|Roaster Location:||San Rafael, California|
|Coffee Origin:||Huehuetenango growing region, Guatemala|
|Est. Price:||$49.95/8 ounces|
|Review Date:||October 2015|
Crisply nutty, exuberantly floral. Almond, cedar, brown sugar, ripe orange, complex flowers (gardenia, lavender, rose) in aroma and cup. Round, deeply expressed acidity; plump mouthfeel. Cedar and orange carry into a sweet, mildly drying finish.
This is a special auction lot produced by El Injerto, one of Guatemala’s most celebrated coffee farms, from the admired bold-bean Pacamara variety of Arabica. Pacamara is a cross between the giant-beaned Maragogipe variety and Pacas, a selection of the heirloom Bourbon. Huehuetenango is a particularly admired Guatemala growing region. Founded in 1995, Equator Coffees & Teas is a women-owned wholesale coffee roasting company that focuses on sustainability in coffee-sourcing and business practices. Visit www.equatorcoffees.com or call 800-809-7687 for more information.
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This review originally appeared in the October, 2015 tasting report: Traditional Coffees of Central America: Quest for the Classic