Guatemala SHB EP Arabica Medium Roasted Coffee Freshly Roasted with every order
Guatemala produces many different types of the world’s finest and most distinctive coffees. The country has many unique coffee producing regions that have gained a positive and well-known reputation in the industry. Coffee is Guatemala’s number one export contributing to the country’s growing economic status.
This type is the standard quality for SHB EP Guatemalan coffees. It can be grown in the country’s northern and central highlands at an attitude of above 1350 metres. This is the ideal height for gourmet coffee. Which allows the country to rank 2nd in the world in the amount of high-grade coffee it produces, and it has the highest percentage of its crop classified as high quality. SHB coffees exhibit unique qualities like citrus acidity and its complex combination of fruit and smooth chocolate notes. This coffee type represents the classic, clean, Central American cup.
Guatemala SHB EP:
Grade: SHB (Strictly Hard Beans) European Prep (no universal grade)
Growing Altitude: 1,350 + m.a.s.l.
Arabica Variety: Typica, Bourbon, and Catuai
Harvest Period: January–April
Milling Process: Washed, European Prep
Flavor: Fruity, orange, milk chocolate, maple.
Acidity: Citric, juicy
Maple, milk chocolate; syrupy body, juicy acidity