Castillo, Caturra, Colombia
Intense | Smoke | Dark Chocolate
1450 - 1800 M
& Pasco, Peru
A Blend From:
Great tasting dark roasts start with quality green coffee! Legend currently features certified Organic coffee from two great producer groups in South America. From Colombia we’re featuring coffee from ASOTBILBAO, a group 50 producers in Planadas, Tolima and from Pasco, Peru we have coffee from Shared-X’s farm Finca Cinco Corazones. Roasted deep and dark, these coffees offer notes of dark chocolate, striking caramelized sugars and a touch of bittersweet smoke from the roast profile.
So, how do we get all the yummy dark roast flavor, you ask? As our roasters guide a batch of Legend through the medium phase and into the dark realm, many things happen. Visually, our beans are getting smoother, plumper and darker brown in color with each passing second. Flavor-wise the sugars in the beans are going from “Hey, I just melted and I taste like raw sugar” to “Hey, I’m starting to brown a little and taste like caramel” to “Hey, I’m burning up a little more now and I’m tasting bittersweet.” That third spot, where the sugars are burning just to point of bittersweet balance - that right there is our bullseye for Legend. Think of it like carefully letting your campfire marshmallow ignite for a momentary controlled burn before blowing it out. The roasted flavor is just right and the sweetness is still there to balance it out. The result: Yum-town.