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Guatemala | Yellow Bourbon

Light Roast 90
Roast Level Chart
The units of measurement used in the chart are the AGTRON GOURMET SCALE and have been taken from ground samples, the value "zero" corelates to pure carbon while values over 100 are rated as extremely light.

86 to 100

Fruits, Sweet Kenya Blue Mountain AA (89)
MEDIUM 70 to 85 Caramelized Sugar, Mellow Team (80)
DARK 44 to 69 Smoky, Dark Chocolate St. Vincent (61)
VERY DARK 20 to 43 Very Smoky, Liquorice, Burnt Full French (34)

 *Higher numbers = Lighter roast

*Lower numbers = Darker roast


Weight: 250G
Grind: Wholebean


Finca El Socorro is one of the three farms owned by Juan Diego de la Cerda. Diego is experimenting with different varieties such as Java, Red and Yellow Bourbon, Yellow Caturra, Maracaturra, Pacamara, Purpuracea, and Geisha. The Maracaturra variety is originally from Nicaragua and a cross of Maragogype and Caturra. It was initially planted in Guatemala as an experiment against rust. In 2007 and 2020 Diego got awarded first place in Cup of Excellence and in 2021 he won the second place.

60% of his land is covered with natural forests. Coffee cultivation only makes up 25% of his land. The rest is covered with cows and flower plantations. All coffee trees are natural shade trees that have been on the farm prior.

Yellow Bourbon


1,859 metres above sea level




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