Dog and Hat Coffee Subscription Box 2

As I'm slowly starting to catch up with blog posts that were planned for last month, today's post is another Dog and Hat post, and it's an exciting one

We have two new coffees both from companies I hadn't tried before (my forever favourite thing about subscription boxes)

- Crankhouse - Kunjin, Papau New Guinea 
- Django - Los Robles, Costa Rica

Crankhouse Coffee was launched in 2014 in Exeter, they're artisan micro-roaster focusing on purchasing amazing coffees from around the world. Their coffees are selected from speciality importers who support and care about the farmers and cooperatives through ethical and sustainable practices.

Kunjin - Papua New Guinea 
Location - Waghi Valley, PNG
Varietals - Arusha, Typica
Altitude - 1400-1800m
Process - Washed
Taste Notes - Clean and sweet. Fig, orange and fudge with dark brown sugar finish.

This coffee comes from the Kunjin co-op in Waghi Valley in the Western Highlands of Papua New Guinea.
Kunjin is able to improve quality by purchasing cherries from select farmers in the Waghi Valley. They lease a mill on one of the original 15 plantations called Ulya. At this mill they maintain complete control through milling. Day lots are cupped and micro lot level selections are isolated for separate processing. 
At the Ulya mill, coffees are purchased and sorted in cherry, depulped, fermented for 24 hours in tanks without water, then dried on tarpaulins for three to six days. Coffee is sent to the Kagamuga dry mill in Mount Hagen for hulling and final sorting for export


16g of Coffee
275ml of Water 
3 Minute Total Brew Time
50ml Bloom for 25 Seconds

This coffee ended up super citrus-y no matter which recipe I brewed it with, super orange-y notes with tangy notes.
It was pretty low acidity with there being very subtle fudge-y notes more as it cooled (more with 16g of coffee than any other recipe I tried)

Moving onto Django Coffee Co 

This company is one I found out about pretty recently, so I'm happy that I am getting to try it so soon after finding them on Instagram 

Django has taken inspiration from Melbourne's flourishing coffee scene to make it their mission to provide quality speciality coffee with a low environmental impact.
They source their own green beans from coffee growers around the world and then roast the beans in small batches to be able to create unique flavours. Django is 100% committed to providing information on the origins of the coffee, the farmers and it's journey from the bean to the cup.
Their goal is to respect the coffee farmers, the environment and their customers

Los Robles - Costa Rica, Western Valley
Origin - Los Robles, West Valley 
Varietal - Caturra, Catuai 
Process - Natural 
Altitude - 1300-1700 m 
Taste Notes - Blackberry, Pomegranate, Cranberry 

This coffee comes from Estrella Naranjo project's Los Robles farm in the West Valley region of Costa Rica
Estrella Naranjo coffee is sourced from six distinct mountain ranges in the zone of Naranjo: Barranca, Ca├▒uela, San Juanillo, Los Robles, Lourdes and Sabanilla. Cherries are harvested from each of the different ranges and processed separately through Coopro Naranjo R.L. main mill.  


16g of Coffee
275ml of Water 
3 Minute Total Brew Time

50ml Bloom for 25 Seconds

This coffee was super fresh, super fruity, with lots of berry and citrus notes - it's again super delicious and works really well with any recipe I tried it through, it's also delicious through aeropress.

These coffees in the June Dog and Hat box really complimented each other well, both amazing companies doing amazing things, and I can't wait to try more of both companies. 

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