El Salvador El Cerro Anaerobic – FILTER Roast


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Roasted for Filter

Winey, Berry, Tropical Fruits, Muscat Grape

Country: El Salvador
Farm/Estate: El Cerro
Producer: Fernando Leto Escobar
Region: Apaneca Ilamatepec
Process: Anaerobic
Varietal: Cuscatleco
Altitude: 1500 masl


We have been buying from Finca El Cerro for many seasons, it is the staple of our Lion Tamer and Carousel blends.
We were very lucky this year to secure a few micro-lots from this estate, the first being this Anaerobic process.


Finca El Cerro is a coffee farm that doesn’t just produce coffee but also mills and exports it as well.

A few years ago, the mill began experimenting with anaerobic processing and has had great results.

In this method, de-hulled coffee beans are packed into air-tight containers and fermented for a couple of days.
Locking out the oxygen from these containers help bring out flavours otherwise not