Costa Rican Tarrazu Montecielo Gourmet Coffee from Cafe Britt

Costa Rican Tarrazu Montecielo


Costa Rican Tarrazu whole bean coffee
Costa Rican Tarrazu ground coffee
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If there is one coffee regions' beans that people are always trying to get their hands on, it's those of Tarrazu. Located southeast of San Jose, Tarrazu is known worldwide for being Costa Rica's #1 coffee-growing region. The coffee plants of Tarrazu grow within small valleys that are hidden amongst Costa Rica's highest mountain range, the Talamancas. The unique microclimates of these small valleys help produce arguably some of the best arabica coffee beans in the world.

Our long-standing relationships and fair compensation agreements with coffee farmers in Tarrazu allow us to purchase the region's best beans, which are most commonly known for their supremely chocolaty flavor. For our Tarrazu blend, we medium roast the beans, allowing the caramelized sugars to rise to the surface to produce that wonderfully chocolate flavor and aroma. The resulting cup has a good body and a marked acidity with an overall flavor that is strong, unique, and delicious.

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An unopened bag will stay fresh for one year. Once a bag of coffee has been opened, it will stay fresh for up to 6 months if stored properly.
In the short term, keeping your coffee in its original bag, sealed tight and kept in a cool and dry place is always a best practice for coffee storage. For long term, it is possible to store your coffee in the freezer, however, once removed from the freezer, store it in airtight container in a cool and dark place.
The packaging we use for our Café Britt coffees is a durable triple-ply material that protects the coffee from sunlight and oxygen. Each bag has a one-way valve that allows gases that are produced during roasting to escape and prevents any air or oxygen from entering the bag.
Don’t worry! Your coffee is fine. What you’ve experienced are the effects of subjecting our one-way valved bags to a non-pressurized atmosphere, such as the baggage compartment of an airplane. When our bags are subjected to a low-pressure environment, the gas inside the bag expands and exits through the one-way valve. A properly functioning valve won’t let the gas re-enter and “inflate” the bag as it was before. This effect preserves the quality and freshness of the coffee. Sometimes, as the coffee continues “breathing” and expelling gases, the packages may even inflate again. But it’s perfectly fine to store your coffee in these brick-hard packages until you’re ready to use them.
Strictly Hard Bean is part of a classification system for Costa Rican coffees cultivated 1200 meters (4000 ft.) above sea level. In Costa Rica, coffee plants that grow at this altitude produce higher quality beans that have a higher density that holds in the nutrients and flavor during roasting. At Britt though, we go above and beyond just offering you Strictly Hard Beans. We have our own classification system that ensures we’re buying the highest quality strictly hard beans available.
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