Whether bright baking spices, chocolate and citrus or dark fruits like sugar plums are your favorite holiday flavors, we’d got just the green coffees. Here are a few of our favorites — though you can always play around with the flavor, acidity and body options in the left margin in our store. And as ever, we’d love to hear ideas! What are your plans for holiday coffees?
Baking spice, brown sugar, caramel
Honduras Aquilino $274.95/box – $4.23/lb.
Mandarin orange, baking spice, papaya; bright acidity; big, smooth body. Score 85.5
Citrus and chocolate
Kenya AB New Gatanga $362.05/box – $5.57/lb.
Caramel, almond, citrus; bright acidity; delicate body. Score: 87
Kenya AA Karumandi $388.05/box – $5.97/lb.
Mandarin orange, caramel, dark chocolate; vibrant acidity; round body. Score: 87
Dark fruits: cherries and sugar plums
Guatemala Chuapec $295.10/box – $4.54/lb.
Orange, dried cherry, caramel; bright acidity; silky body. Score: 86
Tanzania Shari $269.10/box – $4.14/lb.
Sweet, dried fruits, dark chocolate, caramel; complex acidity; round body. Score: 86
Guatemala La Fisga $295.10/box – $4.54/lb.
Plum, strawberry, milk chocolate; mild acidity; silky body. Score: 86.25