Guatemala Acatenango Gesha

The Fuego-Acatenango massif in Guatemala comprises a string of five or more volcanic vents along a north-south trend that is perpendicular to that of the Central American Volcanic Arc in Guatemala. Ancient Acatenango is one of the volcanoes that calls this region home. This massive volcano complex towers more than 3,500 meters above the Pacific coastal […]

Honduras Ocotepeque Manuel Espana Review

Last night I roasted a pound of coffee from Manuel Espana in Honduras.with dark, developed sugar flavors, and roasted nut. Acidity is tannic, like black tea, but remains complimentary and not overpowering. Manuel Espana was born into a coffee cultivating family, and now himself has a four hectare farm near the village of Coloal in […]

Pearl Mountain Peaberry Review

I recently purchased and roasted some Pearl Mountain Peaberry green coffee beans. These beans come from a wet-process that is suppose to produce a very mild coffees when done right. But much of this coffee is grown at relatively low altitudes and poorly processed and prepared. Geography plays a large part in the taste of coffee. The […]