La Palma, El Salvador
Los Chelazos is back! Big beans, big flavor!
chocolate, pineapple, toffee
...in this coffee.
For years we have been offering stellar selections from the Los Chelazos group located in the northern department of Chalatenango – along the southwest border of Honduras. The area is rich in biological diversity and included within the Montecristo Trifinio biosphere reserve.
This year’s selection is from the pacamara variety, a hybrid variety first developed in El Salvador. The seeds of the pacamara variety tend to be quite large, and the flavor is big as well! Fresh off the grind you’ll find sweet chocolate aromatics with a hint of anise. As with years past, a pineapple flavor note prevails and is joined by a toffee like sweetness throughout. Delish! This being our only selection from El Salvador for the year, you all better grab some before it is gone.
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