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Guatemala Huehuetenango medium roasted coffee

Guatemala Huehuetenango SHB Medium Roast

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Huehuetenango is one of Guatemala’s three non-volcanic regions, as well as its highest and driest under cultivation, making it one of the best for coffee production.

Currents of hot air sweep up from the Plains of Tehuantepec, in Oaxaca, Mexico, and mix here with the cool air descending from the Cuchumatanes Mountains, creating a microclimate that’s protected from frost and allowing coffee to be cultivated at up to 2,000 meters.

Huehuetenango’s extreme remoteness requires that nearly all producers process their own coffee. Fortunately, the region has abundant rivers and streams, making it relatively easy for producers to set up mills. Still more fortunately, Huehue’s geographic conditions help to create exceptional coffees with a distinct acidity and fruity flavors.

SHB (Strictly Hard Bean) specifies that the coffee was grown at an altitude above 1,350 meters. (This term is also synonymous with SHG/Strictly High Grown, a classification that’s higher than HB.) EP (European Preparation) means that the green coffee was sorted by hand to remove any defective beans and foreign material.

Four producers from the Huehuetenango region contributed to this coffee:

Lety Anzueto, from finca Isnul in La Democracia;
Lety Perez, from finca Buenos Aires Huixoc in La Democracia;
Rene Perez, from Finca La Reforma, in Cuilco; and
Willy Perez, from Finca Las Americas and Finca San Antonio, both of which are in Agua Dulce.

Region: Huehuetenango

Growing altitude: Above 1,350 metres above sea level

Varieties: Typica, Bourbon, Caturra, Catuai

Processing: Washed, European Preparation

Flavour: Fruity, orange, milk chocolate, maple

Body: Syrupy

Acidity: Juicy

 Available in 200g, 450g and 1kg resealable bags made of recycled materials.


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Another delicious coffee! First tome I've tried this bean, will definitely order again

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Characteristic Guatemalan

Of all the coffee regions, Guatemala is my favourite and this offering has all the qualities I admire - particularly the richness of taste throughout the whole cup. i have tried the beans fine ground in my espresso machine and also hand ground coarser as a cafetière and it doesn't disappoint in either.


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Great flavour

Really pleased with this bean, delivered all the flavour you would expect

Smooth

A very nice smooth coffee, will be ordering more.👍

Lovely

Fabulous taster box ..package came really quick....really nice coffee...

Lovely Selection

I've really enjoyed sampling the coffee from Pebble & Pine Coffee Roasters.

The coffee itself was rich and very flavoursome and delivery quick. Ordering was simple. Couldn't really ask for anything more. Look forward to trying some more coffees.

Great coffee

Very happy with this coffee, a good balance in aromas