Yirgacheffe and Colombian Supremo top the range of
speciality coffees from Bean Bags
Many months of careful planning, tasting, roasting and
tweaking went into the development of the Bean Bags Coffee range of true
speciality coffees. We worked closely with our UK-based roaster to source beans
that deserve the term 'speciality' and ensure the roast is just right so none
of the flavour is wasted.
The Bean Bags Coffee range of coffees already includes
blends, single origin, Fairtrade and Organic products sourced from around the
world. These coffees are then carefully roasted here in the UK to our own
The new range of coffees is designed for those customers who
want something truly special - hence the term speciality. These beans have been
carefully selected for their origin and taste profile and hand roasted to bring
out the best of the flavours.
The first two products in the new range are an Ethiopian
Yirgacheffe and a Colombian Supremo.
Yirgacheffe sits like an island in the middle of the Sidamo
region of Southern Ethiopia. Arabica coffee originates in Ethiopia. According
to popular legend an Ethiopian goat herd discovered coffee when he noticed how
energised his flock became after eating the cherries of the coffee plant.
Yirgacheffe was recognised as a distinct coffee-producing
area in the 1960s, noted for the exceptional citrus and floral flavours found
in its washed coffees.
Grown at an altitude of 1770-2200m (5790-7210ft), in the cup
our single origin Yirgacheffe bean has bright acidity, medium body and marked
Jasmine and floral flavours.
is the world's third largest coffee producer, with a crop that is almost
exclusively Arabica, making it the second largest producer of premium Arabicas,
since second placed Vietnam owes its position in the world ranking to its
Colombian Supremo is a fully washed Arabica representing the pinnacle of
Colombian quality. In the cup it produces superbly weighted body with light
chocolatey back notes aligned to a delicious citrus flavour with lemony
grown at an altitude between 1100-1900m (3608-6233) above sea level in volcanic
If you would like to try these new coffees, please ask us
for a sample or to arrange a tasting.