This lot from the La Piragua farm of Alexander Vargas Osorio was the only Pink Bourbon among the winning coffees at this year's Cup of Excellence. It finished 22nd out of 24 lots but commanded a higher price than all but four lots in the auction.
- Country Colombia
- Producer Alexander Vargas Osorio
- Region Palestina
- Elevation Range 1800-1900 m.a.s.l.
- Processing Method Washed
- Drying Method Raised Bed
- Harvest June-August 2020
- Direct Trade Partner Since 2020
How To Brew
We recommend starting with a 1:18 coffee-to-water ratio, which provides an excellent total extraction level and maximizes flavor pulled out of the bean. For our special selection coffees we recommend a pour over method either on a Chemex, V60 or Kalita Wave.
Recommended Method Pour Over
Boil Water 205 - 212 F
Weigh Coffee 1g of coffee per 18g of water
Drop In Filter Add filter to equipment
Grind Coffee Grind coffee and add to filter
Add Water Add water in stages
Remove Filter Enjoy your coffee!
Why We're Different
Intelligentsia coffee buyers travel year-round working with a network of farmers. From the farm, coffee arrives at the roasting works in Chicago and Los Angeles, where coffee professionals cup, grade, and release over 50 single-origins and blends annually.
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