Variety: B7

Process: Carbonic Macerated Washed
Producer: Juan Peña

Farm: Hacienda La Papaya

Altitude: 2000 masl
Region: Saraguro, Loja, Ecuador

Drying time: 11 days in a controlled temperature drying room (8°C to 22°C)

 

Juan Peña is one of Ecuador's most famous specialty coffee producers. He has been recognized for many top producer awards in Ecuador and throughout the world. His coffee has also been featured in many Barista Competitions.

 

Juan grows many varieties of coffee at La Papaya, including the notable Typica, Sidra, and Gesha. This B7 is a new variety of coffee that naturally mutated at Hacienda La Papaya and was discovered as a field crossing of Typica, Caturra, Pacas, and San Salvador. The name B7 comes from 'Block 7', the location on the farm where this variety was identified.

 

We have previously featured this coffee done as a natural