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Honduras - Los Pinos



Origin: Honduras
Location: Intibuca
Process Station: Los Pinos
Producer: Joaqunina Montoya
Varietal: IH-90 
Growing Altitude: 16-1800 masl
Processing Method: Washed 
Harvest: December 2017 - March 2018
Product: Milk Espresso
Flavour Notes: Rich Chocolate & Hazelnut Syrup


A high quality lot of IH-90, a Honduran developed hybrid of Caturra and Sarchimor, this coffee has a complex depth and rich quality making it the perfect base for milk beverages. Processed and dried on the Los Pinos farm, overseen by Joaquina Montoya, the overall standards in this lot are impeccable and contribute towards a wholesome final product. Expect to find notes of rich chocolate and hazelnut syrup, alongside a creamy and buttery mouthfeel.

Espresso Roast Brewing Advice:

Use a 1:2.4 brew ratio. With all espresso you must first identify the size of your filter basket - preferably of the brand and variety 'VST 'Ridgeless' - that you are using. For this particular coffee, the optimal dose would be -2g from the basket size, using a 1:2.4 ratio, and aiming for a target TDS of 8.4. Depending on which grinder and set-up you're working with, the result will be varied however our recommended total brew time is still between 27 - 29 seconds brewing this coffee.