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Colombia, L.A.C Pink Bourbon
Colombia, L.A.C Pink Bourbon
Colombia Pink Bourbon
Colombia Single Origin Coffee
unique and interesting coffee
Pink Bourbon
Colombia, L.A.C Pink Bourbon
Colombia, L.A.C Pink Bourbon
Colombia Pink Bourbon
Colombia Single Origin Coffee
unique and interesting coffee
Pink Bourbon

Colombia, L.A.C Pink Bourbon

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TASTING NOTES Mango, Fermented Pineapple, Floral
Bag Size 250g
Grind Whole Bean (Recommended)

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Producer Luis Anibal Calderon
Farm/Mill
Villa Betulia
Cultivar Pink Bourbon
Process Anaerobic Natural
Location Acevedo, Huila
Altitude
1,500 - 1,600 maslmasl
Harvest May - June

 

 

Expect notes of Mango, Fermented Pineapple, Floral.

Carbon negative coffee



Yet another delicious coffee from Luis Anibal, this latest offering is a Pink Bourbon. A much-discussed coffee varietal, Pink Bourbon was once thought to be a natural mutation of Red Bourbon, with cherries that had matured to a pink colour. However, recent genetic testing has found that this varietal actually originates from Ethiopia, which explains its delicious floral and tropical fruit flavours.

Luis has processed this Pink Bourbon with dry aerobic fermentation for 24 hours, before placing the intact coffee cherries inside GrainPro bags for 50 hours at a temperature below 22 degrees celsius. Finally, the cherries are placed on raised beds until they reach an optimal 11 percent moisture content.

In 2012, Luis Anibal planted 5,000 Gesha trees, then had to wait an arduous three years for the plants to begin bearing fruit. It paid off: this first harvest was very successful, and helped Luis receive substantial premiums for his coffee at a time when his farm wouldn’t have been sustainable without them.

After the success of his Gesha, Luis Anibal decided in 2015 to pivot his whole farm towards exotic coffee varieties. In early 2016, Luis met Felipe, one of the founders of Cofinet. The instant Felipe tried Luis Anibal’s coffees, he was hooked, and began to continuously purchase his microlots of Castillo, Caturra and Gesha. In 2018, with the help of Cofinet, Luis had fine-tuned his processing techniques to such an extent that it became possible for Cofinet to commit to every single lot of specialty coffee that Luis produced.

 

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We believe that coffee can be a powerful force for good. That’s why we’re proud to source ethically, roast responsibly, and to be a totally carbon negative coffee company, with all of our coffees, coffee pods and coffee products certified carbon negative. 

And that’s not the only thing we’re doing to protect our planet, and our people.

KISS THE HIPPO CARES

We believe that coffee can be a powerful force for good. That’s why we’re proud to source ethically, roast responsibly, and to be a totally carbon negative coffee company, with all of our coffees, coffee pods and coffee products certified carbon negative. 

And that’s not the only thing we’re doing to protect our planet, and our people.

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