EL PIRATA: Colombia Tolima
We're always excited to receive new coffee from our Colombian producer partner, Equation Coffee.
This single origin offering from Tolima brings everything we look for in washed Colombian coffees: a sweet and clean cup that has the perfect balance of chocolate, nuts and fruit.
Tasting Notes: Dried Fruit, Chocolate, Hazelnut, Caramel
Cup Score: 82.75 ☕
El Pirata is a versatile single origin coffee that hits the spot for both casual coffee drinkers as well as coffee connoisseurs.
Enjoy it as filter or espresso and with milk or milk alternatives.
It was produced by Tres Rayas Cooperative in Tolima, Colombia and is a part of the Starts with Soil initiative by Equation Coffee which provides support to Colombian coffee farmers.
Pirates of Coffee is the first Canadian roaster to support Starts with Soil by featuring their coffee and we are proud of it.
About Starts with Soil
Starts with Soil is a new initiative from Equation Coffee that provides $0.03/lb back to farmers in the form of agricultural support by focusing on:
- Crop diversification based on agroforestry designs
- Decreasing dependency on external inputs, such as chemical fertilizers
- Improving organic matter
- Increasing net income
We hope these regenerative agricultural practices will help farmers in Tolima, Colombia to develop more sustainable coffee production.
If you would like to learn more, please see more details about the Starts with Soil program and check out Equation Coffee on Instagram.
☠️ Single origin from Colombia
☠️ Region: Gaitania, Tolima
☠️ Grade 1 Arabica Coffee Beans
☠️ Producer: Tres Rayas Cooperative
☠️ Varietal: Caturra, Castillo, Cenicafé, Colombia
☠️ Process: Washed
☠️ Cup Score: 82.75
☠️ Tasting notes:
- Dried Fruit
☠️ Brew: Filter/Espresso
☠️ Altitude: 1550 - 2100masl
☠️ Harvest: November 2021
☠️ Imported by: We The Origin
☠️ Roast: Medium
☠️ Whole Bean