Hawaiian Kona Estate Coffee

Roasted By: Koa Coffee

We recommend Kona Estate Coffee to:

  • Kona Estate coffee is perfect for coffee snobs - er, enthusiasts. It doesn't get much better than this.
  • Experienced coffee drinkers are most likely to appreciate all of the intricacies of this brew.
  • Anyone looking for a special occassion coffee, this one is truly a luxury.

Hawaiian Kona Estate Coffee Profile

Roast:  Medium

Body:  Silky smooth

Taste:  Rich, with floral, cocoa, nutty & herbaceous notes

Fragrance:  Sweet, herbaceous

Aroma:  Sweet, cocoa

Sweetness:  Moderate 

Acidity:  Balanced, vibrant

Aftertaste:  Smooth as can be

Origin(s): United States, Hawaii, Kona, Captain Cook

Species:  Arabica 

Cert(s):  Single Origin

The Background

If you fancy yourself a coffee connoisseur, you're probably pretty familiar with Kona coffee, or at least aware of their reputation. Kona coffee is grown on the western coast of Hawaii within a micro-climate that offers fantastic coffee growing conditions. Kona beans are grown at high altitudes, on volcanic slopes that offer nutrient rich soils. These beans in particular come from Captain Cook, a community that sits within South Kona. Koa Coffee, (I wonder where they got their name from?) offer a variety of high quality, 100% Kona products, each of which do the lofty reputation of Hawaiian coffee proud.

What makes Hawaiian Kona Estate Coffee special?

Due to the exceedingly high reputation of Kona coffee, there are a ton of similarly marketed products out there. It's important to make sure that the Kona beans that you're buying are in fact legitimate, and comprised of 100% Kona beans! This Kona estate coffee fit the bill fit the bill, and also happen to be fantastic! This coffee is silky smooth, with rich notes of herbs, nuts and chocolate on display. A vibrant, yet balanced acidity adds a layer of complexity to the cup without comprising that signature smooth, mellow taste that is expected of Kona coffee. Assuming you want the real deal and not a 10% Kona blend, Koa's Kona estate coffee is probably the best option currently available... go ahead, treat yourself!

Recommended Brewing Methods

This coffee is going to taste great no matter what you do to it. We recommend:

  • Pour Over - We recommend going with a pour over method to get the perfect tasting brew from these beans. 
  • Drip - Tried and true drip coffee is an easy and accessible way to taste the greatest of Kona coffee!
  • French Press - If you're feeling adventurous, why not try fire up the french press? You'll get a little bit more body without compromising that signature smoothness. 

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