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  • Madre Moyobamba

    $15.49 available on subscription

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    Roast Profile:

    Light

    Flavor Profile:

    Caramel, Herbaceous Hints, Pear Juice, Subtle Baking Spice Undertones

    Farmed:

    St. Martin Region, Peru

    Certifications:

    Rainforest Alliance

    Size:

    12 oz

    About Madre Moyobamba

    Madre Moyobamba is a radiant light roast, single-origin gem from Peru’s San Martin region, produced by a women-led coffee association, APROSELVANOR.

    APROSELVANOR consists of nearly 500 coffee producing partners, working together to provide quality specialty coffees.  Their projects include addressing climate change and protecting the environment, while focusing on increasing the quality of life for farmers and their families.

    This Rainforest Alliance certified coffee is well balanced with bright acidity. Its complexity unfolds with flavors of pear juice, caramel, herbaceous hints, and subtle baking spice undertones.

    Elevate your coffee experience with Madre Moyobamba, and enjoy the rich flavors present in this beautiful coffee while supporting sustainable practices and the inspiring initiatives of APROSELVANOR.

    Tasting Notes

    This well balanced coffee has flavors of pear juice, caramel, herbaceous hints and subtle baking spice undertones.

    Brew Instructions

    Freshness | Store coffee at room temperature. Once bag is open, store in an airtight container for no longer than 21 days.

    Water Quality | Use filtered water for the purest taste.

    Measuring | Use 2 tablespoons (10g) of ground coffee for every 6oz (180ml) of water.

  • Light The Bean Sacramento

    $15.00 available on subscription

    Additional information

    Roast Profile:

    Light

    Flavor Profile:

    Milk chocolate and berry notes with clean citrus acidity

    Farmed:

    Zambia

    Size:

    12 oz

    Grind Options:

    Whole Bean

    Certifications:

    Rainforest Alliance

    SEASONAL RELEASE:  Light The Bean Sacramento

    At Java City, we love Beam Season in Sacramento!  And what better way to celebrate Beam Season than with Light The Bean Sacramento, proudly roasted by Java City in Sacramento.

    To honor the Beam, our Head of Coffee Mollie Moisan selected premium beans from the Northern province of Zambia, known for its excellent growing conditions for Arabica coffee.  The beans are lightly roasted at Java City on Del Paso Road, hand packed and shipped to you at peak freshness.

    Get some Light The Bean Sacramento in your cup!

    Tasting Notes

    Milk chocolate and berry notes with clean citrus acidity

    Brew Instructions

    Freshness | Store coffee at room temperature. Once bag is open, store in an airtight container for no longer than 21 days.

    Water Quality | Use filtered water for the purest taste.

    Measuring | Use 2 tablespoons (10g) of ground coffee for every 6oz (180ml) of water.

  • 1985 Sacramento Original Blend

    $15.00 available on subscription

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    Roast Profile:

    Medium

    Flavor Profile:

    Cocoa, dates and lime with a hint of marzipan

    Farmed:

    Central America

    Certifications:

    Rainforest Alliance

    Size:

    12 oz

    About 1985 Sacramento Original Blend

    Java City’s story began in 1985, roasting coffee in a small brick building in Midtown Sacramento.  As word spread about our uncommonly smooth coffee, the brick building on the corner of 18th and Capitol became both a roasting facility and bustling cafe.  Throughout the late 1980’s and into the early 2010’s, Java City was the place for artists, authors and poets to gather and converse while sipping their favorite coffee.

    1985 Sacramento Original Blend pays tribute to the baristas and coffee lovers that have brewed and enjoyed Java City Coffee for nearly 40 years.  While the original cafe is merely a memory, we’re still here in Sacramento, roasting coffee as uncommonly smooth today as it was in 1985.  

    Tasting Notes

    Flavors of cocoa, dates and lime with a hint of marzipan.

    Brew Instructions

    Freshness | Store coffee at room temperature. Once bag is open, store in an airtight container for no longer than 21 days.

    Water Quality | Use filtered water for the purest taste.

    Measuring | Use 2 tablespoons (10g) of ground coffee for every 6oz (180ml) of water.

  • Ladies To The Front

    $15.00$74.95 available on subscription

    Additional information

    Roast Profile:

    Medium

    Flavor Profile:

    Flavors of caramel, toffee, chocolate and tangerine

    Farmed:

    Nicaragua

    Size:

    5lb, 12 oz

    About Ladies To The Front

    Proudly roasted by Java City, Ladies To The Front is produced exclusively by women, and benefits women from start to finish.

    The Nicaraguan beans used in Ladies To The Front come to us from Tierra Madre, and are grown and processed by women coffee farmers in Jinotega who receive a premium based on coffee that meets a high-quality standard.  The premium assists the women to obtain legal title to their land, key to accessing micro-credit loans for production and other economic activities that permit a better quality of life.

    Ladies To The Front is roasted and packed solely by women at Java City in Sacramento.

    For every bag of Ladies To The Front sold, $1 goes to a scholarship fund to help further the education goals of women graduates of the coffee training re-entry program at Rio Cosumnes Correctional Center in Sacramento County.  The re-entry program provides women with skills to help them successfully re-enter the community.  Graduates of the program currently work in the coffee industry in the Sacramento area as baristas and roasters.

    Ladies To The Front is for women, by women.

    Tasting Notes

    Flavors of caramel, toffee, chocolate and tangerine

    Brew Instructions

    Freshness | Store coffee at room temperature. Once bag is open, store in an airtight container for no longer than 21 days.

    Water Quality | Use filtered water for the purest taste.

    Measuring | Use 2 tablespoons (10g) of ground coffee for every 6oz (180ml) of water.

  • Midtown Blend

    $14.25$71.25 available on subscription

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    Roast Profile:

    Medium

    Flavor Profile:

    Smoky dark chocolate with caramel and citrus

    Farmed:

    Central America, South America

    Aroma:

    Caramel and Citrus

    Acidity:

    Smooth

    Certifications:

    Rainforest Alliance

    Size:

    5lb, 12 oz

    About Midtown Blend

    Our signature coffee named for the birthplace of our roastery. Like Sacramento’s Midtown, this coffee is sophisticated, but never stuffy. Rainforest Alliance Certified

    Tasting Notes

    The smoky aroma gives way to a lingering full body and subtle caramel sweetness.

    Brew Instructions

    Freshness | Store coffee at room temperature. Once bag is open, store in an airtight container for no longer than 21 days.

    Water Quality | Use filtered water for the purest taste.

    Measuring | Use 2 tablespoons (10g) of ground coffee for every 6oz (180ml) of water.

  • Black Bear Diner Blend

    $15.49 available on subscription

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    Roast Profile:

    Dark, Medium

    Flavor Profile:

    Cocoa notes with hints of caramel

    Farmed:

    Nicaragua

    Aroma:

    Cocoa & Caramel

    Acidity:

    Smooth

    Size:

    12 oz

    Certifications:

    Direct Trade

    About Black Bear Diner Blend

    Black Bear Diner Blend is a single-origin, 100% Nicaraguan coffee.  Developed along side our long-time partner, Black Bear Diner, this perfectly roasted coffee showcases our philanthropic commitment to improve the lives of origin coffee farmers and their communities.  With the help of the Global Aldea Foundation, a non-profit arm of the Global Aldea Coffee Cooperative, we’ve identified several humanitarian projects throughout Nicaragua.  These projects include improving water supply to the homes of Mancotal, Nicaragua, funding a medical care van throughout the communities, and supplying backpacks and school supplies to area children.  Through the “Bears Brew Back” program, 100% of the profits of each bag sold goes back to origin farmers and families of Nicaragua whom need it most.

    Tasting Notes

    Smooth and full bodied with hints of chocolate and caramel.

    Brew Instructions

    Freshness | Store coffee at room temperature. Once bag is open, store in an airtight container for no longer than 21 days.

    Water Quality | Use filtered water for the purest taste.

    Measuring | Use 2 tablespoons (10g) of ground coffee for every 6oz (180ml) of water.

  • Rainforest French Roast

    $14.25$71.25 available on subscription

    Additional information

    Roast Profile:

    Dark

    Flavor Profile:

    Smoky with hints of caramel

    Farmed:

    Central America, South America

    Aroma:

    Smoky

    Acidity:

    Smooth

    Certifications:

    Rainforest Alliance

    Size:

    5lb, 12 oz

    About Rainforest French Roast

    Dark and brooding, this coffee is perfect for contemplating your place in the universe. Or at least contemplating that second cup. Rainforest Alliance Certified

    Tasting Notes

    The smoky aroma gives way to a lingering full body and subtle caramel sweetness.

    Brew Instructions

    Freshness | Store coffee at room temperature. Once bag is open, store in an airtight container for no longer than 21 days.

    Water Quality | Use filtered water for the purest taste.

    Measuring | Use 2 tablespoons (10g) of ground coffee for every 6oz (180ml) of water.

  • Finca San Francisco

    $15.49$76.75 available on subscription

    Additional information

    Roast Profile:

    Light

    Flavor Profile:

    Milk Chocolate and Apricot

    Farmed:

    Nicaragua

    Aroma:

    Citrus and Apricot

    Acidity:

    Bright

    Certifications:

    Direct Trade, Rainforest Alliance

    Size:

    5lb, 12 oz

    About Nicaragua San Francisco

    Henry and Gabriella Hueck meticulously care for this coffee at Finca San Francisco of Ramacafe Fine Estates in Nicaragua. We treat these beans with kid gloves to ensure our roast never overpowers their carefully cultivated fruit flavors.

    Tasting Notes

    Light roasted and medium bodied with citrus and apricot notes plus a touch of rich, creamy chocolate.

    Brew Instructions

    Freshness | Store coffee at room temperature. Once bag is open, store in an airtight container for no longer than 21 days.

    Water Quality | Use filtered water for the purest taste.

    Measuring | Use 2 tablespoons (10g) of ground coffee for every 6oz (180ml) of water.

  • Espresso Tempo

    $14.25$71.25 available on subscription

    Additional information

    Roast Profile:

    Medium

    Flavor Profile:

    Cocoa powder with hints of caramel and cinnamon

    Farmed:

    Central America, South America

    Aroma:

    Cocoa

    Acidity:

    Balanced

    Size:

    5lb, 12 oz

    Certifications:

    Rainforest Alliance

    About Espresso Tempo

    Our signature espresso! Tempo means time in Italian and pays homage to our signature roasting process, with lower temperatures over longer periods of time.
    Rainforest Alliance Certified

    Tasting Notes

    Blended to complement milk based beverages, Espresso Tempo delivers a smooth body with a bright finish.

    Brew Instructions

    Freshness | Store coffee at room temperature. Once bag is open, store in an airtight container for no longer than 21 days.

    Water Quality | Use filtered water for the purest taste.

    Measuring | Use 2 tablespoons (10g) of ground coffee for every 6oz (180ml) of water.

  • Colombia Del Alma

    $15.49$76.75 available on subscription

    Additional information

    Roast Profile:

    Medium

    Flavor Profile:

    Alluring aroma of cocoa with a hint of nuttiness.

    Farmed:

    Colombia

    Aroma:

    Cocoa and tart fruit

    Acidity:

    Bright

    Size:

    5lb, 12 oz

    Certifications:

    Organic, Rainforest Alliance

    About Colombia Cafe Del Alma

    We cannot confirm whether a mule carried these beans, but we do know they were carefully grown and hand-picked below a canopy of rainforest trees. The brightness of the native birds comes through in this lively cup.

    Tasting Notes

    Alluring aroma of cocoa with a hint of nuttiness.

    Brew Instructions

    Freshness | Store coffee at room temperature. Once bag is open, store in an airtight container for no longer than 21 days.

    Water Quality | Use filtered water for the purest taste.

    Measuring | Use 2 tablespoons (10g) of ground coffee for every 6oz (180ml) of water.

  • Zambia Nsunzu

    $15.49 available on subscription

    Additional information

    Roast Profile:

    Light

    Flavor Profile:

    Flavors of berries and milk chocolate, clean citrus acidity, balanced, sweet.

    Farmed:

    Africa

    Aroma:

    Cocoa and Toffee

    Acidity:

    Sweet, Balanced

    Certifications:

    Rainforest Alliance

    Size:

    12 oz

    About Zambia Nsunzu

    Zambia Nsunzu comes to us from the Northern province of Zambia, which has excellent growing conditions for Arabica coffee, with its proximity to the equator and abundant altitude. Selective harvesting is done by hand to ensure the coffee cherries are at peak ripeness before being pulped. The coffee is then fermented and washed before being sun-dried, resulting in a rich, complex flavor.

    Tasting Notes

    Flavors of berries and milk chocolate, clean citrus acidity, balanced, sweet.

    Brew Instructions

    Freshness | Store coffee at room temperature. Once bag is open, store in an airtight container for no longer than 21 days.

    Water Quality | Use filtered water for the purest taste.

    Measuring | Use 2 tablespoons (10g) of ground coffee for every 6oz (180ml) of water.

  • Ethiopia Ayehu

    $15.75$78.25 available on subscription

    Additional information

    Roast Profile:

    Light

    Flavor Profile:

    Raspberry jam, caramel, and floral notes.

    Farmed:

    Ethiopia

    Aroma:

    Floral

    Acidity:

    Bright

    Certifications:

    Rainforest Alliance

    Size:

    5lb, 12 oz

    About Ethiopia Ayehu

    This sun dried Natural process Ethiopian coffee comes from the fertile highlands of the Amhara region of Northern Ethiopia.  Grown at 1,700 – 1,800 meters above sea level using sustainable farming practices.

    Tasting Notes

    Raspberry jam, caramel, with floral notes and buttery body.  Sweet, clean, complex.  Also worth noting, this coffee makes a gorgeous pour over, and flavors intensify when pulled as an espresso.  Great hot or cold!

    Brew Instructions

    Freshness | Store coffee at room temperature. Once bag is open, store in an airtight container for no longer than 21 days.

    Water Quality | Use filtered water for the purest taste.

    Measuring | Use 2 tablespoons (10g) of ground coffee for every 6oz (180ml) of water.