Coffee of the Week: Driven Coffee

by laura everage on February 24, 2014 · 1 comment

DrivenCoffee1_500This week, we’re waking up to a bit of Breakfast Blend from Driven Coffee. The smooth, even body of the blend, welcomes us gently to the day. Driven Coffee, offers a range of delicious coffees including Mexico Chiapas SHG, French Roast, Impact Espresso Blend, Ethipopia Sidamo, Decafe Colombia Excelso, Sumatra Mandheling, Costa Rica Tarrazu, and more.


Breakfast Blend

Roast: Light roast

Cupping notes:  Smooth, even body, floral

This is a classic breakfast blend that is mild and smooth, with an inviting aroma to entice you in the morning! This full-bodied coffee is smooth as silk. This breakfast blend consists of a post blended combination of the light roasted San Pedro Costa Rica Tarrazu and dark roasted Mexico Chiapas.

Costa Rican coffees set the standard for washed (wet processed) bright Central American coffees in both the bean and at the mill. Costa Rican coffees are exceptionally high grown in amazing volcanic soil. These two factors come together to produce a very bright and very clean cup. The best Costas are the cups that develop a bit of berry fruitiness to compliment the straight-out brightness. Costa Rican coffees serve as an excellent bright single origin coffee and will definitely add life to various blends.

At the same time, Mexico adds a mild acidity, with a bit of sweetness to the blend.

Here is a bit more about the blend:

  • Name: San Pedro
  • Origin: Costa Rica
  • Region: Tarrazu
  • Farm: San Pedro – Community Coffees
  • Varietal: Caturra, Catuai
  • Altitude: 1650 – 1750m
  • Processing Method: Fully Washed

and . . .

  • Name: Mexico Single High Ground
  • Origin: Mexico
  • Region: Concordia, Chiapas
  • Farm: Various
  • Varietal: Typica, Bourbon, Mundo Novo
  • Altitude: 1250 to 1550 meters
  • Processing Method: Fully Washed

Driven Coffee offers a full line of freshly roasted specialty coffees and focuses on helping a variety of partner causes. If you’d like to learn more about the company and it’s efforts to help a variety of causes, read our article Great Coffee, Greater Purpose: Driven Coffee


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