Colombia Jeremias Lasso Geisha #592
By Velton's Coffee Roasting Company
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- Roasted by Velton's Coffee Roasting Company
- Light roast profile
- Origin(s): Colombian
- Tastes: Honey, Lime, Floral
- Varietal(s): Geisha
- Process: Washed
- Elevation: 1800-1875 masl
Some folks trade Pokemon cards, others trade... coffee seeds! In this Johnny Appleseed story, one scrappy coffee lover with a suitcase of coffee seeds traveled to Colombia with a Panamanian prize: Geisha seeds from the prominent and well-known Hacienda La Esmeralda farm. These premium seeds found a home in the Colombian mountainside, with grower Jeremias Lasso, where they grew like wildfire in the lush volcanic soil. Jeremias has been nurturing these plants since 2009, and this is his first fruitful harvest.
This is a special Colombian Geisha that was intended for competition brewing at the World Barista Championships. There's just a bit left, and we're excited to be able to offer it to you! Geisha coffees are rare unicorns, one of the most sought-after in the coffee world, known for their mellow yet complex flavor profile, a marriage of delicate tea-like notes and coffee's cozy strength.
We recommend brewing this light roast as a pour over, with a slightly cooler water temperature than traditionally recommended—let your boiling water sit an extra minute or two. This small difference will maximize the nuance of flavors in your cup.
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