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Guatemala HHT SHB Huehuetenango


Flavor Profile

Cupping Notes
Maple, orange, milk chocolate and fruit notes; syrupy body, juicy acidity; sweet and complex.

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Flavors (1-4)


  • CategoryConventional
  • CountryGuatemala
  • Local RegionHuehuetenango
  • ProcessWashed
  • VarietyTypica, Bourbon, Caturra and Catuai
  • Altitude (meters)1,350+ masl
  • Organic CertificationNo
  • Fair Trade CertifiedNo
  • Rainforest Alliance CertifiedNo
  • DecaffeinatedNo
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raw green bean Green coffee is raw Roast prior to consumption

Huehuetenango sits in the western highlands of Guatemala, bordering Mexico. It was one of the most ethnically diverse regions in Guatemala, and coffee growing has a rich, deep history and ties to the land. This variety is a proven, popular coffee you shouldn't miss!

Cupping Notes: Maple, orange, milk chocolate and fruit notes; syrupy body, juicy acidity; sweet and complex.

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Customer Reviews

Average Rating
May 4, 2023

Satisfied with this bean but had a flavor drawback. Bitter aftertaste gotta go way past first just before second crack and then rapid cool to lock in a robust. Little bit of work this is a good brew

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February 10, 2023

Definitely my favorite bean. I've been roasting Huehuetenango for years now and I received quality beans that roasted perfectly. Coffee Bean Corral is my new supplier... good pricing, fast shipping and quality beans.

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December 28, 2022

Great for espresso roast!. Great price.

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December 10, 2022

Haven't roasted yet but this is one of my favorites that I rotate through on a weekly basis. If you want roast some coffee for Christmas presents and they are drinking something like folgers or maxwell house this is a good introduction to home roasted coffee.

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November 21, 2022

Roasted good good first pop and second pop to a sheen My only issue is cost

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July 21, 2022

Roasted to City+. High acidity (too much for my taste). LOTS of chaff in this batch. Taste was okay, significantly improved with a little sweetener.

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July 12, 2022

Wow was never on my radar but now it is. Definitely going to put it in my rotation.

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April 15, 2022

(Please read entire review for the whole story) Took these to City+ and the result was okay. Regardless of brew method, I wasn't picking up the maple (which, unfortunately, was one of the main reasons I picked this one). The syrupy body is on-point. The juicy acidity was also present, but IMO, it was a bit too much. Citric acidity, when too high, can taste a bit metallic, which was the case for me. HOWEVER, I think this problem could've been solved if I went to Full City/Full City+ (at or slightly after second crack). Sadly, I only had one pound to sample. I suspect that if you do that, you'll be right in line with the description.

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November 29, 2020

We really love this bean. It gives a subtle smoky campfire element that is pretty great. We use it in blends, it pairs really nicely with something that has a sweeter, syrupy presence. Not great by itself but paired with a few other beans it deepens the complexity of a cup in a unique and pleasant way.

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November 2, 2020

I just drank my first cup of this. I roasted it just a few seconds into second crack, let the beans rest for about 3 days, did a french press. WOW! wonderful flavors. Maple, chocolate, sweet, hint of fruit, full body (I prefer a darker roast). No nuttiness, but I'm not complaining. Completely different flavor to the other coffee that I had roasted previously. Of my first two varieties I've tried since starting to roast again, this is a fave!

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October 19, 2020

I wanted a substitute for Huehuetenango Aguacatones Honey. This varriety comes close, but no cigar. Still darn good and it's now on my list of 'desirable' coffees.

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August 24, 2020

Very good! There's not a lot of depth of flavor in my roasting of this coffee yet, but it's reliably good.

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July 29, 2020

The Huehuetenango beans from Coffee Bean Corral are excellent. I usually travel to Guatemala twice a year to lead Habitat for Humanity house building trips and bring 5-10 pounds of green beans with me each time, With the travel shut down, I was missing good, Guatemalan coffee. These beans are like a taste from home.

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April 11, 2020

Just as described. Roasts well it’s good ina lighter medium roast all the way through a dark roast

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February 11, 2020


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