Old Spike

Don Claudio

Hazelnut, Cherry, Tropical Fruit

Espresso | Medium Roast | Single Origin

Award winning for a reason, this coffee is a fave for its sweet flavour and well-balanced acidity. Don Claudio has tropical notes and a hazelnut aftertaste and is a perfect all day easy drinking espresso.

Coffee info

Process

Process

Washed

Elevation

Elevation

1400 - 2000 ft

Region

Region

Central America

Country

Country

Costa Rica

Roaster notes

"We named this coffee after the first president of the CoopeAgri cooperative – Don Claudio. In the 50s and 60s the road infrastructure in Southern Costa Rica, where CoopeAgri is situated, was run by private companies making it impossible to affordably get coffee out of the region. This cooperative was set up to unify resources to ensure farmers could gain access to road infrastructure. Thanks to Don Claudio, this has given us the opportunity to taste and source the delicious coffees the area has to offer."

Roaster

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Old Spike is old in name only, their fresh approach to coffee means they’re the UK's first social enterprise, speciality coffee roastery. This means you can have your speciality coffee and help end homelessness too. 65% of their profits go towards directly supporting people experiencing homelessness. They first launched as a cafe and roastery space in London’s Peckham Rye — establishing themselves as the first speciality coffee roastery to operate as a social enterprise. Since then, they've continued to be at the forefront of using coffee as a vehicle for social change. Beyond helping closer to home, their approach to sourcing speciality grade coffee is based on the principles of direct trade, quality and seasonality. Win, win, win.

Peckham Rye, London
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