Bright Note

Blend

Our Union Promise: You can enjoy your coffee knowing it is always sourced direct from farmers via Union Direct Trade. Always high quality speciality coffee, carefully roasted fresh to order.

Sunshine in a cup

Our brightest espresso blend, sweet and complex. A refreshingly bright, uplifting coffee designed to awaken the senses.
Flavour Category
chocolate & caramel chocolate & caramel
High quality coffee has wide ranging, naturally occurring taste notes. The dominant flavour profile in this coffee is Chocolate & Caramel. Brought out by the roasting process – caramelisation happens towards the end of the roast. Generally the darker the roast, the more dominant the chocolate and caramel flavours are.
Roast
This coffee is a light roast. Roast level influences the flavour and body of coffee. Darker roasts are fuller bodied, lighter roasts brighter. The beans are light brown in colour (unsurprisingly), it will retain more of the natural flavour of the coffee. This can result in a higher acidity and may often show more fruit and floral notes. This roast style means the quality of the coffee shines through the best.
Quality Score
84.75
Coffee scoring over 80 on Speciality Coffee Association scale is considered High Quality, Speciality Coffee.
Best Brewed As
espresso
This coffee is best brewed as an espresso (coffee shop type machine or a bean to cup). All our coffees can be brewed using any method, but this is our recommendation for a method which suits the coffee particularly well.
Processing Method
This coffee was processed using the washed method. Post-harvest processing influences the taste profile. Washed coffees are brighter, naturally processed are sweeter and honey processed are somewhere in between.

More about this coffee

Carefully crafted blend of coffees from family farms including Timana Colombia and Primavera Brazil. Expect a bright espresso with notes of tangerine, chocolate and macadamia. With milk, gentle notes of pecan mellows into vanilla and custard cream finishing with notes of buttery shortbread and milk chocolate. Sunshine in a cup.

VARIETALS

  • Yellow Catuai

Bright Note

The coffees in this blend...

There are currently 2 producers that provide the coffees that make up our Bright Note Blend.

Firstly Timaná is a municipality located in the South of Huila, Colombia, surrounded by the Central and Cordillera Central and Occidental ranges of the Colombian Andes. The area boasts good soils and high altitude - the perfect environment for growing speciality coffee. The ASPROTIMANA co-operative was formed by 32 farmers in 2001, and now boasts over 220 members with a common goal to create socio-economic stability for coffee farming families in the region.

The Primavera farm is the largest farm that Union sources from. Primavera, translating to ‘Spring’ in Portuguese refers to the perfect climate in which to grow coffee on the farm. With temperatures between 20 and 24 degrees Celsius and an average precipitation of 1,000 to 1,300 mm per year. Social and environmental sustainability have always been integral to the farm’s operations. Coffee pulp is composted to produce natural fertiliser and the Primavera team also conducts outreach to neighbouring farmers to share knowledge and best practices.

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UK

We aim to despatch all orders within 2 working days of receiving them. During peak mail order periods (for instance, Christmas or other promotional activities), this timeframe may be extended slightly, although every effort will be made to despatch your order as soon as possible. 

All our coffees are roasted to order so we require at least one working day before we can despatch your order

Standard delivery is charged at £2 per order (mainland UK)
For all orders over £15 (before delivery) or over 1KG in weight, delivery is FREE 

Convenient Delivery packaging

In an effort to reduce wasteful packaging and also make delivery more convenient for you. If your order is 2 x 200g bags of coffee or less your delivery will be sent in a box designed to fit through your letterbox. So you no longer need to wait in for your Union Coffee delivery.
N.B not all letterboxes are made equal. Our boxes are designed to meet the Royal Mail letterbox guidelines, sadly this doesn't cover all letterboxes. We've discovered that older houses can often have unusual dimensions and the box may not fit through.

Our Couriers

For all Orders under 1kg (equivalent to 4 x 200g bags of coffee or less) your delivery will be sent 48 Hour Tracked Royal Mail
For all Orders over 1kg are sent recorded delivery via DPD 

 

INTERNATIONAL

We are happy to deliver to international addresses. Orders need to be placed with a valid postcode/zipcode to allow our couriers to locate and quote for correct shipping cost.

2019 prices 

Europe*
0.0 kg - 1.79 kg £9.50
1.8 kg - 4.79 kg    £15.00
4.8 kg - 25.0 kg £25.00

United States*
0.0 kg - 1.79 kg £15.00
1.8 kg - 4.79 kg £27.00
4.8 kg - 25.0 kg £75.00

Rest of World*
0.0 kg - 9.072 kg £60.00

*NB for larger order specific quote etc. to non European locations we can give more precise location based volume quotes, if you contact us here.

If you would rather order by phone, please call the Roastery on +44 20 7474 8990 and we will happily take your order and quote for shipping if relevant.

Where goods are unavailable, or out of stock, Union Hand-Roasted will advise customers appropriately through the online shop or by email or phone where those have been provided with an order.
Re-orders of previous shipments can be done easily through the 'my account' section of the website. If one or more products is out of stock, the re-order link will not be visible. Please check individual products required, or select alternatives.

Our online shop no longer has a minimum transaction value.

 

RETURNS AND REFUNDS

If you are unsatisfied with the contents of your order please contact us, either by telephone or email within 24 hours of receipt to inform us of your issue.

Union Hand-Roasted Coffee does not refund or exchange coffees, teas etc. if ordered incorrectly through our website.

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