Millionaires Shortbread Honduras

£8.99 £9.99

Lovely mellow buttery sweet Honduran, makes for a very enjoyable sweet espresso (when dialed in, obviously) and great via most brew methods.

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Origin: Honduras

SCA Score: 84.5

Roast: Medium

Suitable for: All brew methods

Varietal: Catuai & Caturra

Process: Washed

Buttery shortbread, with strong caramel notes, also notes of syrup & chocolate.

This is a stonking Honduran single origin from the Cocafelol co-op in the mountains of the Ocotepeque Department in western Honduras.

This coffee is produced at an altitude of 1200-1300m, the SCA score is 84.5, it’s a washed processed coffee, and it's organic, fairtrade & Rainforest Alliance certified.

If you’re looking for a tasty yet mellow coffee, with vibrant acidity and super smooth buttery mouthfeel, give this one a try!

How it Tastes

Imagine biting into thick, milk chocolate coated caramel and then into melt-in-the-mouth buttery shortbread. That's exactly what this lovely single origin Honduras reminds me of, hence the "Millionaire's Shortbread" name.

Taste is a subjective thing, everyone has a different palate, and everyone has a different level of palate development, too.

If you've only recently started to "really" get into coffee, and you just don't get these flavour notes that you read on websites like this, or on the flavour notes on bags of speciality coffee that you buy, just stick with it.

If you carry on developing your palate, you'll find at some point that you start to pick out interesting tastes, which may or may not be present in the taste descriptions.

While you once may have said "Meh, just tastes of coffee", you will probably find yourself saying things like "ooh, wow that reminds me of <insert memorable food item here>, and for me - this is just Millionaire's shortbread.


Cocafelol Co-Operative

Cocafelol is a co-operative of around three hundred smallholder producers within the Ocotepeque department in the west of Honduras.

This is a breathtaking mountainous region spanned by a number of biodiverse and important national parks, and the conditions here, particularly the fertile volcanic soil, are amazing for high quality coffee.

The Cocafelol co-op continually works to assist its smallholder coffee farmers to improve the quality and variety of coffee produced, and has invested a great deal into organic production.

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Liliia V.
Millionaires Shortbread Honduras, whole beans

Definitely worth a try. It makes a very tasty latte with caramel notes with our sage barista express impress. Very well priced, love this coffee beans, very good service. Thank you very much!

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Michael M.
Two thumbs up

Makes a very tasty latte with my sage bambino

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Helen R.
Millionaire Shortbread Honduras

My second batch of coffee and it didn't disappoint. Will put this on my 'Buy Again' list as soon as I've worked my way through all the others. Very drinkable.

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Michael W.
Nice but not particularly strong

Definite caramel notes, and a nice cup, but not very strong body.

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robert b.
Millionaires Shortbread

This is not the first bag I have bought and it won’t be the last. I use it both for espresso and for pour over. I like a slightly caramel note to my coffee and this gives it to me.

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