Easy Rider Organic
The ultimate feel-good coffee. Easy like Sunday morning, this blend is smooth enough to handle any bumps in the road of life. It brims with sweet notes of chocolate and hazelnut – for which Central and South American coffees are renowned. And is made with love. For more info download the factsheet of Easy Rider here or read below.
Please note that Easy Rider with roast date before 4th of February contains a coffee from the COMSA cooperative in Honduras. More info about this coffee?
- Country Peru
- Region Cajamarca, Jaén
- District Huabál
- Communities El Huaco, La Huaca
- Variety Caturra,Typica, Bourbon, Costa Rica 95, Catimor
- Processing method Washed
- Altitude 1700 - 1950 Metres
- Certificate Organic
About this coffee
The coffee we currently use for Easy Rider comes from two Peruvian communites in the Huabál district: El Huaco and La Huaca. Huabál is located in the Cajamarca region, that is becoming more and more popular because of its outstanding qualities and mouthwatering flavour profiles. The Cup of Excellence has contributed to its fame, as the district is home to several finalists of the competition.
During the Roya (coffee rust) plague in 2012/2013, many farmers in Huabál lost significants parts of their coffee harvest. Luckily, many of them also had other sources of income and therefore they weren’t forced to leave their land. Whereas the Peruvian government started promoting resistant cultivars, most farmers in Huabál continued working with trees from traditional varieties that survived the Roya. And with positive effects: these varieties have become quite strong and deliver a much more delicious cup than the Roya resistant ones. As the interest in specialty produce is growing year by year, more farmers are planting back those traditional cultivars.
Huabál has just started its journey to excellence and we’re very pleased that, together with our importing partner, we can work together with those dedicated producers from the El Huaco and La Huaca communities. By buying this coffee, we support the farmers so that they can work on improving the infrastructure, drying capacity and storage conditions. It gives them the motivation and inspiration to produce even higher quality coffee in the future and we’re looking forward to be part of their journey.
Brew advice espresso
- Dose double espresso 19 grams
- Extraction time 28 seconds
- Shot weight 40 grams
Brew advice filter
- Dose 15 grams
- Water 250 grams at 96 degrees
- Procedure 30 seconds bloom with 50 grams of water, fill up with water to 250 grams
- Total extraction time 2.30 minutes
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