This coffee was sourced through Cat & Cloud’s Best Friends Club initiative, which provides ongoing support for individual producers through thick and thin. Nelin Guzman is a small-yield producer whose farm lies on the eastern slopes of Santa Barbara Mountain in Honduras. Despite facing challenges of reduced yields and the increasing price of fertilizer, Nelin has put together a beautiful washed lot this year. Cat & Cloud found refreshing lemonade notes and a lingering jasmine delicacy. We tasted a batch of fresh baked oatmeal raisin cookies with a side of honey, a silky body, and a pleasantly mild acidity.
Bag Size: 10 oz (283 g)
Origin: Santa Barbara, Honduras
Elevation: 1600 MASL
Roaster Tasting Notes: Lemonade, Jasmine Tea, Floral, Caramel
We Tasted: Honey, Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
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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