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Colombia El Gato Supremo Bucamaranga

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Colombia Supremo - Bucaramanga COLBUC
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raw green bean Green coffee is raw Roast prior to consumption

El Gato Supremo is grown through the Santander Department, which is widely known for its natural, shade-grown coffees. These beans are cultivated in rich forests where volcanic soils, idyllic microclimates, and average temperatures between 68 and 71 degrees Fahrenheit are ideal for growing specialty-grade arabica.

A proper 17/18 screen Colombia Supremo green coffee, this bean is handpicked, washed, and milled by the Northeastern Colombian Coffee Cooperative (Cooperativa Cafetera Del Nororiente Colombiano).

Cupping Notes: Good medium body with slightly creamy mouth feel, bold acidity, notes of sweet orange, slight nutty almond and sweet vanilla finish.

Try before you stock up with a 1/2 pound sample!

Coffee Bean Matrix Attributes

  • CategoryConventional
  • CountryColombia
  • Local RegionBucaramanga
  • ProcessWashed
  • VarietyCastillo, Colombia, Caturra, Typica
  • Altitude (meters)1,000 - 2,000 masl
  • HarvestOctober - December
  • Organic CertificationNo
  • Fair Trade CertifiedNo
  • Rainforest Alliance CertifiedNo
  • DecaffeinatedNo
  • Brightness:2
  • Body:6
  • Aroma:5
  • Complexity:4
  • Balance:6
  • Sweetness:4
  • Spicy:medium bean
  • Chocolaty:medium bean
  • Buttery:light bean
  • Fruity:heavy bean
  • Flowery:light bean

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by on September 22, 2022

This is one delicious coffee. I tried 1lb to begin with - roasted to 410F. Light/medium roast. This is one of my new must haves now! Great espressos with that roast level - very flavorful.

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by on September 14, 2022

I have been roasting coffee beans in my homemade coffee bean roaster for only one summer. I have tried so many different beans that I had to started keeping a list with notes. This bean is top notch. It tastes the way a fine coffee should. I have tried it 4 different ways. Light, medium, medium dark and dark roasted. My wife's favorite is light and I like mine full city plus one minute at 390º. My favorite coffee before I starting roasting my own was called 'Death Wish" coffee. It's what I compare other coffees to and it is what got me interested in roasting. The El Gato Supremo is an excellent coffee and my favorite so far. Share it with friends and show them how to roast it. CBC is a great resource and I am loving my new found hobby.

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by on August 18, 2022

I purchase 3lb bags . Roast in kaldi 7oz motorized drum roaster. Usually have 7-8 different roasts at all times. Coffee brewed in delonghi magnifica xs (lot of flexibility in brewing). I've only done one roast of this seed so far on 8-8. I'm drinking a cup now 8-18 and I believe this coffee gets a little better with longer rest time. All I want from a roast is🙂. Columbian has always had a little bolder taste which I like at times. I drink many 8oz cups through out the day because I love coffee. There is no coffee better then self roasted. Columbian is not my first choice raw seed. Ethiopian is plus it's the guarenteed crowd pleaser. Btw this bean after 10 day sit is showing a little oil on bean

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by on August 8, 2022

Deep rich flavor, chocolaty, with the right amount of bitter. It's full body and smooth. I love this coffee and will be going back to it.

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by on July 27, 2022

This El Gato coffee is awesome! We roast it to just 2nd crack, it’s smooth, chocolatey, the smell has the neighbors knocking on our door. Top notch service, shipping was fast and we always enjoy doing business with Coffee bean corral, what a reward there coffees are!

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by on July 24, 2022

Delicious roasted at full city, I roasted at 426 degrees for 6 min and then up to 440 degrees until just into 2nd crack and it is bursting with flavor. The price is nice and CBC ships quickly so I am very pleased.

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by on June 21, 2022

I've always been a fan of the Columbian Bucaramanga bean. I've been unable to find it the past few years. The low price made me feel a little wary, but this is the good stuff. A slow full city roast or maybe city+ (just into second crack) will bring out the extraordinary flavor of this bean. Blended with a little Louisiana smoked chicory during grinding, and you've a cup that makes all the time and effort and expense SO worth it. My wife, who doesn't like coffee, loves a cup on a cool morning with a dash of sugar and a dollop of milk. She calls it dark chocolate in a cup. I'm very glad I found CBC and this bean again.

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by on June 10, 2022

This is coffee is in my top 5 on favorites roast a little past 1st crack I can drink it all day thank you CBC for the great coffee and the growers

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by on May 6, 2022

Delicious everyday coffee. I roast it dark. Can’t go wrong with good Colombian bean. Coffee Bean Corral is my go to.. good prices, quick shipping.

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by on March 9, 2022

For the price the quality is outstanding. It's not the highest quality of character, but being on the lower end of the price scale, this didn't just meet expectations, but exceeded them. Personal desired roast is a city+ but have gone darker and it held up nicely.

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by on February 27, 2022

Oh my god! The aroma of these Colombian beans roasting micro-batches (1/2 cup green beans) is AMAZING! I am SO looking forward to tomorrow morning's coffee!

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by on February 12, 2022

Re: Mahesh's request for roasting assistance below. While not a roasting 'expert' by any means, I've seen and read enough to be dangerous. You probably answered your own question when you stated that your 3rd roast came out better when you slowed down the roast. Beans need time to develop their flavors, especially during the Maillard Phase, where sugars are being caramelized. Rushing through the roast will cause beans to be underdeveloped and bland. I roast with an SR 800 with an extension tube, but general roasting principals are still in play no matter the equipment. I typically hit 1st crack at about 6:30-7:00 into the roast, around 410-430° on the readout. Total roast time is 9-9 1/2 minutes, finish between 450-470°, trying to stop before reaching 2nd crack. I prefer a City+-Full City roast. The biggest thing is to not stall your roast, especially during 1st or 2nd crack. Consider purchasing an extension tube. It really expands your flexibility and consistency. Don't be afraid to tweak your heat or fan speed during the roast. Different beans respond differently based on density, drying process, etc. Unfortunately, there's not a 'one size fits all' roasting profile. For really informative videos on the Fresh Roast roasters, go to The Captain's Coffee website. They'll help you immensely. Hope this helps

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by on February 12, 2022

Received in a Colombian sample pack for 22% off with CBCs awesome 2/2/22 sale. Just a good cup of coffee. CBCs description is spot-on. Slightly bolder than the Huila Supremo. Rich, really fills your mouth. Not as chocolatey as Huila, maybe a little sweeter and nuttier. You're ready to face the day after drinking this one.

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by on January 24, 2022

I bought a sample size of this to see how it tastes. I roasted it on SR540 - first time, it came out so well - it tasted fine - not like Sumatra. I would rate this #2. Second time brewing, same bean, same roaster, same settings came out very under-roasted - no idea what happened (I am new to roasting - still same qty, settings can't have such a vast quality difference), 3rd time, I did the roast with much longer time and came out ok..If there are any roasting experts here, pl guide me. My settings are mostly 0-3.30 - F6P9; 3.30 - 5.00 - F6P8; 5-6.30 - F6P7; 6.30-7.30 - F6P6; 7.30 onwards cool down. I did hear two stages of cracks - first one at around 4 minute and second at around 6.30 mts.... This is certainly a good one but not my #1. Mahesh

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by on January 16, 2022

Roasted this Medium and Medium Dark. Both are excellent but my preference with this slightly more fragile Colombian is Medium. I get wonderful flavors with medium body which makes you want to drink this coffee all day long to the last drop. It’s really good. Roasted in my SR800 with Razzo V5 extension tube for about 10.5 minutes going through the drying out process for coffee with the extension tube.

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by on December 13, 2021

Fast shipping and coffee taste great.

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by on December 12, 2021

Marian OLeary

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by on November 12, 2021

This is a fantastic Colombian bean. I take it about 1 to 2 minutes into second crack. Very balanced, nutty, and chocolatey. Wonderful mouthfeel, very silky. Huge beans! This will be a mainstay in my house..

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by on September 23, 2021

Roast this coffee to med roast let sit for 3 days and enjoy this coffee is my favorite

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by on July 28, 2021

Roasted this two ways for a side-by-side tasting. Medium+ (late first crack) and Full City (well into 2nd crack). First crack happens at about 400 in a SR-540. Medium was a bit to acidic for my taste but some people may prefer this, but Full City is wonderful, bold, with a good "coffee" finish. Overall, a good bean to experiment with at different profiles. This is a keeper.

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by on July 16, 2021

This is my husband and my favorite. Mellow but interesting, the perfect anytime cup.

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by on July 7, 2021

Roasting it dark. Very good. Bold, balanced, flavor.

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by on July 6, 2021

Very nice. In espresso/milk drinks a light roast gives taste of honey, medium roast gives a nice Carmel flavor and dark gives chocolate taste.

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by on June 25, 2021

Nice large coffee beans with great flavor. I like to roast the beans to a medium dark flavor. The beans have nice, medium body with a slightly creamy mouth feel, bold acidity, and notes of sweet orange, slight nutty almond and sweet vanilla on the finish. I love Colombian coffee.

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by on June 23, 2021

good to the last drop taste like coffee is suppose to taste

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by on June 18, 2021

This is good coffee. Excellent for blending because of its rich mid-notes

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by on June 18, 2021

This coffee is to say the least is not only one of my favorites but my family's as well. This is on my personal favorites list

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by on June 17, 2021

Everything you said it would be. Another favorite. Smooth rich flavor.

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by on June 17, 2021

Truth is, in my 10+ years of roasting, I rarely buy Colombian coffee. I decided to snag a 5-pound bag of this when it was offered as one of "John's Favorites" in honor of CBC's owner's birthday. Since it happened to be my birthday, too, I bought it. Now...the rest of the truth. I love it! This is a flavorful coffee roasted to full city. Lots of texture, lots of body, and plenty to be thankful for in a daily coffee. I should have bought more on sale, because I'll definitely buy more.

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by on June 7, 2021

I just mixed the Columbian (2/3) with your Ethiopian Yirgacheffe (1/3) and had one of those wow moments. Classic Columbian taste with a nutty kick. Yall have great beans. Thanks.

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by on June 3, 2021

Think I finally found my favorite!

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by on May 27, 2021

I'm fairly new to roasting, but I've done a couple of roasts, and this coffee has a supreme texture. If I had to describe this in one word: silk. Very smooth and velvety. That being said, it has a very mild flavor. I think this would be great for someone to use in a custom blend to add some smoothness to their coffee.

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by on May 11, 2021

Very good cup of Columbian.

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by on April 26, 2021

Everything I want in a daily drinker

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by on April 7, 2021

El Gato is sweet with thick mouth feel. We taste light citrus. Excellent results over a wide range of roast profiles. Air tolerant. Roasted light to medium. Nine and a half to 14 minute roast.

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by on April 3, 2021

We roast this City to City Plus and find this is the best for flavor profile. Nicely balanced and full bodied. Pleased with the beans. Will order again.

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by on February 21, 2021

Smooth and full bodied at medium (14 minute) roast. Will happily order again.

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by on February 17, 2021

Premium quality, excellent flavor and easy roasting.

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by on February 16, 2021

I am very pleased with these beans I like my roast between city and city plus and so far this has hit the spot.

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by on September 18, 2020

Roasted to full city was pretty unremarkable in flavor and body, would not buy it again. Probably at lighter roasts might show more character, but I do not like light roast. At darker roasts I suspect it would probably lose any character. As as note to other reviewers, this coffee is from Colombia, therefore it's Colombian coffee, not Columbian.

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by on September 18, 2020

Roasted to full city was pretty unremarkable in flavor and body, would not buy it again. Probably at lighter roasts might show more character, but I do not like light roast. At darker roasts I suspect it would probably lose any character. As as note to other reviewers, this coffee is from Colombia, therefore it's Colombian coffee, not Columbian.

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by on August 31, 2020

nice, sweet, some wood, rose, wheat, cocoa, hay, smoky, hazelnut. rich body, thick, nice. stopped shortly after 1st crack. good also with cream & sugar.

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by on August 31, 2020

nice, sweet, some wood, rose, wheat, cocoa, hay, smoky, hazelnut. rich body, thick, nice. stopped shortly after 1st crack. good also with cream & sugar.

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by on July 19, 2020

I'm a Colombia fan and this was pretty good. I took the first roast to 2nd crack and that was too far for me. Next batch, roast went to medium and I liked it much better. It roasts fast, so keep an eye on it.

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by on June 8, 2020

One of the best Colombians I have tasted. When roasted medium it is a full bodies coffee.

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by on June 3, 2020

I got a 5 pound bag and just did my first roast this Sunday. Tastes great. Now I get to focus on my expected output. :)

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by on May 28, 2020

Full body roast very good at City or full city roast.

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by on April 14, 2020

I only buy Colunbian.........this is a good choice

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by on April 12, 2020

One of the best Columbian beans I have ever tasted, especially when roasted to an oily dark color--really brings out the smooth chocolate flavor.

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by on January 19, 2020

I love almost every Colombian I've tried and this El Gato is as good as any ever have been! My Hive roaster brought out some nutty, almond notes and it has a very nice body and a pleasing aftertaste. This is a "special" bean in my book.

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by on October 16, 2019

Awesome beans makes awesome coffee

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by on August 29, 2019

This is one of my favorites.

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by on April 19, 2019

For a bold cup, this is my co-fav with the Indian Myzore Nuggets. Agree with above that need to take care not to burn. Love this Columbian

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by on March 1, 2019

Awesome bean right here. I roasted this over open flame just after the first crack so fairly light and let me just say - make this as a Cuban and it’ll be the best Cuban you’ve ever had. It’s already a well balanced bean - not too bright, just heavy enough and a little sweet on the palette and extracting it with the brown sugar makes an amazing Cuban.

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by on January 8, 2019

Taste was good, but inconsistency with quality of beans was disappointing, finding broken beans and even a piece or two of rocks. The Tanzania Peabury however was excellent.

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by on November 16, 2018

I roast this bean full city and full city + and we love it. It's a great coffee and worth putting on anyone's coffee go-to list.

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by on August 29, 2018

This to me is the classic taste I am looking for. I've tried several types and while all are good, if someone told me I could only drink one type for the rest of my years this would be my pick. Roasted just into the second crack for about 10-15 seconds being careful not to burn. Beans were a nice even dark brown and at first I thought I should have gone further... but no.. it turned out to be a perfect brew. I'm ordering more today. Charles, This is my wife's favorite so we will always have it in stock! Thanks for your business! John

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by on July 26, 2018

I am looking for a low acid espresso, This coffee does have an acid taste very good lattes and caps

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by on January 31, 2008

This is some of the best if not the best Columbian that I have had the pleasure to roast and drink,and I have tryed a lot of Columbians.It has it's own unique flavor.I roasted some at city roast and some at city++ and it was delightful.I am ordering more right now. George
Thank you, George, for both the comments and the order.

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by on March 17, 2007

I am a "newbie" at coffee roasting and up until this one, I was wandering around "green coffee bean land" (pre-Coffee Bean Corral) fairly disappointed. This was the one that changed all that. This is a GREAT cup of coffee and will remain a staple for me while I do some more experimenting. Full bodied, chocolaty and slightly sweet.

Welcome to the Wonderful World of Home Coffee Roasting...Coffee Bean Corral style. Now that you have a good "everyday coffee", the fun begins (experimenting with other coffees) whenever you feel the urge. Thanks,
Russ

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by on December 6, 2006

Wonderful 'sipping' coffee.

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