Drunken Warrior

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Our Gold Medal Award-Winning Coffee

The inspiration

Drunken Warrior is a labour of love, ignited by our passion to make Rum-aged beans accessible. This unique specialty blend was born from the challenge of taming the acidity in Rum-aged coffee beans.

Crafting this unique specialty coffee blend came with its share of challenges. Initially, we grappled with the inherent acidity of Rum-aged coffee beans, which could be quite intense when enjoyed on its own. Surprisingly, even adding milk did not always mellow it out. To find the right balance, we drew inspiration from the delightful flavours of Rum and Raisins ice cream.

Another hurdle was the art of blending five distinct single-origin beans and roasting them together. Our senior roaster skillfully navigated this complexity. In an espresso shot, you will encounter the bright acidity of stone fruit notes. Yet, with the addition of milk, the magic unfolds, rum, raisin, and dark chocolate nougat notes harmonised. Drunken Warrior is your ideal dessert companion, pairing exquisitely with cakes, ice cream, or any sweet indulgence.

Drunken Warrior is our pride, a testament to our commitment to exceptional coffee.

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Awards Won

  • Superior Taste Award 2024 by International Taste Institute, Brussels. Total Score of 77.2%
  • Gold medal at RASV 2022 (Melbourne Royal Australian International Coffee Awards)
  • Silver medal at RASV 2020 (Melbourne Royal Australian International Coffee Awards)

[About the Superior Taste Award]

The Superior Taste Award is an annual Sensory Analysis organized by the International Taste Institute. This event gathers a jury of over 200 professional taste experts from prestigious chef and sommelier associations. Each jury member is carefully selected based on their extensive tasting experience and their recognition in chef and sommelier competitions or top institutions like Le Guide Michelin and Gault & Millau.

Hailing from over 20 countries, the Taste Institute jury members are all external and independent. Their expertise in taste and their ability to provide valuable feedback are continuously evaluated and monitored by the International Taste Institute committee.

Each product is assessed using 5 Sensory Analysis criteria (AFNOR XP V096A standards): first impression, vision, olfaction, taste and final sensation. Product samples are never compared with each other; they are always evaluated based on their own intrinsic characteristics.

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Bean Information

Bean Origin(s): Brazil, Colombia, Colombia Rum Process, India, Papua New Guinea

Roast Level: Medium

Tasting Notes:

  • In Espresso: Rum and Raisins, Peach and Prune notes
  • With Milk: Hint of Cinnamon, Dark Chocolate Nougat in Milk

Recommended Espresso Recipe:

20g ground coffee IN with yield of 40g OUT golden liquid espresso over 28-30 seconds.

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Other Add-Ons

250g Tin Can:

  • Perfect for storing your freshly roasted coffee beans
  • Has a valve and PE (polyethylene) plastic stopper for optimal freshness and aroma retention

Also available in our other coffee offerings

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What Our Customers Say

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4 reviews for Drunken Warrior

  1. Amanda Lee

    I am not surprised this blend has received a superior taste award! I did not know this was an alcohol infused blend when I first tasted it, but was immediately captivated by the warm and smooth elements of the coffee. I appreciate the work that has gone into creating such an enjoyable coffee experience for us. This is definitely a top-of-the-line blend!

  2. Sandra Vu

    This is an amazing, award winning blend.

  3. Ivan

    Exceptional blend. The rum and raisin flavour is pronounced along with other complex flavour make it very enjoyable to vary the recipe to experiment.

  4. Daniel

    Very nice blend. The rum and raisins and chocolatey flavours make this quite a unique coffee.

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