Guatemala Perla Negra Coffee

Shipped directly from Hinba  for freshness
(earns 35 Taste Points)
Or, Buy Now & Pay Later
Not available on purchases that contain alcohol
Chocolates And Sugars Flavours / Notes
Chocolate & SugarsChoc & Sugars
Citrus And Floral Flavours / Notes
Citrus & Floral
Fruity Flavours / Notes
Natural Flavours / Notes
Nuts And Spice Flavours / Notes
Nuts & Spice
Cocoa Coffee Flavours Ginger & Turmeric Grape & Gooseberry Grapefruit Marzipan & Nougat Milk Chocolate Mixed Citrus Mixed Florals Mixed Fruits Mixed Nuts Mixed Spices Pear & Guava Sugars
Flavours & Notes
Quick Details
Origin(s): Guatemala
Brightness of Flavours
Balanced & Pleasing
Full Bodied
Delicate & Thin
Full Bodied & Rich
Medium Balanced
Balance of Flavours
Well Balanced
Coffee Specification
Roast Profile: Roasted for Espresso Roasted for Filter Omniroasted for both filter and espresso
Processing Method: Pulped Natural Washed
Cupping Score: You can score this one...
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 Perla Negra Coffee

La Perla Negra, “The Black Pearl”, is the name of a collaboration of farmers in the enchanting mountains of Chiquimula and Zacapa. The expert farmers have selected specific varieties of coffees for their complementary characteristics to create a uniquely balanced cup.

The area of Chiquimula is colloquially known as La Perla de Oriente, or “The Pearl of the East”, due to its beautiful landscapes and architecture as well as the elegance of the people who live there.  The area is also the home of Guatemala’s best poets, writers, singers, and musicians.

Esquipulas is a municipality located inside this region and is known for its Black Christ, or “Cristo Negro”, a wooden image of Christ which is now housed in the Cathedral Basílica of Esquipulas. The artefact lends its name, in part, to the “Perla Negra” coffee project.

A tremendous amount of work has been put into Perla Negra and as a result of many cupping sessions, the perfect balance between the sweetness and acidity has been achieved in this outstanding coffee. It has notes of chocolate, nougat and nut with hints of gingerbread spice and a grapefruit acidity, all within a full-bodied coffee.

  • Country: Guatemala
  • Producer: A group of small-scale coffee producers from the region of Esquipulas
  • Region: Chiquimula
  • Variety: Caturra, Catuai
  • Altitude: 1,200 – 1,550 m
  • Processing Method: Fully washed at each farm
  • Drying Method: Fully-sun dried and covered raised beds.
Shipping & Costs
Same Shipping Rates As Shopping Direct The same shipping costs apply as if shopping direct, with each brand having their own shipping costs, free delivery thresholds and accepted purchase destinations.
Free Shipping Available If charged shipping at checkout, to reduce, consider adding more by Hinba
to qualify for their and/or their authorised partners' free delivery thresholds.
Curating Excellence In Taste
350+ Independent Brands, One Checkout New? Making great brands simple to find, shop the world's best independents on one marketplace and checkout with a single account, or as a guest.
Supporting Independents. Shop Online For Local
Like This? Share

A premium home-brewed coffee is still less expensive than a cafe

Issue: With the continuing economic uncertainty that COVID brings, many are choosing to tighten the purse strings and are replacing luxuries with cheaper, more basic products.For more: Comunicaffe International
...However, whilst the purse strings may need to tighten, a premium home-brewed coffee or tea is still less expensive than buying individual drinks on the go. Many have already taken the time to improve their brewing skills since the outbreak, and so now have the equipment and know-how to recreate that authentic coffee shop experience from home. If this isn't you, then there really is no better time to start, and better yet, at GUSTATORY you’ll find plenty of affordable options from our range of independents to support you in doing just that. Easy to find and it won’t cost you the earth for these to be delivered.