Light Roast Coffee Subscription

The Light Roast Espresso and Filter Speciality Coffee Subscription

Enjoy Sweet, Tangy & More Complex Light Roasted Coffees

Light. Camera. Action. Well, what can we say about this curation? For starters, its full of light roasted speciality coffees… okay, we can do slightly better than that.

This array of coffees boasts sweeter, more tangy flavour profiles that possess fruit-like, herbal aromas, making these speciality coffees altogether more complex than that of their darker counterparts. Furthermore, these coffees will have a more tea-like mouthfeel, which can be attributed to the fact these light roasted beans aren’t roasted for as long as dark roasted beans, which means they’re left with more moisture inside the bean. This leads to more caffeine and more brightness, otherwise known as more acidity.

If you’re looking for something to get you going – not like that you dirty sod – light roasted speciality coffees provide you with a real caffeine punch, typifying what is more commonly known as the coffee buzz. Never be without it with the GUSTATORY light roast coffee box subscription, available one, two or three bag monthly for filter or espresso, as wholebeans or pre-ground. All subscriptions are dispatched every month's first Monday to ensure coffee freshness from all our UK and international coffee roasters (all subscribers are consolidated into the same dispatch period irrespective of payment cycles). Enjoy...


New Coffees Feature Every Month  |  Four Example Light Roasted Speciality Coffees (view tasting notes)

Every month promises a variety of coffees from many UK and international roasters - our curation team matches your package selection and flavour preferences.

Coffee Collective Halo Organic Wholebeans Coffee
Example | Coffee Collective (DK) – Halo Organic Coffee Collective work by the values of transparent trade, helping to create a healthy relationship with the farmer and financial sustainability. Quality of life (and coffee) matters.
Dear Green Fazenda Wholebeans Coffee
Example | Dear Green (UK) – Fazenda Brazilian coffee is world renowned and this speciality coffee from the Cerrado region is exceptional. Farmed at the Fazenda Pantano Estate, the coffee has a highly complex flavour. A real beauty.
Artisan Roast Trigonometry Blend Wholebeans Coffee
Example | Artisan Roast (UK) – Trigonometry Blend These Brazilian and two Ethiopians coffees come together beautifully in this blend to give a robust and transparent brew that works as well for espresso as it does for a pour over! Give it a try...
Quarter Horse Dark Horse Wholebeans Coffee
Example/ Quarter Horse (UK) – Dark Horse This house blend changes components seasonally, with the goal of making an espresso that is a building block for a wonderful milk based beverage, as well as interesting and complex on its own.

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Example Light Roasted Speciality Coffees. Tasting Notes

Filter Coffees:

1/ Dear Green (UK) – Fazenda
Origin: Fazenda Pantano, Brazil.
Flavours: Full, highly complex flavour. Chocolate, caramel, peanut. Rich with berry sweetness and praline nuttiness.
Body: Bright.
Acidity: Clean cup.
Process: Pulped natural.
Great for: Cafetiere, espresso, filter, milky coffee.
2/ Drop Coffee (SE) – Limoncillo
Origin: Limoncillo, Nicaragua.
Flavours: Toffee, hazelnuts and a hint of milk chocolate.
Body: Sweet and steady.
Process: Washed.
Altitude: 1200 metres above sea level.
3/ Vagabond (UK) – Gisheke
Origin: Nyamasheke District, Rwanda.
Flavours: Stone fruit, tropical, candied peel, complex.
Process: Natural.
Altitude: 1650 - 1850 metres above sea level.
4/ Artisan Roast (UK) – Trigonometry Blend
Origin/Blend: 80% Yirgacheffe, Ethiopia, 20% Serra Rica, Brazil.
Flavours: Blueberry, raisin and ginger.
Body: Delicate.
Process: Washed and natural.
Altitude: 1800 - 1950 metres above sea level.
Great For: Excellent black or through milk.
5/ Kiss the Hippo (UK) – Ethiopia Hunkute
Origin: Sidama, Ethiopia.
Flavours: Apricot, lemon blossom and blueberry juice.
Acidity: Vibrant and bright.
Process: Washed.
Altitude: 1900 – 2100 metres above sea level.

Espresso Coffees:

1/ Coffee Collective (DK) – Halo Organic
Origin: Yirgacheffe, Ethiopia.
Flavours: Aromas of bergamot, cranberry, honeydew melon and lilac.
Body: Delicate and light.
Acidity: Fresh.
Process: Washed.
Altitude: 2000 - 2200 metres above sea level.
2/ Redroaster (UK) - Ethiopia Adola Washing Station
Origin: Guji, Ethiopia.
Flavours: Berries, floral, and creamy.
Process: Natural.
Altitude: 2100 metres above sea level.
3/ Quarter Horse (UK) – Dark Horse
Origin/Blend: Dark Horses house espresso blend changes components seasonally. Currently: 50% Guatemala Ceiba, 30% Brazil Espirito Santo, 20% PNG Kunjin.
Great For: An espresso that is a building block for a wonderful milk based espresso beverage, as well as interesting and complex on its own.
4/ Brew Coffee Plus (UK) – Kisinga Uganda
Origin: Rwenzori, Western Uganda.
Process: Natural and dried on raised beds.
Altitude: 1700 - 2200 metres above sea level.
5/ Volcano Coffee Works (UK) – Finca Las Brumas
Origin: Cordillera Del Balsamo, El Salvador.
Flavours: Aromas of peaches, nuts, dates and green apples.
Process: Semi-washed.
Altitude: 1275 metres above sea level.