Veracruz San Alfonso Mexico: Tastes like Figs & Almonds

Veracruz San Alfonso Mexico: Tastes like Figs & Almonds

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This is easily the best Mexico coffee we've ever served. You'll notice heavy sugar flavors of molasses and toffee as soon as the Alfonso is ground. The cup is balanced and mellow at first, with a fruity sweetness something like a fig newton. As it cools, though, you'll begin to taste brighter flavors of pomegranate, star anise, and strawberry jam. Great with cream or black, this one's a crowd-pleaser.

Light roasted for drip and press. 


All orders ship within two business days. 

If your delivery address is within 2 miles of NW Portland, input the discount code "LOCAL" at checkout for a 10% discount. 

We are happy to grind your coffee for you or to include extra bags if you like; please include all details for your order in order notes. We will contact you shortly after you check out if we have any questions.


We serve this coffee as both espresso and drip in our shops.  We use 20g ground espresso to produce 40g brewed espresso in 30 seconds.  If you don't have a scale and the espresso is between 7 and 14 days old, just aim for a volume a little over 2 ounces for a double.  Please note this coffee is delicious as straight espresso but can get lost in milk; if you prefer a stronger espresso for milk drinks we recommend using the Blendo Stupendo.Of course, feel free to experiment with the parameters to find your perfect coffee.  If our parameters make the espresso taste sour or bitter to you, just increase your brewed amount a few grams up if it's sour or a few grams down if it's bitter.  For our drip coffee, the parameters vary a little because we use a refractometer to control strength at 1.35% TDS, but if you don't have a refractometer just use about 15 grams of coffee for every 8 ounces of water.  Please contact us with any brewing related questions!