Estate is located around 3,000 feet above sea level. It is an older
estate dating back to the 1950's. These beans are of the Catimore
variety, in which a program is in place to uproot and replant all
the shrubs every eight years which allows cherries to be be harvested
from young trees, largely disease free.
The "AB" in the
name refers to beans size, with "AA" being the largest
(18+ screen), then "AB" (17 screen).
Wet break: Cedar. Flavors: Chocolate, sweet caramel, pipe tobacco,
stone fruit. Clean cup and surprisingly bright. These beans make
for a really nice cup of coffee, especially considering the relatively
Roasting Tips: City + or even
Full City seems to be the sweet spot. These beans are grown at a
moderately high altitude, so can are fairly hard and can take a
good amount of heat, but do be careful not to apply too much at
a time (for roasters that have manual heat control.