Coffee Review: Has Bean's Farmer Direct Bolivia Machacamarca
The UK coffee crowd has been gaining momentum for quite some time now, and we were lucky enough to get to sample this gem from Has Bean, a coffee-roasting and home-brewing supply company out of Stafford, UK.
The Bolivia Machacamarca washed coffee was the end result in a relationship Has Bean made with farmers Maria and Mario Nina Lupe del Rosario Andrade of Bolivia, with the representatives of the roasting company flying there to give the coffee a try firsthand. Has Bean describes the Bolivian Machacamarca as rich, deep chocolate with a slight green grape acidity, which we ended up describing as peach, with a spicy and clean finish.
This coffee has really struck a chord with the roaster, who claims it is his favorite coffee to date. We are finding it hard to disagree with that statement.