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El Salvador El Borbollon

Preparation: Whole Bean
Quantity: 200g 17th April

Ground Pack & 200g pack beans in stock, order by 12 pm & ship in the evening
1kg pack fresh roast to order every Tuesday, ship within 3-6 working days
100% specialty arabica coffee beans only


Variety Red Bourbon
Processing Fully Washed
Region Santa Ana, Apaneca-Ilamatepec
Producer Eduador Alvarez
Altitude 1500masl
Roast Level Medium Roast
Tasting Notes Red Plum. Butterscotch. Marzipan.
Quantity 200g

About this coffee :

El Borbollon mill is managed by Eduardo Alvarez, whose father (also Eduardo) bequeathed to him a passion for growing coffee and inspired him to always strive for the highest quality. Under Eduardo’s direction, the mill has increasingly accessed speciality markets and has provided key technical assistance and guidance to the farms with which they work. 

The Alvarez family has been growing coffee in El Salvador for over 100 years and across four generations. Their award-winning farms are located on the lush green hills of Santa Ana, in the west of the country, whose rich volcanic soils and mild climate provide ideal conditions for growing coffee. The beans which together make up El Borbollón come from two small neighboring farms – La Reforma and Santa Maria. They are hand-picked and collected in traditional hand woven baskets from December until March by pickers who have been specially trained to select only the best and fully-mature coffee cherries.

This fully washed coffee makes our favourite espresso that we look forward to every morning. Deep red plum fruity notes with hints of butterscotch, finish with marzipan aftertaste. Brew this on French Press and you'll get a smooth taste & sweet coffee that will put a smile on your face.

Brewing Recipe : 

Brewing ratio 1 : 2
Ground coffee 18g
Espresso output 36g
Brew time 25-33 seconds
Brewing ratio 1 : 15
Ground coffee 18g
Total water 290ml
Water temperature 93ºc
Brew time 3 minutes