Costa Rican Tres Rios Valdivia Gourmet Coffee from Cafe Britt

Costa Rican Tres Rios Valdivia Whole Bean (12 oz)

$10.95

DETAILS

  • Roast: 6
  • Altitude: 1,200 - 1,650 meters
  • Regions: Tres Rios
  • Flavor Notes: Allspice, Orange Citrus, Plum
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DESCRIPTION

The Tres Rios coffee growing region is known as the "Bordeaux" of Costa Rica because of its reputation for producing some of the finest coffee in the world. The high-mountain climate, marked wet and dry seasons, and soils enriched by the nearb ...

The Tres Rios coffee growing region is known as the "Bordeaux" of Costa Rica because of its reputation for producing some of the finest coffee in the world. The high-mountain climate, marked wet and dry seasons, and soils enriched by the nearby Irazu Volcano provide optimum natural conditions for growing fine coffee. Though it's the smallest coffee growing region in Costa Rica, its beans are some of the most sought after in the world.

Described as one of our more "elegant" blends by our master cupper, Doña Carmen, this medium roast presents an aroma of honey-nut as well as flavors of plum, allspice, and orange citrus. Its brighter and well-balanced cup qualities make it ideal for enjoying mid-morning, or during a relaxing afternoon.

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The Tres Rios coffee growing region is known as the "Bordeaux" of Costa Rica because of its reputation for producing some of the finest coffee in the world. The high-mountain climate, marked wet and dry seasons, and soils enriched by the nearby ...
The Tres Rios coffee growing region is known as the "Bordeaux" of Costa Rica because of its reputation for producing some of the finest coffee in the world. The high-mountain climate, marked wet and dry seasons, and soils enriched by the nearby Irazu Volcano provide optimum natural conditions for growing fine coffee. Though it's the smallest coffee growing region in Costa Rica, its beans are some of the most sought after in the world. Described as one of our more "elegant" blends by our master cupper, Doña Carmen, this medium roast presents an aroma of honey-nut as well as flavors of plum, allspice, and orange citrus. Its brighter and well-balanced cup qualities make it ideal for enjoying mid-morning, or during a relaxing afternoon.

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The flavor of Costa Rica! Our classic Dark Roast is a blend of the best beans from Costa Rica's Central and Western Valley growing regions. The Central Valley's sweeter and more acidic beans combine excellently with the Western Valley's dense and ...
The flavor of Costa Rica! Our classic Dark Roast is a blend of the best beans from Costa Rica's Central and Western Valley growing regions. The Central Valley's sweeter and more acidic beans combine excellently with the Western Valley's dense and full-bodied beans, resulting in a perfectly balanced cup. This blend is dark roasted to bring out its rich profile and noticeably chocolaty aroma. As the darkest roast of all our regular coffees, we're confident that we've managed to capture "the flavor of Costa Rica" in this blend. !--"The flavor of Costa Rica" A blend of the best beans from the Central and Western Valley growing regions of Costa Rica is what came to be known as our 'Dark Roast'. The Central Valley's sweeter and more acidic beans blend excellently with the Western Valley's dense and full-bodied beans, resulting in a perfectly balanced cup. This blend is dark roasted to bring out its rich profile and noticeably chocolaty aroma. Holding the position of the darkest roast of all our coffees, we're confident that we've managed to capture "the flavor of Costa Rica" in this blend.--

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The flavor of Costa Rica! Our classic Dark Roast is a blend of the best beans from Costa Rica's Central and Western Valley growing regions. The Central Valley's sweeter and more acidic beans combine excellently with the Western Valley's dense and full-bodied beans, resulting in a perfectly balanced cup. This blend is dark roasted to bring out its rich profile and noticeably chocolaty aroma. As the darkest roast of all our regular coffees, we're confident that we've managed to capture "the flavor of Costa Rica" in this blend. !--"The flavor of Costa Rica" A blend of the best beans from the Central and Western Valley growing regions of Costa Rica is what came to be known as our 'Dark Roast'. The Central Valley's sweeter and more acidic beans blend excellently with the Western Valley's dense and full-bodied beans, resulting in a perfectly balanced cup. This blend is dark roasted to bring out its rich profile and noticeably chocolaty aroma. Holding the position of the darkest roast of all our coffees, we're confident that we've managed to capture "the flavor of Costa Rica" in this blend.--

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Full of flavor, this is the decaf of your dreams. Our house blend decaf is a mix of the harder, acidic beans of the Central Valley and dense, full-bodied beans of the Western Valley. After purchasing the beans for this blend from local growers ...
Full of flavor, this is the decaf of your dreams. Our house blend decaf is a mix of the harder, acidic beans of the Central Valley and dense, full-bodied beans of the Western Valley. After purchasing the beans for this blend from local growers in Costa Rica, we transport them to Veracruz, Mexico, where they are decaffeinated via the indirect water method. The beans are first infused with water vapor and then washed a second time with the same water to restore flavor that may have been lost during the first washing. This method retains as much of the flavor as possible, while eliminating 99.9% of the caffeine. Once decaffeinated, the beans are returned to Costa Rica where we carefully roast them to bring out their optimum flavors. Despite the dark roast required to coax the flavors out of decaffeinated beans, this blend is mild, with a light acidity. Its flavor is balanced and complex, with a unique aroma of seeds and dry leaves complemented by flavor notes of honey and clove. !--Some people would argue that decaf coffee isn't even really coffee, however, we think you'll beg to differ after trying our decaf. This coffee is a special "Mezcla de la Casa" or "House Blend", which is a mix of the harder, acidic beans of the Central Valley and dense, full-bodied beans of the Western Valley, which make the perfect combination of beans for a decaf. After purchasing the beans for this blend from local growers, we transport them to Veracruz, Mexico where they undergo the "indirect water method" decaffeination process that eliminates 99.9% of the caffeine without compromising on flavor. The beans are first 'washed' by infusing them with water vapor, and then washed a second time with the same water to restore any flavor that may have been 'lost' during the first washing. In this way, we are retaining as much of the flavor as possible, something you may not find in other decaf coffees.

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Roast 6
8
8
8
Altitude

1,200 - 1,650 meters
1,200 - 1,400 meters
1,200 - 1,400 meters
1,200 - 1,400 meters
Regions

Tres Rios
Central Valley
Western Valley
Central Valley
Western Valley
Central Valley
Western Valley
Flavor
Notes

Allspice
Orange Citrus
Plum
Chocolate
Dried fruits
Fig
Chocolate
Dried fruits
Fig
Clove
Honey

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Frequently Asked Questions

An unopened bag will stay fresh for one year. Once a bag of coffee has been opened, it will stay fresh for up to 6 months if stored properly.
In the short term, keeping your coffee in its original bag, sealed tight and kept in a cool and dry place is always a best practice for coffee storage. For long term, it is possible to store your coffee in the freezer, however, once removed from the freezer, store it in airtight container in a cool and dark place.
The packaging we use for our Café Britt coffees is a durable triple-ply material that protects the coffee from sunlight and oxygen. Each bag has a one-way valve that allows gases that are produced during roasting to escape and prevents any air or oxygen from entering the bag.
Don’t worry! Your coffee is fine. What you’ve experienced are the effects of subjecting our one-way valved bags to a non-pressurized atmosphere, such as the baggage compartment of an airplane. When our bags are subjected to a low-pressure environment, the gas inside the bag expands and exits through the one-way valve. A properly functioning valve won’t let the gas re-enter and “inflate” the bag as it was before. This effect preserves the quality and freshness of the coffee. Sometimes, as the coffee continues “breathing” and expelling gases, the packages may even inflate again. But it’s perfectly fine to store your coffee in these brick-hard packages until you’re ready to use them.
Strictly Hard Bean is part of a classification system for Costa Rican coffees cultivated 1200 meters (4000 ft.) above sea level. In Costa Rica, coffee plants that grow at this altitude produce higher quality beans that have a higher density that holds in the nutrients and flavor during roasting. At Britt though, we go above and beyond just offering you Strictly Hard Beans. We have our own classification system that ensures we’re buying the highest quality strictly hard beans available.

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