Guatemala 'Waykan'

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Origin: Guatemala

Region: Huehuetenango 

Variety: Bourbon, Caturra, Catuai, Typica, Maragogype, Pache

Elevation: 5120-5760ft

Process: Washed

Cup Notes: Raisin, Chocolate, Toffee, Almond

Waykan is chosen for it's pristine example of the dynamic character of coffees from Huehuetenango, with their crisp acidity and a balance of toffee and sweet nuts, like almond. In the Maya Q’qnjobal dialect in the region, “waykan” means “star, or light that shines in the sky at night.” The indigenous population in and around Huehuetenango plays a large role in the coffee production here, and coffee accounts either directly or indirectly for roughly 80 percent of the local economy.