Costa Rica - Las Lajas - Alma Negra Natural
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We Taste: Pomegranate, Caramel, Jammy
Location: Costa Rica
Process: Natural / Patio and solar dried machine
Elevation: 1500 masl
More About Las Lajas:
Beneficio Las Lajas is owned by Oscar and Francisca Chacon and is known for its unique and exceptional drying techniques for natural and honey processed coffees. Oscar and Francisca are constantly experimenting with new processing techniques and push for the perfect technique to produce a cup that expresses the inherent delicacy, harmony and complexity of their coffees.
Unsurprisingly, the attention to detail in harvesting, selection, and processing are matched in kind at the dry mill. This coffee is precision sorted to mostly 17-18 screen size, of above average density, and has perfect marks for moisture and water activity.
Grind: Medium Coarse (on Baratza Encore / Virtuoso 17)
Water: 300ml of at 202 degrees Fahrenheit
Bloom: 40ml of water saturating the coffee. Let sit for 1 minute 2nd Pour: Pour in circles until your at 100ml
Final Pulse Pours: Add 20-40ml of water each pour until reaching 300ml. Allow coffee to drain almost fully between pours.
Final Brew Time: 3-4 minutes