Chochajau

Berry, Peach, Incense, Spices

Variety: Bourbon, Caturra, Catuai, Typica

Processing: Washed

Crop Year: 2016

Origin: Atitlan, Guatemala

Producer: Cerro Lancandon Chochajau

Altitude: 1600-1800m

This coffee will have traveled very far to meet you, unless you're living on the pristine shores of Lake Atitlan in the Guatemalan highlands. Tended by expert farmers on the Cerro Lancandon farm near the lake, these beans took advantage of the mountain's volcanic history to produce some extraordinary flavors. These beans were soaked and washed three times before being spread out to air-dry. The care taken in consistent processing lead to remarkably strong flavors: a ripe berry sweetness paired with a sultry spice taste creates an intense cup of coffee that you'll be sure to remember. Some nice peach notes and hints of incense fill out the aroma, making for a coffee that's as enticing to brew as it is to drink!

Encore! We got so much positive feedback about this coffee and we could source more so we are happy to ship it again. Enjoy!

Sam Guenther

Member Since
November '16
10stars b7d0bda0310969033433830e28a863844525eed66031a28909e01440c470fc80

Super smooth

This has been one of the best coffees I have received since I joined the club. Amazing flavor and super smooth.

06/21/17

Louis Elovitz

Member Since
October '15
10stars b7d0bda0310969033433830e28a863844525eed66031a28909e01440c470fc80

Chochajau

Flavorful, medium roasted to perfection, delicious

06/21/17

Matthew Titus

Member Since
December '15
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Gone in 4 Days

The quality of EVERY coffee we receive is simply incredible. This one was special. So easy to drink yet it carried a flavor that really stood out. We drank it all in just 4 days! Always looking forward to our next delivery.

06/21/17

Randall LaLonde

Member Since
July '15

Another winner

Unpronounceable name, but excellent coffee. If you prefer light to medium roasts, and something different to try every time, this club is for you.

06/22/17

Anonymous

Member Since
May '16
10stars b7d0bda0310969033433830e28a863844525eed66031a28909e01440c470fc80

A+

This has probably been my favorite coffee yet. Such great flavor!

06/22/17

Ryan Morton

Member Since
January '15
9stars c58729f5103ff4590617db3549eb955fdf8c2b8a5189f5adb5f5c5b2399e076c

Solid Coffee

I really enjoyed this coffee when I did a Japanese iced coffee method in my V60. It has been full flavored in my Aeropress as well. Wish it had more of the sweet, fruity notes.

06/23/17

Robert Ripplinger

Member Since
November '15
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Once I got this dialed in it was a great coffee. Very juicy with sweet fruity notes.

07/04/17

Benjamin Schilling

Member Since
March '17
9stars c58729f5103ff4590617db3549eb955fdf8c2b8a5189f5adb5f5c5b2399e076c

Full flavored

Really liked this coffee in pour over--rich and full bodied.

07/07/17

Chase Steele

Member Since
June '17
7stars 47a7352655fa3ded048196554760f61df8d9125f29993e54d673bd8cd254c1f2

Wide Range of Flavor

The incense and spices are most prevalent to me in this cup. As it cools, a nice sweetness follows. Although a prefer a little lighter roast, this was a great cup. Done on v60

07/15/17

Adam Farmer

Member Since
November '16
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First pouch after coming back - one of my favs!

This is a solid coffee. The flavors seem quite mellow to me, but very enjoyable. I'm brewing it each morning with my Chemex and drinking it chilled in the afternoon. It has been a very welcome, unique surprise.

07/18/17

Bethany Stovall

Member Since
April '16

Wonderful

I've had this subscription for over a year, and this was probably the best ever. Wonderfully smooth and such a balanced acidity. Brewed it in the chemex and French press, and both showcased it great.

07/24/17

Anonymous

Member Since
June '17
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By far my favorite coffee of all time

Can't even put into words how much we both loved this one! I just finished the bag today and I'm feeling desperate for more!

07/24/17

Graham Butler

Member Since
October '15
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Faaaaaaantastic

This coffee is making a solid showing as espresso and pour over- Can't wait to try it out in the French Press and maybe some cold brew later on. Love the spicy notes- very evocative of Autumn which is my favorite time of year. A+

07/24/17

Tyler Scott Hotzel

Member Since
December '16
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Very Good

Brewed using a Chemex and the results were fantastic. Really enjoyed this coffee.

07/25/17

Gib Gerard

Member Since
October '14
8stars 30f964d825671e936496b1e9b91652b236d1338f7f157d183e3d5d7bf6dc5a84

Great coffee

Made in Chemex. Lot's of complex flavors, great mouth feel etc.

07/25/17

Stephanie Wallace

Member Since
October '15
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Solid showing

This is a great coffee, especially in the summer time. There seems to me an almost tea-like thinness to the mouthfeel on the greeting. The flavor lingers in the mouth and has a little sweetness--I'm new to describing and don't want to rely on the notes on the bag too much, but maybe stonefruit, or citrus-- and is followed by a mineral aftertaste, like the scent of slate in warm rain. Is that over the top? So be it. This is my second favorite coffee I've received from Moustache.

07/26/17

Royce Smith

Member Since
August '13
8stars 30f964d825671e936496b1e9b91652b236d1338f7f157d183e3d5d7bf6dc5a84

Seemed flat

Couldn't get it dialed in with my v60, not to say it wasn't good, it just wasn't great in my opinion. I'm not sure the Guatemalans are peeking yet. I'm loving the Africans in the meantime.

07/31/17

Jalmar Björklund

Member Since
June '17

Cant get the flavour right?

This is the first shipment Ive had, but I cant seem to get the dosage/brewing right. Im using a Wilfa Aroma grinder, set to aeropress and use the inverted press (1.5 aeropress scoops, 80c temp, 20sec bloom, stir, 1min brew, slow extract). But tastewise I cant get it right. The sweet aftertaste is wonderful, and the smooth oils is supreme, but I cant get any real flavour/body except the aftertaste. Is this just the type of beans or am I doing it wrong?

07/31/17

Peter Haney

Member Since
May '16

Chochajau wants to deliver

First cup made too strong, no flavor nuances. This coffee can really extract. Later cups spicey with nice dry acid finish..

08/05/17

Colby Dillion

Member Since
July '17
7stars 47a7352655fa3ded048196554760f61df8d9125f29993e54d673bd8cd254c1f2

A wonderful bean for a lazy summer afternoon

This is my first batch from MCC and I am very happy. I have tried it with both AeroPress and pour over. Both were great, but I think the pour over won with these beans. The bloom was good enough to bring my non-coffee-loving wife over to enjoy the aroma. The flavor profile of the first sip felt a bit off balance with the fruity flavors overtaking the spices. Once the oils went to work, however, the taste became a pleasant blend that was perfect for an afternoon of sipping and writing. I'm a bit sad that I only have a few more days with these wonderful beans, but I hope to have them again in the future.

08/05/17

Jason Valenzuela

Member Since
January '17
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Great summer coffee!

Works very well with the Chemex brewing method. Its even better and more refreshing when brewed over ice.

08/07/17

Cody Winchester

Member Since
July '17
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Very nice

Very tasty, very nice. My preferences run a bit darker, but this coffee is delicious.

08/07/17

Paulina Magaña

Member Since
June '17
10stars b7d0bda0310969033433830e28a863844525eed66031a28909e01440c470fc80

Amazing!!

This has probably been my favorite coffee so far, amazing flavor!

08/28/17

Dan Stoudt

Member Since
June '16
6stars a4a0e8b53d318f1f0b1943d53a0b95109dbd5f60e4cf474e2c52c9a78a743e2a

too fruity

not what I expected

09/04/17

Anonymous

Member Since
September '17
10stars b7d0bda0310969033433830e28a863844525eed66031a28909e01440c470fc80

First shipment

Great first trial! Has me considering switching coffee companies. Makes me not want to use other coffee. Used in Chemex, very flavorful and smooth.

10/09/17

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