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-Guatemala Acatenango Finca San Diego Buena Vista has the balance and structure of a well-rested coffee, and 'classic' Guatemala cup characteristics
-Guatemala Alotenango Finca Candelaria has refreshing acidity, and makes for a great dual-use brewed coffee/espresso
-Guatemala Volcan de Fuego Guacatepeque has an intermingling of malt sugar, and mandarin-like acidity, that makes for a nice, approachable cup.
We're always excited when Guatemala season begins, and these 3 lots are definitely starting us off on a good foot!
About a month ago, we did a short demo at a lecture series here in Oakland called Nerd Nite. We were excited to be invited back to teach one of their "Field Trips", a longer, more hands-on demo at Tech Liminal (one of our favorite places to teach coffee roasting). In a matter of 2 hours, a class of 20 tasted different brewed coffee, roasted coffee in popcorn poppers, learned about a few other roasting methods and learned some basic brewing methods.
Burundi Mwaro Rusamana is complex with tea notes and fruit flavors.
Colombia Familia Guerra - La Gallineta has apple juice, pear, golden plum with a nectar-like body.
Rwanda Gakende Ruli has a medium body with...