Buku Hambela - Ethiopia (227g)


Guji, Oromia, Ethiopia – Natural Heirloom

– “An outstanding lot of Ethiopian Heirloom from the celebrated Buku washing station located in the highlands of Guji”.

This coffee was produced by smallholder producers in the Buku kebele, or village, and was processed at the Buku washing station operated by Esayas Bareso. The Buku Abel village, where the washing station is located within the Guji zone, sits 2350 meters above sea level, representing one of the highest coffee producing altitudes we’ve come across. Local farmers grow locally selected varieties 74110, 74112, and 74158, which were developed by the Jimma Agricultural Research Center (JARC) in the 1970s. Cherries are manually harvested before being taken to the processing station where they are hand sorted before being processed. The sorted cherries are then dried on raised beds where they are turned frequently until reaching their ideal humidity. All coffee is hand sorted a final time after drying before being prepared for export resulting in an outstanding cup profile.

  • Origin: Ethiopia
  • Process: Natural
  • Variety: Heirloom
  • Tasting Notes: Raspberry, guava, white peach

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