Jailbreak: Red Blend

Brown sugar, cacao, hazelnut, apricot jam.

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This is Jailbreak, our red blend. It focuses on sweetness, balance, and clarity, while also being easy and super forgiving to work with.

The blend is named after my own personal jail break many years ago. Before the days of Hasbean, I was a prison officer and I roasted coffee in my free time. But Hasbean gave me the opportunity to leave that world behind and live my dream of being a full-time coffee roaster. For a longer version of this story, please have a read of How Hasbean Began. 😊

Our range of coffees here at Hasbean changes with the seasons, so throughout the year different coffees come and go. We update our blends as this happens to reflect that seasonality. The coffees in this season’s Jailbreak are:

  • 40% Costa Rica Sumava Finca Monte Llano Bonito
  • 30% Bolivia Don Carlos Washed Bourbon
  • 30% Brazil Carmo Estate Pulped Natural Yellow Bourbon

In the cup you immediately get brown sugar that mixes beautifully with cocoa. After that there's a shift towards hazelnut with a yellow fruit sweetness which reminds us of apricot jam.


    Brown sugar, cacao, hazelnut, apricot jam.

    Roast Information
    Medium dark – nice and steady through crack to develop the sweetness, dropping right at the end of the gap with maybe a pop or two of second.

    Brew Recipe Recommendation
    Dose: 18.5g
    Yield: 34g
    Time: 30–32 seconds