Cup profile and tasting notes
Creamy and smooth with a little bright acidity and a lovely good depth, body and crema. Takes milk well, some in the camp say very well.
|Coffee||Ethiopia Djimmah Wild Grown / Guatemala Finca El Bosque / India Sethuraman Pulped Natural|
|Percentage||28% / 32% / 40%|
|Variety||Bourbon / Caturra / Heirloom / SL9|
Easiest thing I've found to get dialed in and produce consistent, good espresso.
Having purchased a new coffee machine for the office, we tried several brands and coffees and this blend was the outright winner by far!
Fantastic coffee - exactly as described and a nice contrast to Gone for Lunch. Bought the beans and have been making espresso with my Cafelat Robot. 18g in, 10s pre-infusion, 36g out. Delicious and tasting notes all accurate and identifiable!
I bought two bags of this with the expectation that it would be my go to coffee during the mornings. This coffee has more than met my expectations and is excellent as an espresso or Americano with a little milk. I'm still learning how to discern discreet flavours from the coffee however, I will say that this is a flavourful coffee and one I will be ordering again in a few days when my supply at home runs low.
One of my regular purchases and I like the option of 1kg bags. With lockdown we have all been drinking more of this great coffee.
Our Delivery Policy
Where do we deliver?
We would deliver to Mars if we could – to reach the whole of the universe with good coffee, but it is not that simple – so for now we deliver to:
UK: Channel Islands, Isle of Man, British Forces Post Office.
Europe: Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden.
How long will it take?
We do not work at weekends so the term working day means Monday to Friday. If you place an order on the weekend it will not be sent out until Monday.
All orders placed before 13:00hrs 'normally' go out the same day. We do not guarantee orders go out the same day as ordered.
Royal Mail - You can order up to 2kg (7 x 250g bags) using Royal Mail first or second class - orders over 2kg will be sent using Interlink Next Day
UK Mail Next Day - using this service you can order up to 10kg (38 x 250g bags) will ensure your order gets to you the next working day once the order is despatched from the roastery.
If you use this service you maybe required to sign for the delivery unless you elect to take responsibility for loss if left in a safe place. You will receive an email update from UKMail with a one hour delivery window and using the consignment number you track your order.
How do we keep you updated as to the status of your order.
Once you have placed your order you will receive 2 status updates - they will be:
Order confirmation – this means we have received your order and the coffee is yet to be roasted.
Shipped confirmation – this means your order has left our roastery by your chosen method.
Do we meet our delivery deadlines?
We try our best to meet the delivery deadline quoted, but on the odd occasion a parcel can be delayed due to reasons that are out of our control.
Why don't we offer free postage?
Nothing is free in life. We know you all love free postage and sometimes we do offer it as part of a promotion, but it is our policy to charge for postage. We have considered offering free postage but the costs would have to be absorbed elsewhere by you the customer. We don’t hide our postage costs.
Missing, Damaged or Incorrect Orders
We try very hard to ensure you receive your order in pristine condition. If you do not receive all your products or in the unlikely event that a product arrives damaged, please contact us via the email address within the 'contact us' section of the website.
Please note: Royal Mail does not class an international shipment as lost or missing for 28 working days unfortunately we can not take any action until this time has passed. During that time we recommend that you ask your local sorting office / post office if they've tried to deliver (even if they haven't left a card) and ask your neighbours if your order has been left with them. You should also check that the delivery address you gave us is correct, this can be found on your shipping confirmation email. If your delivery still hasn't arrived after 14 working days and you have performed the above steps then please email us.
Change of Mind, Address and Cancellations
You can cancel your purchase at any time either before or up to 7 working days* following the day you receive the goods by emailing us at the address shown in the 'contact us' section of the website.
Your product must be complete and in 'as new' condition e.g. if you have opened the postal packet to examine the product you must have done so without damaging or marking the product or packaging. It must not have been used and it must have the heat seal still in place. It should be returned with the original postal packet and packing note you received with it.
Please note that orders that have been ground to order (e.g - not whole roasted beans) may be exempt from our usual returns policy, as these represent a customised special order item. Any 'Free Gifts' received with the product must also be returned. Coffee Real will not refund the cost of postage incurred in returning a item.
If you follow the steps above you will receive a full refund of the product price and any delivery charge paid.
We cannot cancel your purchase when:
The seal has been broken on any products, or the goods were a special order to your specification.
To qualify for a refund or exchange the product must be:
In otherwise "as new" condition; and complete with any free gifts offered with it and, if possible, the original box and packaging.
This promise does not cover faults caused by accident, neglect, misuse or normal wear and tear.
If you have a coffee subscription with us please note that if you change your address and/or product profile in your account settings after the purchase date this will not update your current order, only future orders and thus you will need to notify us by email of any changes you wish to make.
Six AM is a blend with a cracking character.
A blend with nice complexity and a little brightness brought about by the Wild Grown Ethiopian Djimmah, but nothing too convoluted, some sweet fruit from the Finca El Bosque and India Sethuraman Pulped Natural to push out the richness and provide depth / body.
Firm favourite in the Coffee Real camp and with many of you it would seem - there is no question that the Djimmah gives this blend its personality – although not too overbearing - a firm finish and very authentic.
Coffee Dose Weight 20.0 g
Brew Temperture 93c
Shot Time 23
Extraction Yield 19.2 %
TDS 10.9 %
Shot Weight 36.0 g
Liquid Retained Ratio 1.19 g/g
The espresso brewing system used, the number brewing parameters and methods employed pulling an espresso shot will have an influence on the coffee's flavour and mouthfeel.
We provide brewing benchmarks or brewing range indicators to all of our espresso blends to provide as much data as possible to gain the highest degree of consistency from the roastrey cupped shot to the baristas shot. These benchmarks and/or brewing range indicators are just that – all they do is suggest what to be looking for to get near to the roastery cupping shot as possible.
We place espresso quality before convenience – our espresso blends are never pre-mixed before roasting thus ensuring the ideal roast profile is reached for each varietal used in a blend.