9th Street Italian Market Gourmet Coffee Program August Offerings

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Buying gourmet coffee in Philadelphia just got easier! If you remember back in June, we introduced you to 9th Street’s Gourmet Coffee Program. At any given time we’ve got a generous rotating selection of gourmet coffees from around the country available for purchase: Stumptown, Intelligentsia, Counter Culture, and Doma are just a few gourmet coffee roasters that we carry.

Due to popular demand, we recently expanded our gourmet coffee offerings to include three local-to-Philadelphia coffee roasters:

We’re thrilled to be carrying these local roasters and hope you’ll pop into our stores to support locally-roasted coffee. Without further adieu…

August 2012 Offerings (all bags are 12oz unless otherwise noted)

Stumptown – Portland, OR/NY, NY

Montes De Oro
(Direct Trade, Organic)
Region: Costa Rica
Flavor: Honey and caramel with tart flavors of cherry, chocolate, apple, fig and vanilla

Ethiopia Mordecofe
(Direct Trade)
Region: East Africa
Flavor: Mint chip ice cream, brown sugar, apple, ginger, fig and Assam tea

Hair Bender Blend
Region: Every major coffee producing region
Flavor: milk chocolate, caramel, jasmine, meyer lemon, apricot and pineapple

Gimme! Coffee – Ithaca, NY

Region: Honduras
Aroma: caramel and toffee in rich cocoa
Flavor: mandarin orange in clover honey, molasses and malt, cherry cola

Piccolo Mondo
Region: Latin America
Aroma: bittersweet chocolate, rich caramel
Flavor: brown sugar, walnut, meyer lemon, sweet florals, mild bitters

Region: Guatemala
Aroma: soft florals, light vanilla, citrus
Flavor: red apple, plum, fruit tea, rose petals

Intelligentsia – Chicago, IL

Black Cat – Analog
Sugar Glider Espresso
Region: Brazil, South America
Flavor: Full-bodied and well-rounded, consistently sweet and chocolaty espressos that integrate perfectly with milk

El Diablo (Dark Roast)
Region: Latina America, East Africa
Flavor: dark baker’s chocolate, caramelized sweetness, molasses and malted barley

Intelligentsia House Blend (Direct Trade)
Region: Central, South America
Flavor: Cocoa, caramel, sweet citrus, milk chocolate and toffee

Counter Culture – Raleigh, NC

Farmhouse Blend
Region: currently, Guatemala
NOTE: Farmhouse is based on the idea that coffee, like all food, is best enjoyed when it is at its freshest and in season. Here’s how farmhouse works: throughout the year, as coffees come and go according to the seasons, it is roasted to underscore their intrinsic deliciousness.

Toscano Espresso
Region: Brazil, Mexico
Flavor: in the caffe dolce tradition of Central Italy sweet, mild, with notes of caramel, hazelnut, and dark chocolate

La Finca Armenia (Direct Trade)
Region: Guatemala
Flavor: green apple, grape, almond crisp acidity, juicy body

La Frontera Decaf (Direct Trade)
Region: Peru
Flavor: sweet chocolate, intense aromatics

Novo – Denver, CO

Espresso Novo
Region: Ethiopia, Panama, Colombia
Flavor: nutty, caramel, blueberry, and banana

Colombian San Sebastian (Single Origin)
Region: South America
Flavor: molasses, dried cherry, walnut and malt

Amaro Washed
Region: Ethiopia, Africa
Flavor: sun-dried tomato, caramel, citrus finish.

Doma – Post Falls, ID

The Chronic
Region: Central, South America
Flavor: cocoa, walnut, cedar, plum

Chronic Superdank
Region: Central, South America
Flavor: cocoa, plum, flowers

La Bicicletta (1lb bag)
Region: Africa, Indonesia
Flavor: dark chocolate, earth, spice toasted nuts

Cuvee’ – Austin, TX

Dead Fingers
Region: Brazil, El Salvador, Guatemala
Flavor: dark, chocolaty, tangy with a hint of sweetness and orange
Note: Custom blend for local Austin coffee shop, Once Over. We are the only retailer in the states to have the privilege of carrying this blend.

Los Luchadores – Pacamara
Region: El Salvador
Flavor: Creamy body with a kiss of roasted
almond, dried fruit and molasses

Fazendo Patano (Yellow Bourbon)
Region: Brazil
Flavors: malt chocolate body leads into roasted hazelnut, maple and cedar wrapped in a creamy soft acidity.

Di Bruno Bros. – Philadelphia, PA

9th Street Espresso
Region: Central America, South America, East Africa
Flavor: savory syrupy body with notes of bittersweet chocolate and molasses

Our Special Family Blend
Region: South America
Flavor: vivid flavors of roasted walnut, sweet vanilla and nutmeg

Columbia Don Telmo Reserve
Region: Colombia
Flavor: cocoa, blackberry and wheat toast

Rittenhouse French Roast
Region: Indonesia, Central America
Flavor: bold, smoky notes of caramel, dark chocolate and plum

Rival Bros. – Philadelphia, PA

Region: Latin America, Indonesia, Africa
Flavor: rich chocolate, spicy finish

Whistle & Cuss
Region: Latin America, Indonesia, Africa
Flavor: sweet, toasted hazelnut, berry finish

Finca La Bolsa
(Single Origin)
Region: Guatemala
Flavor: milk chocolate, brown sugar, caramel finish

La Colombe – Philadelphia, PA

Region: South America, Central America
Flavor: bold, rich chocolate, full finish

(Single Origin)
Region: Rwanda, Africa
Flavor: sweet maple, citrus, nuts, berries

Haitian Blue Forest
(Single Origin)
Region: Haiti
Flavor: sweet, fragrant, floral, dried fruit and spice

ReAnimator – Philadelphia, PA

(Single Origin)
Region: Central America
Aroma: raisin, almond, maple syrup
Flavor: grape, dark cherry, bittersweet chocolate, slightly nutty

(Single Origin)
Region: East Africa
Aroma: jasmine, black tea, flowers
Flavor: peach, apricot, citrus, cocoa

Region: South America. Africa
Aroma: caramel, toffee, hint of berries
Flavor: Sweet, Sugared Apricots

We look forward to your visit at the Italian Market store to check out our rotating selection of gourmet coffee. Please feel free to call the store with any questions: 215-922-2876. Stay tuned here to our blog, Facebook page or Twitter feed for more coffee offerings and coffee tips.

Bottoms up!