As the crops change, so do the components of our Red Brick, highlighting harvest cycles and celebrating the seasonality of coffee. We've combined the great fruit qualities from each component, and allowed the sweetness to shine.
54% EL MERIDIANO
Region SÃO SEBASTIÃO DA GRAMA
The most perfect match, and one we're surprised we've not made before; this iteration of Red Brick brings together two of our rockstar components, Recreio from Brazil and El Meridiano from Colombia! Both long-standing supply partners, producing exceptional and consistent quality year on year, this blend is what Red Brick is all about. Sweet, creamy and oh so tasty, this Red Brick blend is one for the books!
We recommend the following recipe as a starting point:
Dose: 19 grams
Brew temperature: 201ºF-202ºF/94ºC-94.5ºC
Brew time: 28-32 sec
Brew Ratio: 1:2
Brew weight: 38 grams
This profile and recipe was developed on a Victoria Arduino VA388 Black Eagle with VST 20g baskets – so should be taken as a starting point, and not an absolute as different machines extract in different ways.
The recommended baskets for this espresso recipe are the VST 20g.