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17ft Ceiling Espresso
Effulgent, caramelly, enveloping, nutty
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$15.75

$8

Roasts and ships on Monday, February 27th

Roasts and ships on Monday, February 27th

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About This Coffee

We developed this espresso blend for our café on Mint Plaza in downtown San Francisco. This is a pleasant, consistent espresso – enjoyable without being demanding – plump with unremarkable complexity. What is remarkable, however, is the sweet simplicity owing to the fact that we reverse-engineered a blue-collar Italian espresso blend (yes … robusta!) and substituted higher-end organic coffees. Our goal was a robust, crema-heavy, unpretentious coffee. If the Hayes Valley espresso can be like consuming a volume of In Search of Lost Time in liquid form, then the 17ft ceiling is like flipping through the New Yorker – edifying without being taxing. The baristas at the café updose massively, set the PID two or three degrees hotter than the Hayes Valley espresso (typically 202 F on the GB5), and pull leisurely, avuncular 35 second shots, often skipping the first few drops. Served with a water back, of course.

Details

Brazil, Ethiopia, Guatemala, India

Notes
  • All of our blends (both the individual components and the blend itself) are tested weekly by our professional tasters to ensure quality and deliciousness.
  • For our whole bean coffee, 24 hours is the maximum time that could possibly pass between roasting our coffee in Oakland and shipping it to you. (It's usually even less.)
  • Cupping spoons and a practiced palate are the key instruments of our Quality Control team, who taste, evaluate, and refine our coffees every day.
  • Certified Organic by CCOF
  • Learn more about Perfectly Ground
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