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Mexico Organic Chiapas FTO


Starting at $5.25 / lb
As low as $3.50 / lb

Move over PROISH, you've got some competition as king of Chiapas! This new crop organic Chiapas may soon take over. This is a very well-balanced coffee, showing chocolate and florals on the overtones in perfect harmony. Excellent body with a buttery consistency. The chocolate and floral notes carry through to the nice long finish, joined by a hint of nuts. Another example of an excellent coffee from the Chiapas region.

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Coffee Bean Matrix Attributes

  • CountryMexico
  • Organic CertificationYes
  • Fair Trade CertifiedYes
  • Rainforest Alliance CertifiedNo
  • DecaffeinatedNo
  • Altitude (meters)1050
  • Brightness:4
  • Body:5
  • Aroma:4
  • Complexity:5
  • Balance:6
  • Sweetness:3
  • Spicy:-
  • Chocolaty:heavy bean
  • Nutty:heavy bean
  • Buttery:heavy bean
  • Fruity:-
  • Flowery:heavy bean
  • Winey:-
  • Earthy:-

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by on January 28, 2008

I am a relatively new roaster, I've tried about 20 or so different beans, and this one was easily the best so far! Got compliments from everyone who tried it, a wonderfully mellow and buttery taste, I am buying more as soon as I post this...

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by on October 12, 2018

Excellent little bean. Very forgiving for the new roaster. Experimenting with the different roasts is so much fun. Trying to "coax out" the different flavors from this bean is a challenge, but i am getting better at it. Every cup, so far, has been smooth, mellow, and buttery. I could drink this all day long. Love it.

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by on March 24, 2019

Wow! What a great bean. Roasted it dark on open flame. Awesome flavor and really well balanced. I got lots of lemon in my batch not just notes of lemon it was almost as though it was flavored with lemon. Amazingly well balanced. Will be buying again.

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by on May 26, 2018

I am not very knowledgeable of coffees, yet. I try out beans based on your description. I am not disappointed by this Mexican Organic Chiapas. I would recommend to friends, I brewed a smooth, enjoyable cup.

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by on April 13, 2018

As goes with Mexican coffee it is not the worlds most carefully processed coffee, but with some amount of self sorting and poor quality bean removal this coffee can be a very bright flavorful cup.

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by on March 9, 2018

I've had more compliments out of this coffee after roasting than any other kind. Amazing!

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by on May 6, 2019

Best bean I’ve roasted by far !! From a blonde to a full city roast !! Excellent coffee!!

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by on April 9, 2019

This is a great bean. I generally like dark Medium roasts and light Dark roasts. This bean has a great range! I personally liked the Organic FTO just a little bit more than the regular. The organic seems smoother to me.

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by on March 17, 2019

Great "all day" coffee. As others have noted, it is smooth and well-balanced. This is not necessarily my favorite coffee, as I prefer fruitier flavors, however, that is what makes it so good for all day sipping. And, as stated by others, I have received more compliments on this coffee than on any of my others. I find it does better when roasted a bit longer than I normally would. It is at its best right around the start of second crack. It is a good one to roast dark as well if you're into that sort of thing. I try to have a batch that's pretty dark for when my father comes over. In summary, it roasts well, it's a crowd pleaser, and it's hard to go wrong with this bean.

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by on March 1, 2019

Smoothe buttery, chocolatey, nutty flavor. Lots of precious oil in this bean. Organically grown has the richest flavor. Roast til very dark and shiny (or a bitter taste dominates) and only roast as much as you’ll use in a few days. The oils taste freshest right after roasting. Great price too.

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by on December 11, 2018

I brew single cup, drip for each cup I drink. I grind it, measure it, allow it to steep about a minute then filter and drink. This coffee has a very mellow flavor with out a lot of tannin or bitter taste. I enjoy it and many of my friends who only drink fancy coffee-drinks, or who don’t think they like coffee at all like it.

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by on December 5, 2018

Roasted this to a dark roast and it produced a good cup of coffee but was a bit "dirty" tasting. I agree this is a good bean for a new roaster because it seems to produce a pretty cup regardless of the roast and also seems to roast a bit quicker for the impatient!

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by on October 10, 2018

Makes a great cup; beans are earthy and smooth with a hint of chocolate. I roast in my oven; the beans are very uniform in size and are clearly high quality. They are super easy to work with. Beans are fresh and well packaged. Delivery was expedient.

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by on May 26, 2018

I was unimpressed. No nose, not much flavor. I like Tanzania Peaberry much better.

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by on March 20, 2019

I like is good

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by on June 23, 2018

The first crack roast makes a great every day mild to medium body coffee. You can drink this all day long if that is your thing.

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