Bathala: Sampaguita 🇵🇭 Liberica var. Dewevrei - Lot Lib01
Project Bathala 2022
Inspired by ancient Filipino folklore where deities bestow gifts of knowledge and bountiful harvests to our ancestors comes "Bathala".
|Origin||Santa Maria Laguna, Philippines|
Hibiscus, oolong, raisins, sun-dried tomato
Medium sweetness, Medium low acidity, Medium high bitterness, Medium+ saltiness, Medium+ umami
Dewevrei is a varietal of Liberica also known as excelsa, this varietal is known for its low caffeine content, low bitterness and high sweetness. Henry and Sons has discovered that by applying special post-harvest methodologies and using specifically cultured and blended non-saccharomyces yeast, we can bring out the full potential of Liberica coffees.
Sampaguita: This category features elegant floral tea-like flavors.
"Bathala" is the result of the revolutionary project of Henry and Sons under its social advocacy arm Foundation for Sustainable Coffee Excellence in partnership with the coffee communities around the Philippines.
The Origin: Santa Maria Laguna
According to historical data, Tabuco (which was the old name of Cabuyao) Laguna, is one of the original locations where Augustinian friars planted coffee in the In 1881. During that period, records show that our national hero Jose Rizal enjoyed sipping his Laguna coffee while writing his novels Noli Me Tángere and El Filibusterismo while he was in the Philippines during 1887-1889.