Guatemala Laguna De Ayarza Natural
berries • chocolate
- roasted & shipped the same day
- In stock, ready to ship
Guatemalan coffees are rich in flavor with an underlying sweetness and are often among our best-selling offerings. This coffee gives you everything you want to have in a great Guatemalan coffee, but with an added fruited twist due to its unique natural processing. In fact, this is the first dry-processed Guatemalan bean we have ever offered! Berries and Chocolate is always a winning combination and this coffee perfectly balances rich sweetness with a bright fruited finish. We believe this coffee will be a favorite for many of our regulars!
Region:laguna de ayarza
Flavor Notes: berries • chocolate
complex • juicy • creamy
Varietal: caturra • yellow catuai • bourbon
Recommended Brew Method:
espresso • drip • pour over
Discerning Cooperatives like El Porvenir cup through every turn-in, evaluating the pickings they receive from their members, rejecting those that don't pass muster and creating distinct profiles of those approved. The Ayarza Wine Series is a collection of deeply fruited, markedly winey coffees, each processed differently: Washed, honey, and natural processed. Each of these display intense fruits, slightly fermented character reminiscent of wine, candied sweetness, and depth of body, each through their unique lens.
Cooperativa El Porvenir represents the hard work and dedication of nine producing families and twenty eight farms in the area surrounding Laguna de Ayarza, in South East Guatemala. Farming families include the Lorenzo, Zapata, Aguirre, Najera, Mendez, Sandoval, Ortega, Martinez, and Barrera families. Average growing altitude in this region is 1800 MASL, and coffees are processed at 1500 MASL. Farmers grow red and yellow Catuaí, Pache, and red and yellow Bourbon. Coffees are dried 5-6 days on the patios, then finished in guardióas. Shade trees in this area include broadleaf and conifers.
On-Demand Roasting Explained
I'm sure that you've seen notes on our website about how 'We don't roast until you want it." or "Roasted Fresh After You Order", but have you thought about why and how we setup our business to do that?