Reclaiming dark roasts from the realm of less-than-great coffee, we take some of our best and roast them with care in Forty-Six to create something complex, sweet, clean, smoky, and nuanced. This coffee was originally recipe #46; hence the name.
Counter Culture only roasts the coffea arabica, but, under the species of arabica, we buy dozens of different coffee varieties from around the world. Learn more about varieties here.
Processing is the method to turn the fruit from a coffee tree into dried green coffee ready for roasting.
This refers to the elevation at which this coffee was grown.
This refers to the amount of time this coffee will be available for purchase at Counter Culture. Availability is determined by supply and also when the coffee tastes the freshest.
Coffee blends need to change in order to stay the same. In order to maintain a particular flavor profile, you have to monitor the flavors of the component coffees and roasts in the blend. We do that with singular focus, identifying the flavors that make Forty-Six delicious, finding freshly harvested coffees that have those flavors, and bringing them together in an intentional way.
In 2007, we were able to certify Forty-Six as organic, adding the dimension of sustainability to its attributes.
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