2020 Preorder & Spot offerings

The Pacamara Collaborative - Apple Notes Microlot

SOLD OUT. Preorder for 2021 (exudes apples, we love this lot!)

Type sample cupping notes:​

Dry fragrance: Citric, white sugar, apple just picked.

Wet aroma: Pear, apple, nice, yellow plum, yellow peach, citric, touch of banana.

Taste: Juicy, malic, smooth, cherry/cranberry, peach, APPLE! Cherry.

Cooling: Cherries, APPLES! Smooth, malic, pecans, white grape.

Pour over warm: APPLE JUICE MIXED WITH CHERRY JUICE!!! SOO SMOOTH. Tea-like body, coats your mouth. Raspberries. If you run out of apple juice at home, this would solve your shortage.

Pour over cooling: Apple juice, body increases. White grape. White peach. Wow. Cherry lifesaver.

Sample roast notes: 5:45 light crack (395 degrees), 7:10 more cracks (403 degrees), pulled at 8:09.

🏅 Finca Idealista Natural Process - Rainforest Microlot

6 bags equivalent (NITROGEN-flushed & vacuum-sealed in beautiful wooden boxes!), 34.5 kgs per box, come in multiples of 2

Our farm. Helps fund the purchase of a rainforest to protect it (Golden Bean GOLD and SILVER medalist!)

Type sample cupping notes:​

Dry fragrance: Cooked mandarin, well-rounded, wholesome, cherry

Wet aroma: Cherry, brown sugar

Taste: Cherry, pear, smooth, malic, white grapes, mandarin, would make an amazing espresso if not roasted dark (has won medals as espresso and in filter categories), macerated strawberries, very clean!

Cold: Smooth again this year, cherry sauce, apple sauce, delicate, very clean!

Pour over notes from last year's lot:

Aroma: Apple cider with cinnamon, cranberry, cotton candy, craisins, cranberries in apple compote

Hot: Citric, malic, white grapes, smooth, clean juicy, cinnamon, macerated strawberries

Cool: Grapes, juicy, citric and malic acidity

Finca Idealista Honey Process - Rainforest Microlot

13 bags equivalent (a portion of this coffee is NITROGEN-flushed & vacuum-sealed in beautiful wooden boxes!), 34.5 kgs per box, come in multiples of 2

Our farm. Helps fund the purchase of a rainforest to protect it.


Type sample cupping notes:​

Dry fragrance: Papaya, peach, agave, buttercup, fruity, pineapple, honey, white rose, gingerbread with sugar, mandarin

Wet aroma: mango, sugary pineapple, orange with sugar, creamy, pecan pie

Taste warm: mango, sugar with pineapple, juicy, lemon with sugar, lemon cake, candied apple, malic, brown sugar, other roast brought out some cherry notes

Taste cooling: Mango, pineapple with sugar, apple sauce with cherries, smooth, juicy, smooth, brown sugar, try as a pour over!

Sample roasting notes: Crack: 6:00 at 399 °F, more cracks: 6:10, pulled at 7:20.

Pour over:

Taste warm: Brown sugar, plum, cherry! Pear, juicy, malic, sweet citric

Taste cooling: Red velvet cake, SMOOTH, rooibos tea, juicy, honey, azahar (orange blossom), apple sauce

🏅 COMPETITION COFFEE: The Brix Breaker - Pacamara - Natural Process Microlot

Sold out! Preorder now for 2021, seriously worth it!

(MULTIPLE Golden Bean medals including a SILVER)


This coffee is beyond incredible. Experience it! An absolutely exceptional lot resulting from lots of hard work and teamwork. Always in high demand and sells out quickly.

Type sample cupping notes:​

Dry fragrance: Mango, papaya, cherry, red grapes, and more.

Wet aroma: Concord grapes, mango, developed, brown sugar concentrate, papaya.

Taste warm: Juicy, Yirgacheffe-like, awesome, espresso would be insane, cherry, malic, sweet, Ethiopian-like!

Taste cooling: Yirgacheffe-like, juicy smooth, concord grapes, nice, steak, lilac, floral, body, sugary, APPLES, sweet.

Pour over warm: .Kenya, Sl-28, velvety, smooth, malic, apple, plum sauce, first second of biting into a blueberry, blackberry, cognac.

Pour over cooling: Apple, an orange lifesaver melted in your mouth, grilled grapefruit with sugar, apple candy, candied apricot. Wow.

Sample roasting notes: Antique Jabez-Burns sample roaster at origin. Previous roast on Probat-style sample roaster was 6:58 crack (405 degrees), 7:59 pulled.

Baklava & Mango - Natural Process Microlot

Sold out. Preorder for 2021 or check out our Finca Idealista natural and honey, and Roger/Isabel's honey!

Type sample cupping notes:​

Dry Fragrance: Raspberry, cherry, apple

Wet aroma: Yellow peach, mango, prailine

Taste warm: Yellow peach cobbler, smooth, body, cherry

Taste cooling: Blueberries, prailine, smooth, body, low acidity, would be an awesome espresso

Sample roasting notes: 6:45 crack (402 degrees), 7:50 pulled

Don Isidro - Mulled Red Wine Microlot

19 bags

Type sample cupping notes:​

Dry fragrance: nectary, nice, peach, sweet, nectary tea, juicy, orange. Second roast: Peach, star fruit, cherry.

Wet aroma: oak, red wine, orange blossom. Second roast: mulled red wine, wine, nutmeg.

Taste: citric, azahar, earl grey, jasmine, floral, could develop the roast a little more. Second roast: red wine cooked, nice with a steak dinner, deep, body, "serious."

Cold: red wine, jasmine, smores. Second roast: mulled red wine, juicy, great, pear, solid, would be an amazing espresso.

Pour over warm: Substantial, juicy, brown sugar, cherry, apple rind juicy, body, plum, smooth.

Pour over cooling: Velvety, SL-28, juicy, red cherry, malic, red apple rind, juicy, great.

Sample roasting notes: 6:00 light crack 400 degrees, 6:51 more cracks 401 degrees, 7:01 more cracks, 8:15 pull. Second roast: antique Jabez-Burns sample roaster.

Jose Francisco & Emma - Cherry Microlot

5 bags

Type sample cupping notes:​

Dry fragrance: agave, plums, red lifesavers, orange lifesavers

Wet aroma: cherries, 60% chocolate, dark chocolate with cherry, touch of oak

Taste: apple sauce, cherries, malic acidity medium, citric

Cool: applesauce, cherries cooked, touch of nut almost not noticeable, a lighter roast had more honey & citric notes

Sample roasting notes: 6:13 light crack at 398 degrees, 7:00 more cracks at 404 degrees, pulled at 8:14.

Pour over using glass Kalita Wave:

Hot: Clear, tart cherry, malic acidity, body, 

Cool: touch raisin, citric acidity increased, body increased, creamy apple sauce, lime drink, body, still nice, tart and cherry finish

Santos & Teresa - The Yellows Microlot

3 bags

Type sample cupping notes:​

Dry fragrance: Yellow Nicaraguan prunes, orange, chia in milk, potpourri, touch of cedar

Wet aroma: Banana, papaya, vanilla

Taste warm: Agave, stewed yellow apples, yellow peach, try as pour over
Taste cooling: agave, margarine/butter, floral, yellow peach

Pour over:

Taste warm: Yellow Prunes from Nicaragua, yellow coffee cherries, grilled lemon that's juicy, SL-28 Kenya-like, velvety/silky, agave, orange syrup

Taste cooling: Insanely smooth, yellow lifesaver, malic well integrated, mandarin orange cooked

Sample roasting notes: First crack: 6:25 402 °F. Pull: 7:50.

Don Roger & Isabel - Honey Process Microlot

2 bags

Type sample cupping notes:​

Dry fragrance: Agave, mango, lilacs, prunes, papaya, peach

Wet aroma: Mango, plum, rosewater, agave, honey, white grapes, brown sugar

Taste warm: Juicy, honey, orange, cherry sweetness on sides of mouth, sugar, candied orange

Cooling: Papaya, mango, juicy, sooo smooth, candied orange

Pour over:
Taste warm: Red cherry, Kenya SL-28 consistency (silky, smooth), red velvet cake, pecan square juicy inside, Tiramisu, sugary, plum.

Taste cooling: Pure cherry syrup, angelic body, body is melted marshmallow inside, SL-28 consistency, red velvet cake but juicier, malic

Sample roasting notes: First crack: 5:40 very light at 377 °F. More cracks: 6:22 400 °F. Pulled: 7:30

🏅 Matagalpa Community Coffee (Golden Bean Medal Winner)

Sold out! Preorder for 2021 and see our other awesome coffees

Our Community Coffee Matagalpa offering is an economical option for roasters who are price sensitive. It's specialty coffee and is a mix of various producers, whose traceability we maintain so we and you know exactly which lots make up this offering.

Type sample cupping notes:​

Dry fragrance: Tootsie roll, mulled wine (with spices such as clove and cinnamon), red wine, Brazil nuts, oak

Wet aroma: Cranberries, pecans, Brazil nut

Taste warm: Sweetness that lingers, lemon, chocolate, mixed nuts. Another roast yielded caramel, 50% chocolate or Swiss Miss in a ski lodge (foamy), juicy-malic acidity

Taste cooling: Graham cracker, vanilla ice cream, creamy, medium body, chocolate. Another roast yielded juiciness, yellow peach

Pour over: Buttery, buttercup, velvety background, melted buttery chocolate with high cacao butter content (swiss chocolate), hershey's swiss miss hot chocolate.

Sample roasting notes: Crack: 6:12. More cracks: 6:32 399 °F. Pulled: 7:40.

🏅 Jinotega Community Coffee (Golden Bean medal winner)

Sold out! Preorder for 2021 and check out Matagalpa Community Coffee for affordable still great specialty coffee

Our Community Coffee Jinotega offering is an economical option for roasters who are price sensitive. It's great specialty coffee and is a mix of various producers, whose traceability we maintain 100%.

Type sample cupping notes:​

Dry fragrance: jolly rancher watermelon, guayaba, tropical, nectar, star fruit

Wet aroma: chestnuts, cinnamon.

Taste: Juicy, body high, cranberry, malic acidity (apple).

Cooling: sweet, cherry, cranberry.

Sample roasting notes: 7:51 crack, 8:29 pull.


Sold out. Preorder more for September 2021. See Mario/Angelica's Miracles as an economic option (and it cups like a microlot!)

Need an inexpensive wholesale or many-store coffee option? This is it.

Type sample cupping notes:​

Dry fragrance: Tootsie roll, hazelnut, raisin, fudge.

Wet aroma: Spices, clove, anise.

Taste warm: Cloves, graham cracker, pecans, cherry, baking chocolate fondue, browned butter, body, perfect for espresso.

Taste cooling: Smooth! Chocolate fondue, plum, spices, clove, chocolate fondue again (seriously)! Black cherry, body.

Pour over warm: Malic (red apple), body high!

Pour over cooling: Velvety, silky, juicy

Sample roasting notes: First crack: 6:52 403 °F. More cracks: 7:09. Pulled: 8:14

Nobody's Perfect!

Sold out. Reserve for 2021

Our absolute LOWEST-cost option, ever (less than $2), that tastes way better than we expected and has a positive impact despite its low cost. This coffee includes naturally-processed unripe beans from the end of the harvest and washed beans selected off the conveyor belts. The combo brings out both nut and fruit notes. We're going to ramp this up since it's been so popular. Reserve now for 2020 or ask us for other economical options: relationships@goldmountaincoffeegrowers.com

Type sample cupping notes:​

Dry fragrance: Fragrance of a natural, mango, peanut butter, butter, baking chocolate.

Wet aroma: Banana, mango, green pepper, tropical, Brazil nut cinnamon.

Taste warm: Tropical fruit, praline background, graham cracker, nutty, vanilla sauce, baking chocolate.

Taste cooling: Mango! Praline! Graham cracker, astringent aftertaste slightly, green pepper grilled, body, bit dry, vanilla, pineapple! Papaya, taste of a natural process. Amazing given what it is! Note this is a less-developed-side roast.

Pour over warm: mango, almond butter, praline, escalivada green pepper (grilled green pepper), people will like this from the fruitiness, some nuttiness on the aftertaste.

Pour over cooling: Way more nutty, mango, peanuts, fruity, peanut butter.
Sample roasting notes: First crack: 6:20 398 °F. More cracks: 6:35 399 °F. Pulled: 8:02

Colombian Coffee - Finca El Camilo

27 bags available

Dry fragrance: Mango, pineapple, agave, syrupy, red grapes

Wet aroma: gingerbread with orange on break, orange/mango, strawberry

Taste warm: Body, chocolate, buttery, lemon butter

Taste cooling: apple sauce with cooked cherry, craisins, buttery, malic, floral, sweetness, nice body

Roasting notes: 6:31 crack, 6:55 more cracking at 404 degrees, 7:06 more cracking, 8:01 pulled. Probat-style gas drum sample roaster (100 grams).

Pacamara Coffee Cherry Tea

Just arrived! Direct shipments to your mailbox (4 lb minimum order).

Cupping notes of apricot nectar, honey, baked apple, great smooth body (nice both hot and cold!). Incredible sweetness! In fact, at the SCAA events, people ask us if we put sweetener in the tea (we don't--it's just naturally that sweet!).

Our tea is different because it is from perfectly-ripe coffee cherries, and we find the best microlots and even nanolots to use for tea. Our teams at origin sort through to separate impuritiesIt takes a lot of effort but it's worth it! Ships directly to your doorstep!

Defect Consulting Kit

Be a more savvy sourcer

Are you interested in becoming more knowledgeable about coffee defects? We can help with that.

Our Defect Consulting Kit includes samples of common coffee defects to roast so that you can learn their tastes and prevent your roastery from buying coffee with these defects. We are also available for in-person or remote consulting. Learn more about our consulting services here.

Home Roaster Variety Pack

Available now!

Limited time opportunity for home roasters!

Variety pack of high cupping Nicaraguan specialty coffee available by the pound, delivered via USPS. 20-lb minimum.

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