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Nicaraguan Elephant Beans | 2 x 250g

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    Nicaragua Fincas Mierisch Laguna Verde

    What are Elephant Beans? 

    Maragogype (also called elephant beans) is a variety of arabica that produces an extremely large and rather porous bean. 

    Cup Characteristics

    This coffee has a sparkling and citric acidity and is balanced with flavours of stone fruits.

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    Tasting notes

    Region -El Quetzal, Matagalpa
    Farm - Laguna Verde | Producer: Mierisch Family
    Growing Altitude - 1275 - 1300 metres above sea level 
    Arabica Variety -Maragogype
    Typical Harvest Period - September - December
    Milling Process - Washed
    Aroma -  Clean
    Flavour  - Stone Fruit
    Body - Round
    Acidity - Bright 

    Laguna Verde is located inside the Arenal Nature Reserve in the department of Matagalpa, in the same area as our other farms La Huella and Mama Mina. Laguna Verde has a very unique micro-climate which is covered in fog for over 60% of the day during the harvest season. This means that the farm “auto-shades” itself and does not require many shade trees. As a matter of fact, we have learned that too much shade on this farm actually helps increase the spread of certain fungus which affects the health of the plants. This relatively high altitude of the farm and fog also creates cooler temperatures which help in the slow maturation of the cherries.