Puerto Rican Café Lareño Coffee

Roasted By: Café Lareño

Who will enjoy Café Lareño Coffee the most?

  • Fans of chocolate and caramel oriented taste profiles will love this one.
  • Anyone looking for a good low acid brew will enjoy this Puerto Rican coffee.
  • Those who are seeking only the most fresh beans out there should check out Café Lareño.

Puerto Rican Café Lareño Coffee Profile

Roast:  Medium

Body:  Full, silky smooth

Taste:  Rich, notes of chocolate & caramel

Fragrance:  Rich, chocolate

Aroma:  Chocolate

Sweetness:  Moderate, Caramel-toned

Acidity:  Mild

Aftertaste:  Smooth

Origin(s):  Puerto Rico, Lares

Species:  Arabica 


The Background

Puerto Rico only exports about 1% of domestically produced coffee beans. Despite this, there are several Puerto Rican roasters that can get a great product to you in a timely manner. Café Lareño is one of these roasters! You can expect to receive your coffee good and fresh within a couple days of placing your order. Café Lareño has been in business since 1989, and proudly performs every step of the coffee production process. Café Lareño sources their beans come from the mountains of Lares, located in Central-Western Puerto Rico, just north of the well known coffee growing region Yauco. The mountains of Lares offer elevations up to 1200 meters, which is higher than the average Puerto Rican plantation.

What makes Café Lareño Coffee Coffee special?

Café Lareño coffee showcases just how good Puerto Rican beans can be. These beans have drawn comparisons to Hawaiian Kona coffee, which is a serious compliment. This coffee is silky smooth, offering rich notes of chocolate and caramel and a mild acidity.  This coffee is smooth, easy-drinking and never bitter, making it a great option for both experienced and casual coffee drinkers alike. The room-filling aroma is also most certainly something to write home about. If you put a large stake in getting your coffee as fresh as possible, do yourself a favor and check out Café Lareño!

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