'Huehuetenango' (pronounced “way-way-ten-an-go”) means place of the ancients, is a city in the highlands of western Guatemala, was a Mayan settlement before the Spanish conquest. It is the highest and driest of Guatemala's non-volcanic regions. This renowned region owes much to the dry, hot winds that come in from the mountains of Mexico's Tehuantepec plain that protects Huehuetenango from frost and enables coffee to grow at altitudes.
This coffee is very flexible. Choosing a Light Roast reveals the fruity brightness of Guatemalan Huehuetenango, while a Dark Roast brings out the cocoa and bittersweet chocolate tastes.
NOTES: Chocolate, Caramel, Blackberry, Orange
ALTITUDE: 1500-1900 masl
PRODUCER: Various Smallholders
VARIETY: Bourbon, Caturra, Catuai, Typica
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