Stage Coffee being formed as it was required to open a business and banking account.

 

As local demand grew for Center Stage Coffee beans there was an emerging online market. The founder was not interested in selling coffee online, however the founder's mother was adamant this coffee needed to be sold on Amazon.

Reluctantly agreeing, the founder decided online sales should be sold under a different name not to tarnish the Center Stage Coffee brand. Koffee Kult was picked for representing our customers and their dedication to the coffee.

In 2014 Center Stage Coffee / now officially Koffee Kult added Amazon and our own KoffeeKult.com as sales channels. This created more growth than the founder and family could have ever imagined. Little Blue was roasting coffee until 2am most days. It was time for a larger roaster.

In February 2015, we acquired Big Red, a used 60 kilo Ambex coffee roaster with the ability to roast 80 pounds per batch.

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