Ghost Town Coffee Roasters

Guatemala CODECH Women Producers

Location: Bozeman, Montana

Origin: Huehuetenango growing region, Guatemala

Roast: Medium-Light

Est. Price: $14.15/12 ounces

Review Date: November 2015

Agtron: 51/73

Aroma: 8

Acidity: 8

Body: 8

Flavor: 8

Aftertaste: 8

Blind Assessment:

Spicy and nutty with floral undertones. Cedar, turbinado sugar, hazelnut, myrrh, gardenia in aroma and cup. Round, low-toned acidity; lightly syrupy mouthfeel. Gently drying, cedar-toned finish.


This coffee is certified organically grown and Fair Trade Certified, meaning it was purchased from small-holding farmers at a “fair” or economically sustainable price. Huehuetenango is a particularly admired Guatemala growing region. This coffee was produced by CODECH Women Producers, 100% women-owned or -managed farms in the municipality of Concepcion Huista. Half of the proceeds from the sale of this coffee will go to support a women’s health workshop. Ghost Town is a small-batch roaster, wholesaler, equipment supplier and training resource located in Bozeman, Montana that takes great care in responsibly sourcing top-quality specialty coffees. Visit www.ghosttowncoffee.com call 406-586-0777 for more information.

Who Should Drink It: The quietly adventurous. Subtly original in aroma and flavor: crisply and sweetly pungent, incense-like.

This review originally appeared in the November, 2015 tasting report: Fair Trade Certified Coffees

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