Profile: Spicy aroma and smooth creamy body with apricot notes and a pleasant tart finish
Place: Ka'anapali Estate located on the West Maui Mountains near the historic town of Lahaina. The 500-acre estategrows several varieties of Arabica coffees. Maui, Hawaii, USA.
People: MauiGrown tm Coffee, Inc. was established in 2003 by James (Kimo) Falconer. From 1988 through 2001, the farm was operated as Kaanapali Estate Coffee, a diversified AG project of Pioneer Mill Sugar Company. As director of Agricultural research for Pioneer Mill at the time, Kimo was instrumental in the genesis of this coffee. After Pioneer Mill Company and Kaanapali Estate Coffee closed their operations in 2001, it was Falconers dream to revive thecoffee farm. His hard work and dedication led to MauiGrownTM Coffee harvesting its first crop in 2004.
Process: Caturra is a botanical cultivar variation of the Bourbon variety of the Arabica species, originally identified near the town of Caturra, Brazil in the 1930s. It generally produces a higher yield than Bourbon, due to the plant typicallybeing shorter, higher yielding, and with less distance between the branches. Yellow Caturra fruit, in contrast to themore common Red Caturra, ripens to abright yellow color.
Pairing: Honey Raisin Bran Muffin
Brew & Store Properly
For Best Results:
GRIND only as much as you need for one cup or one pot of coffee.
CHOOSE the correct grind. Fine for espresso, medium for automatic drip, coarse for French Press.
MEASURE ground coffee to taste. Start with two level tablespoons of ground coffee per six ounces of cold filtered or bottled water.
STORE in an airtight container to protect the flavor and aroma and ensure rich, fresh tasting coffee. Do not freeze or refrigerate.
We source our coffee from the best family coffee farms around the world and buy only the top 1% of Arabica Beans.
We hand roast our coffee daily in small batches to a traditional, smooth taste profile. This is the way we've done it since 1963, when we opened our first store in Brentwood, CA