Ka'u Cloud Natural | 100% Kau Coffee

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  • Tasting notes:  cherry cordial, stewed red apple, tropical fruit, sandalwood, leather, lavender; earth, fruit, and flowers.

  • Roast: 
    medium       Origin: Ka’u District, Big Island
  • NATURAL HAWAIIAN KA'U COFFEE

    Natural processed coffees are harvested and then dried fully intact as a whole fruit. What results is a deeply fruited, full-bodied, exotic coffee experience that often has a fuller body than its counterparts. 

    We recommend this natural process as an espresso with steamed milk or french press. With the addition of a little steamed milk, it's strawberry and chocolate milk for days!

    Specialty-grade natural coffees are uncommon in Hawaii because they demand long term care and attention to detail. If the weather is cool or the coffee cherry takes too long to dry, the fruit sugars might ferment and taint the coffee;  yet if it's dried too quickly, the brewed coffee may taste woody and the green coffee has a reduced shelf life. In dry countries like Africa, natural processed coffees are more common and less risky. But in Hawaii's moist climate they're costly, risky, and difficult to produce. Hence the relative rarity.

    Meet the farmer who produced this beautiful natural Hawaiian Ka'u coffee: Miles Mayne. Like many of us, Miles was called to coffee. His poetic love for what coffee represents goes back to his childhood and may be stronger than the awards his coffees bring... 

    "Coffee is a part of who I am. It runs through my veins. I was born into a marginal farming family but always dreamt of a brighter future. The future was inspired by my father’s small coffee and cardamom estate in the Western Ghats of India, where every morning as a child I awoke to the aroma of coffee...

    Farming as a career was discouraged as there was just no money to be made in farming.  When I retired, I knew it was time to go back to my first passion  coffee brings my heart home."

    HAWAIIAN COFFEES

    Orders are roasted Sunday-Thursday and shipped Monday-Friday. Roast dates are applied to your order.
    • U.S.P.S. Flat Rate is $4.60 and arrives within 5- 10 business days.
    • FedEx 2Day delivery is free on orders over $49, or $6.95 on orders under $49. Shipments arrive within 4 - 6 business days.
    • Fastest available shipping: the priority FedEx 2Day upgrade is $9.95 and arrives within 3 - 4 business days. We prioritize these orders over all others. 
    We cannot ship Fedex packages on Saturdays nor offer Saturday delivery.

     
    ESPRESSO BITES

    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.

    Espresso Bites that melt or bloom when shipped via FedEx are eligible for a full refund or credit.

    Espresso Bites that melt or bloom when the buyer elects Free Shipping or standard USPS are eligible for a credit.

    If your order is incorrect or damaged in any way, please email us at hello@bigislandcoffeeroasters.com with your order number within 7 days of receiving your order.

    INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING

    International shipping is available to most locations. Rates will be visible at checkout, and may include customs duties and taxes. 

    RETURNS & EXCHANGES

    COFFEES

    We stand behind the quality of all our coffees and want nothing more than for you to love them.

    Please consider your preferences and ensure the coffee(s) you order align with those preferences. For example, if you love dark roasts, we strongly advise you only order dark roasts.

    If you're dissatisfied with any of our coffees, please reach out to us at aloha@bigislandcoffeeroasters.com within 7 days of receipt and we'll do our best to find the right coffee for you. 

    If your coffees arrive damaged, please send a photo of the box in the condition you received it within 7 days to aloha@bigislandcoffeeroasters.com

    If you receive the wrong items, please contact us within 7 days of receipt and we'll gladly provide a replacement, refund or credit.  We may request you mail it back for inspection and assessment.

    EVERYTHING ELSE

    All merchandise and non-perishable, non-coffee items may be returned or exchanged within 14 days of receipt. Please reach out to us at aloha@bigislandcoffeeroasters.com and our team will be happy to facilitate. To be eligible for a full refund, items must be in original packaging and in new condition. Please include your full name and order number with the return. 

    Once your return is received and inspected, we will send you an email to notify you that we have received your returned item. We will also notify you of the approval or rejection of your refund. 

    Please note: Only regular priced items may be refunded. Sale items cannot be refunded. 

    RETURN ADDRESS

    Big Island Coffee Roasters, PO BOX 400, Mountain View, HI 96771

     

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    10/04/2020
    I recommend this product
    • How did you brew this coffee? Auto drip

    My new favorite

    Very happy with this variety. Love the fruit forward taste. Has a subtle raspberry flavor.

    JV
    Jason V.
    United States United States
    10/04/2020
    I recommend this product
    • How did you brew this coffee? aeropress

    Excellent Cup

    Brewed with an aeropress. With this method, I mainly notice the butter and raspberry notes. Ultimately, the taste profile resembles a raspberry cheesecake in a cup.

    A
    Alex
    United States United States
    09/18/2020
    I recommend this product
    • How did you brew this coffee? European style drip coffee maker.

    Rich full-body coffee

    Ka’u Cloud is one of the most delicious coffees I have ever had. If you like a dark roast with a rich and luxurious flavor this coffee is it. From the moment you open the package you can smell the wonderful chocolate and cherry aromas! I cannot say enough good about how wonderful this coffee is, a true delight!

    KP
    Kenneth P.
    United States United States
    08/24/2020
    I recommend this product
    • How did you brew this coffee? Pour over

    Ka’U Cloud Natural

    Delighted 10/10. Liked it enough to buy 3 more bags. I recommend to all.

    JB
    Joe B.
    United States United States
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    08/21/2020
    I recommend this product
    • How did you brew this coffee? Pour Over

    Aloha to your tastebuds!

    I've been working in the coffee industry for so many years and until today I've never had a Hawaiian coffee that I've actually enjoyed. I've been searching actively for one this entire time truth be told. The Ka'u Cloud natural coffee from Big Island Coffee Roasters is legit the best coffee I've ever had from Hawaii. The coffee is smooth, clean, and tastes of pineapple, chocolate, and berries. I drink my coffee black via pour over or chemex so I really appreciate that this coffee was roasted lighter so I can taste these lovely natural notes. It's not every day you see a natural coffee from Hawaii so this really made my day. I'm hopeful I can find more amazing tasting coffees from Hawaii but this one will always be the very first one that I truly and genuinely loved.

    JK
    Josh K.
    United States United States

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    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.