El Tambor Decaf

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<b>Variety: </b> Pache, Red Bourbon, Caturra
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<b> Processing: </b> Swiss Water Processed
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<b> Origin: </b>  Palencia, Guatemala
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<b> Producers:</b> Victor Calderon
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<b> Altitude: </b> 1750m
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<p>The name of the El Tambor farm in Palencia, Guatemala has an interesting origin: many years ago the locals in the area would hear a faint thumping sound like a drum-beat during the rainy season, which was assumed to be noise from an underground waterfall. The noise mysteriously ceased shortly after WWII, but the name for the area has remained. The Calderon family purchased the farm in 2001, moving from a different area where they had previously been farming at a lower elevation. Since then, they've been making the most of El Tambor's prime coffee-growing location, with several  Cup of Excellence awards spanning 2007 to 2018. </p>
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This lot of Red Bourbon, Caturra, and Pache varietals has been gently decaffeinated using a Swiss Water Process that leaves the coffee bursting with unique flavor. We're picking up on a smooth cocoa note combined with a hint of orange zest and sticky-sweet plum. Vibrant decaf coffees are hard to come by, and we're grateful to see excellent producers like the Calderons keeping the quality and complexity high for the decaf-drinkers of the world.   Enjoy!
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Tasting Notes: Cocoa, Orange, Plum

Variety: Pache, Red Bourbon, Caturra

Processing: Swiss Water Processed

Origin: Palencia, Guatemala

Producers: Victor Calderon

Altitude: 1750m

The name of the El Tambor farm in Palencia, Guatemala has an interesting origin: many years ago the locals in the area would hear a faint thumping sound like a drum-beat during the rainy season, which was assumed to be noise from an underground waterfall. The noise mysteriously ceased shortly after WWII, but the name for the area has remained. The Calderon family purchased the farm in 2001, moving from a different area where they had previously been farming at a lower elevation. Since then, they've been making the most of El Tambor's prime coffee-growing location, with several Cup of Excellence awards spanning 2007 to 2018.

This lot of Red Bourbon, Caturra, and Pache varietals has been gently decaffeinated using a Swiss Water Process that leaves the coffee bursting with unique flavor. We're picking up on a smooth cocoa note combined with a hint of orange zest and sticky-sweet plum. Vibrant decaf coffees are hard to come by, and we're grateful to see excellent producers like the Calderons keeping the quality and complexity high for the decaf-drinkers of the world. Enjoy!

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Mike Moses

Houston

Member Since
August '16
10stars b7d0bda0310969033433830e28a863844525eed66031a28909e01440c470fc80

Delicious, refreshing

A heckin’ solid cup of coffee

02/19/19

On 02/21/19 BJ says

Glad you liked it! Whenever we find a decaf this tasty we get really excited.