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Padre - Peru Apolinar Rafael - Espresso

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We're thrilled to introduce this organic Peruvian coffee to our menu, sourced with the help of our friends at Cafe Imports! 

SINGLE ORIGIN ESPRESSO COFFEE DESCRIPTION

Cafe Imports is partnered with CENFROCAFE, a cooperative that supports nearly 2,000 coffee-growing families.

Through this partnership, Cafe Imports have developed relationships with a small group of producers who have been developing beautiful microlots in the Cajamarca region where they continue to explore the potential of Peruvian specialty coffee.

Producer Apolinar Rafael's farm El Diamante, is one of the highest in the region at 2000 metres. He takes meticulous notes about his fermentation for each lot, but typically picks his coffee selectively, depulps it the same day, and ferments it for about 30 hours, then dries it under solar covers for 15 days. 

Apolinar is constantly working on fermentation experiments in an attempt to improve quality and consistency. Cafe Imports certify ALL their offerings from Peru as a way to give back to the farmers.

COFFEE BREAKDOWN

PERU APOLINAR RAFAEL 100%
Washed - 100% Caturra variety grown and hand picked at an altitude of 2000 masl in Peru's Cajamarca region.

IN THE CUP

SWEET AND WELL ROUNDED CUP. BUTTERSCOTCH AND MILK CHOCOLATE, LEMON WITH A TANGY ACIDITY. 

ESPRESSO RECIPE

  • DOSE - 21.5g
  • YIELD - 35g
  • TIME - 37s
  • TEMP - 94°C
  • RATIO - 1:1.6

This recipe is for espresso and developed on a commercial coffee machine. Use as a guide to achieve your desired flavour preference. If you are unable to reproduce the exact result on your home machine, don’t panic, an alternative is to simply adjust your recipe using the ratio so it works best for your set up.