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Free Samples!

Welcome to our Sample Store! Here you can find all our currently available free samples. Samples allow you to try something new, risk-free, or get sample sizes to share with your friends. The selection changes from time to time, so check back often - and if you see something you like, get it today! We hope you enjoy our free gift to you!

 

Free Samples available with minimum $10 order:

Sumatra Lintong
- Rare varietal

Island of Sumatra, Lake Toba region
Traditional Batak house in the Lintong coffee region
overlooking Lake Toba

An exciting new addition to our heirloom coffee selection, this Arabica has a fantastic aroma and smooth, low-acid taste that nonetheless has the desirable "edge" that sharpens the palate. When ground fine, it makes a really exceptional espresso, all intense flavor with no trade-offs. (Although, as is generally the case with Arabica, it produces only a thin layer of crema.)

The island of Sumatra has a unique geography, featuring high plateaus with steep drop-offs to the ocean. The combination supports several prized heirloom varieties of coffee, including this Arabica from the Lintong growing region located near Lake Toba. Sumatra Lintong gains much of its unique character from its processing methods, which involve a partial wet-process followed by a three stage drying cycle which "cures" the unroasted bean.

True premium Lintong coffee is very difficult to secure right now. We have bought a supply of green, unroasted beans and formed a partnership with a local coffeehouse roaster, allowing us to roast the coffee as needed and allowing us to offer Lintong without fear of market fluctuations interrupting our supply. Lintong needs to be roasted with care, since the cured bean roasts to a slightly lighter color than other beans and requires a delicate touch; the result is extraordinary.

People who like this often enjoy:

  • Trung Nguyen Creative Five
  • Indochine Estates coffees
  • Highlands Moka Blend

Sumatra Lintong

(Limit one free gift per order)   

Vietnamese Excelsa Coffee
- Exotic new variety

Vietnamese excelsa coffee region
Central Highland Coffee Plantation











Excelsa is one of the four remaining genetically distinct commercial species of coffee and accounts for about 7% of world coffee production. It is used in Vietnam as a blending coffee, being added to other varieties of coffee to add complexity and depth. It's a vital ingredient in Trung Nguyen's blended coffees, including the famous Gourmet Blend, Buon Me Thuot Special, and Creative Four.

Our Excelsa was grown on one of Indochine Estates' coffee farms in the Dalat Highlands area of Vietnam. They have been processed by the traditional sun-drying method made possible by Vietnam's reliably long, hot summer. This all-dry process is sometimes called a "honey" process.

Excelsa has a distinctive tart, fruity, dark, mysterious taste. In blends, it enhances the middle and back palate and lingering finish of the coffee, giving the cup more substance and power. Brewed on its own, it is a compelling and unique coffee experience, like a good Scotch.

People who like this often enjoy:

  • Trung Nguyen Creative Four or Gourmet Blend
  • Indochine Dark
  • Liberica

Vietnamese Excelsa Coffee

(Limit one free gift per order)   

Indochine Estate's Highland Peaberry Robusta

High altitude peaberry Robusta
Robusta growing in shade of avocado trees

Vietnamese Robusta is the secret ingredient in Italian espresso. Its lush body, chocolatey taste, and excellent aftertaste are a product of the rich soil in Vietnam, and the fact that they are able to sun-dry the coffee cherries, which develops Robusta's natural sweetness. This peaberry Robusta is almost entirely peaberries, extremely high-quality and hand graded, for the most complex and flavorful brew.

People who like this often enjoy:

  • Trung Nguyen Creative One
  • Indochine Dark
  • Highlands Traditional Blend

Indochine Estate's Highland Peaberry Robusta

(Limit one free gift per order)   

Indochine Espresso Pods

NEW! Indochine Estate's Espresso is on par with the best: It is rich and strong, with the lingering aroma and full body of heritage Bourbon Arabica, and no excessive bitterness. These pods were created especially for us and are as fresh as can be, and each pouch of three pods is sealed to retain that freshness.

This sample is absolutely free, but the minimum order size of $10 still applies. Please note: We can only honor one free gift per order.

Main Indochine Estates Coffee shopping page

Indochine Estates Espresso

  • Pack of 3 ESE Espresso Pods
(Limit one free gift per order)   

Indochine espresso coffee

Instant Coffee Sample Pack

This free gift includes 1 packet Passiona Sugar-Free G7, 2 packets Original G7, and 2 packets Pure Black G7 (a total of 5 items), with brewing instructions.

This sample is absolutely free, but the minimum order size of $10 still applies. Please note: We can only honor one free gift per order.

Main Instant Coffee shopping page

Free G7 Instant Coffee Sample

  • Free Sample Pack: 1 packet Passiona G7, 2 packets Original G7, and 2 packets Pure Black G7
(Limit one free gift per order)   

G7 sampler pouch

Flower Oolong Tea

This top-quality Oolong tea is named Flower Oolong because it is composed of tightly hand-rolled tea buds, each containing two or three leaves. When brewed, they unfold, origami-like, into charming tea flowers floating in a lovely jade-green cup. This is 100% oolong tea leaves (no literal "flowers" - it's just a description).

We're offering this as a free sample now because we want to be sure everyone can try it. It's that good! Smooth, free of astringency and very easy to drink, with a full flavor that invites a second cup. Minimally processed and thus "fresher" in taste than Chinese oolong.

This sample contains enough loose-leaf tea to brew two cups. It is absolutely free, but the minimum order size of $10 still applies. Please note: We can only honor one free gift per order.

Main Oolong Tea shopping page





Flower Oolong Tea

(Limit one free gift per order)
  

Flower oolong tea leaves