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New Coffees October 2019 (Part 2)

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New Coffees October 2019 (Part 1)

The first of two articles in which I run down our new single estate coffees for October-November. This part features two single-farmer Ethiopian coffees and a delicious Costa-Rican natural from Finca Sabana Redonda whose Honey processed lot from our previous list proved a big hit

9th October 2019

New Coffees August 2019

A new selection of limited edition, fresh-crop single estate coffees

23rd August 2019

New Coffees May 2019

This month we say goodbye to coffees from Tanzania, Dr Congo and Burundi and welcome in a directly traded Rwanda, a stunning all-rounder from Nicaragua and a most unusual naturally processed coffee from Kenya.

24th May 2019

New Coffees March - April 2019

Trainer Tom runs down our brand new single estate coffees for March - April

15th March 2019

Robusta to the rescue?

If there is one thing people know about coffee botany it is that arabica is the good guy; the sweet and interesting one with good manners and refined character. Robusta is the black sheep; coarse, bitter and blunt, often found hanging around in cheap blends, lowering the tone and stinking up the place. He’s not even welcome in a lot of instant coffee these days. His name - much like his typical flavour -is mud. However, as with most things in coffee (and life) things are not quite so simple.

18th January 2019

New Year, New Coffees

Christmas may be an increasingly distant memory but there are still plenty of goodies at here at Dark Woods waiting to be unwrapped. Kicking off 2019 with a bang we have 6 new stunning single estate coffees to share including a fruity Brazillian and an award-winning lot from Ecuador.

2nd January 2019

Water - The Most Powerful Drug of All

Water, as Spinal Tap guitarist Nigel Tufnel once famously said, is the most powerful drug of all.

7th December 2018

Dark Woods’ La Huella “Café de Panama” Coffees Win Three Great Taste Awards

We are so happy to announce that three of our Great Taste Award winners were micro-lot coffees sourced from La Huella (Cafe de Panama).

15th August 2017

New Coffees June 2017 - Part 1

The coming of June ushers in a bumper crop of new single estate coffees here at Dark Woods. In total there are 6 new arrivals plus a fresh incarnation of our Arboretum blend.

7th June 2017

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