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  • Tasting Notes
  • Harvest Notes
  • Farm Notes
  • Roast Level: Light
    Aroma: Fruit candies
    Flavor: Strawberry, pineapple and granola
    Acidity: Sparkling
    Body: Creamy
    Finish: Cheesecake

  • Farm:  El Paseo
    Region:  Nariño

    Altitude: 1900 m
    Varietals:  Castillo
    Harvest:  April - August
    Production Method: Anaerobic Washed 

  • Colombia is no stranger to producing fantastic coffees but this one from Huber Castillo’s El Paseo farm in the Narino region is unlike anything you’ve (probably) tasted. Huber - a second generation coffee farmer with a background in agronomic engineering – is one of the pioneers of a new anaerobic processing method that ferments coffee without oxygen. While a typical Natural or Washed process coffee uses oxygen-friendly open tanks during fermentation, anaerobically processed coffees utilize sealed oxygen-free tanks outfitted with a one-way valve that allows carbon dioxide and other gasses to escape. 

    Keeping the coffee cherry fully enclosed and oxygen-free, Huber's anaerobic process changes the speed of fermentation through a custom heat exchange system within the tanks as well as temperature controlled drying racks. The result of much experimentation, these techniques create the incredibly vivid and unexpected flavor tones found here and help secure El Paseo’s place in Colombia’s rich history of coffee innovation and excellence.