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Next Brew Box Shipment Date -> 1st May 2024 🗓
Next Brew Box Shipment Date -> 1st May 2024 🗓

COFFEE COMPOSITION

Origin

GUATEMALA

Farm; FINCA EL DURAZNO

Farm; FINCA EL DURAZNO

Region

NUEVO ORIENTE

Variety

BOURBON

Altitude

1500-1700 masl

Process

WHITE HONEY

“About this Coffee
"
When Tony Speight hand built his first coffee roaster in 2004, whether he knew it or not, he had turned a corner from enthusiastic hobbyist to a seriously passionate artisan coffee roaster.

The timing, it seems, couldn’t have been better for setting down an early foundation of what would become West Cork’s first commercial micro coffee roastery in 2016.

WCC grew organically and Tony’s coffee started to garner the attention of a small number of local food businesses with an appreciation of excellent coffee.

Tony decided to create his specialty coffee roastery at The Forge in Innishannon, West Cork.

WCC were selected for The London Coffee Masters 2017/18 & Tony continues to grow WCC in the specialty coffee market."
About The Farmer

The Ventura family have been growing coffee for over five generations.The coffee farming tradition began when their grandfather started growing coffee in 1894, at a farm called Finca Rabanales. Over a hundred years later, the family purchased Finca El Durazno in 2012.

Rafael & Maria Elena are two of the five proprietors of the farm, and are active in its management.

In 2012, Finca El Durazno did not have a single coffee plant - in fact the land was mainly used for forestry. Although the Ventura family have been coffee farming for over 120 years, the farm is very young as coffee was planted during the 2013-2014 harvest.

Depending on how much mucilage remains, the coffee can be classified as white honey, yellow honey, red honey, or black honey. The colour of the beans increases as more mucilage is left on, and each shade results in a different flavour profile.

White honey: 80-90% of the mucilage removed

Yellow honey: 50-75% of the mucilage removed

Red honey: 0-50% percent of the mucilage removed

Black honey: minimum mucilage removed

White honey process coffees have the lightest body and cleanest cup flavour, while black honey process coffees are fuller-bodied with intense sweetness and fruity notes.