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Ecuador Saint Gertrudis Double Fermented Washed Sidra

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    Amount of coffee

    Each bag of specialty coffee contains 250 grams of whole beans.

    Each box of competition style coffee contains 100 grams divided into 2 x 50 grams of whole beans.


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    How to brew

    The Double Bloom | 15 g coffee/250 g water

    ⏱ 0:00-0:10 | 50 grams
    ⏱ 0:30-0:40 | 50 grams
    ⏱ 1:00-1:10 | 150 grams

    Brew time for this recipe should be between 2:40-3:00!

    Regarding extraction, this recipe results in a TDS value of 1,35 ≈ 20,5 % extraction.

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    Customer Reviews

    Based on 1 review
    Alon Karpen
    Very nice

    Very nice, clean and smooth cup of coffee, made with v60 😋

    Product Details

    Our thoughts when buying competition style coffee - It’s all about checking boxes, or maybe not?

    When we buy competition style coffees we often refer to checking boxes, also a commonly used phrase when taking points in barista competitions where the barista wants to check as many boxes they can in the scoresheet. There are a few boxes that we want a coffee to check when we decide to bring competition style coffee into our boxes and ultimately, our to our competitions coffee subscription.

    When we talk about these boxes they could refer to taste, variety, altitude, producer, story, rewards or uniqueness. Of course, we could go the easy route and pick a high altitude gesha with a super cool process from a world-famous producer, preferably from an origin that people are aware of. Nothing wrong with that, but sometimes we get our hands on coffees that are perfect in taste, climate where it’s grown but maybe lack the fatuousness or being from Panama and Colombia - with that said, we are thrilled to release the coffee for the competition subscription of July. We give you a double fermented and then washed Sidra variety from Ecuador from the farm is named Saint Gertrudis. A third generation farmer named Jose Luis Eguiguren, at Hacienda Santa Gertrudis is after a transition from regular coffee, now give his 100% commitment to make this farm one of the best farms in the world, focused solely on specialty coffee.

    ”I was first introduced to this producer and their coffee by World Brewers Cup champ Douzi from China and also Norwegian Brewers Cup champ Ole.  I hadn’t tasted a Sidra from Ecuador and was stunned by its complexity and how delicious it was.” -Alexander Ruas

    At first sip we get sweet caramel, stone fruits like peach and plums and in the second sip and overall taste experience we are overwhelmed by orange and tangerines. This is truly the perfect competition style coffee, and we are so incredible honored and happy to be able to work closely with Jose Luis Eguiguren and the team at Hacienda Santa Gertrudis.

    You can either buy a box or two directly online, or save some and sign up for our competition coffee subscription. Make sure to act fast because we don’t have all the coffee in the world.

    Coffee: Ecuador Saint Gertrudis Double Fermented Washed Sidra

    Taste description: Sweet caramel, stone fruits like peach and plums, orange and tangerine.

    Always fresh: This item contains 100 grams divided into 2 x 50 grams of whole beans roasted, packed and shipped on demand for maximum freshness.

    Story: Hacienda Santa Gertrudis has been in the family for over one hundred years, located south of the Ecuadorian Andes in the buffer zone of the Podocarpus National Park and just a few minutes away from Vilcabamba, a world famous location for its pleasant weather and longevity of it's inhabitants.

    Luis Emilio Eguiguren was the first to plant coffee in Hacienda Santa Gertrudis back in 1954. His son Luis Hernan Eguiguren grew up watching his father tend to the lands, and soon assumed this challenge. In these days, the sole production was focused on commercial coffee. Today, Jose Luis Eguiguren, the third generation of coffee producer at Hacienda Santa Gertrudis is focused solely on specialty coffee.

    The entire Hacienda sits on 60 hectares of land, of which 9 are currently planted with coffee. The varieties planted include Sidra, Gesha, SL28, Typica Mejorado, Yellow Catuai and Caturra.

    By turning the focus to specialty coffee since 2019, Jose Luis has been successful in connecting with likeminded coffee professionals who want to share the narrative of specialty coffee in their markets. Forward is proud to be one of the few distribution partners working with Hacienda Santa Gertrudis on an international level. 

    Santa Gertrudis is a fully equipped wet and dry mill, able to process it's own coffee production as well as provide support and opportunity to neighboring coffee producers. Jose Luis has supported the connection of many highly talented coffee producers who are focused on intentional coffees and regenerative agricultural practices. This support has resulted in increased economic stability throughout the local community nearby Vilcabamba and beyond.