Among the 100% arabica species, the Yellow Bourbon specialty beans are the ones that stand out for the greater ease of pleasing the most discerning palates. Its flavor is lightly sweet and can change according to the roast. The same can be said about its aroma. In the natural, when roasted the aroma and flavor notes of the Yellow Bourbon can resemble papaya, peach and raspberry while the Pulped Natural roast has a greater tendency towards mango and molasses.
Flavor Profile: Chocolate – Mango – Molasses
Origin: Minas Gerais, Brazil
Plant Varietal: Yellow Bourbon
Altitude: 1050 meters
Ingredients: 100% arabica coffee
Once the cherries are harvested, it’s time for the cherries to be processed at the wet mill. At the mill, the cherries are processed as pulped natural or natural. Each process enhances unique characteristics of the coffee plant varietal and its growing condition. Pulped natural coffees are washed with the skin removed and part of the pulp. The beans are then dried before resting and final dehulling and grading. The pulped natural results in a sweeter brighter cup. The natural coffees are washed and then sundried with the cherry skin and all of the pulp. Once dried they rest and then are hulled and graded. The flavors of the natural tend to be more pronounced. Both methods produce unique flavors.