Guatemala San Julian - Cup of Excellence 2011


Bean name Guatemala San Julian - Cup of Excellence 2011
Country Guatemala
Region City: Palencia, Nr Guatemala City
Other info Varietal: Caturra, Catuaí


The coffee plantations at San Julian farm begin at 5,500 feet above sea level. This beautiful state is located in Palencia, 40 km from Guatemala City. San Julian was bought and started from scratch in 2000. It is the first generation that currently manages the coffee farm, but the fourth generation to be involved in manufacturing and repairing coffee processing machinery for harvesting and exporting in Guatemala.

There is a small wet mill on the farm, and a small dry mill at Talleres Ruttimann in Guatemala City. The coffee is strictly sun dried.

Regarding quality; different picking techniques are being introduced to assure that only high quality beans are selected from each coffee tree. The machinery is constantly checked on both the wet and dry mill. Tile was installed on the wet mill to enhance quality.

In the cup expect caramel, honey, super sweet with a super clean lemon acidity. An amazing example of a Cup of Excellence coffee.

Farm: San Julian
Farmer: Inversiones Mimosa, S. A.
City: Palencia
Country: Guatemala
Farm Size: 27.00 Hectares
Altitude: 1825 masl
Variety: Caturra, Catuaí
Processing System: Washed

Roasting Information:
Not into second crack please. Keep it oil-less, to get the best out of it. If you must have a little darkness just into the first few pops no more.

"Quick Look" Guide:
Caramel, honey, lemon acidity, super clean.

Good Filter: Yes, Good Espresso: Yes

Cupping notes

Clean cup 8/8
Sweetness 7/8
Acidity 7/8
Mouthfeel 7/8
Flavour 7/8
Aftertaste 7/8
Balance 7/8
Overall 7/8
Correction +36
Total 93

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