Colombia Tablón de Gomez 250g Whole Bean
Light roasted coffee tastes best at 10-28 days
North West Narino
Tasting Note: Cola, hibiscus, stone fruits and berry jam
This lot was grown and processed by 8 independent farmers who own small farms located around the town of Aponte, in north-western Nariño, Colombia. The town experiences a cool climate and high winds year-round, and sits on very fertile soil, thanks to the nutrient-rich ash constantly shed by nearby Galeras Volcano. The farms in the region are tiny – averaging just 1 hectare – and are some of the highest situated coffee farms in Colombia, with most sitting above 2000 meters above sea level. The producers who grow coffee around Aponte are pioneers in developing farming and processing techniques to successfully produce coffee in such unique conditions.
Producers in Aponte have become experts at ‘honey’ processing. For this lot, coffee cherries were carefully hand-picked, with several passes needed to ensure only the ripest ones were chosen. These were then pulped at each farm’s wet mill. After pulping, coffee was placed on drying beds without being washed, leaving coffee with a layer of mucilage that resembles a glazing of sticky honey. To ensure the drying stage occured uniformly, coffee for this lot was regularly turned by hand until it reached ideal moisture content.
Espresso : 20g : 60g 21-23 seconds, 94°C (1:3 ratio)
V60 : 15g : 250g 3 pulses, 2:30-2:45 minutes, 96-98°C (1:16.5 ratio)
Batch Brew : 1:16 ratio, 94-96°C
Roast every Wednesday.
Ready for shipping every Thursday.