28 Jan '17, 10pm

This @counter_culture Panama Gesha is blowing my mind (palate). Kiwi/mango/Citrus. Check out the story of the farm:

In November 2014, a large resealable bag of green coffee arrived at the Counter Culture lab in Durham, NC, with few details. We roasted the sample and tasted it the next day. The coffee was not great, but the flavor profile buried underneath the undesirable characteristics was beautiful and intriguing. We reached out to the growers to start talking about the coffee. The sample came from the Gallardo family in Chiriqui, Panama. The family has been involved in coffee farming for more than three decades. It started with Jose Manuel Gallardo Sr. in the '70s, and now his son Jose Manuel Gallardo Arauz owns five small coffee farms, including Finca Nuguo. Arauz's son, also named Jose, recently began managing the Nuguo farm. Up until a few years ago, the family farms only produced Caturra and Catuai coffee varieties at lower elevations, but Jose Manuel Gallardo Arauz saw the poten...

Full article: https://counterculturecoffee.com/store/coffee/finca-nuguo...

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