Colombia Bucaramanga El Gato Supremo


Starting at $6.25 / lb
As low as $5.00 / lb
raw green bean Green coffee is raw Roast prior to consumption

We have raved about Bucaramanga coffees for some time now. And for a good reason. The variety of the crops is clearly differentiated, and they are excellent across the board.

The Santander Department is known for its natural, shade-grown coffees cultivated throughout the forests, where the rich volcanic soils, idyllic microclimates and average temps (68-71°F) are perfect for growing specialty grade arabica. The Bucaramanga El Gato is a true 17/18 screen Colombia Supremo green coffee, handpicked, washed and milled by the Northeastern Colombian Coffee Cooperative (Cooperativa Cafetera Del Nororiente Colombiano). In the cup it shines with a 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.

This coffee is a little more delicate than other Colombians, so be careful not to burn it.

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

  • CountryColombia
  • Organic CertificationNo
  • Fair Trade CertifiedNo
  • Rainforest Alliance CertifiedNo
  • DecaffeinatedNo
  • Brightness:2
  • Body:6
  • Aroma:5
  • Complexity:4
  • Balance:6
  • Sweetness:4
  • Spicy:-
  • Chocolaty:light bean
  • Nutty:medium bean
  • Buttery:light bean
  • Fruity:-
  • Flowery:light bean
  • Winey:-
  • Earthy:-

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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 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 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 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 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 December 6, 2006

Wonderful 'sipping' coffee.

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by on April 14, 2020

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

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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 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 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,

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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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