Felipe Arcila || Exotic Series || EF Castillo

Felipe Arcila || Exotic Series || EF Castillo

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Country: Colombia

Farm: Jardines Del Eden

Region: Pijao, Quindo

Varietal/Species: Castillo

Process: Natural | | Extended Fermentation

Roast Profile: Light

Flavour: Dragon Fruit, Cherry & Guava 

Tin: 200g

Grown by Felipe Arcila at Jardines de Eden. This coffee was exposed to an initial dry anaerobic fermentation of 24hours. The cherries are then placed inside grain pro bags for 60 hours maintaining temperature bellow 22 degrees by placing the bags inside water tanks. After this the coffee is dried on raised beds untill 18% moisture content is achieved. The coffee is then placed back inside grain pro bags for a further 50 hours. Finally the cherries are dried on raised beds to 10.5% moisture content. 

Jardines del Eden is the first farm to be purchased by Carlos and Felipe Arcila of Cofinet. The Farm has existing Castillo and has recently had some the most exciting varieties planted there.

This microlot is 100% Castillo. This varietal was developed by the Federacion de Cafeteros. It is more productive than Caturra and resistant to coffee leaf rust. 

Roast Info: 

Best Consumed: 5-20 days post-roast date

This coffee is great for filter brew methods. Our favourites are Kalita Wave, Aeropress or Clever Dripper. For filter, we recommend 6g of ground coffee for every 100ml of water at approx 93c. Use your kitchen scales you’ll love it!