Samahang Magkakape sa Lipa
Barako like you've never had it before! This two-bean blend of Liberica (coffea liberica var. liberica) and Excelsa (coffea liberica var. dewevrei) is named for a farmer's cooperative in Lipa, Batangas comprised of over 250 small holders.
Helmed by chairperson Arnold Malbataan, this group aims to spread awareness about these low-grown coffee varieties that may be the key to a sustainable coffee future. This Liberica-Excelsa isn't officially graded, but is well-sorted, clean, and free of major defects.
We roasted this coffee a bit lighter than the average. While you will get woodsy notes reminiscent of this species, you can also expect some fruit acidity and a surprisingly refreshing mouthfeel!
Flavors & Tactile: guava, maple syrup, cedar wood tones
Roast level: ⬛⬛⬛⬜⬜
Best enjoyed as: Filter & Espresso
Origin: Lipa, Batangas, Philippines
Variety: Liberica & Excelsa