Lime, Honey, Vanilla and Red Fruits
Los Ancestros coffee grows along the mountains that surround a Mayan archaeological site, Zaculeu, in Western Guatemala. Huehuetenango’s past is marked by an intense history, beautiful temples, and ancient civilizations that is reflected in the intense fruity notes of Los Ancestros. In Huehuetenango, 13 coffee growers contribute to this community blend and produce coffees with strong red fruit, lime, honey, and vanilla notes. The variety of microclimates, combined with the diversity of altitudes within the region, and the passion of these coffee growers make it possible to produce amazing coffees.
ProcessWashed, Extended Fermentation
Altitude1200m - 1900m
VarietyCatuai, Caturra, Pache, Bourbon
There are 39 steps from bean on the bush to the cup in your hand and we guide every one – we source only the best beans, grind fresh for each cup and brew with artisan precision. This is coffee by obsessives, for obsessives - life’s too short for anything less.
39 Steps Roasters has over a decade of combined roasting and sourcing experience. We buy the majority of our coffees direct from origin, building relationships with farmers to ensure full traceability of each of our coffees and generating better prices for the people that deserve it most.
Our sourcing process and quality control procedures are thorough. We cup our coffees hundreds of times over to monitor how the coffee fares once traveled and how it continues to fare as we continue to roast. It is this process of repetition, of analyzing a coffee profile, dissecting and improving it to be the best possible product we can fashion, which enables unmatched quality and flavor.