Costa Rica San Diego Honey

Product image 1Costa Rica San Diego Honey - Third Wave Coffee
Product image 2Costa Rica San Diego Honey - Third Wave Coffee

Regular price $17.50

12oz / 340g

 

We Taste: Raspberry Sorbet & Almond Joy

 

Cultivars: Caturra and Catuai

 

First lot we are featuring from the San Diego Mill in Costa Rica, we are releasing a natural process from the same mill later this summer. 

 

The honey process started in Costa Rica and has since spread to other countries in Central America. In this process some or all of the mucilage of the coffee cherry - or coffee honey - that coats the parchment is left on during the drying stage, giving the coffee a sweetness that resembles a natural. 

 

As the average farm size of three hectares in the Tarrazú region, this unique honey coffee is produced by a community of farmers who deliver to the San Diego wet mill. These are carefully selected during the harvest, based on their farm condition and cherry ripeness.

This coffee was selected for its incredibly exceptional cup profile. Given the uniqueness and complexity of the honey process, no two honey coffees are alike. This craft process starts with the strict selection of perfectly ripe cherries, once the coffee is depulped the mucilage is left on allowing the natural sugars to enhance the coffees sweetness. The coffee is then dried on African beds or patios, allowing the coffee to dry in a slow and even way.

 

 

 

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