Guatemala Las Amapolas
|Taste profile:||chocolate, berries, red wine|
|Altitude:||1350 – 2000 mamsl|
|Area:||Huehuetenango – Las Amapolas|
|Variety:||Caturra, Typica, Bourbon, Catuaí|
Guatemala is high altitude country, but coffee is only grown to 2000 mamsl. It has ideal, volcanic, soil for cultivation. The grains mature more slowly and have a harder core. It is caused by long, warm, sunny days and short but cold and humid nights.
9,30€ – 35,00€
Freshly roasted coffee beans just as you like it! Try roasted coffee beans Guatemala for a bright, berry flavour and red winey aftertaste. First and even most importantly, we have loved this one for years and we think we can never stop. However, this is certainly one of yours favourite.
About the country
Guatemala is high altitude country with volcanic, feral soil, but coffee here can grow to 2000 mamsl. It has ideal, volcanic, soil for cultivation. The grains mature more slowly and have a harder core. It is caused by long, warm, sunny days and short but cold and humid nights.
Guatemalan Cup of Excellence
Guatemala coffee institute organise every year a competition in best taste of specialty coffee. It´s called Cup of Excellence. This competiton has it´s own certificated judges, who are approved by Institute of Specialty Coffee. This competition grades best twelve lots, most of them is usually from the same farms.This suggest that best farms produce best coffee no matter of which variety.
Classification: SHB EP = strictly hard bean
Coffee trees grow at altitude up to 2000 mamsl, which is really high for any plants to grow. Despite this fact, the coffee from here are really unique. The number two fact of uniqueness because of transport from war country to the whole wide world. We are really grateful for projects like Long Miles – they do a really good job.
In this blend we can mostly find Caturra, because that is a very common variety in Guatemala. Above all it contains Typica, Catuaí and Bourbon as well.
Collection of cherries happened at April 2020.
SCA scored this blend on 85.5 points, which by any means it´s a high appreciated, tasteful cup of specialty coffee.
Try once, next time yours roasted coffee beans Guatemala will charm you even most!
If you ever drinked guatemalan coffee, you must certainly know what we are talking about.