Fazenda Coffee Roasters
Guatemala La Flor Del Cafe

Roaster Location: Flag of United States Dedham, Massachusetts


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Roast Level: Medium Dark
Bean Source Country: Guatemala
Bean Source Region: Antigua



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Latest Reviews and Tasting Notes

  • Theodore (Ted) Chan, Managing Editor

    1108 roasts rated, avg score of 4.28

    4.50 - Average

    4.50 - Acidity

    4.50 - Balance

    Characteristic medium/dark roast that is balanced and smooth. Strong milk chocolate character and then a solid acidity that harmonizes well with the roast notes. Seemed better than a Fazenda drip I had recently at another local bakery. Noting that Saltbox Kitchen uses it as their espresso roast as well (but have not tried it yet).

    Cupping Method:Drip at Saltbox Kitchen, West Concord, MA

  • Victoria S-C

    409 roasts rated, avg score of 4.32

    3.50 - Average

    I think this espresso is bitter and doesn't add to lattes.

    Cupping Method:Saltbox Kitchen in West Concord

    3 months ago · See more from Victoria

More Details

Roast Level: Medium Dark
Medium-dark or Vienna roast coffee features a deeper, richer flavor profile due to its longer roasting time. When selecting a Vienna roast, look for a lower acidity, bolder body, and flavors with dark chocolate, caramel, toasted nut notes, and mild smokiness.
Bean Source Country: Guatemala
Guatemala is one of the main coffee-producing countries in Central America. Its volcanic soil and altitude make it ideal for producing quality arabica.
Coffee in Guatemala is grown in the high-altitude regions of the country. The country is known for producing high-quality Arabica beans, known for their well-balanced, rich, and complex flavors with notes of chocolate, fruit, and nuts with great acidity. The volcanic soil and favorable climate conditions contribute to the unique taste profile of Guatemalan coffee. The coffee industry is a significant part of the country's economy, with small-scale farmers and cooperatives being the primary producers. Guatemala represents around 2% of the world's coffee production, but due to its reputation for high quality, has an outsized impact in specialty roasts.
Bean Source Region: Antigua
Antigua Guatemala coffee is renowned for its rich, full-bodied flavor that is often characterized by a balanced sweetness, bright acidity, and complex notes of chocolate, caramel, and citrus. Grown in the fertile volcanic soils of the Antigua region, the beans benefit from the area's unique microclimate, which contributes to their distinctive taste. This coffee is typically medium-roasted to highlight its inherent flavor profile.
Espresso is a concentrated coffee beverage brewed by forcing hot water through finely-ground coffee beans under high pressure. It is characterized by its rich flavor and distinctive crema—the creamy layer that forms on top of the extracted process. When evaluating espresso, coffee experts often focus on key tasting characteristics such as aroma, flavor, body, and aftertaste. Aroma refers to the fragrant smells released during brewing, while flavor encompasses the coffee's overall taste profile, including notes of sweetness, bitterness, acidity, and richness. Body refers to the coffee's texture or mouthfeel, with descriptors like full-bodied, medium-bodied, or light-bodied. Aftertaste, or the finish, pertains to the lingering flavors and sensations experienced after swallowing the coffee. A well-prepared espresso is prized for its balance and complexity, combining these sensory attributes into a harmonious whole.

Best Rated Roasts of Fazenda Coffee Roasters

Fazenda Coffee Roasters is a coffee roaster from Dedham, MA United States. We have 19 cataloged roasts with 6 total reviews with a score of 4.00.

International Rank: #677 out of 822
Ranking is based on a combination of reviews and popularity on CoffeeRoast.com
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