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What coffees do you recommend with chocolate notes?

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The coffee with the most chocolate notes is the Jamaican Blue Mountain coffee. It is a bit pricey so if you would like a less expensive version we offer two blends, the Blue Mountain Blend and our newest coffee, Blue Gold which is a mixture of Blue Mountain, Keny AA and Guatemala Antigua.

What do you recommend for for coffee that is low acidity and full bodied?

We have a new Low Acid Coffee web page that have all our coffees that are lower in acid. For a full body version, I recommend any of our four Sumatran coffees that are listed on that page. Here are some of the notes from the coffees which are in each of the coffee description pages:Sumatra Gayo Peaberry [...]

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Why not all coffees are Micro-lot coffees

For some of our coffees we are not able to have micro-lot purchases from specific farms due to either their low volume of production, their distribution arrangement or sales volume of demand on our side. Certain coffees like the Geisha Costa Rica (out of stock at this writing) and Kenya AA Peaberry are micro-lot purchases.Some of our micro-lot [...]

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6 Steps In Making Wine From Pulp Of Coffee Berries

ORIGIN OF COFFEECoffee comes in different species, but most of the drink made comes from the bean (seed) of Arabica coffee or Robusta coffee. Coffee in Arabic is "Qahwah”, which is equivalent to the attributes of wine. Besides, the process of making wine, especially the do-it-yourself type is pretty simple. Making fruit wine is, however time-consuming, and with homemade fruit [...]

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How do you make a Low Acid Decaf Coffee?

Question: How do you make a low-acid and decaf whole bean coffee?Answer: To make a low acid decaf coffee we start out by using a whole bean coffee that is already low in acidity. For example, our Sumatra Mandheling low acid and Espresso coffees low acid are low acid. We then have them decaffeinated through the Swiss [...]

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What is the difference between the Sulawesi Coffee and Toraja Sulawesi Coffee "White Eagle?"

The difference between Sulawesi Coffee and Toraja is that Toraja is a separate variety with a limited production. They are both fine coffees with similar characteristics. Customers have recently discovered Toraja Sulawesi "White Eagle" and it is now one of our most popular sellers.This is another questions submitted by a customer.

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What is the difference between the Sulawesi Coffee and Toraja Sulawesi White Eagle Coffee?

The Sulawesi and Toraja Sulawesi White Eagle are very similar coffees. Per the distributors the White Eagle is a limited production of the finer bean and only allow production of 300-600 bags per year.Both are excellent coffees. Surprisingly they are priced the same even though the White Eagle has a limited production.

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Which coffee is your best value?

Another great question from a customer:Q: Which coffee is your best value? A: The best value in our coffees is the Costa Rica Peaberry for $16.99 and the Sulawesi for $18.99. Both of these coffees have an incredible smooth taste that comes closer to the high priced coffees such as the Kona Peaberry which sells for $69.99, [...]

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How secure is the Volcanica Coffee website?

Our website is extremely secure and we use two levels of high security. We use a dedicated Secure Socket Layering (SSL) server which is the most secure method of transacting on the web when you begin to enter your information into the shopping cart. You can verify this by clicking on the GeoTrust image on the bottom of [...]

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Tires, coffee and people

Seth Godin always has unique perspectives and here is his take with coffee:Tires, coffee and people The most important part of a race car is the tires. Good tires will always beat bad ones.The most important part of a cup of coffee is the beans. The grinder, the machine, the barista pale in comparison to the [...]

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