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Guatemala Tres Gigantes Single Origin Espresso

$21.00

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Tasting Notes
  • Dried peach 
  • Chocolate
  • Honey 
  • Key-lime pie 
  • Almonds 
  • Nougat 
About Me

This coffee is from San Marcos, a department in Guatemala that stretches to the Pacific Ocean in the south and borders Mexico to the west. The area is known for its captivating landscape - the Cuchumatanes mountains in the north and a chain of volcanoes in the south. In fact, it’s these “three giants” - volcanoes San Antonio, Tacaná, and Tajumulco - that this coffee is named after. Tajumulco is actually the highest peak in Central America at 4220 meters above sea level, closely followed by Tacaná at 4092 masl: giants indeed!

Typically, up to 20 farmers contribute their coffee to Tres Gigantes lots, however, this particular lot was grown and processed by only three producers. Coincidentally all three producers - Agapito, Edgar, and Eduardo - all share the surname Orozco, although they are not blood-related. Their coffees were all processed (fully washed) at the farms where they were grown, and then brought together to form this community lot.

ORIGIN: GUATEMALA

REGION: SAN MARCOS

ELEVATION: 1300 - 1800 MASL

VARIETY: 50% CATURRA | 50% BOURBON

PROCESS: WASHED

Roast Type

Espresso roast. Suitable for espresso machines and stovetops. A great place to start your coffee at home journey.

Roaster

PADRE COFFEE'S dedicated roasting team put all of their time and energy into the curation of a diverse, accessible and ever-changing range of premium single origin and blended coffee beans, which we’re proud to source from traders and farmers all around the world that know the value of quality and believe - as we do - in ethical and sustainable production.

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