El Socorro #3

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<b>Variety: </b> Red Caturra, Bourbon
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<b> Processing: </b> Washed
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<b> Origin: </b>  Palencia, Guatemala
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<b> Producers:</b> Juan Diego de la Cerda
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<b> Altitude: </b>1750m
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<p>It wouldn't be Guatemalan coffee season without checking in on the incredible coffees from Juan Deigo de la Cerda at El Socorro. We've featured coffees from El Socorro in years past, and we're always excited to see all the new offerings they have after harvest - it seems like every year they're taking things to the next level in terms of processing and meticulous lot separation. This year, we picked up a few offerings with unique varietal compositions - like this lot of washed Red Caturra and Bourbon beans. El Socorro grows many different varietals and tries different processes for different lots to produce a wide range of flavor profiles. They're a great representation of the depth and quality of coffee available in Guatemala today - and we're always happy to feature their beans. </p>
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This particular lot of Red Caturra and Bourbon was wet-processed and sun-dried, resulting in a uniquely smooth and creamy coffee with a weighty body. We're picking up on a distinct citrus note and a certain spiced quality, similar to nutmeg or cinnamon. It's very unlike other coffees we've had from El Socorro before, which is one of the things we love about them. Another thing we love, of course, is that all of their lots are incredibly delicious. Happy brewing! 
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Notes: Cream, Citrus, Spice

Variety: Red Caturra, Bourbon

Processing: Washed

Origin: Palencia, Guatemala

Producers: Juan Diego de la Cerda

Altitude: 1750m

It wouldn't be Guatemalan coffee season without checking in on the incredible coffees from Juan Deigo de la Cerda at El Socorro. We've featured coffees from El Socorro in years past, and we're always excited to see all the new offerings they have after harvest - it seems like every year they're taking things to the next level in terms of processing and meticulous lot separation. This year, we picked up a few offerings with unique varietal compositions - like this lot of washed Red Caturra and Bourbon beans. El Socorro grows many different varietals and tries different processes for different lots to produce a wide range of flavor profiles. They're a great representation of the depth and quality of coffee available in Guatemala today - and we're always happy to feature their beans.

This particular lot of Red Caturra and Bourbon was wet-processed and sun-dried, resulting in a uniquely smooth and creamy coffee with a weighty body. We're picking up on a distinct citrus note and a certain spiced quality, similar to nutmeg or cinnamon. It's very unlike other coffees we've had from El Socorro before, which is one of the things we love about them. Another thing we love, of course, is that all of their lots are incredibly delicious. Happy brewing!

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Nick Hatfield

Warrensburg

Member Since
September '19
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Blown Away

Wow. This coffee has been absolutely amazing! It has a full body, but not so full that you loose all the delicate flavors. I have been brewing this coffee espresso style on my Areopress with the Fellow Prismo attachment. It has been very pleasant as both a shot of espresso or in an americano. You get the strong body, but with the settle and pleasant acidity. It is the making of a great cupping! I would defiantly buy this lot of coffee again. Complements to all who had a hand in producing this coffee and getting it into my hands. I can tell you that your hard work was not in vain! Thank you!

09/24/19

On 09/25/19 BJ says

Right on - glad you enjoyed it! The Aeropress is a great brewer to get the flavors out of this one. :)

Tiffany Baker

Cedar City

Member Since
September '19
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Omom

Delicious and amazing

09/25/19

Tim Browning

Pocatello

Member Since
February '16
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Very good

This is one of the best coffees I've received from Mustache in the last year or 2. I definitely recommend it to members. It's excellent with Aeropress and great with Hario pour-over as well.

09/28/19

CATHERINE KENNEDY

CHARLOTTE

Member Since
May '19
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the best first cup

The notes keep coming with each sip.Not a jolt but a continuous reminder of a great , flavorful cup of coffee. My favorite so far

09/29/19

David R

Sausalito

Member Since
October '15
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Superb

A fantastic bean, one of my favorites - complex, rich, full-bodied, with a round mouthfeel. Subtle spice and cream dominate, with a slight citrus note. Underlying all of this is a full, roasty backbone.

10/07/19

Jennifer Buehrer

Issaquah

Member Since
September '19
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Good

Like it

10/21/19

Brian Leitner

Stanford

Member Since
September '19
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Excellent

Nice balance of acidity and some interesting fruit characteristics, while still being very full bodied. My favourite so far.

10/21/19

On 10/21/19 BJ says

Good to hear, El Socorro is a great farm and they put out consistently impressive beans. We're shipping another lot from them presently, so if you liked this one, be sure to add El Socorro #4 to your queue!