El Salvador La Esperanza

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The Captain's Coffee

This El Salvador is Rainforest Alliance certified and has notes of Lemon, Orange and Almond. Great for that refreshing afternoon cup! Arrival Date: July 3rd, 2018 Acidity & Brightness: Bright and crisp, citrusy sweet Balance & Finish: Well balanced...
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This El Salvador is Rainforest Alliance certified and has notes of Lemon, Orange and Almond. Great for that refreshing afternoon cup!

Arrival Date: July 3rd, 2018

Acidity & Brightness: Bright and crisp, citrusy sweet

Balance & Finish: Well balanced with a quick, refreshing finish

Body & Texture: Medium bodied with a smooth, silky texture

Flavor Traits: Lemon, Orange and Caramel

Grade: SHG (Strictly high Grown) very dense

Certifications: RFA (rain forest alliance)

Processing: Fully Washed

Variety: Bourbon

Roasting: Start with a Full City (Medium), or just at the second crack. This coffee roasts very evenly. This is another coffee you'll want to experiment with across a range of roast profiles. The flavor changes--more crisp fruit and cocoa notes in light-medium roasts and the chocolate tones pick up and become increasingly darker chocolate as your roast progresses.

Recommendation: For a refreshing afternoon cup, perfect for a flavorful iced coffee.

Reminder: This is raw coffee. You have to roast it before brewing.

Our Review: The Magana-Menendez family have over 100 years of experience growing coffee in El Salvador. They're innovators in sustainable coffee growing and have made great strides in their efforts to grow high quality coffee that's as good for you as it is for the environment. That's why they're members of the Rainforest Alliance and why they continue to reinvest in making their coffee the model for high quality and eco-friendly coffee in the region. 

With a commitment like that, you know the coffee's going to be good! When we cupped this El Salvador, we immediately noticed a clean, floral aroma. What followed was a bright and balanced coffee with a smooth body and crisp, clean finish. We especially enjoyed the notes of lemon, orange and caramel, making this coffee ideal for a refreshing afternoon cup. It's perfect as an iced coffee on these hot summer days! It's light and refreshing, yet still so full of flavor.  

Returns Policy

If you are unsatisfied with your green coffee purchase, we will issue you a refund in the form of an in-store credit. Since coffee is a food item, we can't take it back once it leaves our control. We will work closely with you to insure you get the quality you expected at a price that is fair. This offer is good for 30 days from the date of shipment. We will faithfully adhere to this policy for every customer, unless that customer is repeatedly abusing it. We withold the right to deny refunds, in rare cases, where a customer is repeatedly ordering coffee and then asking for a refund.

Home Coffee Roasters

The Gene Cafe and Behmor 1600 Plus are covered by a 1 year warranty from the manufacturer. The Fresh Roast SR-300 and SR-500 come with a 1 year warranty on the base unit and a 6 month warranty on the chaff collector, top cap and basket. Since the roasters are UL certified, the manufacturers ask that we refer all warranty issues directly to them. Although we do not directly provide repair service, we'll help you through the process to get your roaster back up and running. Should you return an unused roaster to us, we will refund your purchase minus the original shipping cost. Once you've used your roaster, we really can't take it back.

Other Items

Any item not covered by a manufacturer's warranty is warranted by The Captain's Coffee to meet or exceed your expectations. If you are dissatisfied with your purchase for any reason, you may return the item to The Captain's Coffee for a replacement or refund in the form of an in-store credit. This offer is good for 30 days from the date of shipment. If applicable, the manufacturer's warranty will supersede this warranty for items sold by The Captain's Coffee.

Shipping

We currently ship to any location in the US with the notable exception that Note that Hawaii Department of Agriculture regulations won't allow us to ship raw coffee to Hawaii.

If you select the "Captain's Special" shipping method, please note that the choice of carrier and delivery method is then entirely at our discretion. For local pick-ups, please allow 24 hours for us to prepare your order before dropping by to pick it up. Shipping weight is calculated in US Pounds.

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