Cupping Notes: green apple, caramel, melon
Processing method: Wet (washed process)
This organic certified coffee is from a cooperative located in the Casitas district of the Copan region in Honduras - made up of 131 members across over 400 cultivated hectares. With harvests generally taking place from November to February, growing altitude from contributing producers ranges from 1200 - 1700 masl and crop is comprised of Caturra, red & yellow Catuai, Bourbon, IHCafe, Parainema and Lempira varieties.
Coffee undergoes a 12-24 hr fermentation before both patio and mechanical drying. Cafes Especiales Corquin, S. A. de C. V., is a cooperative founded in 2012 as an initiative of small coffee producers in the town of Corquin, Copan. Today, they manage a membership of 131 partners/producers comprised of 37 women and 94 men. The founder and current president Joel López, belongs to the fourth generation of a family that has dedicated to this activity since 1865. Joel's great-grandfather, Mr. Pedro López, began by planting a small plot of Typica variety in the hamlet of Cuchilla del Águila in Las Casitas Village, Corquín, Copán. Today, Joel Lopez states that this young cooperative has a lot of optimism and is continue growing, and they hope to be recognized for its excellence in the coffee production. They are committed in making the producers and their families to have the opportunity to position their coffees as a unique product that complies with their quality policies and the international market standards.
At Sugar Creek Coffee Roasters, we specialize in hand crafted, small batch, artisanal roasted coffee. While other roasters typically pre-roast and have beans on the shelf, we don't roast until you place your order, so you can be assured the freshest roasted coffee is delivered to your door. Each coffee order is roasted to the optimal flavor of the coffee bean you order.
Preferred Roast Level
Whole or Ground Beans