Bean of the Month: Guatemala RFA Organic | January 2022

Brodie Wallace @ 2023-02-22 12:02:34 +1000

Introducing our January Bean of the Month - Guatemala RFA Organic!

 Our January Bean of the Month is an Organic Rainforest Alliance Certified coffee from the Finca Ceylan farm located in San Miguel Pochuta, Chimaltenango, Atitlán.

The farm has existed since the 1870's and is owned by the Echeverria family. Finca Ceylan has a strong focus on sustainability and conserves their natural resources by growing a variety of crops and encouraging all local flora and fauna to co-exist with their coffee plantations.

Furthermore, Finca Ceylan support their employees and their families by providing access to medical care and education.



Origin: Guatemala

Region: San Miguel Pochuta, Chimaltenango, Atitlán

Producer: Echeverria family

Varietal: Bourbon, Typica, Mundo Novo, Maragogype, Guiexa.

Process: Fully washed

Altitude: 1000 - 1350 masl

Certification: Rainforest Alliance and Organic

Grade: SHB



Score: 84

Aroma: Dark chocolate, apricot

Flavour: Almond, honeycomb

Acidity: Medium, citrus

Body: Smooth, full

Aftertaste: sweet, nutty, chocolate


If you're interested in trying a new, exclusive single-origin bean every month, then it's now possible to subscribe to our Bean of the Month program! Find out more details here.