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TAPIR ANDINO, San Ignacio - Peru
TAPIR ANDINO, San Ignacio - Peru

TAPIR ANDINO, San Ignacio - Peru

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Score: 85.75

    Bourbon, Catimor, Caturra, Mundo Novo, Pache


    Red honey




    Sep - Nov 2020


    San Ignacio


    Cooperativa Agraria Frontera San Ignacio


    1,450 - 1,850 Masl


    Chocolate, Mango, Blackberry, Candyfloss

Coffee here is commonly fermented in wooden tanks built from fallen Romerillo trees (regulations prohibit the chopping down of them.) This is because when coffee ferments it generates heat, and the wood is better at dispersing the heat and therefore ensuring an even temperature throughout the fermentation tank, whereas with concrete, heat would be absorbed and stored more easily in the sides, creating differences throughout the batch and inconsistencies in the final cup.

For the red honey the tanks are used for removing floaters from the ripe cherry, with pulped beans then undergoing a dry fermentation in silos for 12-18 hours. Beans are then moved to a mesh tray in a poly tunnel where they will remain for between 18 and 24 days until dry.

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