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Silver Oak Coffee - Single estate: Las Chicharras, Mexico Decaffeinated

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Las Chicharras group that owns this farm under the administration of Eduardo de Leon Mazariegos has approximately 75 hectares under coffee.

This Bourbon and Caturra mix is sent for decaffeination to the Sanroke company in Mexico where it is processed using the 'mountain water method'. This is the same process as the 'swiss water method' but sources its water from the galciers of the Pico de Orizaba mountain in Mexico. The coffee is repeatedly washed in the water saturated with the compounds found in coffee that are desirable to reduce or eliminate any loss of such from the bean. The caffeine is extracted first from the bean and then from the solution to maintain the diffusion gradient. Up to 99.9% of the caffeine can be removed in this way without adding any additional harmful chamicals to the process.

Altitude: 1250-1470m
Farm/Coop: Las Chicharras
Great for: Aeropress, Cafetiere, Espresso, Filter, With milk
Origin: Central America/Mexico - Region: Chiapas
Process Method: Washed
Roast Profile: Medium
Tasting Notes: Nuts and brown sugar.
Type: Decaffeinated
Varietals: Bourbon, Caturra

When do we roast and post your coffee?

We roast on TUESDAYs and sometimes on Saturdays if stocks are low. We dispatch orders Monday thru Friday by Royal Mail - 1st or 2nd class.

Orders for 1-3 bags are sent Royal Mail 1st Class. Orders for 4-7 bags are sent via a courier.

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Tasting record

Method Dose Grind Time Volume Comments
e.g. Espresso 18g Vario 1E 25secs 30ml A bit finer next time would be better.