Well friends, the time has come!
We've spent a busy few weeks behind the scenes; sample roasting and cupping to achieve the best roast possible for this lot. Our aim is to showcase the Peralta's dedication to agronomy and quality- we hope you find it evident in your cup!
Our first sample was roasted a week after the coffee landed - using our standard cupping profile. We wanted very little development after first crack as it really tells us what we're dealing with and what the bean has to offer. It being a natural process coffee, we expected the acidity to be muted and the body to be fairly pronounced even at a lighter roast.
Well, were we wrong! This is one of the cleanest natural process coffees I've ever tasted- no fermented wine flavours here; just crisp clean and boozy sweet!
We thought perhaps we'd taken it too far.... (see full article)