About our Coffee
We believe great coffee delivers an enjoyable experience you’ll look forward to it each morning, and not just for the caffeine. It truly is a God-given simple pleasure that can help you crush your day.
That’s why we only source in season, single origin, specialty coffees. We roast to order each Sunday and ship on Monday to ensure you get the freshest coffee experience.
Our coffee buying philosophy is to work with established, well-respected buyers/importers to source high quality, single origin, in season green coffee beans from various coffee producing countries. Green coffee is graded on a 100-point scale and according to the SCA (Specialty Coffee Association), any green coffee that scores 80 points or higher is considered "specialty". Orange Cactus Coffee only purchases coffees that score 85 points or higher and often source coffees that score above 90.
Our coffee roasting philosophy is broken down into three roast categories that we call - The Saguaro, The KingCup, and The ChainFruit. Each of these roasts is named after a southwest cactus and defines the general flavor profile for the coffees offered within that category.
Medium Roast - Mild Acidity - Medium Body
Traditional Flavors - Good with Cream & Sugar - Filter or Espresso
Light Roast - Bright Acidity - Light Body
Unique Flavors - Good without Cream & Sugar - Filter
Light Roast - Balanced Acidity & Body
Berry Flavors - Good without Cream & Sugar - Filter or Espresso
Guatemala Morena - Saguaro
Colombia Santander - Saguaro
Honduras Aquilina - KingCup
Kenya Thaitu - KingCup
Ethiopia Yirgacheffe - ChainFruit