Blend of culi (single, unsplit) beans of Arabica, Robusta, Chari and Catimor. Strong, very full-bodied and intense, with layers of complexity. One of the most popular coffees served by our café and coffee shop customers since 2005. 340g (12 oz) ground coffee suitable for Press, drip machine or Phin filter brewing.
Please select 340 gram ground or whole bean (250 gram).
Sorry, we are out of the whole bean.
This coffee is a gourmet's dream blend. Trung Nguyen puts together carefully selected Culi (unsplit "peaberries") from 4 different varieties. A lot of care and balancing goes into this coffee, and Trung Nguyen is rewarded by many loyal Vietnamese drinkers who proclaim this their favorite brew.
There are a lot of complex flavors in this coffee, and it also runs a little to the bitter and acid tastes, which is a plus for people who want a full-bodied coffee experience. If you like strong coffee, double up on this one and go for the gusto! In winter this is a comfort coffee, with its rich, appetite-awakening flavor and aroma.
Many restaurants and coffeeshops serve this coffee as their one, representative "Vietnamese coffee" in the Phin single-serving filter. Sometimes fans of this coffee will double it up in the small filter and drink it espresso-strength.
Culi-based coffees have an edge to them that is lost if stored in the fridge as iced coffee concentrate. Drink it fresh... and brew it right onto ice if you can. It's a sipping coffee when made strong, delightful in every taste.
At one level tablespoon per cup you get a mild but broad taste. At 1.5 or 2 tablespoons you get that intense flavor it is famous for.
As with most Vietnamese coffees, if you can control the temperature you can get different effects. At 185° brewing you accent all the extra flavor tones and the chocolate/vanilla hints. At 205° you lose those flavor tones and get a more American-style coffee.
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.
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I recently purchased of this Trung Nguyen Creative 4 coffee while on a trip to Vietnam and it is outstanding. Dark, Rich with a chocolate taste. Its great hot or cold. I'm glad I found it at a great price at Len's Coffee shop. I have sent it to family members and also will be giving as gifts this holiday season. Will be buying more.
Posted by Thomas Beckmann on Nov 30th 2023
My favorite coffee
Every year the hospital that I worked for held a raffle to raise funds for those struggling to meet their medical costs. Our very international House Staff put together a basket of international coffees. I won this amazing prize and of all the coffees THIS was my favorite. I’ve been ordering it ever since, and I especially like the subtle chocolaty undertones.
Posted by Unknown on Nov 18th 2023
Think dark and rich!
I like all Trung Nguyen coffees and each one has its own profile. Everyday would be Type S for the most bang for the buck. For special occasions the #4 can offer a lot of flavor.
Posted by Donald B on Oct 27th 2022
#4 is my absolute favorite coffee you offer! My entire family as well as guests for coffee rave about this coffee.
Posted by Thomas Benson on Aug 25th 2022
Whole Beans #4
Love this coffee in any form. I always try to buy pounds at a time!!! I hate to be withought. Nothing tastes as good.
Posted by Sara on Apr 27th 2022
Always in My Order
Simply one of the best. I always include a couple of bags when ordering. Suggest using cone filters as others drain really slow.
Posted by BENJAMIN TAYL0R on Apr 6th 2022
I have been using this coffee for several years with a comment of one word… OUTSTANDING! Everyone one who has tasted this coffee always says, “Where can I get some of this coffee?”
Posted by Thomas Benson on Feb 23rd 2022
We grind freshly every morning & usually combine with Mexican Mocha to make in our RIO VAPORE espresso machine.
Posted by David on Aug 4th 2021
Full of flavors
The number 4 is a rich coffee with a stronger brew with subtle chocolate tones.
Posted by Don Barth on Jul 11th 2021
What a find!
Takes me back to my trip to Vietnam. Add a little condensed milk and I am a happy camper every morning.
Posted by A-M on Jul 8th 2021
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