Just outside of Loja, Ecuador, Karla Garcia and her coffee partner run a the coffee farm, Finca Bruhwer. This 3 hectare farm sits around 1900 meters above sea level and consists solely of Typica variety coffee trees. Karla and her partner not only produce their own coffee, but buy local coffee cherries from their neighbours near Zamora for a locally roasted brand they run in Ecuador. They seek to give back to their community and continue to improve the quality of coffee production on their own farms.
"Bruhwer Farm", is located in Loja Province, in a town called Quilanga in altitudes between 1900-2000m above sea level. This beautiful and sweet natural processed coffee (depending on the climate) is dried for 20 days by either the sun or parabolic dryers. Lending itself to a controlled drying process of the natural coffees they produce.
Region: Loja Province
Estate: Bruhwer Farm, Quilanga
Varietal: Caturra, Typica, Catimor, Catuai Amarillo
Growing Altitude: 1900 masl
Certification: Wild Coffee, Fairtrade Coffee, RFA
Cupping Score: 86
Tasting Notes: Light & clean flavour with notes of lime, lemon, grapefruit, spices and some red berries & plum. Good acidity and flavour with a fruity profile. A clean cup with a complex structure. Outstanding quality.
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TASTE PANEL COMMENTS:
"A delicious and very well balanced coffee with a lively
acidity and notes of plum, redcurrants & blackberries."
Best Roast Profile : SBR ROAST PROFILE 4
Best Brew Method : Chemex
Best Beverage : Black Filter
Most Distinctive Flavour Notes: Plum & red berries
SBR STAR RATING