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Trung Nguyen Creative 3 Sparrow Arabica (Se) - 3-Pack

Select single-source Buon Me Thuot Highland Arabica, a variety grown only in Vietnam. Se means "Sparrow", the name given to this indigenously developed varietal. A sweet, refreshing coffee with no bitterness. Floral and vanilla notes; extremely versatile.

This is a 3-Pack of 12 oz bags (340 grams) for ground coffee. Total weight is ~2.25 lb of coffee. Creative 3 is not available in whole bean, sorry.

We are selling the Creative line of coffees in 3-Packs now, to be more economical for us and our customers.

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The Trung Nguyen Creative Three (Arabica Se) is one of the world's most select and superior Arabica coffees. The Se stands for "Sparrow". The Sparrow Arabica is a cultivar grown exclusively in Vietnam and is noted for its mild acidity and superb balance. We often describe it as "what a donut-shop coffee wants to be when it grows up"!

If you object to the flavors in the new hybrid Arabicas, which can be redolent of licorice, lemon or barley, you will enjoy the fully old-world taste of this fine Arabica.

The Arabica Se is such a great combination of mild acidity and balanced aroma and taste that it is well suited as an all-purpose coffee, served any time of day and excellent for icing.

It's also a perfect dessert coffee, being a little sweet and wonderfully rich, so it isn't eclipsed by your Tiramisu. Iced, it should be brewed strong. It's impossible to make the Se bitter by brewing, so use it in any brewing method and feel free to double the amount of grinds or even make it Turkish-style if you begin with whole bean and grind it fine.

This coffee is also a good candidate for cold brewing, where it picks up floral tones and becomes a low-acid but flavorful coffee when used in an iced coffee concentrate.

The Se works well in any brewing method, including even basket filter drip machines.

Allergy note: The special butter-roast process that gives Trung Nguyen coffees their unique flavor and aroma is a proprietary recipe and we cannot promise that it is safe for individuals with severe allergies to any vegetable oil, such as soy

We also can't promise it's vegan, but it is certified Halal and safe for lacto-vegetarians.

$41.85
Limit 2 per order, please!
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  1. 5 Star Review Delicious Coffee!

    I usually order the Trung Nguyen Buon Me Thuot S coffee and I haven't had Creative No. 3 for some time now. I was surprised at how good it is. I am enjoying it, and hope I will be able to get more of it in the future.

    Posted by on Jan 27th 2024

  2. 5 Star Review Wife's favorite coffee

    I brought this back from Vietnam while on a trip. My wife loved it but I didn't expect to be able to get it again until I found this site. We tried the other versions from this company but preferred 3 the most. The speed of shipping and everything else from Lens has been great.

    Posted by on Jan 11th 2024

  3. 4 Star Review 3rd favorite

    This is my 3rd favorite in the Trung Nguyen Creative series. This is especially good in a coconut smoothie on those hot summer days.

    Posted by on Dec 23rd 2023

  4. 5 Star Review My All Time Favorite.

    Just purchased a Kuerid 75 Platnum with the MyCup pod included. Two level teaspoons into the filterbasket and the best cuppa ever in less than a minute.

    Posted by on Mar 9th 2023

  5. 5 Star Review Just the best

    I love this coffee, been drinking it for years. Very smooth, never bitter n slightly chocolatey . Just try it and you will see what we drinkers of C3 mean.

    Posted by on Oct 2nd 2022

  6. 5 Star Review Best Coffee

    I have found this coffee line to be the best I have ever tried and now consistently order. No acidity, sweet, rich and the only coffee I ever have had the pleasure to drink and enjoy black!

    Posted by on May 20th 2022

  7. 5 Star Review We love it

    Our family has been using this coffee for the past 12 years. All coffee drinkers in my family loves it.

    Posted by on May 18th 2022

  8. 5 Star Review I love this coffee

    I am so lucky to have found this coffee many years ago in Vietnam but then to have Len and his Coffee Crew be able to supply it to me in the USA is wonderful. Smooth coffee flavor, never bitter and seems to create a good crema in my espresso machine even though the grind is not as fine as I would normally use. Only preground is available, no beans but it still makes great coffee in a French Press, espresso machine and metal Chemex filter. You should at least try it once but be warned it is addictively delicious

    Posted by on Feb 21st 2022

  9. 5 Star Review My Favorite

    Deep robust flavor with a suttle chocolate aftertaste.
    My very favorite for many years.

    Posted by on Sep 1st 2021

  10. 5 Star Review Bargaining Chip Coffee

    In our house the last cup of this coffee in the pot is used as a bargaining chip to exchange chores and meal cooking duties, it's that good!

    Posted by on Feb 10th 2021

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