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Stella: Sidra/Light Roast (SP)
Stella: Sidra/Light Roast (SP)
Stella: Sidra/Light Roast (SP)
The Artery Community Roasters

Stella: Sidra/Light Roast (SP)

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Stella Young was an Australian comedian, journalist, and disability rights activist, who delivered a well-known TEDx talk in 2014, titled "I'm not your inspiration, thank you very much." A decade later, her message continues to resonate strongly, challenging society's habit of turning disabled individuals into objects of inspiration. 

Born with osteogenesis imperfect, Young used a wheelchair for most of her life. Throughout her career, she advocated for recognizing and appreciating disabled individuals' achievements without turning their disabilities into sources of awe. She said, "Disability doesn't make you exceptional, but questioning what you think you know about it does". 

We chose a remarkable coffee, to honour a remarkable person. 

This Sidra from Esnaider Ortega and Diego Leguizamo is quite fruity and floral, with very little acids to it. It's clean and delicate and you'll quickly want to start every morning with it.

Even better than how amazing this coffee is, are the producers behind it. Esnaider has been on our menu since day one, and' its amazing to see this hard working, community focused producer expanding his farm with new varieties. He blended his sidra with Diego as they were both very small microlots.

TASTING NOTES: tea like + caramel + floral + clean
ROAST: Light
PRODUCER: Esnaider Ortega and Diego Leguizamo
FARM: Microlots - Villa Maria lot under .25 hectares / Diego 0.4 hectares
REGION: Sevilla, San Agustin, Huila
ALTITUDE: 1750 masl

SIZE: 125g, 227g, 340g and 908g bags. 

GRIND: whole bean, filter, espresso/moka pot, French press 

More about the processing method:

Cherries are picked every 15 days when they reach peak ripeness. They are floated and hand selected to remove all immature cherries, and are then placed on raised beds to drain the excess water.

The coffee is depulped the next morning and dry ferments for an average of 22 hours in oak tanks. It’s rinsed four times and then left to drain in plastic bags for 8 hours. The coffee is dried for 15 days in shade, and then moved to the upper level of the beneficio where it finds more sun and is dried for another 5 days.

Brewing Tips: 

  • ESPRESSO: If wanting to pull this coffee as an espresso, we recommend experimentation. Try a 1:2.5 or even 1:3 ratio, and grind a litter finer for a slightly longer extraction to draw our some sweetness and balance. 
  • POUR OVER: For a V60, we recommend grinding fine-medium for this roast, 2-3 pours (post bloom).  We use a 1:15 for a real complex and velvety cup, or a 1:16/1:17 for a more rounded cup. Don't over-extract (over 3 min) as this coffee is delicate. We love this coffee on a flat bottom dripper too!
  • FRENCH PRESS: We recommend the James Hoffman method for French press: 1:16.67 ratio // medium grind (not too coarse) // add water, do not stir, brew for 4 minutes // after 4 mins break crust gently, scoop everything off that floats // let sit for another 5-8 minutes // don't press all the way, only use it as a filter at the surface of the brew.
  • ICED COFFEE: Perfect as a fun pour over flash freeze brew. Use large cocktail ice, lower your brewing ratios and then prepare as you usually would (with the option of adding a bit less water)! And if not wanting to add too much ice while brewing, try adding whiskey stones after brewing to not further dilute it.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review
Micah Dufresne
Favorite of this new set of releases

Surprising, the low acidity really is a breath of fresh air for 3rd wave.