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Honduras La Joya, Washed

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Brown sugar, green apple, poached pear and white florals
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COFFEE PROFILE

The sweet lime syrup and peach notes reflect the region where this coffee grows, but some atypical characteristics surface, like melon candy and crisp pear qualities creating an exciting cup.

TASTES LIKE Brown sugar, green apple, poached pear and white florals
ROAST Espresso

SOURCING

Parainema is a relatively unusual hybrid created in the 1980s by IHCAFE, Honduras National Coffee Research Centre. It's a cross between Timor Hybrid and Villa Sarchi, primarily grown in Honduras. Its qualities include tolerance and resistance to coffee diseases while retaining cup quality potential.

PRODUCER Benigno Mejia
REGION Santa Babara
VARIETAL Parainema
PROCESS Washed
ALTITUDE 1500masl
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Origin

Santa Barbara, Honduras

Cascading down the slopes in the mountains of Santa Barbara, La Joya is cared for by producer Benigno Mejia, his wife and five children. The first time Benigno entered The Best of Honduras 2018 Action Program competition, he won the gold medal. This award connected him directly to us, creating a relationship that has been ongoing for the last four years.

BREW GUIDE

How to get the best tasting cup

Age Best Used 10-24 days after roast
Dose 20-20.5g (start with 20.3g)
Beverage Weight 39-43g (start at 42g)
Extraction Time 24-30 seconds
Temperature 93.5°C
Freeze Date 11-13 days after roast
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