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Casa Espresso - Honduras Altos De Erapuca

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Expect a brilliantly balanced cup profile. Lemon acidity hits at first, followed by sweet oranges and buttery caramel. A great all rounder.


Farm and processing

Finca Altos de Erapuca is located on the slopes of Honduras’ second highest mountain, Erapuca. Carlos Efrain Paz Sevilla owns the farm, and planted it with Catuai in 2008- the plants have only undergone a handful of harvests, the first being in 2014.

After the cherries have been picked they are transported further down the mountain side to a wet mill called Empresa Vecinos del Trigo where the coffee is pulped and soaked, then transported onto to Aruco - a dry mill where the coffee is laid out on patios to be sun-dried.

Brew guide

Small V60 - Dose: 15g - Brew weight: 250g - Brew water temp: 92C - Brew time: 2 mins 30 secs
Large V60 - Dose: 30g - Brew weight: 500g - Brew water temp: 93C - Brew time: 3 mins 30 secs
Aeropress - Dose: 15g - Brew weight: 250g - Brew water temp: 92C - Brew time: 2 mins

Espresso*
20g VST baskets - Dose: 20g - Brew weight: 45g - Brew temp: 94C - Brew time: 28-30secs
Standard Sanremo double baskets - Dose: 16g - Brew weight: 35g - Brew temp: 93C - Brew time: 26-28secs

*These espresso recipes were developed using a Sanremo Verona RS, and are designed to give a good extraction regardless of machinery and equipmenthowever
fine tuning the recipe to your machinery will bring the best out in this coffee.

Altitude: 1360 masl
Great for: Aeropress, Cafetiere, Espresso, Filter, With milk
Origin: Central America/Honduras
Process Method: Washed
Varietals: Catuai

Roasterr: Casa Espresso

RECYCLABLE Packaging: YES
LETTERBOX friendly (single bag): YES

Delivery prices to United Kingdom


Initial collection: Casa Espresso - West Yorkshire

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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.