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Espresso

Costa Rica, Barrantes Brothers

cherry, fig, pecan
COFFEE FACTS
  • LOCATION: Llano Bonito de Naranjo, West Valley
  • HARVEST: March, 2020
  • VARIETY: Caturra
  • MILL: Helsar de Zarcero
  • PROCESS: Fully Washed
  • DRYING: Roof-top patio
  • STORAGE: Green coffee frozen to preserve freshness
ESPRESSO BREWING PARAMETERS
    • ESPRESSO: 19.1g in; 39g out; 31sec.; 125 psi; 94°C/201°F
BREWING WATER SPECIFICATION
  • Total Dissolved Solids (TDS): 20 ppm
  • Bicarbonate (HCO3): 18 ppm or less (most important)
  • Calcium (Ca): 5 ppm
  • Magnesium (Mg): 2 ppm
  • Sodium (Na): 2 ppm

Alejandro and Guillermo Barrantes are coffee producers (and dairy producers) from the Llano Bonito de Naranjo region in the picturesque West Valley of Costa Rica.

The brothers grow primarily caturra, and they have partnered with famed micro-mill Helsar de Zarcero for all of their coffee processing. Helsar is one of the pioneers of Specialty Coffee Costa Rica and is owned and operated by one of the nicest and most genuine people we know: Ricardo Perez. We’ve been working with Ricardo since 2010 and every year we have strengthened our friendship.

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