This coffee is one of Cat & Cloud’s year-round favorites, grown in Brazil’s ancient volcanic valley of Vale de Grama and given a unique “pulped natural” processing. This method was pioneered in Brazil and is similar to natural processing except the skin of the coffee cherry is removed before drying, leaving just the pulp around the bean and resulting in a sweet full-bodied yet clean tasting cup. Cat & Cloud found notes of peanut butter and jelly in this coffee, but it was more like peanut M&Ms on our end. We tasted milk chocolate, peanut, honey, a lime acidity and a tea-like body.
Bag Size: 10 oz (283 g)
Origin: Vale da Grama, Brazil
Elevation: 1150 - 1350 MASL
Varietal: Yellow Bourbon
Process: Pulped Natural
Roaster Tasting Notes: Peanut Butter, Grape Jelly, Cocoa Nib
We Tasted: Milk Chocolate, Peanut, Honey
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Using Stagg [X] Dripper
Bloom: Aggressively pour 45 - 55g, swirl twice, and let saturate for 45 seconds
Pulse Pours: After the bloom, add remaining water in two slow pours, allowing enough time between pours for the water to drain just above the coffee bed
Total Brew Time: 3 - 3:30 minutes
Notes: Your grind setting should be set so total brew time is between 3 - 3:30 minutes.
Grind coarser to speed up, finer to slow down.
Dose: 19 - 19.5 g
Yield: 36 - 40 g
Brew Time: 26 - 31 seconds