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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 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 Kiganda Murambi

$6.00
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Drying beds at Murambi and the red hills beyond, Kiganda
Burundi Kiganda Murambi
Burundi Kiganda Murambi

Murambi is a light to medium-bodied cup with mouth cleansing acidity. Flavors of turbinado and sucanat are accented by top notes of black currant, dried apple, rhubarb and mulling spice. City to City+.

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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 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 Guji Hambela Wamena Akrabi

$6.35
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This is what good selective harvesting looks like - near uniform ripeness. The stations pay more for this, of course, as the picker will pick less coffee than if they simply stripped the trees. Guji Zone
Ethiopia Guji Hambela Wamena Akrabi
Ethiopia Guji Hambela Wamena Akrabi

Expect elegant, refined flavors, and a downright floral brew. Pearl jasmine and black tea, vivid acidity, sweet lime, salmon berry, mango, mild spiced notes and pristine, pointed sweetness. City to City+.

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Ethiopia Guji Uraga Tome Station

$6.45
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Wooden paddles agitate the fermented coffee in long cement water channels in order to remove the sticky mucilege later before drying
Ethiopia Guji Uraga Tome Station
Ethiopia Guji Uraga Tome Station

At City Tome shows a perfumed, sweet cup character with intense florals and simple syrup sweetness,  elegant top notes of Earl Grey tea, mace, strawberry hard candy and lemon-like acidity. City to City+.

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Ethiopia Organic Dry Process Sidama Keramo

$6.75
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One of Daye Bensa's mill managers makes the rounds to see check the coffee drying on raised beds
Ethiopia Organic Dry Process Sidama Keramo
Ethiopia Organic Dry Process Sidama Keramo

Keramo is a fruit bomb exploding with a fresh and dried fruited notes like strawberry, rhubarb pie, dried banana, green melon and tart, berry-like acidity, with accents of jasmine, all spice and rue. City to City+.

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Ethiopia Organic Sidama Shantawene Village

$6.45
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Payment day for nearly 700 outgrowers who sell their coffee to the group and a meeting about best harvest practices
Ethiopia Organic Sidama Shantawene Village
Ethiopia Organic Sidama Shantawene Village

SO sweet (9.6!), floral honey and honey comb, citrus high tones, honey tangerine and Valencia orange, light touches of jasmine, fresia, berry and baking spice. City to City+

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Ethiopia Yukiro Cooperative

$6.35
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Penagos mechanical demucilager at Yukiro cooperative
Ethiopia Yukiro Cooperative
Ethiopia Yukiro Cooperative

Light roasts of Yukiro make excellent pour over brews, delicate floral aroma, soft fruited notes like lime, pink grapefruit, green apple and nectarine and backing of simple syrup sweetness. City to City+.

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Rwanda Nyamasheke Cyato

$6.40
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Cooperative members at the wet mill tending to the parchment drying tables
Rwanda Nyamasheke Cyato
Rwanda Nyamasheke Cyato

Cyato shows deep caramelizing sugar sweetness with lovely citrus-like brightness, and top notes of Mandarin orange, slippery elm tea, raisin, and a brown sugary sweet finishing note. City to Full City. Good for espresso.

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Rwanda Nyamasheke Gitwe

$5.90
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A view of the drying beds at Gitwe from the road above
Rwanda Nyamasheke Gitwe
Rwanda Nyamasheke Gitwe

Brewing light roasts offers soft accents of black tea, dried apple, and raisin atop a sweetness that has the transparency of simple syrup, and a finish marked by notes of Earl Grey tea, and roasted barley. City to City+.

 

 

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Rwanda Rusizi Gaseke

$5.75
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At the drying tables, workers keep a sharp eye out for any physical defects in the coffee and remove them - Gaseke coffee washing station
Rwanda Rusizi Gaseke
Rwanda Rusizi Gaseke

Gaseke makes a unique, herbal cup at City+. Licorice root and lemongrass tea flavors comes through, and date sugar sweetness goes the long haul in the finish. A bodied brewed coffee. City+ to Full City+.

 

 

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