LYCHEE POP: Colombia Maypop Honey
This coffee is straight lychee, a tropical fruit-forward cup that is creamy and sweet. It's a micro-lot and will not be around for too long. We just wish we had more available. ☠️
Tasting Notes: Lychee, Rambutan, Butterscotch Candy, Passion Fruit
Cup score: 86.75 ☕
This honey cultured Caturra variety was produced by Julio Madrid and Andrés Quiceno from La Riviera in Santa Rosa de Cabal, Risaralda in Colombia. They named this coffee "Maypop".
The coffee is part of our Transparent Origin lineup, in which we share the price paid to coffee producers.
ABOUT LA RIVIERA
La Riviera farm is located in Colombia, in the region of the coffee cultural landscape in the central foothills of the Andes Mountain range with a high influence of the Santa Isabel snow capped mountains.
They are third generation coffee growers who are dedicated to producing and perfecting high quality coffees, They produce differentiated coffees with high quality standards backed by responsible production techniques, focused on origin traceability innovation and tradition.
Maypop is another one of the extremely unique coffees we have come across, due to the unique honey culturing processing method utilized by Andrés Quiceno at La Riviera.
The honey culturing process involves using fermentation starters and the unique natural flavors that come from fruits and aromatic plants.
New sensory profiles have been developed by mixed fermentations between the starters and traditional coffee fermentation processes.
☠️ Single origin from Colombia
☠️ Region: Santa Rosa de Cabal, Risaralda
☠️ Producer: Julio Madrid and Andrés Quiceno
☠️ Farm: La Riviera
☠️ Roast: Light/medium
☠️ Brew: Filter
☠️ Varietal: Caturra
☠️ Process: Honey Culturing
☠️ Tasting notes:
- Butterscotch Candy
- Passion Fruit
☠️ Altitude: 1750 masl
☠️ Harvest: December 2020
☠️ Imported by: WE THE ORIGIN
☠️ Farmgate Price: USD $13.20/kg
☠️ Our Purchase Price: USD $21.90/kg FOB
☠️ Whole bean