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El Salvador Siberia Anaerobic Natural Pacamara – Black Sails Coffee

Andrew Pautler

El Salvador Siberia Anaerobic Natural Pacamara – Black Sails Coffee

Coffee Details

  • Coffee Name
    El Salvador Siberia Anaerobic Natural Pacamara
  • Roaster
    Black Sails Coffee Roaster
  • Roaster Location
    Sacramento, California
  • Estimated Price
    $25.00 / 12oz
  • Flavor Notes
    Thick, creamy, smooth, balanced, pleasant, fruit and berry notes of watermelon, faint strawberries, and blueberry yogurt
  • Process
    Natural, Anaerobic
  • Varieties
  • Country
    El Salvador
  • Region
  • Elevation
    1,490 - 1,650 MASL
  • Roast
  • Review Brew Method
    v60, Flower, ESPRO Bloom
  • Roast Date
    April 3, 2021
  • Review Date
    April 17, 2021

Coffee Scoring

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  • Rich, decadent sweetness
  • Creamy, full body

Disclosure: Pull & Pour received coffee samples for this post, however, as always, all opinions are 100% my own.

This El Salvadorian coffee is part of Black Sails Coffee’s “Captain’s Reserve” series, which is kept for their most special coffees. It is a Pacamara variety, which is the result from the crossing of the varietals Pacas and Maragogipe. The beans are likely the largest I’ve ever seen (so big they almost didn’t go through the Niche Flow Control disk!). The coffee was an incredibly rich, smooth cup that was exceptionally tasty.

The coffee begins with a strong fragrance of creamy strawberry that was rich, sweet and fruit-toned. The cup was smooth, creamy and full-bodied with a rich flavor profile that reminded me of strawberries and chocolate cream. The evolution of the sweetness as the coffee cooled was wonderful and the decadent, creamy fruit-forward sweetness was one of my favorite attributes of the coffee.

The Bottom Line

This Captain’s Reserve coffee has a lot going for it and if you are in the mood for a rich, flavorful cup with some wonderful complexity, this is a great one to try.

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