We aged this coffee in an American Oak Charred barrel for three months, being sure to extract the flavors from the barrel while maintaining the quality and integrity of the bean.
Aroma – Cherry, dark chocolate, oak, peat.
Profile – Cherry, chocolate, raspberry, spices, walnuts.
Medium Roast profile. 8 ounces
Elkin Guzman is a young and pioneering coffee producer in Colombia. Hailing from Pitalito, Huila, Guzman is extremely intelligent and curious about using new technology and techniques in a constant effort to improve quality across the board, but also in terms of yield, cultivation, and efficiency in production. Guzman’s attention to detail and capacity to buck convention has set him apart from other producers, making him a leader among his community and among Colombia growers in general.
For his natural processed coffees, Guzman dries the cherry on raised beds, being sure to rotate and hand sort the lots throughout the process. This drying process is what makes this coffee so special. He uses elevated drying beds, allowing the seeds of the cherry to naturally soak up the mucilage flavor notes under the influence of the sun. This process has influenced flavor notes in the cup.