Oaxaca, Mexico

Macario Garcia

From $21.50

Macario has done it again!

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We taste

plum candy, cherry, caramel

...in this coffee.

Earlier this year we had the privilege of visiting Macario’s farm Agua de Niño. Driving from Oaxaca City to Macario’s farm 5 hours away is beautiful and ever changing. Just before our ascent into the highlands, we drove through one of the world’s most diverse areas for cactus. As we gained altitude, the scenery dramtically changes from desert to tropical forest. And then we arrived.

Though beautiful, Macario’s farm is simple, and equipped with only a hand-turned de-pulper. Macario does much of the work on the farm himself and his attention to detail and desire for quality is clearly evident. We’d argue that Macario grows some of the highest quality coffee in all of Mexico, and this year’s lot is spectacular!

Fresh off the grind you’ll find intensely sweet dark fruit notes like candied plum. The plum notes carry over into the cup as well and are joined with a range of fruit flavors from cherry, meyer lemon, to tropical fruits like passionfruit. Add to this layers of chocolate and caramel sweetness and you are in for an absolutely beautiful cup of coffee. Don’t miss out.

Region
Region
Oaxaca, Mexico
Flavors
Flavors
plum candy, cherry, caramel
Process
Process
washed process
Aromatics
Aromatics
intensely sweet dark fruits
Acidity
Acidity
malic acidity
Sweetness
Sweetness
caramel
Producer
Producer
Macaro Garcia
Altitude
Altitude
1600 m
Varieties
Varieties
typica

Recommended Preparation

Espresso
In: 18 g
Out: 31-33g
Time: 26-28 sec
Kalita
In: 18g
H20: 305g
TDS: 1.37%
Ratio: 1:17

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This is Macario Garcia

Recently, we had the privilege of visiting Macario and his farm, Agua de Niño for the first time. Like any first visit, you don’t know exactly what to expect and we were surprised, in great ways, by a number of things.

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Transparency Information

Green Cost Illustration
Green Cost
$6.75/lb.
Transportation Cost Illustration
Transportation Cost
$0.19lb.
Production Cost Illustration
Production Cost
$5.74/lb.
Sweet Bloom Cost Illustration
Sweet Bloom Cost
$12.68/lb.

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