A new spring arrival, the Guatamalan Coatiltan is sure to help blow away those winter cob webs!
A good Guatemalan coffee is very easy to love. Their smooth and crisp flavour profiles are perfect for most brewing methods and work well with milk based beverages.
This Washed Speciality Guatemalan Coffee scores a very respectable 85 on the SCA scale. This is no surprise as it combines a perfect balance of clean, crisp Raspberry and Blackberry notes with a sweet Milk Chocolate body to create a well-balanced moreish cup of coffee.
Atitlan is both the name of a lake and a volcano, situated in the Sololá department of Guatemala.
Headquarters for the cooperative are in Santiago Atitlan, on the banks of the lake. Although the full range of the cooperative covers altitudes of 1350-2000masl, the majority is grown around 1700masl.
This coffee has been sourced from the FEDECOCAGUA group. This cooperative organization comprises 20,000 members and over individual 150 producers. Seventy percent of co-op members are members of indigenous groups from various regions of Guatemala.
Guatemala is one of the worlds top coffee origins and the eighth largest producer. This relatively small country boasts the most climatically diverse regions in the world. The soil, rainfall, humidity, altitude, and temperature are varied enough to produce seven distinct types of Guatemala Arabica coffee which are well-known and highly rated.