The Gorge (Peru)


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About The Gorge: No superlatives can appropriately describe the Rocky Fork Gorge.  It’s steep, 100-foot high canyon walls are a favorite with local hikers.  The canyon is revered for it’s beautiful rock formations, ancient white cedars, and stone arches.

About Peru Organic SHB Chanchamayo:
Dark Roast – Cupping Characteristics: medium body, soft citrus acidity, chocolate notes, smooth clean finish, nutty, balanced

This Peruvian coffee comes from the centrally located in the Chanchamayo Valley, one of the country’s major growing regions. This are produces 40% of the country’s total crop.  The farms belong to small producers with less than two hectares of land that generate around 3,000 lbs. of coffee per harvest. This coffee is shade grown at high altitudes in order to produce a denser bean and a more complex cup characteristic as a result of its slow maturation process. In addition, the producers have made a remarkable effort to produce a high quality bean by only using sustainable farming practices.

  • SHB (Strictly Hard Bean) specifies that the coffee was grown at an altitude above 1350 meters. This term is also synonymous with SHG/Strictly High Grown; this classification is higher than HB.
  • Organic Coffee means that the coffee beans are grown without chemical pesticides, using methods and materials that have a low impact on the environment.

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2oz, 12oz

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