Costa Rica Coffee
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Costa Rica Rainforest Alliance SHB EP Tarrazu Coffee Beans

Costa Rican coffee is among the absolute best in the world with healthy, well balanced, and delicious flavours with superb aroma. 

The best thing about this coffee? Moorish. I will have another, please. It is especially good with milk. 

The Region

Tarrazu is the marquis region of Costa Rica noted for its soils and highest altitudes. 

SHB stands for Strictly Hard Beans which is synonymous with "strictly high grown" (SHG). It usually refers to coffee grown over 4,500' above sea level—beans are grown at this altitude mature more slowly and grow harder and denser resulting in more flavour. 

The inherent consistency and taste attributes of SHG make them more desirable and more expensive. 

EP stands for European Preparation which means imperfect beans, pebbles and other foreign matter are removed by hand. 

The Rainforest Alliance is a non-governmental organization with the published aims of conserving biodiversity and ensuring sustainable livelihoods by transforming land-use practices, business practices and consumer behaviour. 

Costa Rican coffee beans are considered among the best in the world. 

Costa Rica Rainforest Alliance SHB EP Tarrazu is one of the best coffee beans in Costa Rica. 

  • Acidity: High and bright
  • Body: Velvety smooth
  • Aroma: Stone fruit, honey, treacle
  • Flavour: Honey, prunes and berries - intense sweetness with balanced acids