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Horsham Coffee Roaster: Costa Rica, Carlos Montero Don Eli, Washed

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For over three generations the Montero family has been producing coffee in the stunning mountains of Tarrazú, Costa Rica. Sitting at an altitude of 1,800 masl “La Pastora” micro region is rich in volcanic soil and known to offer some of the best quality in the area

Eli, the grandfather, worked throughout his childhood in coffee, and so did his son, Carlos Montero. Today, Carlos and his entire family are deeply involved at Don Eli Coffee farm and micro mill. They have been focusing on producing only speciality grade coffee since 2015 and seperate by farm and process to produce a range of high scoring microlots.

We have chosen a high scoring micro lot harvested from Catuai trees on the San Marcos farm. Only ripe coffee cherry was harvested and then processed using the African style double washed method. The double washed method involves a first fermentation after the fruit is removed followed by a grading process and then a second soak in fresh clean water.

This is a really bright, clean coffee with juicy fruit notes.

Brewing

This coffee works well with all filter brewers and espresso. For filter we recommend a 1 - 16 brew ratio, and for espresso a 1 - 2.2 brew ratio.

Example - Filter: 15g - 250ml // Espresso: 18g - 40g

Altitude: 1800 masl
Farm/Coop: Carlos Montero Don Eli
Great for: Aeropress, Cafetiere, Espresso, Filter, Stove Top, Black
Origin: Costa Rica, Central America
Region: Tarrazu, La Pastora
Process Method: Washed
Tasting Notes: Redcurrant, sweet lemon, vanilla, apple
Varietals: Catuai

Roasting and delivery information

All our web orders are usually dispatched next working day after the order is placed. We send out all UK Mainland orders using a next day tracked courier service

We always aim to delivery your coffee to you within 8 days of roasting and coffee is packaged in sealed, foil bags for maximum freshness

Delivery prices to United Kingdom


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Tasting record

Method Dose Grind Time Volume Comments
e.g. Espresso 18g Vario 1E 25secs 30ml A bit finer next time would be better.