This coffee was cultivated near Lake Atitlan in Guatemala's highlands. This lot came from Cerro Lancandon Chochajau, a farm operation that cultivates over 33 hectares with 27 producers contributing to the farm.
The lake is surrounded by 12 indigenous villages, inhabited by predominantly Kakchiquel and Tz’utujil. Traditional clothing is worn in the villages around the lake.
Its location at 1,600 Meters above sea level and proximity to the equator provides a year-round, spring-like climate. It is often called the “Land of Eternal Spring” for its exceptional weather.
There are 22 distinctive linguistic groups, not dialects but completely different languages that are spoken around the lake.
This bean is best enjoyed as medium roast. All our custom roast beans are made-to-order and roasted within 24 hours of your delivery in small batches to ensure consistency of roast and the freshest cup for you. Purchase as whole bean and grind it to your preference at home, or we will grind it just the way you like.
We have worked with the COOP to arrange a special preparation for ROOT 86 to reduce bean defects by 40%, by implementing an intense sorting protocol. This provides more clarity in the cup with more pronounced flavours and longer shelf life.
Cupping notes: floral aroma, pleasing acidity, big body, milk chocolate, butterscotch and grape.
R86 Favourite - WON SILVER AT THE GOLDEN BEAN 2 YRS IN A ROW.
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