Decaf – Colombia (EA Processed)

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Description

PLEASE NOTE: We only roast decaf on Thursdays, and orders containing decaf will be shipped on Fridays. If the order includes another coffee, the order may be delayed.

Origin: Colombia
Processing: Ethyl Acetate Decaffeination
Flavor Notes: Caramel, chocolate, lightly fruited

This coffee is almost certainly different from any other decaffeinated coffee you’ve tried. It is a great comfort cup that also pulls well as espresso.

This coffee was decaffeinated at origin using the natural Sugar Cane Ethyl Acetate (EA) process. Ethyl Acetate, the solute used to dissolve caffeine during the process, is derived from fermenting Colombian grown sugar cane. After washing and steaming the beans to open their cell structure, they are washed in an ethyl acetate bath to extract the caffeine. After draining away the ethyl acetate and washing the beans a second time, they are dried back to the 11-12% moisture with which they started. This process does not remove nearly as much flavor from the coffee as other decaffeination methods.  In fact, it is found to add sweetness!

Additional information

Weight .75 lbs
Dimensions 5 × 3 × 3.75 in
Specs

Country: Colombia
Region: Acevedo, Huila
Varietals: Mixed
Altitude: 1400-1500 meters above sea level
Farm Size: 4 Hectares
Processing Method: Washed Process, Sugar Cane EA Decaffeination

Shipping

All orders are processed on Monday and shipped by Wednesday from our Cambridge shop.

Bag Size

5lb Bulk Bag, 12oz Retail Bag