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Casa Espresso: Guatemala, El Mirador, Washed

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From Nino @ Casa Espresso:

This is our first coffee imported via Third Wave Coffee Source. This coffee is a beautiful fruity coffee, very clean & juicy as a filter or any manual brew method.

Location & Farmer

Finca El Mirador is located in one of the most remote areas in Huehuetenango. The Lopez family have been growing coffee in this area for approximately 38 years. Back when they started cultivating coffee, there were no roads around this region and they had to transport the coffee on horses and mules for 3 days to get it to the nearest town in order to sell it.

Process

Washed and soaked in fresh water for 24 hours. Dried on raised beds for 15 days.

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Altitude: 1,550 – 1,720 masl
Farm/Coop: Finca El Mirador
Great for: Aeropress, Cafetiere, Filter
Origin: Central America/Guatemala
Process Method: Washed
Tasting Notes: Stone Fruit, Juicy
Varietals: Caturra, Catuai, Bourbon

When do we roast and post your coffee?

We roast on Tuesdays

All single 250g coffee orders will be despatched in letterbox friendly, recyclable packaging, by 1st Class postage. Larger quantities of coffees will be sent 2nd class.

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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.