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Trung Nguyen Creative 4 (Premium Culi) Coffee

Blend of culi (single, unsplit) beans of Arabica, Robusta, Chari and Catimor. Strong, very full-bodied and intense, with layers of complexity. 340g (12 oz) ground coffee suitable for Press, drip machine or Phin filter brewing.

Please select 340 gram ground or whole bean (250 gram).

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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 coffee 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.

If you are vegan or if you have any concerns about allergens, we suggest our new Saigon Cafe Blend, which we can promise are free of common allergens and 100% vegan.


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  1. 5 Star Review Delicious!

    I had been drinking the #5 but wanted to step my caffeine intake down a notch. #4 is still rich and deep and yummy and strong!

    Posted by on Jul 19th 2019

  2. 5 Star Review Chocolate

    A fabulous coffee. I can't drink a chocolate coffee daily, but it is a must for me.

    Posted by on Jul 6th 2019

  3. 5 Star Review Fab TN beans

    These are wonderful. So happy that Len’s been importing TN beans. We love to mix 50-50 with Mocharagua beans for our morning espresso or cap.

    Posted by on Jun 1st 2019

  4. 5 Star Review My Go To Coffees

    Trung Nguyen Creative 4 (Premium Culi) Coffee is my first go to coffee, followed by Saigon Café Blend. These two come the closest to what a purchased at the state's department store in Saigon. Two other coffee's we also like are Brazil Adrano Volcano Coffee from Poços de Caldas and Out of Africa, Blended Arabicas

    Posted by on Mar 10th 2019

  5. 5 Star Review Satisfying Taste

    My nephew visited Vietnam and brought back great tasting coffee. Sang Tao #4 is my new favorite. Taste great! I recommend to all who enjoy coffee.

    Posted by on Mar 4th 2019

  6. 5 Star Review Tha Beat!

    Love this coffee! Order it for myself and my kids all the time!

    Posted by on Feb 19th 2019

  7. 5 Star Review Delicious Trung Nguyen

    Our favorite coffee and favorite of the Trung Nguyen blends from our time living in Vietnam. Is perfect taste when using phin to make it.

    Posted by on Jan 30th 2019

  8. 5 Star Review My favorite coffee!

    The first time I had Vietnamese coffee I was hooked! I brought some home from Vietnam and was so happy when I found it at Len’s because my local Asian grocery stores only carry the basic Trung Nguyen coffee. That’s still great, but Creative #4 is my fave. It’s super smooth with a rich flavor and amazing smell! I make every coffee drinker I know try it!

    Posted by on Dec 8th 2018

  9. 5 Star Review THE most amazing coffee(s)

    Ever since coming back from Viet Nam and having loved the coffee there, we tracked down Len's Coffee. We can drink nothing else anymore no matter where it's from or how high the alleged quality. The #4 is the BEST with its chocolatey tones-so amazing.

    Posted by on Oct 4th 2018

  10. 5 Star Review This coffee is the BEST!

    This spring I traveled to Vietnam and brought back several bags of this for my husband and he is now hooked on it. While I was there we were told the lore that when the Vietnamese systematically tore up the opium fields they replaced it with robusta coffee plants and there is a slight residual effect.

    Posted by on Sep 18th 2018

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