El Pantanal

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<b>Variety: </b> Catuai
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<b> Processing: </b> Washed
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<b> Origin: </b>  Marcala, Honduras
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<b> Producers:</b> Marysabel Caballero
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<b> Altitude: </b> 1600m
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<p>This lot of washed Catuai was grown by Marysabel Caballero and her husband Moises Herrera on their Finca El Puente farm in Honduras. Marysabel, a third-generation coffee farmer, inherited the land from her father Don Fabio, who still helps out with various projects around the farms Marysabel & Moises manage. Marysabel has recently increased focus on environmental sustainability at her farms - revitalizing soil with organic fertilizers & planting oranges, avocados, bananas, and flowers to encourage biodiversity (and to provide healthy snacks for coffee pickers during harvest). Marysabel's coffees consistently stand out from other producers in her area for their strong flavors, which has won her top prices and several awards at Honduran coffee events. We admire producers like Marysabel that are constantly improving their farms and consistently raising the bar for cup quality - we couldn't be happier to share her coffee with you. 
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<p>El Pantanal is a great breakfast cup, with tasting notes that remind us of a warm bowl of oatmeal: brown sugar sweetness paired with a tangy note of raisin and a hint of berry brightness fill out the profile. El Pantanal is a coffee that's smooth and sweet without too much acidity or spice, and we think it really hits the spot for starting your day. Let us know what you think by reviewing your brew and leaving a comment! </p>

Tasting Notes: Raisin, Brown Sugar, Berry

Variety: Catuai

Processing: Washed

Origin: Marcala, Honduras

Producers: Marysabel Caballero

Altitude: 1600m

This lot of washed Catuai was grown by Marysabel Caballero and her husband Moises Herrera on their Finca El Puente farm in Honduras. Marysabel, a third-generation coffee farmer, inherited the land from her father Don Fabio, who still helps out with various projects around the farms Marysabel & Moises manage. Marysabel has recently increased focus on environmental sustainability at her farms - revitalizing soil with organic fertilizers & planting oranges, avocados, bananas, and flowers to encourage biodiversity (and to provide healthy snacks for coffee pickers during harvest). Marysabel's coffees consistently stand out from other producers in her area for their strong flavors, which has won her top prices and several awards at Honduran coffee events. We admire producers like Marysabel that are constantly improving their farms and consistently raising the bar for cup quality - we couldn't be happier to share her coffee with you.

El Pantanal is a great breakfast cup, with tasting notes that remind us of a warm bowl of oatmeal: brown sugar sweetness paired with a tangy note of raisin and a hint of berry brightness fill out the profile. El Pantanal is a coffee that's smooth and sweet without too much acidity or spice, and we think it really hits the spot for starting your day. Let us know what you think by reviewing your brew and leaving a comment!

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Brett Holloway

Aurora

Member Since
January '19
5stars 977a63ea249ef736d2f106472a64225717c674dde0491b02410bf453b125cb82

Good coffee, not exceptional

This was still exceptionally better than any store bought coffee, however my least favorite from the subscription so far. Happy to have branched out from my coffee comfort zone nonetheless:)

01/19/19

Alex Groves

Steamboat Springs

Member Since
November '18
7stars 47a7352655fa3ded048196554760f61df8d9125f29993e54d673bd8cd254c1f2

Good but not my style

This coffee is not acidic/bright enough for me. Flavor notes are accurate but as stated this is not my preferred cup. I have yet to taste a Central/South American coffee that compares to Ethiopian or Kenyan beans. I'd like to be surprised but until then I'll stay in Africa.

01/22/19

Brittany N Maynard

Sherman

Member Since
January '19
5stars 977a63ea249ef736d2f106472a64225717c674dde0491b02410bf453b125cb82

Good but not my preference

It was definitely better than every day coffee, but it was a little too acidic for me. I use an aeropress and I experimented on how long I'd let the grounds steep, but I wasn't able to get it down to an acidity I liked without needing creamer. I am still newer to the black coffee thing though, so I'd still encourage others to try it out(:

02/20/19

On 02/21/19 BJ says

Thanks for the feedback! Did you try experimenting a bit with grind size as well as brew time? Sometimes I find that a finer grind can take the edge off of acidity. Cheers!

Karole Beck

Boise

Member Since
January '19
8stars 30f964d825671e936496b1e9b91652b236d1338f7f157d183e3d5d7bf6dc5a84

Enjoyable!

This was the second coffee I had in the club. And I truly enjoyed it. As a smooth coffee that went down easily, I learned the hard way to drink this only in the earlier part of the day. ;-)

04/06/19

Eric Parkison

Lynn

Member Since
October '15
10stars b7d0bda0310969033433830e28a863844525eed66031a28909e01440c470fc80

Fantastic cup of joe.

It looks like my tastes are a lot different than other reviewers so far. I thought there was something utterly classic about this cup. It doesn't have the tinny brightness that a lot of third wave coffees have, and didn't leave me feeling overly wired. This is a silky, full-bodied cup that came from my Chemex clean, low-acid, and with light sweetness. It was a nostalgia trip in a good way-- it seemed to me like truck stop or local-joint coffee, idealized. This is what all the bad coffee I ever drank was supposed to be.

04/19/19

William Hemminger

New York,

Member Since
January '16
7stars 47a7352655fa3ded048196554760f61df8d9125f29993e54d673bd8cd254c1f2

Solid cup but not transcendant

Very smooth but I couldn't quite taste the notes that were described. It was more like a good cup of coffee with nothing particularly distinctive about it.

07/14/19