Christmas Coffee — Our Top Picks
We love a Christmas coffee over here at Best Coffee and there have been some truly exceptional ones released this year. Here are some of our favorites.
A well thought out blend of two coffees with plenty of sweetness, juiciness and balance. Snowy Christmas scenery on the bag by East London design duo Tomartacus and delicious festive flavours in the cup. What more could you want!
Perfect for people who's exuberance for Christmas is matched by their coffee drinking habits.
Caravan Coffee’s Xmas Brü
There's a lot happening in this cup. As the brew cools more flavours emerge. You can expect Mixed Berries, White Chocolate, Hazelnut Creme and Cookie dough notes. Adorned with a simple timeless Christmas wreath this coffee is perfect for Connoisseurs who appreciate classic designs and complexity in a cup.
Notes of sweet sherry from it’s Costa Rican component really make this blend stand out. The packaging showcases a simple gleaming gold tree with either a deep rich red or green background and just oozes Christmas. To top it off, £1 from every bag of Northstar’s Christmas Blend sold will be split between 2 charitable organisations with the overall amount raised to be matched by North Star Roasters themselves. The perfect coffee to make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside.
Ozone Coffee Roasters have taken a different approach to the artwork on their packaging this year. Choosing to reflect upon the challenges of the year, the design features the stretched out numerals 2020 and is a metaphor for how the global pandemic has altered our views and thought process. The blend itself delivers tasty Christmas notes of berry, marzipan, cocoa. This one is for those looking to stimulate their minds with caffeine and thought provoking artworks.
HasBean are another roaster that have taken a different approach to their Christmas Coffee this year. Acknowledging that 2020 has been far from normal, they’ve opted to leave the typical Christmas flavours behind and instead create a unique blend of coffees that showcase super psychedelic floral and fruit flavours. The strawberry notes in this are massive and the acidity has a wonderful sparkling quality to it. Party your way to 2021 with this one.
Rounton Coffee Roasters
Rounton Coffee Roaster’s festive blend is bold and spicy with notes of baked apple. A blend of 2 coffees from Guatemala and Uganda, this is the coffee you want if you like to add the occasional drop of milk or whisky to your coffee. Come on it’s Christmas!
Neighbourhood Coffee deserves a special mention for their commitment to puns. “I’ll be lonely this Christmas without Brew” - pure quality. The festive Illustration on the bag depicts a socially distanced Christmas day scene The blend is rich with dried fruit notes and mulled wine spices. And £1 from the sale of every bag will be donated to Liverpool Homeless Outreach. If you appreciate a good bit of light hearted fun, this is the bag for you.
Clifton Coffee Roasters
Instead of crafting a blend for their Christmas coffee, Clifton have carefully selected one coffee from the Kisinga Coffee Station in Western Uganda that delivers Christmas in a cup. It packs an absolutely incredible punch of juicy, delicious, fruity mulled wine flavours. This one will blow your mind with how diverse coffee flavours can be.
Top marks for the packaging here featuring a gift box with matching ribbon, and the coffee inside is just as good. A single origin from a farm in Colombia this coffee will be particularly enjoyed by those who favour hand brews. This one is sure to impress with a signature gift box and limited edition coffee.
This is a really well rounded blend of 3 coffees with loads of depth. It’s got everything you want, a bright berry acidity, notes of cocoa, spices, raisins and a big body, Delicious on its own as a black filter or espresso but easily handles the addition of milk. This is a guaranteed crowd pleaser.
Wow what an incredible line up. There is something for everybody here and a bag of Christmas coffee is the perfect gift for a coffee lover.
You can pick up this selected range of our favourite Christmas coffees along with the best coffee gear on our website. And keep an eye out for our special offers and discounts.
Happy Holidays to you all. From the team here at Best Coffee