States Coffee & Mercantile
Guatemala Guaya’B Coop
|Roaster Location:||Martinez, California|
|Coffee Origin:||Huehuetenango, Guatemala|
|Est. Price:||$12.00/8 ounces|
|Review Date:||June 2020|
|Acidity /Structure :||8|
Blind Assessment: Delicate, sweet, citrus-toned. Cocoa nib, tangerine zest, almond, freesia-like flowers, apricot in aroma and cup. Sweet in structure with pert acidity; full, syrupy mouthfeel. Quiet, easygoing finish with notes of cocoa nib and tangerine zest.
Notes: Certified organic. Available for delivery in the San Francisco Bay Area; no mail order. Produced by members of the Asociación Civil Guaya'b of the Typica, Bourbon, Caturra and Catuai varieties of Arabica and processed by the wet, or washed, method. Founded by roaster Keith Gehrke in 2015, States Coffee is a single-location, community-focused coffee shop in downtown Martinez, California, featuring coffee roasted in-house and artisan baked goods. Visit www.statescoffee.com for more information.
The Bottom Line : A straight-ahead, friendly Guatemala cup, certified organic.