Great Taste Gold 2011 (1 Star)
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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 an AeroPress, Stove Top or Cafetière 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.


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 30 reviews

Great taste, best at this price

Posted by Michal (14th April 2012)


If you like you're coffee strong, but not too bitter, then this is the coffee for you. It offers a really bold taste without the downsides, and simultaneously gives a very smooth after-taste to match. Win!

Posted by Darren (9th April 2012)


Five days to deliver is ridiculous, and only average coffee. Other companies ship with next day delivery the day after the beans are roasted, so will not use again.

Posted by James (7th April 2012)


This is now the only coffee we buy, the taste is lovely, bitter coffee with a subtle chocolate taste but not nasty after taste, We have tried other Whittards Coffee beans before but none of them compare to this Guatemalan Elephant coffee.
My only grip, not with the coffee but with Whittards is that my local shop (which is now 30 miles away) never have it in stock and delivery is expensive on the website for the beans, but they are the best!

Posted by Sam Shaw (26th March 2012)


Guatemala Elephant really is the best tasting coffee I have ever had and at 63 years old I have tasted a few. I also leaves a wonderful aroma in the kitchen which is so pleasing to come home to.

Posted by Rod Winterhalder (21st March 2012)

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