El Pilar, Guatemala

Passenger

Lancaster, PA

El Pilar, Guatemala

Sweet & Tart

Reliable morning after morning, year after year, this roaster keeps turning to this Guatemalan gem for its solid and steady sweetness and bright acidity.
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    • Tropical Fruit, Ripe Fruit, Brown Sugar
    About the Roaster
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    Location
    Lancaster, PA
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    Fun Fact
    Passenger's Isuzu box truck that transports each week's allotment of green coffee from freezer to roastery is named Suzy.
    Details
    El Pilar, Guatemala
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      Process
      Washed
    • San Juan Sacatepéquez icon
      Sub Region
      San Juan Sacatepéquez
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      Producer
      Juan Carlos Chen
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      Harvest Time
      January-April
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      Elevation
      1500 - 2000
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      Variety
      Bourbon, Caturra, Catuaí
    Roaster’s Notes
    Year after year El Pilar emerges as one of our favorite Guatemalan coffees. Incredibly complex, this coffee presents flavors of dried pineapple, green apple, berries, and is held together by a distinct caramel-like sweetness.

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