Coffee Thread - 2015

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Re: Coffee Thread - 2015

Postby caliguy » Sat Jul 11, 2015 3:38 pm

i always go to Cafe Risso when in Lince. bought some whole bean coffee from them also. let us know your take on it. as for the cup of coffee i had there (not sure what water they used) couple of times got stomach problem :o


every place has it's own spirit. you just need to tune into it.
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Re: Coffee Thread - 2015

Postby TonyLeslie » Sat Jul 11, 2015 9:34 pm

Interesting one Caliguy. I actually bought Cafe Risso whole beans at Expo Cafe Peru about 2013 I think it was and was really impressed with the taste. When I eventually made it to Lince and had a coffee, It was terrible and I was disappointed with it. At the time I put it down to the Barista(?) who had made it too hot in my mind. But maybe the water was the problem although I never had problems after. However, I have never been back there to try it again. But that is as much as inconvenience of the location to my normal travels as much as anything.
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Re: Coffee Thread - 2015

Postby jacqueson » Tue Aug 18, 2015 5:36 pm

okay. i think i found the best value beans so far.

exportacion - from cafe risso. it's to the left of rustica in calle risso, lince, lima (beside the plazavea/casino/mcdonalds complex).

their exportacion vareity is/10 per 250g, and s/40 per kg, and tastes like the coffee you would normally get from stores outside peru. it is in fact the same beans for export, i think.

their "super premium" or i forgot how they call it (for around s/7.50 per 250g or s/30 per kg) is robusta, or blended robusta/arabica, i don't recommend it unless you specifically love robusta.

their caracolillo variety is at s/12 per 250g or ?s/45-48 per kg, it's good, a lot cleaner in taste but a lot less rich than the exportacion variety, and i prefer exportacion over this one.

i've bought 250g each, of the robusta and the caracolillo variety, and about 1kg of the exportacion so far. never tried buying a cup of coffee from the store. based on the previous comments, sounds like their machine is not calibrated/not clean.
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Re: Coffee Thread - 2015

Postby vivaperusurf » Thu Aug 20, 2015 3:55 pm

CAFE DE ALGARROBA TOSTADA Y MOLIDA.

while this is not true coffee, it a an excellent replacement and has the same protien content as oatmeal. it is toasted a ground up friut of the algarrobina tree that grows so prominently here in the north. i consider this to be one of my go to enegry sources before a good long surf session. no caffiene. i get it here in the north for 4 soles a bag 200mg. some places sell it super caro - expensive - so you have to look around. one bag lasts about a week depending on how strong i make it.

anyone want to work on exporting this product with me? im serious.....and its ok if you steal my idea and make millions off it, i would love to see the people of the northern coastal deserts prosper.
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Re: Coffee Thread - 2015

Postby Sergio Bernales » Fri Aug 21, 2015 8:32 pm

jacqueson wrote:okay. i think i found the best value beans so far.

exportacion - from cafe risso. it's to the left of rustica in calle risso, lince, lima (beside the plazavea/casino/mcdonalds complex).

their exportacion vareity is/10 per 250g, and s/40 per kg, and tastes like the coffee you would normally get from stores outside peru. it is in fact the same beans for export, i think.

their "super premium" or i forgot how they call it (for around s/7.50 per 250g or s/30 per kg) is robusta, or blended robusta/arabica, i don't recommend it unless you specifically love robusta.

their caracolillo variety is at s/12 per 250g or ?s/45-48 per kg, it's good, a lot cleaner in taste but a lot less rich than the exportacion variety, and i prefer exportacion over this one.

i've bought 250g each, of the robusta and the caracolillo variety, and about 1kg of the exportacion so far. never tried buying a cup of coffee from the store. based on the previous comments, sounds like their machine is not calibrated/not clean.


That's very unusual to find robusta beans grown in Peru. Where is it from? Do you have an area where it's grown and who's the provedor? Would be curious to try just for the novelty.
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Re: Coffee Thread - 2015

Postby jacqueson » Sun Sep 13, 2015 10:06 pm

they say that all their coffee comes from Chanchamayo. There weren't any blend percentages on the coffee package, but I'm almost sure that I could taste robusta on the coffee I got.

Chris, guess what? I might go to Arequipa in 3 weeks :D I'll get you a bag of the blended arabica/robusta for you to try.

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