El Salvador San Juan Bourbon 2011-2012


Bean name El Salvador San Juan Bourbon 2011-2012
Country El Salvador
Region Santa Ana
Other info Varietal: Bourbon


A brand new coffee for Has Bean and another of our direct trade coffees. This is a coffee we hope to build on in the future.

The farm size Approximately 6 acres of land on the slopes of the Santa Ana volcano at an altitude of 1250 metres. The coffee is shade grown below a variety of national native trees, including ingas and balsamo, with a view to providing an ideal micro climate for the coffee to grow, as well as to preserve the environment and all the wildlife that lives in the area. Weeding and tending the crops are done by hand by the local village people as is picking to ensure the best selection process. The farm is presently owned by Aida Eugenia Martinez Medina and has been in her family for two generations. San Juan only grows Bourbon coffee.

In the cup this is a mixed up coffee, lots of sweetness fights against lots of floral bright acidity. Expect citrus (limes / grapefruit) but also expect dark chocolate and pecan nuts. A delicious cup and one that is amazing brewed but just as fantastic an espresso.

Roasting Information:
This one is a medium roast, no more. Into the first pops of second if you must, but no more.

"Quick Look" Guide:
Floral, citrus, limes, grapefruit, dark chocolate, pecans.

Good Filter: Yes, Good Espresso: Yes

Cupping notes

Clean cup 6/8
Sweetness 7/8
Acidity 8/8
Mouthfeel 6/8
Flavour 6/8
Aftertaste 7/8
Balance 6/8
Overall 7/8
Correction +36
Total 89

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