ORIGIN: Central American Blend (50% Guatemala/50% El Salvador)
FLAVOR: Great aroma, very clean, smooth mouthfeel, a nice syrupy-sweetness, medium acidity, great body and notes of caramel, cocoa, and lemon tart with some floral hints on a pleasant, lingering finish.
The Guatemala Huehuetenango Dulce Leonarda Estate’s farmlands cover roughly 590 acres and vary in elevation from 5,000 to 5,400 feet, making this a true SHB grade (Strictly Hard Bean) Guatemala arabica. The family produces an assortment of 100% shade grown Bourbon, Catuai and Caturra varietals, handpicks their cherries and operates their own wet mill right at the farm. Parchment is transported to the exporters dry mill located in Escuintla, where it is brought down to its green state. Annual yield for the Dulce is only about 1,000 bags per year and you can only get it here!
El Salvador's Mapache Coffee maintains a strong commitment to the well-being of the coffee forests, ensuring that every farm has a canopy protecting the coffee plants and soil. Their modern wet mill uses limited amounts of water during the washing process, then recycles and reuses that water in the same process. All the remaining pulp from the wet milling process is incorporated back into the farms as compost, returning key nutrients to the soil. Mapache’s Strickly High Grown beans are of the Bourbon and Pacas varieties make up the majority of the crops here in this region.
We enjoy this blend often, especially on espresso and a vacuum brewer.
Please select the correct grind for your brewing method. Best if stored sealed at room temperature.