A cup of coffee next to walnuts, milk chocolate pieces, and oranges

Costa Rica Helsar Swiss Water® Process

pecans • blood orange • milk chocolate
Regular price$24.74
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Bag Size
Grind Level

In addition to whole coffee beans, we currently offer 4 different coffee grind levels.  Listed below with descriptions.

Whole Bean: Unground coffee for a home grinder.

Coarse: Think sugar in the raw, maybe more coarse
   Recommended for Chemex Brewer, French Press, Cold Brew

Medium: Slightly coarser than table salt
   Recommended for Flat bottom brewers, Kalitta, and Cloth filters

Fine:  Slightly finer than table salt
   Recommended for V60 pour overs, Typical cone filter coffee pots, Aeropress.

Extra Fine: Like powdered sugar
   Recommended for Espresso or Moka pot.

If at all possible, we recommend grinding at home. We prefer Baratza coffee grinders and offer several of their models for sale. Click here to shop for one of their brewers.

  • roasted & shipped the same day
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Tasting Notes:

This Swiss Water® Process coffee is an especially juicy bean, with lots of sweetness throughout the entire cup. Right off the bat we get a smooth nuttiness in the aroma as well as front and center on the palate with an indistinct acidity that’s also present yet not too sour. The flavor rounds out to a smooth milk chocolate-like finish.

Helsar de Zarcero Mill

This custom decaf is a blend of 2 single producer coffees from Costa Rica's West Valley region. As non-decafs, their coffees tasted clean and sweet and so no surprise the decaf returned to us fairs much the same. Both coffees were processed at Helsar de Zarcero, a mill we've worked with just about as long as we've been buying direct from Costa Rica! Helsar have always had an eye on quality improvement a conservation, being organic coffee farmers themselves. They employ a water conserving Penagos demucilager for washing the coffee, and then dry the wet parchment on covered patios, and raised beds, depending on the quality.

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