GUATEMALA ANTIGUA LOS VOLCANES - Dark Roast Coffee
GUATEMALA ANTIGUA LOS VOLCANES - Dark Roast Coffee
GUATEMALA ANTIGUA LOS VOLCANES - Dark Roast Coffee
GUATEMALA ANTIGUA
GUATEMALA ANTIGUA LOS VOLCANES - Dark Roast Coffee
Guatemala Antigua Dark Roast Coffee Tasting Profile
GUATEMALA ANTIGUA
GUATEMALA ANTIGUA

GUATEMALA ANTIGUA LOS VOLCANES - Dark Roast Coffee

£6.00

Here at Redber we only Roast to Order - All of our Coffees are fresh and never stored!

The El Pensativo cooperative, from which we source our Antigua coffee, is located near the volcanoes of Acatenango and Fuego. Known collectively as La Horqueta, the volcanoes are always active but to a low level. The volcanic activity of the region creates an abundance of micronutrients in the air and soil and makes the coffee both delicious and relatively easy to grow.

El Pensativo was established in 1972 and has grown in production quantity and quality almost every year since then. With the help of another cooperative, they have been financed to upgrade the production equipment of local producers and provide experts to improve yield and final cup quality.

The collection ‘Antigua’ is made up of several local microlots which are very small scale and family run. The coffee cherries are dried on the roofs of the houses on the steep mountain side. Once it has undergone a drying process it is shipped to the cooperative for cupping and exporting.

The final coffee we receive is perfectly balanced with sweet caramel and exotic fruit. It finishes with a subtle citrus like acidity and a hint of hazelnut. The aroma of the coffee is sweet and the body smooth. It makes for a really pleasant drink however it is brewed. Our most recently lot was cupped at 83.

What you need to know...

  • Flavours - Caramel, Exotic Fruit, Hazelnut
  • Aroma - Sweet Milk Chocolate
  • Body - Smooth
  • Acidity - Citric

The finer details... 

  • Origin: Guatemala
  • Region: Antigua
  • Farm: Members of Cooperativa El Pensativo
  • Altitude: 1,550- 2000 metres above sea level
  • Variety: Bourbon, Typica, Catuai, Caturra
  • Processing: Fully washed & Sun dried

 

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05/21/2020
Darren S.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
GUATEMALA ANTIGUA LOS VOLCANES

This is my favourite for cappuccino...can't do without it. Highly recommend. I buy the beans.

AR
05/06/2020
Andy R.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Coffee to my door

Great coffee delivered to my door to keep me going in lockdown

EM
04/29/2020
Eian M.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Better coffee

For the past eight years I’ve bought from Origin in Cornwall. My brother asked me to try Redber and bought me the espresso sample pack... I was really happy and I’ve just had my second 1kg bag of beans... Oh yes and I’m saving £5.50 per kilo

DT
04/29/2020
David T.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Delicious, great service

Delicious, rich bold and round and recently roasted.

DW
04/23/2020
david W.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Recent purchase

4 difference coffees bought. Fast delivery given the current issues. Only tried the cafe Francis so far but great taste and high quality.