Daniel Canales was the first grower to ever win the top prize at the Cup of Excellence competition with an organic coffee back in 2004. His family's dual commitments to quality and organic farming haven't wavered, and today are carried on by his three boys, Milton, Norman, and Donal, the third generation of coffee growers at Los Delirios. This organic Pacamara varietal lot is the product of a father-and-son collaboration between Daniel and Milton.
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 ground coffee. For our single origin coffees we recommend a pour over method either on a Chemex, V60 or Kalita Wave on a 5 or 6 grind setting if you are ordering from intelligentsia.com.
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!
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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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