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Burundi Kayanza Dusangirijambo Coop

$5.95
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Turning damp parchment coffee on the drying beds to facilitate even drying, Dusangirijambo
Burundi Kayanza Dusangirijambo Coop
Burundi Kayanza Dusangirijambo Coop

Layered sweetness gives way to subtle baking spice and apple accents, black tea, and lemon water acidity. Balanced sweet and bitter flavors and Full City shows rich dark chocolate and cherry notes. City+ to Full City+. Good for espresso. 

 

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Burundi Kayanza Dusangirijambo Coop Lot #1810

$6.10
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Turning damp parchment coffee on the drying beds to facilitate even drying, Dusangirijambo
Burundi Kayanza Dusangirijambo Coop Lot #1810

City/C+ roasts show a sweet black tea flavor, and tannic bittersweetness. Fruited notes add contrast, dried cherry, black currant, and a lemon impression. Full City roasts have a chocolate-cherry flavor. City to Full City. Good for Espresso.

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Burundi Kayanza Gahahe Station

$6.25
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The Gahahe washing station sign upon entry
Burundi Kayanza Gahahe Station
Burundi Kayanza Gahahe Station

Baking spice flavors peak in lighter roasts and 'pop' against a cooked sugar backdrop. Darjeeling tea, clove, all spice, cinnamon, lemon rind and cider-like apple notes. City to Full City. Good for espresso.

 

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Burundi Kayanza Masha Station

$6.05
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Preparing the drying tables for the incoming harvest, Masha Coffee Washing Station ("CWS")
Burundi Kayanza Masha Station
Burundi Kayanza Masha Station

The level of sweetness ranks high (8.8!) - sugar in the raw, cream caramel, light brown sugar - with spiced flecks of cinnamon powder, hints of apple and pear and structuring acidity. City to Full City. Good for espresso.

 

 

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Burundi Kayanza Yandaro Station

$6.05
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After the coffee is depulped and fermented, it's laid to drip dry in piles like this on the "skin drying" tables, before being moved to the main drying beds.
Burundi Kayanza Yandaro Station
Burundi Kayanza Yandaro Station

Cherry flesh and orange pulp notes are understated, with caramel and molasses-type sugary sweetness more dominant, and citric to black tea-like vibrance. Surprisingly chocolatey at Full City. City to Full City. Good for espresso.

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Burundi Kibumbu Kayokwe

$5.75
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Typical disc depulper at a coffee processing site in Burundi
Burundi Kibumbu Kayokwe
Burundi Kibumbu Kayokwe

Brews well in light to middle roasts, tea-like vibrance, raw honey and caramelizing sugars, muted baking spice and fruited top notes and syrupy bittersweetness with darker roasting. City to Full City. Good for espresso.

 

 

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Burundi Rwiri Yagikawa Station

$5.75
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Workers at the Rwiri station, part of Yagikawa FCS
Burundi Rwiri Yagikawa Station
Burundi Rwiri Yagikawa Station

Yagikawa excels at City+ and beyond yielding opaque body, turbinado sugar, molasses, cinnamon and ginger spice, and cocoa powder. City+ to Full City+. Good for espresso.

 

 

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Burundi Rwiri Yagikawa Station

$6.00
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Yagikawa cooperative members on a 2017 visit to the wet mill - Rwiri
Burundi Rwiri Yagikawa Station
Burundi Rwiri Yagikawa Station

So much flavor to unpack; dried stone fruit, cinnamon powder and clove spice, pink grapefruit and perfumed floral hints, mouth-cleansing black tea-like acidity. City to Full City. Good espresso.

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Ethiopia Agaro Biftu Gudina Coop

$6.45
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Ripening cherry in Agaro near Biftu Gudina
Ethiopia Agaro Biftu Gudina Coop
Ethiopia Agaro Biftu Gudina Coop

Stone fruit flavors are a central component, canned peaches, natural dried apricot, along with a "root" like sarsaparilla characteristic, and a sweet finish marked by a lime zest hint. City+ to Full City. Outstanding espresso.

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Ethiopia Agaro Duromina Coop Lot 17

$6.65
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With some of the farm Duromina coop management and workers
Ethiopia Agaro Duromina Coop Lot 17
Ethiopia Agaro Duromina Coop Lot 17

Duromina has intense cup flavors, nectarine, peach skin, herbal rue and orange marmalade notes are attention grabbing. Deeper roasts pull out cacao bittersweetness and rustic dried stone fruit. City to Full City. Good for espresso.

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Ethiopia Agaro Kedamai Cooperative

$6.15
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Drying parchment covered with netting to protect from the mid-day sun, Kedamai coop
Ethiopia Agaro Kedamai Cooperative
Ethiopia Agaro Kedamai Cooperative

Clean, transparent sweetness when roasted light, with an orange flavor that accents the cup and defines acidity too, followed by peach tea, and orange blossom top notes. City to City+. Full City for espresso.

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Ethiopia Agaro Sadi Loya Coop

$6.35
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Agitating the coffee with wooden "rakes" in the washing channel at Sadi Loya in order to remove the sticky mucilage layer
Ethiopia Agaro Sadi Loya Coop
Ethiopia Agaro Sadi Loya Coop

Honeyed sweetness is accented by a pulpy citrus note and hop flower aroma. Intense bittersweet chocolate at Full City, with berry hints and orange zest. City+ to Full City. Good for espresso.

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Ethiopia Shakiso Kayon Mountain Farm

$6.25
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Women tending to the drying coffee, turning it in order to facilitate even drying and picking out any defects along the way -Kayon site
Ethiopia Shakiso Kayon Mountain Farm
Ethiopia Shakiso Kayon Mountain Farm

Palm sugar sweetness, blueberry, dried cranberry and peach, citrus peel, and green tea aroma. A somewhat rustic herbal and aromatic wood overlay lends 'dry process' appeal. Full City. Good for espresso.

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Kenya Gatanga Ibutiti Estate Peaberry

$7.25
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Raised coffee drying beds at Ibutiti. The tarps are employed to protect from

There's so much to ponder; tropical notes of mango and papaya, tart cherry lemonade, cranberry, mulled grape juice and clove spiced finish. Incredibly complex Kenya. City to Full City.

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Kenya Kiambu Mandela Estate AB

$6.60
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Three disc depulper at Mandela Estate, Kiambu
Kenya Kiambu Mandela Estate AB
Kenya Kiambu Mandela Estate AB

Full City works well and roast development shining a light on rich, bittersweet chocolate flavors and tangy citrus notes, like orange-infused dark chocolate. For those who enjoy a vibrant espresso shot this one's for you. Full City.

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Kenya Nyeri Aberdare AA

$7.20
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Turning the coffee drying on raised beds on a sunny day to help facilitate even drying, Nyeri region
Kenya Nyeri Aberdare AA
Kenya Nyeri Aberdare AA

Aberdare AA is a spiced cup with a dark sugar sweetness, notes of grape, cinnamon stick and tart cranberry lemonade, along with a sandalwood impression in the long aftertaste. City+ to Full City+.

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Kenya Nyeri Kianjogu AA/AB

$7.65
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Typical 4-disc depulper at one of the Othaya FCS wet mill factories
Kenya Nyeri Kianjogu AA/AB
Kenya Nyeri Kianjogu AA/AB

Transparent sweetness like table sugar or simple syrup is accented by understated flavors of citrus, blueberry and raisin, with lemon-like vibrance. City to Full City. A bright and chocolatey espresso.

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Kenya Nyeri Thageini Peaberry

$6.95
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Kenya Nyeri Thageini Peaberry
Kenya Nyeri Thageini Peaberry
Kenya Nyeri Thageini Peaberry

Centered around deep fruit tones, raw sugars and tart citrus. Notes of orange, cranberry, tropical fruit punch and vibrant lemon. Full City roasts have high % cacao bar with dried berry and drizzled in lemon juice. City to Full City.

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Kenya Othaya Gura AA

$7.95
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Mostly empty beds near the end of harvest at one of the Othaya factories/wet mill sites
Kenya Othaya Gura AA
Kenya Othaya Gura AA

A fruit-focused cup in lighter roasts: fruit punch, pulpy orange, red berry, coconut water, fruited lambic beer and more beneath an underlay of unrefined sugars. City to Full City.

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Rwanda Gikongoro Robusta

$4.55
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I don't have photos of the Robusta from this particular project (though plenty from their other stations), so here is a shot of Robusta from an India trip instead
Rwanda Gikongoro Robusta
Rwanda Gikongoro Robusta

The cup is all about bittering cocoa, mild malty sweetness, muted acidity, and massive body. Roasted buckwheat, leather, and nutty notes mark the aroma and finish. Full City to Vienna. Good for espresso blending.

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