Colombia Sidra Bourbon
Region: Acevedo, Hulia Colombia
Harvest: March 2022
About the processing
Harvested burgundy ripe and exposed to full cherry aerobic fermentation for 24h before being placed into grain pro bags still in full cherry and maintained at a temp below 22C for an additional 90h. In this environment the bacterias feed on carbohydrates and sugars found in the mucilage leading to higher concentrations of lactic acids. After fermentation coffee is then dried on raised beds until ideal moisture content is achieved.
About Finca Las Flores and the town of Pitalito in Huila
Finca Las Flores is a 14.5 hectare farm in the village of San Isidro, in the city of Acevedo in the Huila Department. The town is central to coffee trade in Southern Huila. A small town that is strategically situated, the area is known as the cradle of specialty coffee of Colombia, many small farms started focusing on quality and good processes almost 20 years ago. The Ayure family started their farm in 1990 with 18,000 coffee trees. Each year they have continued to grow and plant - they now have over 90,000 trees. A turning point for Finca Las Flores was their participation in the cup of excellent in 2006, the CoE program launched their journey into the world of specialty and differentiated coffees.
About the Sidra Bourbon Varietal
Said to have originated in Ecuador, Sidra is a hybrid between Bourbon and Typica cultivars. A relatively new hybrid coffee plant it has quickly been championed by some as the "New Gesha" prized for its incredible amount of sweetness and crisp acidity that has become synonymous with rare complex flavor profiles in specialty coffee.