20% El Zafiro
35% El Hato
It’s a hard act to follow on from Tane’s last Special Brü, so Steve, our green coffee buyer put his hand up to create his first Special Brü in over ten incarnations. This version is a triplet that includes an exciting honey processed coffee from Colombia, a vibrant coffee from a farmer in the Mbeya region of Tanzania, and a super fresh Guatemalan. The honey-processed coffee from Finca El Zafrio (of Wush-Wush fame) has been developed slightly longer to create the sweet backbone of this blend; it brings flavours of over-ripe grapes and pineapple. The Tanzanian adds a bright acidity of grapefruit and orange. Finca El Hato smooth’s everything out, heightening the body, and adding a butter pecan flavour to the finish.
We've found that this blend is best brewed using the immersion method, through either a Clever Dripper or cafetière. You’ll find this approach produces a rounder body and increases sweetness – this is due to the extended contact time of the water and coffee. This method is straightforward to make at home - A dose of 22g coffee to 330ml filtered water makes an excellent starting point.
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