Kona Peaberry | 100% Kona Peaberry Coffee
Tasting notes: caramel, cacao, cinnamon, plum; naturally sweet and smooth.
Roast: medium Origin: Kona District
93 POINTS: A TOP RATED KONA PEABERRY COFFEE
Kona peaberry coffees are rare, comprising only 3-7% of the total crop, pea-shaped, natural mutations of the coffee bean that are thought to form when several pistils get knocked off the coffee flower.
The small peaberry beans grow on the same trees as their half-bean siblings, but due to their shape and that only one bean grows inside of a cherry compared to two, they tend to have a greater density of flavor, sugars, and lipids compared to regular coffee beans. You could think of these Kona peaberry beans as being the 'only child' of a coffee cherry, enjoying all the nutrients to itself.
Coffee Review Assessment, 2019:
Blind Assessment: Rich-toned, deeply sweet. Black cherry, magnolia, fresh-cut cedar, maple syrup, a hint of thyme in aroma and cup. Sweet-toned structure with round, gentle acidity; lush, syrupy mouthfeel. Resonant finish that centers around notes of black cherry and cedar.
This coffee tied for the second-highest rating in a cupping of Hawai’i-grown coffees for Coffee Review’s May 2019 tasting report. Produced entirely of the Typica variety of Arabica and processed by the traditional wet or “washed” method, in which skin and fruit flesh are removed from the beans or seeds before they are dried. This sample also consists entirely of peaberries, a kind of bean that results when the coffee fruit develops only a single, oval bean rather than the usual pair of flat-sided beans. Peaberries produce a somewhat different (often better) cup than normal beans from the same crop, from which they may or may not be separated during grading. Big Island Coffee is an award-winning coffee roaster and coffee farm operated with hands-on passion by Kelleigh Stewart and Brandon von Damitz.
Varietal: Peaberry grade of Kona typica
Perfect for: Enjoying black; pour over, immersion
Cost per cup: $1.59, hand-harvested
Suggested brewing: Immersion and pour over. 1g medium ground coffee to 17g at 200-205 F water. Bloom and steep for 4:00.
For pour over use a 1:16 ratio.
Coffee orders may take 1-3 days to process based volume at the time.
FedEx orders are prioritized, roasted immediately, and ship M-F (we cannot Fedex packages on Saturdays nor offer Saturday delivery).
Roast dates are applied to your order.
SHIRTS & MERCHANDISE
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Because Espresso Bites are made without stabilizers or preservatives, they may bloom or melt when shipping temperatures exceed 80 F. If this is a concern in your location please select FedEx shipping.
If you notice a white color to your bar, it's perfectly safe to eat! This happens when the cocoa butter softens and migrates to the surface. It happens more often when shipping in warm weather. Learn more about blooming.
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Espresso Bites that melt or bloom when the buyer elects Free Shipping or standard USPS are eligible for a credit.
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RETURN & EXCHANGES
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Big Island Coffee Roasters, PO BOX 400, Mountain View, HI 96771
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Please note: Only regular priced items may be refunded, unfortunately sale items cannot be refunded.
We cannot provide refunds on 5 lb bags of roasted coffee.
NOTICE THE BUBBLES...
See those bubbles? When your coffee blooms with bubbles it’s a sign that it’s been recently roasted. The fresher the coffee, the more intensity you’ll get because great flavors and aromas fade over time.
☛ Our coffees are roasted-to-order each week, then packaged and shipped immediately, and arrive with the roast dates stamped on the bag.