LOOK: Candid Coffee offers two festive coffee blends to remind you of the holidays

’tis the season to be jolly, fa-la-la-la-la, la-la-la-latte

Christmas day is officially on December 25. That much is certain. But in the Philippines, Christmas begins as early as September. The moment that Christmas decors are being put up, Jose Mari Chan memes pop out, and the malls are abuzz with his songs, you know you’ve hit the -ber months.

With the festivities fast approaching, many businesses have started creating holiday-themed items. Online shops have begun selling Christmas decor, while food brands have started devising items that either taste or look festive. And yes, Candid Coffee is one of them.


This coming holiday season, Candid Coffee has debuted two distinct coffee blends: the JMC and the Cherry Rum Cake. And both come with a unique flavor profile of their own!

The JMC and Cherry Rum Cake

A blend loosely inspired by a certain Christmas icon, the JMC “brings back the nostalgic and timeless appeal of ‘barako’ brew”. This is achieved by blending Liberica blend (harvested from Batangas) with Arabica beans from South Cotabato. Thus, the tasting notes include peanut brittle, jackfruit candy, and tablea chocolate — tons of local flavors.

Photo from Candid Coffee

Photo from Candid Coffee

On the other hand, the Cherry Rum Cake is a BERRY festive blend inspired by the lovechild of a fruitcake and a black forest cake. The blend features an experimental coffee from Colombia and natural-processed Arabica beans from Mt. Apo. When sampling this blend, you will get notes of rum, cherry, blackcurrant, pound cake, and cacao nibs. Yum!

Photo from Candid Coffee

Photo from Candid Coffee

How to Order

Limited stocks are available for these two blends, so make sure to order them before they run out! You can get your coffee fix and more by contacting Candid Coffee on Instagram. For orders, you can fill up this order form, and the store will contact you in a jiffy. Happy shopping!

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