Guinope Red Honey ML LIFT

Honduras

Honduran Guinope Red Honey ML LIFT Green Coffee Beans from Mercon Specialty

Guinope Red Honey ML LIFT

50 bags in stock

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Location
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Region

Guinope, El Paraíso

Farm / Cluster

Guinope Cluster

Altitude

1350-1400 masl

Processing

Honey

Variety

Lempira, Ihcafe 90, Catuai

Flavor Notes

Dynamic, red fruit, berry, melon, lemonade, honey and brown sugar, lingering grapey finish

The story behind Guinope Red Honey ML

This coffee comes from the southeastern region of Honduras near the Nicaragua border. This cluster is Rainforest Alliance certified.

In the Red Honey process, ripe coffee cherries are picked from the coffee trees and sorted to ensure only the highest-quality cherries are selected. The cherries are then depulped, which involves removing the outer skin and some of the fruit pulp, leaving behind the coffee beans covered in a sticky layer called mucilage. The mucilage creates a honey-like layer that ranges in color from light yellow to deep red, depending on the amount of mucilage left on the beans.

The coffee beans are then spread out to dry on raised beds or patios, with the mucilage layer intact. During the drying process, the mucilage ferments and imparts additional sweetness and complexity to the coffee beans. The beans are regularly turned and monitored to ensure even drying and to prevent mold or fermentation issues.

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Honduran Guinope Red Honey ML LIFT Green Coffee Beans from Mercon Specialty