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Trung Nguyen Legendee Coffee (Creative 8 / Sang Tao 8)

Legendee Silver / Creative 8 is the most famous Trung Nguyen coffee, and the coffee most apt to surprise and delight tourists visiting Vietnam. Characteristics include an incredible natural sweetness. Many customers who regularly sweeten their coffee like this coffee unsweetened. Enjoy its pleasing acidity and aroma that is unsurpassed.

The Legendee family is one of the world's most famous branded coffees, and we are the only authorized distributor in the USA. Also sold under the name "Sang Tao 8", or Creative 8, in the domestic market. It is the flagship coffee of the original Creative Coffee series that made Trung Nguyen famous. Legendee is sometimes referred to as "weasel" coffee in Vietnam and we called it the Legendee Gold when it came in a gold foil package. The new design is silver and black.

Each bag of Legendee is shipped with a full-color card detailing the history and celebrity of this famous coffee.

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One of the world's most famous coffees, the Legendee is a unique enzymatically-treated coffee that releases flavors bound in the beans and not released under ordinary processing. The Legendee product is largely regarded as the world's most successful attempt to produce a coffee with the balance and flavor of the famous Kopi Luwak, or Civet/Weasel coffee. Trung Nguyen worked hard on achieving a new balance of Arabica and Excelsa beans in this formula.

Tourists to Vietnam often don't consider their visit complete until they have sat in a Trung Nguyen coffeehouse and tried the Legendee brewed by the single-cup Phin filters. We get a lot of comments also that the Legendee is more available here to buy on our site for home brewing than it is in Vietnam, and at a lower cost. Sometimes sold under the name "Sang Tao 8", or Creative 8, which is the exact same coffee.

A coffee that pleases all tastes, it makes an excellent gift that is sure to impress.

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.

Limit 6 per order, please!

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  1. 5 Star Review Absolutely the best coffee

    I have a friend that visited Vietnam a number of times bringing this particular coffee back. Just thankful I can purchase from you now.
    No acid taste. Wonderful aroma Just wonderful ????

    Posted by on Nov 1st 2023

  2. 5 Star Review Trung Nguyen Legendee Coffee (Creative 8 / Sang Tao 8) - Is Absolutely Amazing

    My husband and I fell in love with the flavor of this coffee! It is absolutely amazing! We were introduced to it by a family friend who lives in Vietnam and every time when he travels to USA we kindly ask for as much supply as he could bring. He has not been able to travel here and we discovered that we can purchase this coffee within US. It is pricey- but very delicious!

    Posted by on May 3rd 2023

  3. 5 Star Review Best flavored Vietnamese coffee ever!

    Years ago we hosted international students from Vietnam and then visited the country as well. I was first introduced to this coffee when the students would bring me the original golden package as a gift each year they came back. The families would also send periodic packages throughout the year when they would send their children care packages. We could NOT get this coffee in the U.S. at the time.

    When Len's started selling this I was over the moon! It is everything it is meant to be- delicious!!!

    Posted by on May 22nd 2022

  4. 5 Star Review Superb

    A wonderfully rich, fragrant coffee. Never bitter. This is my new favorite coffee, and that's saying a lot. Len sells a lot of terrific coffee, especially the other Vietnamese, Liberica, and the Civet coffees.

    Posted by on Feb 4th 2022

  5. 5 Star Review The absolute best coffee

    Simply the best. NO coffee com pares to it anywhere. Worth the high price

    Posted by on Nov 19th 2021

  6. 5 Star Review Current Favorite

    This is my current favorite coffee after trying many beans from around the world. I always end up coming back to Legendee for it's rich flavor and low acidity.

    Posted by on Apr 6th 2021

  7. 5 Star Review Super Coffee

    Thank you for great coffee. Super service. Truly appreciated.

    Posted by on Mar 12th 2021

  8. 5 Star Review The absolute best coffee

    The best coffee there is....simply put. I have been drinking it for 12 years

    Posted by on Feb 3rd 2021

  9. 5 Star Review Ledgendee, a coffee to remember

    Seventeen years ago, I visited Ho Chi Minh and Hanoi Vietnam. While there, I had coffee and cake at Trung Nguyen shops. At my first visit to Trung Nguyen in Ho Chi Minh, I purchased a coffee that came with a glass of light/cold tea and cake, about 1”x1”x1”. What a treat. As I finished and headed to the counter, there was a table of bagged coffees. I picked up three. One was a number 8. My Vietnamise is nonexistent. The man at the counter’s English was, well, he held up a calculator with the total. 400,000 dong. I saw myself washing dishes forever. Just before leaving the hotel, I had exchanged $US 100. The total came to $US 22.00. Truly a wonderful experience, even with the free heart check.

    On my return, I researched Trung Nguyen and found Heirloom Coffee, now Len’s. The numbering system here is the same as in Vietnam. All Trung Nguyrn coffees are a consistent treat for me. The Ledgendee has a finesse and smoothness, that rises to very special occasions, or if I just want to treat myself special. Avid coffee drinkers and non-coffee drinkers enjoy Ledgendee I have served.

    One recommendation, Ledgendee is so smooth that it is easy to make very strong. However you make coffee, try using a little less than for other coffees.

    Posted by on Sep 4th 2020

  10. 5 Star Review Smooth great coffee

    Excellent coffee

    Posted by on Mar 15th 2020

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