Costa Rican

Roast Quick Facts

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The San Marcos microlot is on the lighter side (medium light) without losing any of the richness of a full medium. Delightful complexity is set off by the milk chocolate notes that keep the balance without being overly smooth.

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🔬 Under The Microscope

Roaster Notes:
Costa Rica SHB Tarrazu La Pastora coffee is renowned for its vibrant and complex flavor profile. It features a bright, crisp acidity reminiscent of citrus fruits, particularly lemon and orange. The body is medium, offering a smooth and balanced mouthfeel. There are distinct notes of sweet berries and chocolate, creating a harmonious blend of fruity and rich flavors. Hints of caramel and nutty undertones, possibly almond or walnut, add depth. The finish is clean and refreshing, with a subtle floral hint, perhaps jasmine or rose, lingering on the palate.

Country of Origin:
Costa Rica

Best Brewing Method:
Drip

Origin of The Beans

Where does Costa Rican's beans come from?
The Region

Coffee from Tarrazú, Costa Rica, is renowned for its high quality, grown in rich volcanic soil at high altitudes. It features a bright acidity, full-bodied richness, and a distinctively smooth, fruity flavor profile with hints of berry and citrus.

The Farm

In 1960, 228 small coffee growers in San Marcos de Tarrazú founded Coopetarrazú, aiming for fair profits and representation, challenging the dominance of larger producers. Now pivotal in Los Santos' economic growth, Coopetarrazú supports over 5,000 members with services like technical aid, low-cost loans, and affordable fertilizers. Predominantly aiding smallholders with less than 4 hectares, it employs around 10,000 people annually in various roles. This coop oversees its coffee's complete journey from harvest to export, ensuring consistent quality through regular evaluations.

Process & Harvest

Fully washed, mechanically dried coffee is depulped, fermented, washed, and quickly dried in machines for consistent flavor and quality.

The Region
The Farm
Process & Harvest