Coffee: Guatemala Santa Clara

Picked this up at Stumptown on recent trip to Portland.  Like the El Carmen It is from the Antigua region with rich volcanic soil and 1550-1800 meter elevation.  It is shade grown and hand picked.  Also like the El Carmen is traditionally patio dried giving a distinctive blue-green color to the bean.  The varietals are Caturra and traditional Bourbon.  Santa Clara has won the Guatemala Cup of excellence in 2001, 2009, and 2010.

Roast: Medium.  By Stumptown Coffee.

Brewing Method: French Press

Aroma: Lemon zest and chocolate malt

Taste: Brown sugar and butterscotch.  Light and sweet.

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