Gold Bean Coffee – Cuba – the distinctive body of this coffee offers a noticeable taste of cocoa and tobacco with hints of hazelnuts in a long finish. Exceptional taste of all coffees, characteristic only for Cuba.
Awards: Winner of 2 stars at the Great Taste Awards 2019 in the espresso category. Winner of silver medal at the International Taste Awards 2020 in the espresso category.
Origin: Cuba is a single origin coffee, it comes from the southeastern part of the island, from the Sierra Maestra mountain range. The coffees from Gold Bean Coffee are selected by quality experts and tasters, which is why we obtain the most interesting coffees from exceptional coffee countries and regions. Farmers are paid more for such exceptional quality than is usual through Fairtrade.
Roasting: level 4, espresso roasting curve (1 – light, 2 light / medium, 3 – medium, 4 – medium, 5 – medium / dark, 6 – dark)
Processing: wet method
Grinding: fine / very hard beans
Our experience: Gold Bean Coffee – Cuba coffee is popular not only with men for its bitter tobacco aftertaste, but also with all those who appreciate bitter coffee that stands out from the rest.
Good advice: The best way to enjoy every coffee is to grind it properly. Cuuba coffee requires fine grinding, on a scale from 1 to 10 (1 finest, 10 coarsest) about grade 2-3, depending on the type of grinder and its wear. In espresso machines, we recommend setting the grinder to the finest grind and only if the coffee flows slowly use a coarser grind. It is best to enjoy freshly roasted coffee beans – preferably 2 weeks to two months after roasting (depending on the storage of raw and roasted coffee, when storing raw coffee in a vacuum from the farm to the roaster and proper packaging after roasting, even roasted coffee can maintain freshness for several months). You can find more about proper coffee preparation on our Coffee Advice page.
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