Mishqui is a quechua word from the San Martin coffee region. It means sweet and it is use to describe the flavour of the natural or dry process in coffee.
At our coffee tasting workshops, you will be able to experience and evaluate the aroma and flavour profile in Peruvian coffee.
During this 1.5 to 2 hour you will learn:
- Learn about the origin and processes of Arabica specialities coffees
- Taste different speciality coffees beans
- Differentiate aromas in specialities coffee
- Learn about the acidity and body of different coffees
How to taste coffee?
- Step 1: Breathe in the fragrant aroma of your cup of coffee. …
- Step 2: Take a quick sip. …
- Step 3: For the next taste, slurp instead of sip …
- Step 4: With each subsequent taste, think about the different flavour you can encounter.. your palate and imagination are your best friends in this process.
- Step 5: Take notes! Sit back, relax, and just enjoy it!
History of San Martin
The country has a long history of quality, organic arabica production, primarily in three growing regions on the eastern slope of the Andes mountains: Chanchamayo in the central highlands, and Amazonas and San Martín, in the northern highlands. The USDA notes a gradual shift in production northward from Chanchamayo to Amazonas and San Martín, the latter two regions now producing nearly half of the country’s coffee.
The United States and Germany remain the two biggest buyers of Peruvian coffee, representing nearly half of the export market share.
Peruvian coffee is almost exclusively arabica, with some 70 percent being of the typical variety, 20 percent caturra (coffee beans), and 10 percent other varieties. The vast majority of these coffees are grown by smallholder farmers in high-altitude locations in naturally shade-protected conditions, where it is typically hand-picked and sun-dried. Given these circumstances, Peruvian coffee has boundless potential for quality improvement and differentiation in the global marketplace, although there are a number of critical factors limiting positive momentum.
Fun Facts About Coffee:
- Improves your focus
- Helps relieve headaches
- Makes you smarter
- A large source of antioxidants
- Improves good cholesterol
- Reduces inflammation
- Raises metabolic rate and burns fat
- Improves physical performance
- Preserves your muscles
- Reduces muscle soreness post–exercise
- Improves blood circulation