Guatemala Selección Poaquil Lot #8 Coffee

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Chocolates And Sugars Flavours / Notes
Chocolate & SugarsChoc & Sugars
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Plants And Vegetables Flavours / Notes
Plants & Vegetables
Apple Cereal & Malty Coffee Flavours Maple & Treacle Milk Chocolate Mixed Fruits Mixed Vegetables Sugars
Flavours & Notes
Quick Details
Origin(s): Guatemala
Brightness of Flavours
Balanced & Pleasing
Full Bodied
Medium Balanced
Balance of Flavours
Well Balanced
With Dominant Flavours
Coffee Specification
Roast Profile: Roasted for Espresso Roasted for Filter Omniroasted for both filter and espresso
Processing Method: Pulped Natural
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More Information
Does this include caffeine? Yes, this product contains caffeine
Is this coffee available as pre-ground? Yes, pre-ground options available
Are there any specific product benefits?
Guatemala Selección Poaquil Lot #8 Coffee

Poaquil has some of the best potential in the country. Growing altitudes range up to 2,200masl – exceptional elevations rarely seen in coffee production. With altitude comes complexity and sparkling acidity, and these attributes are on full display with this micro-region. Seleccion Poaquil is our first love letter to this region, combining coffee from smallholders cultivating the varieties of Typica, Catuai, Caturra and Pache to capture the quintessential flavour of the region: brilliant acidity, juicy apples, red and black fruits. This coffee specifically has a red Apple acidity that leads into a treacle sweetness and milk chocolate body.

Poaquil is a little known region in Guatemala, sandwiched between some of the origin’s most famous coffee names: Acatenango, Atitlan and Antigua. Located in the state of Chimaltenango but close to the border of Quiche, the language spoken by most producers is K’ach’ikel. This, coupled with the remoteness and challenging terrain has meant Poaquil has often been forsaken by coffee buyers, even in the specialty world

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