Merito San Juan

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"The efforts of an entrepreneurial spirit"

The first thing you'd notice at Micro Beneficio San Juan are the red-cherried coffee bushes, shaded by swaying orange and banana trees. But it's not the scenery that makes this farm so special: it ...

"The efforts of an entrepreneurial spirit"

The first thing you'd notice at Micro Beneficio San Juan are the red-cherried coffee bushes, shaded by swaying orange and banana trees. But it's not the scenery that makes this farm so special: it's what comes after the harvest.

Don Hans and his team of coffee farmers, have dedicated their lives to producing high quality fine coffees. An entrepreneur himself, Don Hans has experimented with growing different varietals and species of coffee plants, as well as tried different techniques of processing coffees. Our Merito Micro Beneficio San Juan is a "black honey processed" coffee, meaning during processing, the mucilage, a honey-like substance that encases the bean, was left on the bean to dry for 30 days, resulting in a uniquely flavorful coffee. In 2014, Don Hans submitted a sampling of this Micro Mill coffee lot for the Costa Rican Cup of Excellence, a prestigious award given to fine quality coffees. This lot from Micro Beneficio San Juan was a Top 15 local market finalist that we were able to purchase and roast exclusively for our customers.

Chosen for its floral aromas and dulcet flavors, this unique coffee is unlike any we have ever offered. Don't miss your chance to try one of the best coffees in Costa Rica.

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Roast 8

1,200-1,600 meters
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Cane sugar
Dry wood

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Frequently Asked Questions

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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