Colombian Specialty Wild Grown Coffee

Rated 4.56 out of 5 based on 16 customer ratings
(16 customer reviews)

$17.50$56.00

This is the world’s most sustainable coffee and most likely the only wild coffee imported into Australia. It has a highly unique coffee taste, with sweet caramel, stone fruits and hazelnuts. Learn more…

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Description

Kogi Wild Coffee is grown in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, an isolated mountain range separate from the Andes chain that runs through Colombia. Grown by the indigenous Kogi people, who have lived in their mountain home in relative isolation since pre-Spanish Colombia. Guided by a belief system that revolves around their role as a guardians of the Earth, Kogi coffee is grown freely among the natural rainforest with elders conducting spiritual work to guide the process. The practises are considered some of the most sustainable in the world, with farmers washing and drying beans on site, and using mules to transport them up to ten hours away to the community processing centre.

This coffee is never touched by preservatives or aided with fertilizers. It is never planted, cultivated or forced to grow but instead, remains hidden among the Mango and Popayan trees of the Colombian jungle where only experienced villages know where to find them.

The extremely rare growing conditions produce a highly unique cup, with earthy flavours and herbal aromas. A bright acidity and caramel sweetness can be found on the tongue, producing a fresh and well balanced cup.

Not only are the flavours outstanding but so is the message: the profits raised from the coffee sales goes towards preserving this sacred growing region. Learn the story behind the coffee

Profits from the sale of Kogi Coffee are used to buy back and conserve Colombian ancestral lands and sacred sites.

 

Tasting notes

With a delightful herbal aroma, bright acidity and caramel sweetness this is a lovely fresh and balanced cup.

The medium-light roast makes this coffee lovely in any brewing style, but a filter method will bring out the best of the natural oils.

Best for: Filter
Body: Balanced
Acidity: Bright
Roast: Medium-light
Flavours: Sweet caramel, with earthy tones and lovely herbal aroma.

For a full glossary of the tasting terms click here

Origin
Origin

Colombian

Great in
Great in

Everything

Roast type
Roast type

Light

Body
Body

Light

Acidity
Acidity

Citrus

Reviews

16 reviews for Colombian Specialty Wild Grown Coffee

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    Michaela Smith

    I tried this coffee in my Aeropress and it’s delightful! It was light, with a bright acidity that plays nicely on the tongue. Would highly recommend this coffee, especially with the great social enterprise aspect of it. Thanks!

  2. Rated 5 out of 5

    Robert (verified owner)

    This coffee is delicate yet complex. Caramel aroma with a hint of nuttiness, vibrant acidity which added to the complexity on.the palate. The acidity awaken the palate followed by smooth and long finish with a good dark chocolate bitterness at the end. The light medium roast is perfect for it. What a delightful drink.

  3. Rated 5 out of 5

    Kevin (verified owner)

    My new favourite. I thought nothing could possibly top Il Caramello. But this coffee is awesome. I loved the card that came with the delivery, telling a bit of the story of how these wild beans are harvested. To my taste buds it starts off fruity (tastes just like loquat fruit) and then I get the caramel hit. Bit like a dark chocolate/caramel version of Cadbury’s fruit n nut chocolate. Thanks guys, I’ll be ordering it again.

  4. Rated 3 out of 5

    N (verified owner)

    Roast felt darker then expected. Acidity also seemed a little harsh. Otherwise not a bad coffee, but not exactly what I was expecting either

  5. Rated 4 out of 5

    aenaylor (verified owner)

    Tasty but not worth the extra cost.

  6. Rated 4 out of 5

    Abby (verified owner)

    Awesome beans, really enjoyable caramel taste+aroma!

  7. Rated 5 out of 5

    adam (verified owner)

    great coffee I really like to have with some sugar

  8. Rated 4 out of 5

    David (verified owner)

    Tried most of the coffee bean blends, looking for something a little bit different, this blend was a pleasant surprise. A real unique flavour, enjoyed the beans and would recommend giving them a go!

  9. Rated 5 out of 5

    simon (verified owner)

    One of our family favourites, with chocolate after-taste after a nutty acidic start. We enjoy it with Bonsoy or expresso and even cold. Getting the grind correct is always important, but very much so with this bean. We also enjoy the story behind the bean…

  10. Rated 5 out of 5

    mikeboulton (verified owner)

    Great flavour and great depth, really enjoyed this coffee! Its a must try.

  11. Rated 5 out of 5

    Tanya (verified owner)

    Thoroughly enjoying this coffee and the delivery service time is outstanding. Nothing beats the smell of coffee arriving in your mailbox 👍

  12. Rated 4 out of 5

    Damien (verified owner)

    Very tasty as an espresso or with milk. Had quite a unique (in a good way) flavour compared to other single origins but still very pleasant overall. Also behaved surprisingly well on the espresso machine for such a light roast.

  13. Rated 5 out of 5

    Andrew (verified owner)

    This coffee is very light and smooth with minimal acidity which makes it rather enjoyable if you’re like me and don’t like bitter coffee.

  14. Rated 5 out of 5

    Wendy Burke (verified owner)

    I don’t profess to be an expert on coffee – I just know what I like and I really like this. I love the earthiness of it, it has a great flavour to me. I also love the way it’s grown and that The profits go back into the community and the land. It’s now the staple coffee bean in our house.

  15. Rated 4 out of 5

    Stacie (verified owner)

    A very light coffee with a fruity taste to boost. Combined with a pleasant and earthy aroma made each cup enjoyable and tasty. Great coffee, but I underestimated my taste buds and will be ordering a medium roast next.

  16. Rated 5 out of 5

    Luch (verified owner)

    This coffee is delicious. We bought it as a special occasion coffee but now any other coffee in the house tastes so bad in comparison that we are drinking it every day. It has quite a light taste and finish and doesn’t give you the jitters even after quite a lot of it.

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