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Guatemala Elephant Coffee

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April's Coffee of the Month

Origin: Guatemala, Central America
Body: Full-bodied
Roast: Medium/Dark Roast (4)
Summary of taste: Honey and chocolate sweetness
Whittard recommends: Using a filter, cafetière or pour over and enjoying black or with milk according to taste
When to drink: Whenever you need a kick-start

They say an elephant never forgets, and this bold-tasting bean is likely to leave a lasting impression.

Cultivated on the fertile volcanic slopes of Lake Atitlán, the giant, glossy Guatemala Maragogype beans are quite a curiosity, dwarfing most other beans at almost triple the size! They also trumpet a bold flavour, with deep roasted bass tones, soft fruity top notes, finished with a smooth, well-balanced chocolatey sweetness. A Gold Winner of the Great Taste Awards in 2011, the judges described our Guatemala Elephant Coffee as a "heavy roast that actually delivers. Well balanced flavours. No ashiness and some gentle chocolate notes. Big, brave and bold - and it worked.""

With its striking wholebeans and complex taste profile, Guatemala Elephant has well-earned status as one of the best-loved coffees in our range. To celebrate, we’ve given it a brand new look as part of our collection of beautiful filled caddies – crown this big-tasting coffee king of your kitchen shelf.

Ingredients

Pure Guatemala arabica beans from El Platanillo estate.

Packed in an environment where nuts are handled.

Brew a Perfect Cup

Follow the manufacturer's equipment instructions Always use fresh water. Use water just off the boil so you don't scald the coffee. Do not re-heat brewed coffee.

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Average customer rating based on 23 reviews
5

We have used this product for many years now, and it is always exactly the same. We once tried a cheaper offer of the same bean from another supplier and it was not up to the usual standard from Whittard.
Deliveries are always quick, though once we mistakenly order ground instead of beans, but they were replaced instantly - service above and beyond as our American friends say.
Our only gripe is the discount card is not now available on web orders, though it is still there for orders in the shops'
Still a 10 out of 10 service

Posted by Jim Gellan-Adams (16th October 2011)

5

my wife and myself have been enjoying this coffee for over two years now and would not swop it for any other and we have tried lot;s.would strongly recomend

Posted by Kenneth Oakes (1st October 2011)

1

I have been buying Guatemalan coffee for years now as it is simply the best around. It is good value for money and as we buy the beans and store them straight in the freezer they last for weeks. No need to defrost before grinding.

Posted by Paula Tanner (19th September 2011)

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