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[Dispatch Coffee] Dispatch Coffee Roasters: 50% off first order (subscription)

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Miguel Sánchez wrote: How are you preparing those? I need something medium for espresso as my first sub was La Claudinota that I mostly used for pourover.
These days I'm mostly into pour-over as I recently sold my La Specialista espresso machine. I prepare using a variety of methods, including the Braun Multi-Serve, Aeropress and a French Press. Each method yields a different outcome but all are satisfying once I dial in the correct setting on the Baratza Encore grinder. For example, for Aeropress I use two measured scoops of coffee usually around the 12-14 setting on the Baratza grinder. I initially pour just enough of 95C water to barely cover the grinds in order to let them bloom, wait for about a minute and then do the slow circular pour till the top. I give it a small stir and wait until I hit 3.5 to 4 minutes total brew time. Then extract. If that's no good, I play around with grind settings in single increments and if still not good, I change the brew time, increasing or decreasing depending on whether the taste is too sour (under extracted) or too bitter (over extracted) for my liking.
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Nov 19, 2016
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EYEAM2COOL4U wrote: I did the same but wasn’t impressed to be honest. Did you have a better experience? It was freshly roasted according to dates indicated but didn’t have the aroma I was expecting from fresh beans. I ordered Columbia and Roasters Choice. Also had difficulty dialing my grinder in for some reason so wasted a lot of coffee getting it right which is unusual as I do routinely change beans often. These may have actually been too lightly roasted? I usually prefer a light roast so strange.
It was my first time with fresh beans (non costco). I really wanted to love Agro due to value price but in the end it just seems OK for me. I have a technivorm but no good grinder (yet). The medium roast was better than light/dark for us but it didn't blow me away to the point where I'd reorder. I feel we get better full body flavour from the Lavazza vacuum sealed bricks and even the Costco Ethical Beans. I guess the hunt continues for our needs - the flavour profiles didn't vibe for us and it wasn't as full-bodied as I'd like.

Summary:
Light roast - fruity and floral (not our type). Memorable in the wrong way for us lol.
Medium - more full bodied and subtle notes of flavour, but not memorable
Dark - Too dark without much flavour notes. Over roasted flavour.

What are you thinking of trying next??
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Jul 13, 2009
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MisterTeee wrote: It was my first time with fresh beans (non costco). I really wanted to love Agro due to value price but in the end it just seems OK for me. I have a technivorm but no good grinder (yet). The medium roast was better than light/dark for us but it didn't blow me away to the point where I'd reorder. I feel we get better full body flavour from the Lavazza vacuum sealed bricks and even the Costco Ethical Beans. I guess the hunt continues for our needs - the flavour profiles didn't vibe for us and it wasn't as full-bodied as I'd like.

Summary:
Light roast - fruity and floral (not our type). Memorable in the wrong way for us lol.
Medium - more full bodied and subtle notes of flavour, but not memorable
Dark - Too dark without much flavour notes. Over roasted flavour.

What are you thinking of trying next??
and that's why variety is the spice of life :)
Blessed to have options mailed to our doors.

Agree with the light roasts, they are very fruity and bright, I don't mind it at all.

I might try Pilot or Detour next, I've had Pilot before at their own shop, and their medium is exactly how I like it. Very strong borderline dark, but smooth.
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Aug 8, 2007
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MisterTeee wrote: What are you thinking of trying next??
I like variety and used to travel to the USA so have a favourite roaster in almost every city I visited (Dark Matter in Chicago, Grumpy in Brooklyn, George Howell etc.) and would stock up enough until the next trip. Not travelling anymore so need to find more local roasters or free shippers as the US ones have prohibitive shipping costs. In Toronto I have liked Hale which last time I visited had three 12 oz bags for $40 and there is a local coffee ship close to me that also sells their beans and roasts their own in a micro-roaster who was I think $5 cheaper than Hale itself. I have enjoyed Pilot so will buy if they have a sale.
Jr. Member
Nov 3, 2009
134 posts
25 upvotes
Montreal, QC
Has anyone received their order from dispatch recently? The order I placed on May 30 is yet to be shipped! This was my first order with them and I am not having a good experience with dispatch so far.
Newbie
Mar 2, 2015
76 posts
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Montreal, QC
Does anyone know where to find good Kona beans that can ship within Canada (Montreal)?
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Mar 5, 2012
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Canada
shawnie53 wrote: Does anyone know where to find good Kona beans that can ship within Canada (Montreal)?
I remember Costco had Kona beans a while back.
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Sep 17, 2019
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Interested in trying but I see that they don't accept PayPal. Is this website secure and trustworthy?
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Apr 13, 2004
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kudret wrote: Has anyone received their order from dispatch recently? The order I placed on May 30 is yet to be shipped! This was my first order with them and I am not having a good experience with dispatch so far.
Ordered on the evening f May 31st, delivered 2 business days later. Their email updates were very timely. Maybe drop them a message?
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Dec 10, 2004
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SO MUCH TALK AND NO REVIEWS!! I am surprised about such lack of reviews, with the exaception of a couple of people saying it is meh.
If coffee would be good, there would be a lot of people raving about it. Instead, there's silence. No one comparing other brands, flavors, nothing!!!
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Aug 4, 2010
276 posts
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Montreal, QC
I received 2 bags of their Colombian and Rwandan beans. I use them for espresso with a fully automatic machine.
In my opinion the Colombian is okay, it’s quite strong with aromas. I liked the first few cups hut quickly got bored of it.
The Rwandan coffee is quite, leaves a very bitter aftertaste. In milked drinks (latte), the Rwandan mixes well, however still has the problem of a horrible aftertaste. Overall I don’t like these coffees given the prices. I’ve read some good reviews about their decaf and I changed my subscription to the decaf one. I’ll try that and update if different impression.
Newbie
Oct 1, 2017
28 posts
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I had the Blend Saisonner. Definitely very fruity! I am used to the med-dark roast from Mcdonalds. I'm not a huge fan of the fruitiness but it's not bad, plus it's fun to try different coffees. The price isn't that bad either. I might order another bag from them but probably a different coffee than the Blend Saisonner one. I would say give them a try :)
Jr. Member
Nov 3, 2009
134 posts
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Montreal, QC
I tried their "La Rejoya" and "La Claudinota". They are light-to medium roast and have a sour taste. I am disappointed.
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Oct 25, 2001
503 posts
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Toronto
So far everything I've tried (3 bags) have not been bad per se, but their flavour notes barely come through. I find other roasters in this tier to be more complex and enjoyable. I've been using them with pour over (Kalita Wave) and espresso. Even though they're all light-medium, I actually enjoy it more with the espresso than the pour over.

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