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Silver Oak Coffee - Single estate: Las Margaritas, Colombia

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Milk chocolate, dried fig maybe a little tangerine too.
Hugo Fernando Correa Framco, his mother Nury and father Javier plus his younger siblings own and run Las Margaritas. Inherited by the current family some 25 years ago Hugo and his brothers have been working the farm since the age of 12. After schooling was successfully completed Hugo set about purchasing additional coffee production areas and focusing on raising the quality of his product.

Specific attention is paid to soil analysis and balance as well as coffee tree renewal and weeding.In addition to the family the farm employs one additional permenant worker and four part-timers.

Harvesting can take up to twenty days where detailed quality control procedures ensure only the mature ripe cherries are selected during any one pass. Processing, starting with fermentation in water tanks, commences within six hours of picking. Once through the processing and sorting stages the coffee is dried in greenhouses.
Altitude: 1650-1850m
Farm/Coop: Las Margaritas
Great for: Aeropress, Cafetiere, Filter, With milk
Origin: Central America/Colombia - Town: San Bartolo, Jardin
Process Method: Washed - Ecological wased, dried in greenhouses
Roast Profile: Medium-light
Tasting Notes: Milk chocolate, dried fig maybe a little tangerine too.
Varietals: Caturra, Castillo

Roaster: Silver Oak Coffee

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.