Unnecessarily Soulful | Jon Lampley x Onyx – Onyx Coffee Lab
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New Teas offerings have launched now in eco sachets. We've taken weighing to the tenth of a gram out of your hands so that each cup is perfect. We suggest trying Onyx Tealight which has organic oats and honey along with black tea and cinnamon to create a complex sweetness and silky mouthfeel tea experience.

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Unnecessarily Soulful

This limited offering was created in celebration of the release of Jon Lampley's debut album, Night Service: Live at LunÀtico. Jon Lampley has been a major contributor to some of the most versatile, hardest-grooving ensembles currently at work, including The Late Show Band (of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert), O.A.R., and Huntertones. Brew yourself a cup, and sit back and enjoy an album that pulls from Jon's strongest inspirations, evoking a positivity that will leave you feeling delightfully and even unnecessarily soulful.


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Level: Expressive Moderate  |  Agtron # 73.5


Variety:
Bourbon
Process:
Elevation:
1850 Meters
Cup:
Red Apple, Brown Sugar, Orange, Round & Silky
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Variety:
Bourbon
Process:
Washed, Raised-Bed Dried
Elevation:
1850 Meters
Cup:
Red Apple, Brown Sugar, Orange, Round & Silky

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Story

This coffee is a crowd favorite amongst the roastery. When Jon Lampley was set to arrive to choose a coffee for this collaboration, we placed this coffee on the table in hopes that he would select it. Without a doubt, there were much louder and flashier coffees within the same lineup, but there was something that spoke not only to us of Jon's work and character, but to him as well. We unanimously agreed that this microlot from Peru would be the coffee for this collaboration. Like Lampley's music, this coffee is complex and sophisticated while still being approachable and inviting to all.

RED FOX & PERCY PUZMA
Sourcing coffees like this one has been years in the making. Over the last five years, our friend Aleco at Red Fox Coffee Merchants has encouraged us to visit him in Lima, Peru. Aleco and his team have been hard at work opening an office and sourcing coffees from all over Peru. Each October, we would plan to make a visit, only to have our plans challenged by conflicting events. (or global pandemics.) This season, we made a concerted effort to visit the Red Fox Team in Lima, and our microlot program is all the better for it. Over the course of two days, we cupped dozens of lots ranging from Cuzco in the south to the far north in Amazonas. Over each table, the team there shared about each producer or cooperative doing amazing work across the country. Together, we selected ten microlots from across the vast regions of Peru to highlight not only the hard work of Red Fox and the team, but to showcase what a varied and beautiful coffee growing country Peru is. We are buzzing with excitement to partner with producers like Persy Puzma.

In Northern Peru near the Ecuador border lies the small town called Pueblo Libre. Nestled within the center of Namballe district, it’s in the San Ignacio province within the larger Cajamarca region. This area is of vital importance since it’s part of the buffer zone surrounding the Tabaconas Namballe National Sanctuary. This sanctuary preserves a unique and rare ecosystem in Peru: the páramo.

Persy Puzma is one of our top producer partners in this area. Born in the coffee producing town of La Zunga, he’s been cultivating coffee for more than 10 years. The farm encompasses 2.5 hectares, all dedicated to coffee production and subsistence crops like yucca and bananas that his family’s daily consumption. He intersperses Caturra, Pache and Geisha varieties among shade trees that include Albizia and Pacay. After processing, he loads parchment onto mules to be delivered to the nearest access road. Persy is a passionate coffee producer and wishes to obtain national and international recognition in the future. The name of his farm "La Nona" is because there is a medicinal tree in all the area called Nona. In this area coffee production coexists in total balance with the preservation of the ecosystem. The natural result is a sustainable and excellent quality coffee.

Filter Brew Guide

Equipment: Orgiami & Origami Cone

Coffee: 15g

Water: 240g @ 205°F

GRIND
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BREW

0:00 - Bloom - 30g
0:30 - Center Pour - 100g
1:00 - Spiral Pour - 170g
1:30 - Spiral Pour - 240g
Drain 2:20

Green Cost

The subject of paying for green coffee is inherently complicated. While the amount paid is very important, the payment terms and type of contract negotiated during the purchase are also paramount. Paying $5/lb of coffee can be a great price, but could be detrimental to a producer if the payment terms exceed that of their needs. Here we will dive into not only what was paid for the coffee, but how the coffee was purchased. There is a glossary of terms to be found below which will aid in your understanding of industry terms.

Farm Gate - This reflects what is paid to the producer of the coffee at the farm level. Oftentimes in terms of our relationship coffees, FOB is fairly close to the farm gate price, except for countries like Ethiopia and Kenya, when it is very difficult to trace back all the way to the producer.

FOB - Free on Board. This means that the seller is responsible for any overland fees that happen before the coffee is on board the ship. This is our most frequently listed green cost, as it is the most simple way to present what we pay a seller, but it does not reflect what the person growing the coffee was paid.

EXW- This most often reflects the 'spot' price that we paid for a coffee. All of the cost is paid by the importer, and more often than not the FOB price as well as the transport costs are unknown.

$3.75

Transportation

This is an average of transportation of FTL shipments from warehouse to our door in Arkansas.

$0.09

Production Cost

$5.45

Fair Trade Min.

$1.80

C Market

$1.62

Cup Score

86

Lot Size

Transparency Grade

B

Transparency

We as a company believe that transparency is unbelievably important. The point of listing things below is not to justify what we charge or what we profit, but to give a realistic snapshot of the industry and how Specialty Coffee can be different than other commodity industries.

$9.29
$3.75
$0.09
$5.45
$1.80
$1.62
86
B

Transparency

We as a company believe that transparency is unbelievably important. The point of listing things below is not to justify what we charge or what we profit, but to give a realistic snapshot of the industry and how Specialty Coffee can be different than other commodity industries.

$3.75
$0.09
$5.45
$9.29
$1.80
$1.62
86
1216lbs
B
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