Cultivate beyond expectations.

Region: Santa Ana, El Salvador

Farm: Finca La Esperanza

Producer: Pacas Family

Process: Natural

Variety: Heirloom

Tasting Notes: Orange, Fig, and Chocolate

The Pacas Family's legacy spans back to the 1940s when they unearthed the rare Pacamara Varietal, a discovery that laid the foundation for their farm's distinctive character. Today, Maria and Alfredo, siblings carrying the family torch, helm the Pacas estate with an unwavering commitment to excellence. Their expertise manifests in a state-of-the-art operation that consistently delivers unparalleled quality. Beyond mere production, Maria and Alfredo meticulously strategize optimal processing methods, tailoring each approach to accentuate the unique flavors of every coffee variety they cultivate.

At the heart of the Pacas estate lies a tradition of innovation and discernment. Maria and Alfredo's dedication to refinement extends beyond conventional practices, as they constantly explore novel techniques to elevate their coffees. Their holistic approach not only reflects a commitment to quality but also a profound respect for the intrinsic qualities of each bean. In a landscape marked by tradition, the Pacas farm stands as a beacon of ingenuity, blending heritage with innovation to produce coffees that are truly exceptional.

This coffee specifically is an heirloom variety, with an incredible profile. Often we place emphasis on variety and processing as the main indicators of quality, but with this Natural Heirloom, we see what can happen when terroir and proper cultivation coalesce.

V60 Brew Recommendations:

Dose: 20g

Ratio: 1:17

Grind: Slightly Finer

Bloom: 1:2 for 30s

Total Brew: 3:15

TDS: 1.38

Extraction: 20.35%

We recommend a continuous pour for a more lively cup

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