Fifth Generation coffee farmer, Jose Guillen grows predominantly Bourbon and Pacamara varieties but also has small lots of Maracaturra, Geisha, SL-28, Tabi and Java Mocha varieties. (Maracaturra you can try in our pods)
No stranger to working with competition baristas and experimenting with alternative processing techniques, we couldn't find a more passionate farmer.
Grower: Jose Guillen
Region: Apaneca-Ilamatepec mountain range, El Salvador
Process: Natural (Anaerobic Fermentation 48hrs)
Altitude: 1200-1450 m.a.s.l
Profile: A well balanced cup with excellent body and berry acidity, notes of creamy chocolate with dried fig aroma with the sweetness of prune flavours.
Roasters Notes: Manually brewed it's suitable for stovetop, Aeropress, Delta Press, Filter
About the Farm: These beans come from the Cuyanauzul farm estate in El Salvador. The farm name is a Mayan word meaning ‘snake of fire’ which references the lava that once poured from the volcanoes surrounding the Cuyanauzul Estate.