Peru Pueblo Libre
This well-balanced and juicy cup comes via the Cajamarca region of Peru, continuing on a long-established history of producing stellar coffees. We love this coffee for it's well-defined, clean flavors that hit at every part of the sip. It's easy-drinking and sessionable.
Coffee flavor profile
Honeydew, pink taffy, maple syrup
Acidity: juicy, clean
Filter: This is a soluble coffee that responds well to slightly coarser grinds and lower ratios. 20-21% Extraction yield is a nice sweet spot.
Espresso: 20:60 turbos are fun, and tropical, but lower ratios and longer extractions may have better potential.
Water: We use 60 hardness, 20 buffer water for all our evaluations. 198F for filter, 195F for espresso in most cases.
Producer: Rio Blanco Producer Group
Farmer: multiple community farmers
Region: San Ignacio, Cajamarca
Variety: Caturra field blend
Process: Washed, pulped cherries fermented for ~20 hours, dried on raised beds or in a solar dryer.
Trade partner: Red Fox