The Ides of March 2015 No1 - Brazil Espresso Perfetio 2015

Summary

Bean name The Ides of March 2015 No1 - Brazil Espresso Perfetio 2015
Other info Blend - see description for bean content

Description

Caesar:
Who is it in the press that calls on me?
I hear a tongue shriller than all the music
Cry "Caesar!" Speak, Caesar is turn'd to hear.

Soothsayer:
Beware the ides of March.

Caesar:
What man is that?

Brutus:
A soothsayer bids you beware the ides of March.

March isn't just a month to beware the ides of, March is also for mixing so to celebrate I'm going a little bit blend crazy...every week throughout the month of March I'll be releasing a new blend! Each one will be delicious no matter how you brew it, whether you're a fan of espresso or filter (or both!) I've got you covered ; )

Fancy being ahead of the curve? Here at Has Bean we're always riding the crest of the wave and are giving you the chance to be ahead of that crest! (so flying just in front of the wave I guess!) Each blend will be released on a Monday but if you'd like to receive a bag before everyone else you can sign up to a 4 week subscription and be sent a bag on the Friday before general release. For example a blend will be released on Monday March the 2nd but if you are a subscriber your bag will be roasted + posted Royal Mail First Class on Friday February 27th, after that the next blend will be released on Monday March the 9th but your bag will be roasted + posted on Friday March the 6th, and so on...

So I guess you're wondering what to expect? As if I'm going to tell you that! Let me ask you a question, do you trust me? What do you mean no?! Yes of course you trust me! I've got 4 amazing blends planned that I think you're going to really love : ) If you walk into a quality butchers and ask for some of something good you know you're going to be in for a treat, you put trust in your butcher to give you something you're going to really enjoy and time after time they deliver amazing tasty things, this is just the same. Put your trust in me for 4 weeks to deliver delicious coffee : )

The cost of the subscription for 4 bags over 4 weeks is £24.00, that's £6.00 per bag including Royal Mail First Class postage. You will be sent 1 bag a week for 4 weeks throughout March, the bags will be roasted + posted on the following dates...

Friday February 27th, 2015
Friday March 6th, 2015
Friday March 13th, 2015
Friday March 20th, 2015

This subscription will only be available until the general release date of the first blend on Monday March the 2nd, 2015 so you've got to be quick!

You can only order this subscription on its own, not with any other items. If there are any other items in your shopping basket please order them separately and not with this subscription. If you try your path will be blocked, you will be thwarted and punished for your disobedience.

Shipping within the United Kingdom is included in the price. If you live elsewhere in the world there will be an additional fee to cover what Royal Mail charge, this will vary depending on where you are.

This subscription is only available as roasted whole beans, no grinding options.

The Ides of March 2015 No1, Friday February 27th, 2015 - Brazil Espresso Perfetio 2015

One of our most popular espresso blends has been tweaked, improved, and polished for 2015. As part of our blend programme, we thought it was time for Perfetio to have some love.

The blend is made for the espresso machine, nothing has changed there, it's still that sweet nutty balanced cup it has always been. As espresso it has sweet chocolate notes, as a milk drink the nutty-ness increases, and in the brewed style it's smooth and balanced.

If you have a bean to cup machine this shines as if it was being served from a more traditional machine. It is very forgiving, and is a wonderful blend.

50% Brazil Fazenda Cachoeira da Grama Yellow Bourbon Pulped Natural
30% Brazil Fazenda Inglaterra Acaia Natural
20% Brazil Fazenda Passeio Pulped Natural Rubi

In the cup you can expect a fantastic body, loads of sweetness and creaminess, heaps of smooth milk chocolate with walnut and a gorgeous finish.

Roasting Information
Best medium to medium dark

"Quick Look" Guide
Milk chocolate, smooth, sweet, creamy, walnut.

Good filter?
Yes

Good espresso?
Yes

Cupping notes

Clean cup 6/8
Sweetness 6/8
Acidity 6/8
Mouthfeel 6/8
Flavour 6/8
Aftertaste 5/8
Balance 6/8
Overall 6/8
Correction +36
Total 83

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