Claude Original Beans
We wanted to provide the ultimate stocking filler for the Cat loving home brewer this Claudemas. Yet again we have teamed up with Monsieur Claude and his favorite artist Martin Kingdom to bring you Claude Orignal Beans.
The coffee industry is often very serious and that can be intimidating to some customers, Claude is an opportunity to break down barriers by offering something that is light hearted and cheerful, and really not so serious and as a result, we hope, it’s a very accessible product and something people will always be excited to see.
This limited edition micro-lot run comes to you from legendary producer Diego Robelo in Costa Rica. We have chosen to profile this coffee for filter only and will only be available as beans.
We are always thrilled to have coffees from Aquiares Estate in Costa Rica as we have known Diego Robelo for several years now, first meeting him when he came to visit us in our Roastery. Our head Roaster Tim has also travelled with him in Colombia whilst visiting farms in the region of Antioquia. We hope to visit him one day in Costa Rica where he now manages the Aquiares Estate where he has taken over from his father Alfonso.
Thermic Fermentation processing at Aquiares begins with sorting the freshly harvested cherries via flotation. The dense fruit is then wrapped in heat-capturing heavy duty plastic that is sealed so that no oxygen can enter. These wrapped cylinders are then placed into the greenhouses where they are heated by the sun to promote thermophilic fermentation. They are kept like this for 3 days, then given 15 days of drying.
Centroamericano H1 is an F1 hybrid variety generated by crossing the Sarchimor T-5296 and a wild Rume Sudan variety. It is reproduced through a tissue culture cloning process called somatic embryogenesis. This cultivar has been distributed among coffee producers in Central America over the last decade.