Merry Chimpmas

Santa’s gone off milk, have you heard? Festive-flavoured <a href=””>coffee</a> is what he really wants to find beside your tree this year. Uniting toasty marzipan sweetness with rich chocolate and hints of cherry, this is the coffee to put Christmas magic in your mug.
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  • Tastes Like

    Hot chocolate warmth snuggles down with almondy marzipan and sweet blackberries. There’s a hint of cherry in there, too, which reminds us of Black Forest Gâteau.

  • How to Brew

    Rudolph likes this coffee in every device, but Santa thinks an espresso machine, Moka Pot and AeroPress are especially good.

    Head over to our brew guides for making coffee for more.

  • Limited Edition

    Christmas comes but once a year, and when it comes it brings… limited-edition coffee! Unlike our regular coffees, which change every 8 to 12 months, our limited editions are only available for a few months. Why? Because these coffees are super-exclusive! We select interesting, uniquely flavoured beans to roast for our limited editions. A farmer might be trialling a new processing method or experimenting with different varietals to create small lots bursting with taste!

  • Behind the Scenes

    This limited-edition coffee is grown by the Kateshi and Isanya Estates in the Northern Province of Zambia. The conditions here are ideal for coffee production. Close to the equator and high in altitude, arabica coffee shrubs grow very happily in this hot-summer climate.

    The Kateshi Estate growers know their beans back to front: the farm has been growing coffee since 1972 and was one of the first coffee estates in Zambia. Sustainability continues to be key, with the estate set in 600 glorious hectares of protected forest. The growers also prioritise female empowerment and equal opportunities by tackling the country’s gender stereotypes. The Kateshi Estate is still the first and only coffee estate that gives women the chance to take on male-dominated roles such as tractor driving.

    Zambia’s Mafinga Hills are also home to the Isanya Estate. This is a coffee estate with a long and fascinating history: the final shot of WWI was fired a very short distance away, in what was then Northern Rhodesia.

    Your scrummy beans are washed processed in Ecopulpers and fermentation tanks. This can be done directly on the estates thanks to their plentiful supplies of clean water. Fermentation lasts between 16 and 24 hours, depending on the climate. The farmers then transport the coffee from the Isanya Estate to the Kateshi dry mill, ready for its trip to our roastery.

  • Scores on the Doors

    When it comes to coffee, we like to think of speciality as the Nice List. Only top coffees make the grade: those picked by hand and awarded 80 points or more by certified Q Graders.

    Then, there’s the Naughty List (that’s commodity coffee). These low-grade coffees might contain bitter beans or be stripped from the plants rather than hand picked and hand sorted. Commodity coffee is the stuff you’ll find in most instant blends and chain café cups. It tastes well, mehh…

  • Roasting

    Selecting the finest beans means we never have to over-roast our coffees. Speciality beans are always picked by hand when perfectly ripe, meaning you don’t get any bitter-tasting underripe beans. Ripe coffee cherries, just like any fruit, are naturally sweet and beautifully flavourful. Coffee elf Andy roasts with these flavours in mind and creates bespoke roasting recipes for each coffee. The result? Coffee so good you’ll want to wrap it up and give it to yourself on Christmas morning… surprise!

  • The Nuts and Bolts

    Roast Style: Medium/dark roast

    Location: Northern Province

    Varietal(s): CAT-129, Java, Trial, F6 and Castillo

    Processing: Washed

    Altitude: 1,340 – 1,400 metres above sea level

    Country: Zambia

    Certification: Speciality, UTZ and Rainforest Alliance

    What does this all mean? Check out our Jargon Buster.

  • Why buy speciality coffee from us?

    Choosing to drink speciality coffee is an easy (and delicious) way of supporting real people. We go beyond Fairtrade standards to pay between 30 and 150% more than the going rate, ensuring the producers always receive a fair price for their quality goods. We source as directly as possible, too, by purchasing our unroasted beans through ethical importers. Keeping the chain short means even more makes it to the farmers, which is where it belongs.

  • Where does the name come from?

    Christmas is a time of magic but Chimpmas, oh my, it’s just mug-ical! Celebrate with these roasty toasty marzipany beans and an obligatory festive mug!

    We wish you a Merry CHIMPMAS and a Happy Brew Year! ☕?


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Matthew Harrison
Matthew Harrison
16:49 18 Feb 22
First and foremost, the coffee is excellent: varied, well chosen and with accurate tasting notes. I have found the subscription service to be reliable and good valuable - the coffee arrives fresh and undamaged, without over packaging and is packaged in such always as to be delivered through the letterbox. The website is a pleasure to use, and in addition to the coffee, there is a wide range of coffee making apparatus and consumables such as filters for V60 and Chemex. These are reasonably priced and always dispatched promptly. Finally, there is a knowledgeable human at the end of the phone should you have a question.
Veronica Wands
Veronica Wands
16:18 08 Feb 22
I look forward every week to receiving my lovely freshly roasted coffee beans and their quirky names always make me smile! The service is superb and speedy, nothing is ever a problem. I bought an Aeropress coffee maker for a Christmas present and had great advice from Laura. I would (and do) highly recommend them.
The Pethericks
The Pethericks
09:45 05 Feb 22
Where have you been all my life?!I can only drink decaf, and I drink it black, so it's got to be great coffee. Until now, I've never found one that doesn't have any bitterness or is weirdly weak. The "how many llamas ... " coffee is truly outstanding! Smooth, full of flavour, and sets my day up just nicely, thank you very much.Thank you Two Chimps. Great mornings are finally here.
Rachel Woods
Rachel Woods
09:44 16 Jan 22
I was really delighted with my Christmas hamper from ActionCOACH Oakham. Even more delighted that it contained your coffee. I like to seek out independent coffee roasters and I will be definitely be buying more - it was delicious!
nick holbrow
nick holbrow
12:34 25 Oct 21
Getting decent coffee is a pain, well at least it was. I discovered two chimps through a friend and I don’t regret it. They provide high quality coffee delivered to my door and there is always a different one to try. A lot of single origin coffees which all have different flavours, their coffee is ethically sourced. No query is too much trouble and their website is easy to use. However they don’t just do coffee but their hot chocolate is good, as are their teas. Mint tea with hot choc is fab I haven’t been allowed to try marmite hot choc. Free delivery is included what more could you wish for. My only complaint is I sometimes run out at the end of the month, perhaps I should order more ?, the ability to order 300g bags? Just a great local family business with excellent customer service.
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