The Story of the Beans: Descafecol is the only producer in Colombia that is naturally decaffeinated at origin. To remove the caffeine content, beans are steamed to remove the outer layer > moistened to open pores > submerged in natural ethyl acetate (EA) from sugar cane > steamed again to remove EA > and dried.
The Flavor of the Beans: WASHED COFFEE, is one of the three processing methods used, meaning that the beans were de-pupled from its cherry fruit & washed the surrounding mucilage. This has the “cleanest” taste on the coffee spectrum. It’s said that if you like white wine, you’d probably enjoy this processing method best.
Decaf Method: Direct Solvent Based
Region: Paisa Region
Country Region: Caldas, Colombia
Varietal: Arabica, Caturra
Flavor Notes: Dark Chocolate, Caramel, Brown Sugar
Cupping Score: 84.25