85+ Find: Siete Estrellas Community Peaberry (Bolivia)

85+ Find: Siete Estrellas Community Peaberry (Bolivia)
Origin Bolivia
Region Caranavi
Farm / Coop Colonia Siete Estrellas (Seven Stars)
Altitude 5,250+ ft
Varietals Tipica (80%), Caturra (20%)
Processing Wet washed
Certifications Organic
Cup Notes 86 points. AROMA/FLAVOR: Vanilla, Milk Chocolate. Almond. Marzipan. ACIDTY: Mild citric. OTHER: Creamy aftertaste, full flavor, moderate body, herbal finish. Great for espresso and dark roasts.

These peaberry coffee beans are hand-selected from last year's coffee harvest in our long-term partner community, Colonia Siete Estrellas (Seven Stars). Peaberries, or "caricol" in Spanish, are the roughly 10% of coffee beans from a given tree that fuse into a single oblong bean inside the cherry, rather than separating into the two typical bean halves. They have a unique flavor, both because of the concentration of flavors in the cherry while growing, and because they roll more evenly inside the coffee roaster during roasting.

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$ 11.99