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    King Harv’s Imperial Coffees does it again

    King Harv’s Imperial Coffees does it again

    Legal Insurrection reader David runs his family roasting business specializing in rare and exotic coffees. My kids ordered a one-year subscription for me, and the first batch just arrived.

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    You may recall that in June 2018 I wrote about a shipment of coffee I received from reader David, who run’s King Harv’s Imperial Coffees, a family business. King Harv’s specializes in exotic and rare coffees, not the sort of bean you can get even from most specialty roasters.

    Read all about the history of King Harv’s and see photos of his roasting operation at my prior post, All Hail the King Harv’s Imperial Coffees:

    I have been known to be drink $4 Ithaca lattes, if visiting Legal Insurrection readers pay.

    So when reader David threw a pity party for me after Amazon dumped us, and offered to send me some coffee from his family business, I was like: If you insist.

    Wow, he didn’t just send me coffee, he sent me the mother lode.

    So fast forward. The kids (all grown, but still called “the kids”) decided they wanted to do something special for me (because I’m just THAT good), so they ordered a year subscription from King Harv’s, one lb. each of two different coffees shipped each month for a year. David did the selecting, and the first shipment just arrived of Komodo and Ethiopian beans. [See Featured Image]

    In following months, different beans will be shipped, so by the end of the year subscription I will have tried almost two dozen types.

    I’ve tried the Komodo, and it was quite good. As I mentioned in my prior review, I usually shy away from bolder roasts because they are bitter, but as before this bolder roast was not bitter at all.

    King Harv has done it again.

    (In case you were wondering, we are not paid for this post and the kids paid for the coffee. I’m writing this because I like the coffee and want to call attention to this Legal Insurrection reader’s business.)

    [Featured Image: My first shipment at our sea wall in Rhode Island]


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    thaifighter | August 25, 2020 at 5:17 pm

    Greetings Professor…

    If you find the darker roasts to be bitter. Try lowering the temp of the brewing water to 198-200F. The compounds that tend to lend bitter qualities to the brew become more prevalent at higher temperatures.

    nordic_prince | August 26, 2020 at 10:29 am

    My grandparents were coffee fiends, but neither my parents nor I inherited that gene. I’m still not old enough to drink coffee, and at this rate I’ll never be.

    And Thanks, Professor, for a little lighthearted distraction from the lunacy all around us.

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