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Byron's Maracaturra Washed - Light Roast


Byron's Maracaturra Washed - Light Roast


Byron's Maracaturra Washed - is out of stock due to seasonal availability.

In the meantime, we thankfully have a substitute that taste remarkably similar. Our Ethiopia Yirgacheffe – Gedeb is a Light Roast, Ripe Cherry, Golden Raisin, Graham Cracker finish you’ve come to love in the Byron’s coffees. The Yirgacheffe helped us win the Roast Magazine Roaster of the Year in 2017.

For a Certified Bird Friendly alternative try the Guatemala Light Roast, Guaya’b with a Luscious, Ripe Cherries, and Molasses flavor.


GrindWhole Bean

  • Whole Bean
  • Auto Drip
  • French Press
  • Espresso
  • Turkish

Bag Size12oz Bag

  • 12oz Bag
  • 5lb Bag

Customer Review

Coffee to Water Ratio

Using the correct amount of coffee will ensure that your coffee is brewed to strength, without over-extracting or under-extracting the coffee to compensate for an inappropriate dose. We recommend 2 grams of coffee for every fluid ounce of water used to brew. Weighing coffee is the most accurate way to measure the appropriate dose. If a scale is not available, we recommend 2 heaping tablespoons of ground coffee for every 5 ounces of water used to brew.

Grind Size

Producing the correct particle size in ground coffee is one of the most important steps in coffee brewing. In general, a finer grind will produce a more intense brew and a coarser grind will produce a less intense brew. At the same time, a grind that is too fine will produce an over-extracted, astringent brew, and a grind that is too coarse will produce a weak, under-extracted brew lacking flavor. In pour-over methods, grind size also affects the rate of extraction, as water will pass more slowly through a finer grind, and more quickly through a coarser grind. We strongly recommend burr grinders over blade grinders.

Water Temperature and Quality

Water temperature dramatically affects the extraction of coffee’s flavor during brewing. We recommend brewing with water at 200-202° Fahrenheit for best results. Using fresh, clean, chlorine-free water is essential. 

"This review was so easy to write: This is the best coffee I have ever tasted. There is a subtle sweetness caught up in the incredible depth of richness. Wow!"
Jennifer of Vancouver, WA