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Roastery Hours

Mon/Fri - 10.00AM - 4.00PM

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The Roastery 

Foundry Road

Ammanford

SA18 2LS

The Roastery 

Foundry Road

Ammanford

SA18 2LS

Roastery Hours

Mon/Fri - 10.00AM - 4.00PM

Coaltown

Tapir Andino

£11.50
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Producer: Cooperativa Agraria Frontera San Ignacio

The San Ignacio Province sits at the top of the Cajamarca region in Northern Perú where the Rio Canchis splits the country from Ecuador. The farms are located in the buffer zones of a protected natural area, and have seen spectacled bears, cock-of-the-rocks, jaguars and tapirs within their boundaries. This means working with an organic methodology and certification is a strategic point because through these standards, a culture of protection of wildlife and species in danger of extension is encouraged and created.

Coffee here is commonly fermented in wooden tanks built from fallen Romerillo trees (regulations prohibit the chopping down of them.) This is because when coffee ferments it generates heat, and the wood is better at dispersing the heat and therefore ensuring an even temperature throughout the fermentation tank, whereas with concrete, heat would be absorbed and stored more easily in the sides, creating differences throughout the batch and inconsistencies in the final cup.

For the red honey the tanks are used for removing floaters from the ripe cherry, with pulped beans then undergoing a dry fermentation in silos for 12-18 hours. Beans are then moved to a mesh tray in a poly tunnel where they will remain for between 18 and 24 days until dry.


Varietal

varietal

Bourbon, Caturra

process

Red Honey

Altitude

Altitude

1350 - 1890 masl

roast profile:

Filter

taste notes:

Blackberry, Candyfloss, Mango, Chocolate


Pour Over
pour over

Grind Setting: medium course

brew Time: 2 minutes (1 cup pour over)

Coffee / Water: 16g / 240L


French Press
french press

Grind Setting: Coarse

brew Time: 4 minutes

Coffee / Water: 65g / 1L


Chemex
chemex

Grind Setting: Very Coarse

brew Time: 6-6 1/2 minutes (1L coffee)

Coffee / Water: 65g / 1L