Guiben Washed - Brew Chart & Impressions
Our first washed coffee from Yunnan in a long time is a treat! It is such a versatile that can be brewed in so manny different ways!
The coffee starts in a classic way with notes of almonds and hints of cacao. The dried apricot notes makes it super balanced and approachable.
But this is what we absolutely love with Yunnan coffees and emerging origins in general: the coffees can feel classic, but with a twist!
As soon as you are passed those familiar notes, the coffee can feel like you are eating fresh rosehip. It can be hard to find but it's mostly coming form the texture and mouthfeel.
The sweetness is all caramel and cooked honey.
The coffee can also feel a little tropical and we had some notes of coconut and lychee as well.
If you brew it to drink it with milk (for both filter and espresso), don't be afraid to grind finer and infuse for longer.
If you want to focus on the classic notes as a filter, use hotter water (96C) and the brews we had at 90C were super interesting and wild.
Have fun brewing!
|Espresso||16-20 g||2.3:1||32-34 sec|
|Espresso with milk||16-20 g||2.1:1||32-36 sec|
|Americano||16-20 g||2.4:1||26-30 sec|
|18-32 g||16:1||3:30-4:00 min|
Chemex & Batch Brew
|40-60 g||16:1||5:00-5:45 min|
|18-25 g||15:1||4:45 min steep time|