El Gran Café
The Aurora Project
|Roaster Location:||Antigua, Guatemala|
|Coffee Origin:||Antigua growing region, Guatemala|
|Est. Price:||$10.00/12 ounces|
|Review Date:||October 2020|
Blind Assessment: Crisply sweet, balanced. Cocoa nib, almond, red grape, cedar, a hint of magnolia in aroma and cup. Sweet structure with pert acidity; satiny-smooth mouthfeel. The gently drying finish centers around sweet nut and red grape notes with cedar undertones.
Notes: Produced at Beneficio La Esperanza from trees of the Bourbon, Caturra and Catuai varieties of Arabica and processed by the washed method. El Gran Cafe is a coffee shop located in the heart of Antigua, Guatemala whose mission is to roast and serve organic-certified coffees produced at its own Finca La Esperanza and Finca El Pintado just outside of town. Featured in El Gran Cafe’s lineup are also coffees from friends and neighbors in the region, along with award-winning and exceptional coffees from other regions of Guatemala. Visit https://elgran.cafe/ for more information.
The Bottom Line: Balanced, crisp, perky: a friendly, sweet Guatemala cup.