Daily Archive for September 22nd, 2008

Costa Rica El Puente “Caturra Miel”

We’re going for sweetness with this week’s roast.  This Caturra was carefully prepared for Sweet Maria’s by a great farm in the Puente Ecologica (a coop owned by 6 farmers) and demonstrates how pulp natural Centrals are really coming into their own.  The “miel” process does indeed impart a honey sweetness in the cup and this particular lot balances this with a fair bit of fruity brightness.  We kept the roast in the City+ range with a final thermoprobe temperature of 431 degrees.  Roast times averaged 15:30 minutes.

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