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Café Femenino Decaf

Rated 4.9 out of 5 stars
61 Reviews

What decaf should taste like

Say goodbye to supermarket brands and enjoy a full-flavoured brew without the jitters. You won't be able to tell the difference.

More about Cafe Feminino Decaf

You know how roasted coffee beans usually look dark? Well, funny thing is, they might actually be medium to light roast. It's just that when they take out the caffeine, the beans get darker in color and that stays even after roasting. But don't just take our word for it, give it a taste and see for yourself!

Our Peru Café Femenino Fairtrade Organic Certified Swiss Water Processed Carbon Neutral coffee needs a long black to enable anyone to say it! The beans are exactly the same beans as our regular Café Femenino from the Penachi Coop.

The origin is in the very high altitude of the Andes in remote far north of Peru. Every year, the Women coffee producers celebrate their coffee with an Organic Coffee Festival where small pantomimes about coffee stories are judged. Traditional regional costumes are worn with pride, and the Coffee Queen is announced. We hope they don’t mind that we also celebrate their silky soft sweet coffee, even without caffeine!

  • Region: Lambayeque Penachi
  • Altitude: 1300 – 1800m
  • Varietal: Typica
  • Process: Washed sun dried and Swiss Water Processed

Some people might think that de-caffeinated beans is an anomaly to all good reason to drink coffee - but that's only because they don't understand the process and the delicious taste that can come with it. It takes a bit of risk and an open mind to truly appreciate the taste of decaf, without judging it based on its name.

One company doing amazing things with decaf coffee is Swiss Water Process, based in Vancouver, Canada. They carefully sort and grade high-quality beans from around the world before starting the decaf process, ensuring that only the best beans are used.

The green beans are soaked in warm water, allowing the caffeine to dissolve into the water. The water is then passed through charcoal filters to remove the caffeine molecules. After that, the decaf water is returned to the same beans for about 8 hours to continue removing any remaining caffeine. Throughout this process, the water is charged with the existing flavor compounds to prevent any loss of taste. This means that all of the unique flavors from the origin beans are retained in the decaf beans, ready to be dried and roasted.


  • Espresso dose: 21 grams
  • Extraction: 44 grams
  • Time: 30 Seconds
  • Temp: 94 degrees
  • Filter Coffee-to-water ratio: 1:16 or 1:17
Rated 4.9 out of 5 stars
Based on 61 reviews
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61 reviews
  • MB
    Matthew B.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    How do you brew? Espresso
    Milk With milk
    Product standouts Great taste
    Taste Nutty, Dark
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    1 minute ago
    Tastes like real coffee

    One of the best tasting decafs around. It’s like you’re having a normal coffee

  • JN
    Jaye N.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    How do you brew? Stovetop
    Milk Without milk
    Product standouts Great taste
    Taste Dark, Aromatic
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    1 month ago
    Great way to start the day

    This is a great decaf blend, so smooth in taste that I can drink it black or just with a dash of milk.

    It's a part of the staples in the pantry.

  • PB
    Paul B.
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    How do you brew? Espresso
    Milk Without milk
    Product standouts Great taste, Fast delivery
    Taste Silky
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    2 months ago
    Best decaf in the Jasper range

    Best because it's the only one? Possibly, but for those of us who go decaf from late afternoon, there really is only one choice, cafe Femenino Decaf!

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