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Los Tres Potros - El Salvador Filter

Pineapple, Maple syrup, Melon
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    The coffees from Los Tres Potros clearly stand out every year - the farm produces outstanding coffees and has been awarded the Cup of Excellence several times for this.

    The Pacamara beans were processed 'Natural'. The coffee comes with a high sweetness of milk chocolate as well as a medium acidity reminiscent of pineapple. The silky mouthfeel is accompanied by a sweet and simple finish.

    Choose your grind size

    If you don't have a grinder at home, we'll happily grind your coffee to your specifications. Just select your brewing method above or order whole beans.

    Find the right grind. You can get the most out of your coffee by grinding your beans just before brewing. Take a look at the equipment selection if you are interested in a grinder.

    You can also select a grind level in each product if you want us to grind the beans for you. We use a Mahlkönig EK43 for this.

    Frenchpress and Aeropress are ground on the same setting.


    Cultivated with love by great farmers. 100% Arabica coffee, harvested when ripe and carefully processed. Sustainable and fairly traded.


    Freshly roasted, packed and shipped safely to you by DHL.


    Our standard bags contain 250g and are 100% recyclable. No mixed materials.


    Take your tried-and-tested recipe as a starting point for this roast, or get help from our brew guides.

    Scoring Card

    The coffee cherry can develop up to 1,200 different natural flavours. Depending on location and variety.

    Learn to understand the flavours in coffee with the Scoring Card. Grade your coffee by filling out your Scoring Card

    Deine 250g Tüte Los Tres Potros El Salvador Filter Kaffee Deine 1000g Tüte Los Tres Potros El Salvador Filter Kaffee

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    About the coffee

    Pineapple, Maple syrup, Melon

    Score: 89
    Sweetness: 4/5 Milk Chocolate
    Acidity: 3/5 Pineapple
    4/5 silky
    3/5 sweet and easy

    Variety: Pacas and Maragogype
    Processing: Natural
    Harvesting Year: 2022
    Drying Time: about 14 days

    Suggested brew recipe:
    16g coffee, 250g water, medium grind, in about 2,5 min brewing time

    About the coffee

    Our Los Tres Potros coffee (which means "The three Colts" - but more on that later) is a flavourful stunner that very much deserves the Cup of Excellence award.

    The Pacamara variety is a cross between the Pacas and Maragogype varieties. It was created in 1958 in El Salvador. Pacamara combines the best characteristics of these two varieties. It is characterised by particularly large, red cherries with a fruity, chocolaty taste. The Pacas variety is a natural mutation of the well-known Bourbon bean, while the Maragogype is a mutation of the Typica variety, which was first discovered in Brazil. It is also called "elephant bean" because its plants produce large leaves and beans.

    The Pacamara is a costly Arabica variety that requires a lot of care. But the effort is worth it: Los Tres Potros produces incredibly clear coffees, with fine, balanced aromas and a concise character. With these flavour profiles - creamy textures, tropical fruit nuances and sweet highlights - they also scored at the El Salvador Cup Of Excellence 2018.

    The Farm | Los Tres Potros

    Los Tres Potros is managed by GECA Coffee and prides itself on winning coffees at COE.

    for many years
    Nora Silvia Cabezas de Mendez Florez
    Type of Farm:
    Family business

    Region, Country: Apaneca-Llamatepec, SV
    1.500 m asl
    Soil type: fertile soil
    Fertilisation method: biological
    Shadow Type: grown in the shadow
    Processing location:
    on the farm
    Number of varieties: Pacamaras only
    Harvest season:
    Oct - March

    Cup of Excellence 2016

    About the farm

    Los Tres Potros ins family owned, but managed by GECA Coffee.

    Bloody Good Coffee

    - SINCE 2002

    Bloody Good Filter

    Coffee is a fruit which is naturally acidic and contains many sugars. We roast our filter coffees to bring out this acidity and develop the natural sweetness.

    In developing a profile for a filter roast, our roasting team takes a light-handed approach, roasting much more gently than in an espresso roast. Here, the aim is to respect and highlight the natural flavours of the coffee itself, and to let its terroir shine through.

    Simply order your favourite coffee online.

    Sustainably grown

    Carefully grown and processed by our partners.

    Worldwide shipping

    Safe and reliable with DHL. Direct to your door.

    Recyclable packaging

    There are no mixed materials in our coffee bags, making them easy to recycle.

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    • Directly & Fairly Traded

      We attach great importance to our long-term relationships, keeping farmers on equal terms.