Guatemala produces many different types of the world's finest and most distinctive coffees. The country has many unique coffee producing regions that has gained a positive and well known reputation in the industry. Coffee is Guatemala's number one export.
SHB EP Guatemalan coffees can be grown in the country’s northern and central highlands at an attitude of above 1350 metres. This is the ideal height for gourmet coffee. Which allows the country to rank 2nd in the world in the amount of high grade coffee it produces, and it has the highest percentage of its crop classified as high quality. SHB coffees exhibit unique qualities like citrus acidity and its complex combination of fruit and smooth chocolate notes. This coffee type represents the classic, clean, Central American cup.
Location: La Libertad, San Pedro Necta, Huehuetenango, Guatemala
Varietal: Catuai, Caturra & Bourbon
Process: washed, Sun dried
Cupping Notes: At city roast this coffee maintains a medium body. Overall a sweet coffee, Chocolate and fruit throughout with a winey finish.