$22

Three Nicaraguas Box Set

3 Exceptional Microlots Processed 3 Ways

Processing makes a huge difference in the taste and mouthfeel of coffee. See for yourself with this 3-pack of 4oz washed, honey, and natural process coffees from the Nueva Segovia region of Nicaragua.

Santa Gema - Washed
Notes: Brown sugar, chocolate-covered raisin, orange blossom 
Producer: Mario Vilchez
Farm: Santa Gema
Variety: Maracaturra
Altitude: 1420-1600 masl

In washed processing, coffee cherries are completely depulped before they are set out to dry. These coffees tend to have good clarity, allowing the flavors of their origin to shine through.

Regalo de Dios - Honey
Notes: Tangerine, honeysuckle, papaya, syrupy
Producer: Luis Alberto Balladarez
Farm: Un Regalo de Dios
Variety: Hybrid H1-H3
Altitude: 1550-1800 masl

In honey processing, coffee cherries are partially depulped before they are set out to dry. These coffees tend to be sweet and dynamic.

La Amistad - Natural
Notes: Blackberry, currant, white grape
Producer: Luis Alberto Balladarez
Farm: La Amistad
Variety: Catuai
Altitude: 1500-1600 masl

In natural processing, coffee is dried in the cherry. These coffees tend to taste "wild" or fruity, with complex acidity and a heavy mouthfeel.