CUP PROFILE: Aromas of fruit and nuts. Notes of creamy milk chocolate and orange with drizzles of maple syrup and juicy acidity.
COFFEE FOR A CAUSE: Barefoot is donating a portion of proceeds from this coffee to California Firefighters.
ROAST PROFILE: Light-ish
ELEVATION: 1350+ masl
OTHER NOTES: Single origin, sustainable, traceable
Huehuetenango is one of Guatemala’s three non-volcanic regions, as well as its highest and driest under cultivation, making it one of the best for coffee production.
Currents of hot air sweep up from the Plains of Tehuantepec, in Oaxaca, Mexico, and mix here with the cool air descending from the Cuchumatanes Mountains, creating a microclimate that’s protected from frost and allowing coffee to be cultivated at up to 2,000 meters.
Huehuetenango’s extreme remoteness requires that nearly all producers process their own coffee. Huehue’s geographic conditions help to create exceptional coffees with a distinct acidity and fruity flavors.
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