ESPRESSO
Colombia Finca La Laja, Washed

SINGLE ORIGIN – ESPRESSO

‘This regional coffee comes from Finca La Laja, located in the El Tambo municipality of Colombia. Producer Armando Fernandez Montenegro has grown coffee for more than 40 years, beginning his career as a picker before saving enough money to purchase his own farm. He picks his cherries according to readings from brix readers, which measure the level of sugars inside a ripened coffee cherries.

Notes of red berries are accompanied by a citrus-like acidity and a chocolate quality in this natural processed espresso coffee.

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  • Flavour profile

    Red berries
    Citrus
    Chocolate

    Body
    Aroma
  • Quality score

    Coffee beans are judged on a 100-point scoring system that assesses body, balance, uniformity, sweetness, clarity and acidity. Coffee scoring 80+ points is considered specialty coffee.

  • Brew guide
    AGE BEST USED
    10-25 days after roast
    METHOD
    Espresso
    DOSE
    20.5g
    BREW WEIGHT
    42gg
    BREW TIME
    27-29 seconds
    TEMPERATURE
    93.5°C
  • Origin
    • Colombia (100%)
      CountryColombia
      FarmFinca La Laja
      ProducerArmando Fernandez Montenegro
      RegionCauca
      VarietalSudan Rume
      ProcessWashed
      Altitude1750masl