Las Piedras

Perfume, Lemon, Nutmeg, Spices

Variety: Caturra, Bourbon

Processing: Washed

Crop Year: 2016

Origin: Huehuetenango, Guatemala

Producers: Octavio Hererra

Altitude: 1600-1800m

This aromatic coffee comes from a family-operated farm in Huehuetenango, Guatemala. Tended by the third generation of Herreras with over 50 collective years of coffee experience, these tasty Caturra & Bourbon beans were grown and prepared in classic Guatemalan fashion. Grown in the high hills, this coffee was fully washed to remove all the fruit from the beans before being spread out on patios to sun-dry. It's not the fastest way to prepare coffee, but under Octavio's watchful eye we're sure it's the best for these particular flavors. All the work that went into this coffee becomes apparent even before you've finished brewing, with an intensely sweet floral aroma akin to a delicate perfume. That floral note establishes the flavor profile, accented by a bright lemon acidity that gives the cup a nice kick. Some light nutmeg and spice notes appear on the back end to round the flavors out and temper this coffee's sweetness. This is one incredible coffee, and we're beyond stoked that we get to send it your way!

Anonymous

Franklin Square

Member Since
July '17
10stars b7d0bda0310969033433830e28a863844525eed66031a28909e01440c470fc80

Good Stuff

Thoroughly enjoyed it

09/08/17

Newton Farrar

Tyler

Member Since
January '17
4stars c81204057bbe829d3a8b6e6dabd337df2af3aaf8edfff8ca008139b79ee03f44

No perfume.

Good average cup. I'd run from a perfume note but fortunately never sensed anything like that.

09/08/17

Michael Brittenham

Monett

Member Since
December '16
8stars 30f964d825671e936496b1e9b91652b236d1338f7f157d183e3d5d7bf6dc5a84

Very flavorful

I enjoyed this cup. I also did not detect the perfume aspects but the sweet brightness were very enjoyable.

09/09/17

Dan Rosen

New Orleans

Member Since
December '16
6stars a4a0e8b53d318f1f0b1943d53a0b95109dbd5f60e4cf474e2c52c9a78a743e2a

Mild

Not a bad cup but a little bland. I have to throw an extra scoop into the grinder to get the intensity I like via pour over.

09/09/17

Danny

Colorado Springs

Member Since
August '17
5stars 977a63ea249ef736d2f106472a64225717c674dde0491b02410bf453b125cb82

Just ok

Perfume notes were a little overwhelming. Could taste the smoothness of a well made pourover and yet I still tasted an unpleasant bitterness.

09/11/17

Anonymous

College Park

Member Since
August '17
7stars 47a7352655fa3ded048196554760f61df8d9125f29993e54d673bd8cd254c1f2

Good but light

A tad mild for my taste. Wonderful flavor though.

09/11/17

Joey Bengtson

Washington

Member Since
September '17

High quality coffee. Yet, not my favorite

This coffee is rather mild on the fruity side. Yet, it does have a very nice acidic touch to it. However, this is not an African coffee which will blow you away with it's fruity tea like qualities. This is a very enjoyable cup of coffee which is more on the traditional side. I really like it, I just prefer a fruity coffee when using the pour over method.

09/12/17

Anonymous

Member Since
June '17
10stars b7d0bda0310969033433830e28a863844525eed66031a28909e01440c470fc80

Outstanding.

Superb. I'd love to hear how people are prepping their coffee. As for myself, I've put this through the espresso machine and it is absolutely outstanding. I've pulled a couple of long shots especially and it a memorable cup. Haven't tried pour over, but espresso tells me more about a coffee than another methods. I don't get much perfume in the cup, only the bag. The espresso has more spice and cocoa notes. Worth nothing that I have rarely had such consistent, developed, stripey, syrupy shots. Just a phenomenal espresso bean. Ordering more.

09/12/17

Jennifer Robinson

Fawn Grove

Member Since
September '17
8stars 30f964d825671e936496b1e9b91652b236d1338f7f157d183e3d5d7bf6dc5a84

Very Enjoyable

I'm used to very dark and somewhat bitter coffee. This particular bean was aromatic and mild and not as dark as I prefer, but the flavor was full. I would recommend it to my friends.

09/12/17

Randall LaLonde

Glenfield

Member Since
July '15
8stars 30f964d825671e936496b1e9b91652b236d1338f7f157d183e3d5d7bf6dc5a84

Very Tasty

I'm enjoying this coffee, it seems very round, hard to pull out distinctive tastes, like Jamaica Blue in that regard. I'd definitely recommend it to others. The great aspect of being a member of Moustache is that you get something different every time--fun!

09/13/17

Chase Steele

Kent

Member Since
June '17
7stars 47a7352655fa3ded048196554760f61df8d9125f29993e54d673bd8cd254c1f2

Fair cup of coffee

Mostly got the perfume notes after grinding/during the brew, not as much in the taste. A little bitter at first, but a nice citrus acidity comes in to finish the cup. Still would prefer a little more of a fruity note from the coffee, but all in all this cup was pretty good.

09/14/17

Joseph Dresselhaus

Greenville

Member Since
March '17
9stars c58729f5103ff4590617db3549eb955fdf8c2b8a5189f5adb5f5c5b2399e076c

Quite good

Excellent well-rounded flavor, tasting notes are on point. Fair amount of sweetness balanced with the lemon and spice, very little bitterness once I got the brew parameters dialed. The perfume makes an appearance during grinding and brewing, but doesn't really stick around after that. I like African fruit/tea heavy beans as much as everyone else, but this is a pleasant bit of variety. Much appreciated! Brewed 19g in an inverted Aeropress with the plunger pulled out to the 4 mark, filled to the top with ~195-200degF filtered water, med-fine grind, vigorous stir at the beginning and ~30sec in, flipped at 1:55, ~30sec plunge.

09/19/17

Jamie Hallman

Jackson

Member Since
July '17
8stars 30f964d825671e936496b1e9b91652b236d1338f7f157d183e3d5d7bf6dc5a84

Easy sip

Enjoyed this coffee! Nice balance of flavors and perfect amount of acidity for my preferences.

09/27/17

Shane Jamison

Dallas

Member Since
October '15
10stars b7d0bda0310969033433830e28a863844525eed66031a28909e01440c470fc80

Enjoyable cup - Brew aeropress

I tried brewing 3 ways - french press, pour over and aeropress, and I found the aeropress to pull the most flavorful cup. This way pulled the spice and nutmeg to the front with a hint of perfume and lemon. When brewing via pour over, it came out light in flavor and that was adding a higher ratio of grounds. I'd gladly brew this coffee again.

10/01/17

Anonymous

Manassas

Member Since
February '17
5stars 977a63ea249ef736d2f106472a64225717c674dde0491b02410bf453b125cb82

Not Bad - Aeropress

Nothing really stood out for me personally. Still a good cup like every other bean I have gotten from Moustache.

10/02/17

Anonymous

Richmond

Member Since
September '17
8stars 30f964d825671e936496b1e9b91652b236d1338f7f157d183e3d5d7bf6dc5a84

Nice balance

Enjoyed this coffee. Nice balance of flavors. Would definitely try it again.

10/02/17

Madeleine Herritage

New Haven

Member Since
September '16
10stars b7d0bda0310969033433830e28a863844525eed66031a28909e01440c470fc80

Really enjoyed this one!

10/07/17

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