Costa Rica El Tigre SHB EP
Cupping Notes: Crisp, clean, bright acidity, with notes of lemon tart citrus and a slight hint of toasted almond nuttiness in the finish.
Background: The Costa Rica El Tigre is graded SHB/EP (Strictly Hard Bean/European Preparation) and produced by two wonderful, multi-generation coffee familias. The farms are located northeast of Costa Rica’s capital city San Jose, high up in the volcanic mountains of Heredia and Barva. It is comprised of mostly catuai, caturra and typica varietals.
Producer: Single Estate Grower in the Central Valley
Region: Central Valley
Mill Location: Heredia
Variety: Catuai, Caturra, Typica
Altitude: 3,000 – 5,000 ft (900 – 1500m)
Coffee Grading: SHB, EP
Harvest: October – February