San Andres is a small municipality that belongs to the Honduran state of Lempira. The city has a population of 15,000 people. Coffee production is far and above the community’s primary source of income. San Andres is located on the “Pico Congolon”, a mountain plateau at about 1,650 meters above sea level. The community is surrounded by two biological reserves, the Opalaca Reserve and the Volvan Pacavita Reserve.
This small village enjoys rich soil conditions. Producers in San Andres continue to process their coffee using traditional methods, including meticulous sun drying on concrete patios. This process helps the coffee acquire its consistency of color and appearance and develop a unique, sweet, flavor with notes of Swiss chocolate.
Location: San Andres, Lempira
Altitude: 4,600 - 5,600 ft above sea level
Varietal: Ihcafe 90, Catuai, Caturra, and Lempira
Harvest Period: January - March
Process: Washed, patio dried
Cupping Notes: Round body, solid acidity, cherry, pleasant drying finish
Flavor: Stonefruit, cane sugar