Decaf El Aguacate

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Decaf El Aguacate

from 19.00

12 oz.

*Bulk orders (2lbs+) roasted on Mondays and Thursdays, shipped next-day.

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About this coffee

Something strange has been happening in our roasting room and at the cupping table: there is a buzz about decaf.

Typically, decaf is the black sheep of black coffee, both for its non-caffeinating ways ("What's the point?!" some will cry) and its mad scientist chemical processing (using Methylene Chloride) that robs green coffee of its soul.

So why is everyone getting all hopped up on decaf? Because it's de-licious.

This particular decaf is processed with Ethyl Acetate, a product naturally derived from sugarcane. You take molasses, let it ferment with ethanol (the alcohol we like to drink), and mix it with acetic acid (vinegar) to get Ethyl Acetate.

And while other decaf processing ends up yielding generic taste profiles ("Mmm! Tastes like decaf!"), this Ethyl Acetate solvent actually enhances coffee's fruit flavor and sweetness, helping to retain a coffee's origin characteristics. El Aguacate displays tropical acidity, the sweetness of maple syrup and the deep fruitiness of cherries.

Already have a coffee buzz but want to see what all the buzz is about? Dive into a big ol' cup of decaf.


Tasting Notes

Tropical, Maple Syrup, Cherry


Brewing Recommendation

Brew this decaf any way you like it. It’s great for espresso, french press, or filter brewing.

 

RATIO: 16:1 (Example: 400 grams water, 25 grams coffee produces 12 ounce cup)

 

 

 

Details

REGION: Nariño, Colombia

FARM/MILL: El Aguacate

VARIETAL: Castilla, Caturra, Colombia

ALTITUDE: 1,700 - 2,000 Meters

PRODUCER: 30 Small Landholding Producers

PROCESS: Fully Washed, Sun Dried, Ethyl Acetate Decaffeinated

 


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