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

GUATEMALA ANTIGUA LOS VOLCANES - Medium-Dark Roast Coffee

£6.00
ORI-GUANMD-BE250

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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JS
05/05/2021
Jocelyn S.
United Kingdom
Fabulous coffee

Remains our go to coffee, both love it!

HW
28/04/2021
Helen W.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Great cuppa

First time using red bar and ordering coffee - great service and delighted with the coffee

SD
20/04/2021
Stephen D.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
So special!

This coffee is really excellent. We bought it several times now and we love it. It’s strong but not bitter. Your customer service is ‘spot on’!

PB
14/04/2021
Paul B.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Great coffee Great Price great service

Can honestly say best coffee for the price and great service

RF
12/04/2021
Rosie F.
United Kingdom United Kingdom
Beautiful coffee

Beautiful coffee, delivered quickly and securely.