Silver Oak Coffee - The Black Bag: Finca Veracruz
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Pedro Jr runs Veracruz and introduced the innovative cold fermentation method of processing. By controlling the temperature of the fermenting cherries Pedro is able to slow the process and thereby increase his degree of control over both the ph levels and bacterial activity ultimately resulting in a more consistent product.
The Estate employs 60 full time employees many of which benefit from free housing on the estate. Many have been with the Estate for in excess of 10 years creating a stable, reliable and knowledgeable workforce. The Estate also run a financial aid program for workers as well as a scholarship program for their children.
I roast this for about a minute longer than the light version. Extraction efficiency increases making this more suited to espresso based brewing or those people that like a greater intensity in their coffee. Suits bean to cup machines but needs a slightly finer grind setting than the Ponto Alegre natural.
Farm/Coop: Finca Veracruz
Great for: Espresso, Milky, With milk
Origin: Central America/Colombia - Amaga town
Process Method: Pulped Natural (semi-washed) - Cold fermentation and silo dried
Roast Profile: Medium dark
Varietals: Colombia and Caturra
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.
Delivery prices to United Kingdom
|e.g. Espresso||18g||Vario 1E||25secs||30ml||A bit finer next time would be better.|