31 May '13, 9am

Do you remember Escondida from Last year(and the year before)?You may not as it sold out in a heart beat but its back

Do you remember Escondida from Last year(and the year before)?You may not as it sold out in a heart beat but its back

Finca La Escondida is close to Lake Apanas, near the town of Jinotega. The straight translation from Spanish to English of 'escondida' is ‘hidden’. The farm is named because it is "hidden" from the road by forest and trees, which makes it appear to blend right into the side of the mountain. It is a young farm: the first trees were planted there in 2006. La Escondida is planned around identifying the plots with individually different micro environments resulting from factors such as soil quality, sun exposure, and temperature range. This is one of the upsides of starting to plant a new farm. This is the varietal Catuai which you don't see so much in specialty coffee. But it was selected for this farm as it thought it would do very well with the identified soil quality, sun exposure, temperature range and weather conditions in p[articular where its quite exposed on the side ...

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Happy days !! Love that this coffee is back for its second year

Happy days !! Love that this coffee is back for...

hasbean.co.uk 05 Jun '13, 3pm

I am so happy after all the work getting this coffee were able to offer it for a second year (so now it an annual event an...

Time to welcome back an old friend, literally

hasbean.co.uk 30 May '13, 8am

This is not your typical Costa Rican coffee. Forget all that has come before: this is a unique cup. It's a Caturra, with a...

Just put this on for the espresso and its putai...

hasbean.co.uk 08 Jun '13, 9am

This coffee is in its third year with us and is a sign of the progress we have made working with Alejandro. The first time...

Look what was waiting for me when I got home #h...

hasbean.co.uk 29 May '13, 8am

The following year I visited the farm with our importers and spent the whole trip begging them to bring it in for us. Even...

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