This has rapidly become one of our most popular coffee blends – both used as an espresso and a drip. This is the coffee primarily used at the Buena Vista Roastery. Plus, it is a careful mix of Central and South American coffees so it’s ‘low impact espresso’, since it has traveled less than most others.
A darker roast for a rich, hearty flavor, and a great breakfast coffee. Ideal for mountain biking, hiking or off-road trekking. A careful blend of Central and South American coffees. Formerly known as Out of Bounds Blend.
From Caranavi in the Los Yungas region of Bolivia – a fine, perfectly optimized medium roast coffee with just enough body to linger while maintaining the fig, caramel and winey nuances. Certified Fair Trade and Organic.
Bolivian typica coffees are making a name worldwide. The Bolivian coffee beans are known for their large size and the pleasant spicy and smooth flavor. This particular Caranavi coffee is cultivated under the lush forest via organic methods, free from synthetic chemicals. The perfect climate, altitude, and environmentally-friendly agricultural techniques all contribute to the perfect full bodied and spicy taste of this Caranavi coffee.
Bongo Billy’s personal favorite, as well as a highly requested favorite of Coloradans. A memorably rich and distinct flavor. Full bodied, fine acidity, a blend of Indonesian and South American coffees. Citrus and spice round out this brew, just before you encounter a smooth, sweet finish.
A smooth medium roast coffee, great to accompany the morning paper. Our FTO Brazil is grown by the Associano dos Pequenos Produtores de Poco Fundo. Poco Fundo is an association of small-scale farmers located in the state of Minas Gerais, in southeastern Brazil. Poco Fundo was formed in 1991 when 76 families united with a collective desire to improve the living standard of farmers and to reduce poverty and emigration. Today the association remains intent on sustaining the quality of family-oriented agriculture in the region.
The Buena Vista Roastery’s hometown blend. Rich, deep and very smooth with sweet overtones. A medium roast that you won’t match anywhere.
A rich and chocolatey Huila. One of Colombia’s smoothest and most balanced coffees.
This coffee really shouldn’t have been created in the first place – the mix of spice from a Central American with earthy Indonesian and a hint of African fruit gives you a warm all over feeling. The coffee was named after Peace Corps Volunteers in Costa Rica, living in the coffee plantations and pontificating over agriculture and best management practices, and generally carousing over some farm-fresh cups of joe. This is a medium-dark roast.
Certified Organic and Shade Grown. La Amistad. This certified organic coffee is grown on a large family farm in the extreme south of Costa Rica, near Golfito. This farm is situated on a mountainside at over 4000 ft in the Cordillera Central, surrounded by the largest biological reserve in Central America. This coffee is lively, sweet and aromatic. It is an excellent, slightly acidic, medium to full body cup.
Our Swiss or Mountain Water Decaf Espresso, Fair Trade certified, Organic. This is a sweet, smooth, rich flavor. Great straight up or complemented with milk and foam.
These beans retained truly remarkable character through the Royal Water Process. Medium body, sweet with berry notes and an excellent finish. Certified Fair Trade and Organic.
Royal Water Decaf. Full bodied, Medium acidity, this coffee has a flavor of semi-sweet chocolate and just the right amount of earthiness.
The Eddyline Blend – Created specifically for the Eddyline Pub in South Main, blending South American, Indonesian and African coffees. Makes great crema as an espresso and holds milk well. Also is a fantastic brew. Fruity, great body, smooth mouthfeel.
An excellent Indonesian coffee with characteristic full body and bitter sweet chocolate notes. One of our favorite brews here at the Roastery. A medium roast that behaves more like a dark due to the body. Reminiscent of our Organic Papua New Guinea.
The Roastery’s darkest roast. Rich and caramelly, smooth not bitter. The quintessential French Roast for those who love it dark.
From the heart of the Guatemala rainforests. San Jose La Laguna Estate is located in a valley 20 miles south of Guatemala’s capital in a coffee growing region known as Fraijanes. It has a yearly average temperature of 75°F (24°C), it is surrounded by majestic volcanoes, and is situated on a land once occupied by a presently retreating lake which provided the area with rich mollic soils. These factors, along with hard work and dedication, have allowed the plantation to produce a fine SHB (Strictly Hard Bean) gourmet coffee with a well-balanced acidity, aroma, and body. This coffee is certified organic by Mayacert.
Certified Organic and Fair Trade. The organic variety of our bold European style espresso. Ideal for those who enjoy straight espresso. Rich, smooth, nutty, great crema.
Honduras SHG EP Organic Marcala (Fair Trade certified). In the Cup: balanced, mild, somewhat restrained flavor profile, with a crisp cup character.
A medium blend of Central American coffees, which also makes a perfect lighter espresso. La Cima (pronounced la cheema) is Italian for ‘the peak’. Appropriately this organic espresso is roasted to “the peak” of flavor. Smooth and rich in the Northern Italian style. Great also as a brew!
A classic breakfast coffee. Medium body with smooth flavor, chocolate and caramel, lingering aftertaste. Strictly High Grown with softer beans that develop faster in your roaster, this coffee is grown using a significant amount of shade in tough and mountainous Southern Mexico. Certified Organic and Fair Trade.
One our our favorites, from Aldea Global Jinotega. This medium body coffee has a good acidity and fruity modest apricot finish. It is shade grown in a multispecies rainforest, supporting many plant and bird species. The cooperative is located in the mountains of northern Nicaragua. The coffee is Bourbon, Caturra, and Maracatu varieties, carefully washed and sun dried. We roast this to a Full City, and sometimes a little darker for blending.
This complicated blend is one of our local favorites, not just because of its connection to the Arkansas River, but because of its incredibly smooth nature. It is a dark, earthy coffee with nuttiness of Indonesians and some chocolatey notes from Central America. This is one of our biggest local requests.
The Cautivo Cooperative of Peru is run by a group of organized farmers, and they have formed a legal association. The members of the co-op strive to improve the standard of living of all involved, they promote water management, environmental protection, and the production of organic materials, like fertilizers.
Organic, Shade Grown, and Bird Friendly Harvest
Washed and 100% sun dried
The profile is spicy, floral sweet nippy acidity, full creamy body and is a well-balanced cup
This balanced blend of Central American coffees will take your experience to new heights! Makes a great brew or espresso. Has some sweet notes with citrus undertones in the espresso. Previously known as Dead Point Blend.
Certified Fair Trade and Organic. A truly rich and full-bodied coffee, also presents and intense, bright aroma. Its acidity is distinct yet mellow. This coffee finishes sweet with a lingering richness. Our current Sumatra is a Gayo Supreme, from the Takengon area in northern Sumatra.
A Certified Fair Trade and Organic Maubesse. Full bodied, fine acidity, typical of Indonesian coffees. Very flavorful, chocolatey and rich! This is a wet processed coffee with less earthiness than a Sumatra or Celebes, and tends to be a cleaner cup.
Whether you’re heading to the play park to do a Phonics Monkey in your kayak, or just dreaming about the river, this blend of Peruvian, Indonesian & Central American coffees will get your day going. The flavor is as lively and adventurous as the Arkansas River (located alongside Buena Vista, CO), one of the most popular white water rivers in the world. Rich in aroma, deep in flavor, body and brightness. Also known as the Mountain Sunrise Blend
Our Winter Solstice Blend – Fair Trade, Organic. A very popular blend created from premiere coffees resulting in a very full bodied, complex, rich & smooth taste. This blend from coffees grown on each of the major coffee growing continents also makes a smooth and flavorful lighter espresso with great crema. With a special holiday label.