FUEL OF VICTORY
Tasting Notes: Dark Chocolate, Caramel & Molasses
Region: Desa Kerawat, Red Badger
Indulge in the rich and robust experience of Retro Warrior's Fuel of Victory Coffee, a dark roast originating from the lush landscapes of Northern Sumatra. Renowned for its intricate cup character derived from the unique wet hulling process, this coffee is a symphony of flavors, accentuating the depth of dark chocolate, caramel, and molasses notes with a darker roasted profile.
What sets the Fuel of Victory apart is our commitment to ethical sourcing. With direct contact with the growers through our trusted importer, we ensure fair wages and continuous agricultural education for the communities that cultivate this exceptional coffee.
The inspiration for this blend emerged from a WWII poster depicting the Fruits of Victory. In true Retro Warrior style, we delved into the historical narrative, reimagining Lady America's hand adorned not with a canning jar of fruits and vegetables, but with a symbol of enduring vitality—coffee. Notably, we incorporated a nod to WWI history by featuring a can of George Washington Instant Coffee in her hand. Although our coffee is not "instant," this inclusion pays homage to a gentleman named George Constant Louis Washington (not the president) who's company, the G. Washington Coffee Company, became a major supplier of instant coffee during World War I and a popular household name in the U.S. in the 1940s. This innovation brought a taste of comfort to American soldiers, allowing them to enjoy a cup of coffee even in the midst of battle. Thus, the Fuel of Victory pays tribute to the idea that coffee played a crucial role in achieving victory.
Savor the blend that honors this historical connection, inviting you to experience not just a cup of coffee but a journey through time. Elevate your coffee ritual with the Fuel of Victory and join us in celebrating the enduring spirit that makes coffee the true essence of triumph.
Fuel of Victory has a rich, earthy flavor. This coffee works well for just about any application, espresso, pour-over, French Press, drip, AeroPress... we've done it all. We also love it as a cold brew! We offer a course ground option which can be used for either cold brew or French Press; and recommend Alto Cold Brew filters when brewing cold brew!