WorkhorseHorsham Coffee Roaster
Workhorse is built around the concept of consistency and reliability. The blend and roast style make this coffee suitable for all brew methods including espresso.
These coffee beans feature our Rwanda relationship coffees produced by farmers in Rwanda that we've visited. This gives us consistency over the course of the year enabling us to provide a reliable and dependable taste profile. From time to time the ingredients will change but we aim to substitute similar coffees when changing this blend.
Our Workhorse blend is a light roast espresso and perfect if you like a bright, juicy but well balanced espresso. If you are looking for a traditional Italian style espresso take a look at our Nova Blend.
Tasting notes: Nutty, chocolate body with sweet caramel, orange and citrus notes
Liza Washing station, Rwanda 50% (relationship coffee)
Varietal: Red Bourbon
We first visited Liza washing station in May 2018 and have been buying coffee from them for two years.
Liza is owned by coffee farmer Jean Paul. The washing station processes coffee from his farm in addition to coffee from several hundred local farms in the area. Coffee cherry is delivered daily during the harvest season from February to June and processed on the same day. After delivery hand sorting and flotation is used to remove defects, after flotation the coffee is pulped to remove the fruit and fermented dry in large fermentation tanks. After fermentation the coffee is dried on raised tables and very carefully hand sorted to remove any defects. Jean Paul produces fantastic coffee and we are very excited to be able to work directly with him.
Varietal: Yellow Bourbon, Mondo Novo, Red Catuai
Process: Pulped Natural
Altitude: 1100-1450 masl
Located in the south Minas Gerais region of Brazil. This coffee is grown at Fazenda Paraiso owned by Guy Carvalho. They grow several varietals and produce both natural and pulped natural with a strong focus on quality and environmental responsibility.
Ideal for: Espresso. Works very well in milk based drinks. If you like a more traditional filter or aeropress (lots of chocolate notes with good body) then this will work very well.
- We recommending buying whole bean coffee and grinding before brewing. We also sell 250g bags pre-ground. 1kg bags are available as wholebean only.
- Next working day dispatch on all coffee orders.
Spot on. The workhouse blend is great
These beans have received a unanimous thumbs up from me and all the staff at my company. Lovely!
My first purchase from HCR. Looking forward to the next batch.