Specialty coffee beans Black Crow White Pigeon Guatemala La Hermosa, 1 kg

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“BLACK CROW WHITE PIGEON”. EXTRAORDINARY COFFEE STORIES.

Chapter 7

The White Pigeon presents: 

A sweet, fruity aroma hangs in the air: it’s like the smell of ripe apricots. Notes reminiscent of milk chocolate and caramel echo in the background, beckoning you to take another sip… 

This incredibly fragrant coffee hails from the La Hermosa estate in Guatemala: were you to fly over this farm, you would be able to see Max Pérez hard at work, giving his all to managing his coffee plantations. Here, surrounded by glorious volcanoes, nurtured by a unique highland climate and fed by mineral-rich soils, coffee of a truly extraordinary flavour is produced. That’s exactly the kind of estate Max dreamed about when he was a kid, running around coffee plantations stretching right beside his childhood home. 

Your White Pigeon

Summary

Country of origin | Guatemala

Region | Acatenango

Producer | La Hermosa Estate

Altitude | 1600–1800 m

Arabica varietal | Caturra, Catuai, Pache

Process | Washed

Roast profile | Medium

SCA score | 84 out of 100

Flavour palette | Apricots, milk chocolate, caramel

Recommended brewing methods: all brewing methods, including espresso. 

Ingredients: roasted coffee beans.

Storage conditions: store sealed in a dark, dry and cool place.

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“Black Crow White Pigeon” is here to regale you with extraordinary coffee stories. The main characters in this tale—the Black Crow and the White Pigeon—embody the remarkably varied flavour palette of specialty coffees: from dark, deep, earthy notes to light, subtle aromas. Every possible wonder of taste fits onto this lengthy scale, starting with inscrutable darkness and transforming slowly into the sort of white that takes your breath away. Each coffee, along with its unique story, hides inside a beautiful package that may remind you of a new chapter in a book you’re reading: carefully numbered, these chapters go all the way from 1 to 24. Dive deep into new experiences with “Black Crow White Pigeon”: discover the tales that each chapter tells you, immerse yourself in unique flavours, and set out on a journey so fragrant it’s bound to be impossible to forget. Feel free to start your own personal voyage from any chapter…

Additional information

Country of Origin

Coffee beans type

100% Arabica, Specialty coffee

Specification

Weight
1 kg
Coffee type
Coffee kind
Manufacturer
Coffee origin region
Roasting level
Country of Origin
Weight
SCA score

84.0000

Process

Washed

Arabica variety

Catuai, Caturra

Coffee beans type

100% Arabica, Specialty coffee

Operation & Care

Where is this coffee roasted?

This coffee is roasted by our partners in Lithuania, in one of the finest local roasteries.

What brewing methods are these coffee beans suited for?

These coffee beans are suited well for all brewing methods, be it espresso, filter, or infusing straight in a cup.

What's the difference between specialty coffee beans and regular ones?

Specialty coffee includes only the world’s best-rated varieties. Who rates it and how do they do that, you wonder? Well, the rating is in the hands of certified coffee tasters. They evaluate the quality of the coffee they’re presented with based on the scale created by the Specialty Coffee Association (SCA). Four criteria are assessed: origin, the appearance of green beans, the aroma of the prepared brew, and its flavour characteristics. Only coffees that end up scoring somewhere between 80 and 100 points can be rightfully referred to as “specialty”.

How does the washed processing method affect the flavour of coffee?

When using the washed process, beans are first separated from the cherries, then fermented and dried. Coffee processed in this manner acquires a particularly “clean” taste, which makes the dominant notes easier to identify. It’s often fruitier too.

What coffee variety do these beans belong to?

These are arabica coffee beans of the Caturra, Catuai and Pache subspecies.

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  1. Chris Morgans

    Definitely notes of chocolate and a clear caramel smell whilst brewing. A smooth and velvety coffee for all occasions

  2. Sam Thornell

    Apricot scent is amazing, finished with chocolate smoothness, definitely my fav coffee!

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