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Costa Rican La Minita Specialty Coffee

37 reviews



Flavor and AromaCosta Rican La Minita Profile

Our Costa Rican La Minita specialty coffee has a medium body with brilliant acidity and the sweet flavors of citrus, caramelized sugar, and creamy chocolate. Impeccably balanced with a long and satisfying finish, this coffee is sure to be one of your favorites. This coffee has a sweet and highly acidic flavor, a smooth and rich body, and a chocolatey, clean aftertaste.

Origin: Costa Rica “La-Minita Farm”

Screen: 17

Process: Washed


It’s been quite a few years, but we’ve finally been able to get our hands on one of the last true Estate coffees: Costa Rican La Minita, a coffee that has long been considered by many experts to be one of the world's most exquisite coffees. We’re Right Roasting® it for you now so pick up a fresh pound today!


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Region: Tarrazu/Hacienda La Minita
Altitude: 1300 to 1800 meters
Variety: Caturra, Catuai Red, Catuai Yellow, Tipica Hibrido
Screen: 16
Process: Washed
Harvest: December - February
Tasting Notes: This coffee is our headliner. Grown between 4,000 and 6,000 feet above sea level, on a plantation with a unique micro-climate, whose production has been prized in Europe for more than half a century.
There is simply no other coffee prepared so carefully. We begin with about 1,000,000 pounds of green coffee from the heart of the crop. Of this amount, only 289,000 pounds give or take will survive mill classifications to be bagged for shipment. This represents a selective process that reduces our finest raw material by more than 70%.
This is an amazing statistic, especially considering the more than 30,000 man-hours of improvement by hand selection during final preparation.
We have attempted to produce the perfectly balanced coffee. One that combines all of the ingredients that a classic cup should contain: sweet aroma, full body, brilliant acidity, and delicately clean aftertaste. All in balance and with no impurities to detract from its enjoyment. In a word: elegant.


Still want the regular Beanery Blend® taste without the effects of caffeine? Our best selling coffee also comes in a carefully prepared decaffeinated version. 

This delicate blend is roasted to just a click below a Full Roast or, in roaster's jargon "to the brink of the second crack", to develop the coffee's sweet and nutty taste. 

The Coffee Beanery has the highest standards in the industry when it comes to providing the finest specialty coffees in the world. We believe the real artistry in producing the perfect bean is in the right roast for each variety. Our master roaster roasts each of our specialty coffees to the peak of its taste potential — choosing from a wide range of roasts. The result? Some of our specialty arabica coffees are slightly sweet. Others have a bit of snap. Still others display a complex, earthy flavor. But each one of our fine specialty coffees has its own distinctive flavor components that are enhanced by our roasting expertise. You can see, smell and taste the difference The Right Roast® makes.


All of our coffee is certified Kosher Pareve, which means that none of the ingredients come from meat or dairy, except for Crème Brulee and Sinful Sundae, which are certified Kosher Dairy.

Try Costa Rican La Minita if you like:

-fruit tarts
-chocolate cake
-white chocolate
-coffee breads
-banana nut or pumpkin bread
-eggs and bacon/sausage

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4.9 Based on 37 Reviews
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A Coffee Beanery Customer
Patricia S.
United States United States
I recommend this product

The Best Coffee Ever.

Great with ordering, delivery was ahead of promised date, and the quality did not disappoint. Love this coffee and the Coffee Beanery.

Coffee Beanery

Thank you for your review. We are happy to know you enjoy our coffee. Coffee Beanery Team

Cherryl S.
United States United States
I recommend this product

Family Favorite

We recently purchased Costa Rican La Minita. It is our family's favorite coffee. Take a sip-- it's a great way to start your day.

Jonathan C.
United States United States
I recommend this product

The best single-sourced Costa Rican roast I've had, thus far.

Ordered another bag as soon as first bag neared the end.

Jonathan C.
United States United States
I recommend this product


Spectacular roast...full bodied...mouthfeel lingers...aroma pungent.

Coffee Beanery Costa Rican La Minita Specialty Coffee Review
A Coffee Beanery Customer
Patricia S.
United States United States
I recommend this product

A great cup of coffee to wake up to..

Love the La Minita coffee. Perfect coffee to wake up to.. Easy to order, arrived quickly, great customer service. I will re-order and have told a lot of people about your website.

Cherryl S.
United States United States
I recommend this product

Flavorful Favorite

Costa Rican La Minta is a favorite. It's always good to the last sip.

Paul C.
United States United States
I recommend this product

Great Taste and right on time

While reading Wayne Stinnett's Jesse McDermitt adventure series, I figured, "Why not drink the coffee Jesse's drinks." Adds to the fun. A short search brought me to Coffee Beanery and the order was placed as easy as online shopping can be.

Coffee Beanery Costa Rican La Minita Specialty Coffee Review
James S.

A deep, rich flavor. A definite favorite !

Gregory G.

Costa Rican coffee that is really good

Excellent as expected to be from the Beanery.


Excellent flavor and quality

Eric J.

Love this coffee, I create my own blends with other coffees.

B L.


For some reason this batch seemed to have a slight bitterness to it. Who knows; maybe it's my machine.

Verone P.

My Son and his wife love it! I send coffee to them regular as gifts, this order was for their Birthday. They love your coffee !


Nothing better than a hot cup of La Minata.

C P.

It taste great and doesn't give me the jitters like a cup of full caffeinated coffee does! I love it, but I do wish it wasn't so expensive!

Steve A.

Best Coffee ever. Our guests always ask what kind we're serving.

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