This is my son Ollie’s favourite coffee. It’s the one he first tried when he was helping me out at the home roastery after school when he was only just a teenager. So, it has a special place in our heart and it’s still his favourite now to drink as well as one of his favourites to roast.
It’s a typical South American coffee with its indicative flavours of vanilla and cocoa. The light-bodied sweetness makes it a coffee that is a real crowd pleaser and ideal for ending a nice meal. Fantastic to drink on its own but also works extremely well in blended coffees, in fact it appears in 3 of our 5 blends.
Coffee arrived in Guatemala from the Caribbean around 1700 and local cultivation began shortly after. Commercial export of Guatemalan Coffee Beans did not begin until the mid 1800’s.
What You Will receive
All our single origin coffees are freshly roasted by us at our traditional family-run coffee roastery in rural Kent. Following your order, you will receive a bag of coffee that is very much a premium product, where the aromas and flavours will be exceptionally delicious and remarkably better than what you may be used to from the supermarket.
About Brewing This Coffee
This coffee works fantastically well in all brewing equipment, including espresso / cappuccino machines, cafetiere pots, paper / metal filter brewers, and Turkish brewers.
Region – The south of Guatemala
Growing Altitude – 1100-1750 metres above sea level
Arabica Variety – Pache, Caturra
Typical Harvest Period – November – March
Milling Process – Fully washed
Aroma – Cherries and berries
Flavour - Spice and chocolate
Body - Rich body
Acidity – Low acidity
With its surprisingly deep, rich body and muted overtones, our premium grade Guatemalan 'El Fogon' Arabica rich body, with spice and chocolate flavour hints.
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Just opening the bag and smelling the rich, chocolate aroma, tells you that you are in for a good cup of coffee. Great flavour, very smooth with just the right amount of bitterness when made strong. I always look forward to a good cup of EL FOGON.Rating: [5 of 5 Stars!]By Sam Disney
Date: Thursday 08 March, 2018
This is a deep rich flavor coffee with a warm spicy note, personally I think this is a good all-round coffee. And will be buying this one again and again.Rating: [5 of 5 Stars!]By Tina Priest
Date: Monday 23 September, 2013