White Blend 5: Lightning 2018

Summary

Bean name White Blend 5: Lightning 2018
Other info Blend - see description for bean content

Description

We look to update each of our 4 blends about once every 4 months, we always want the coffees in them to be the freshest and for the blends to be tasting at their absolute best all the time. Whenever we change a blend we change the name to help make it super clear that the components have changed.

This is our white blend - bright fruit, balanced acidity, clarity and vibrancy.

Lightning replaces Shadowfax, which replaced Chablis, Cloud, White Dwarf and way back when took over the baton from Jabberwocky. It also takes a shot at Phil-Ter as it makes a delicious cup of filter coffee as well as a cracking espresso.

If you liked Jabberwocky and Phil Ter, you're going to really enjoy Lightning.

As blends go it's a little more challenging to work with than our red or black blends, but full of amazing results when you get it right.

33% Bolivia Bebeto Mamani
33% Colombia La Chorrera Washed
33% Malawi Ngapani Washed SL28 AAA

In the cup expect apricot and lime, shifting into redcurrant and lime zest.

Roasting Information
Medium – get through first crack and drop just before second crack begins.

Brew Recipe Recommendation
Dose: 18.5g
Yield: 35g
Time: 34 seconds

Blend Evolution
Jabberwocky / Phil Ter
White Dwarf
Cloud
Chablis
Shadowfax
Lightning

"Quick Look" Guide:
Apricot, lime, redcurrant, lime zest.

Cupping notes

Clean cup None/8
Sweetness None/8
Acidity None/8
Mouthfeel None/8
Flavour None/8
Aftertaste None/8
Balance None/8
Overall None/8
Correction +None
Total None

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