DIOFANOR RUIZ - cascara tea



Cascara is the dried leftover fruit of the coffee cherry.

This lot is from naturally processed Castillo cherries grown by Diofanor Ruiz at his farm Finca La Divisa. Diofanor's farm is Biodynamic. He grows a large variety of plant life to create a sustainable ecosystem.

To brew Cascara use 40-50g Cascara per liter of water. using water just off the boil, brew for 4 minutes, giving the brew a stir at 2 minutes, pour through a strainer or pre-rinsed paper filter.

Cascara does contain caffeine, around 1/3rd of a brewed coffee.

  • Origin: Colombia
  • Region: Quindio
  • Farmer: Diafanor Ruiz
  • Altitude: 1600 - 1650 meters
  • Crop: 2019
  • Cultivar: Castillo
  • Processing: Natural
  • Flavour: Apricot, apple