Rare An icon for our rare genre coffee.


The world of coffee is like a pyramid. All of the coffee that Colonna selects and curates sits right up the top of that pyramid. The coffees in this genre are the glint at the very tip of the apex. These coffees are sought after and by their very nature are in short supply.

Rare Beans
Roast type

Rare beans only available for filter.

Bag Quantity

1 × 150g Rare Filter Beans

Deliver every

We're currently low on stock for these beans, but we're expecting more soon. If you choose to order them, please anticipate a slight delay in shipping your order. Sorry! We don't have enough beans in stock to fulfill that quantity. Register to be notified when these beans are available again.

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How this works

As the harvesting seasons change, the coffees in each Genre change. We try to showcase a new coffee in each Genre every 6 weeks.

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Our current rare beans

La Esperanza - Sudan Rume

Finding the perfect conditions for the Sudan Rume was no easy task — the variety is notoriously low yielding, and difficult to cultivate. After multiple tests by Café Granja La Esperanza, Las Margaritas farm was chosen, and what an excellent decision that proved to be.

With ideal soil and altitude the plants flourished in their carefully selected home. Picking occurs only at the peak of harvest to ensure enough perfect cherries for the carefully monitored natural process, culminating in one of the the most unique Colombian coffees we have ever tasted.

A complex and herbaceous cup, subtle notes of coriander lead into sweet papaya with a long, oolong tea finish.