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  • Rwanda Mibirizi, Example of Excellent Bourbon Cultivation and Processing

    Dec 14, 13 • Coffee from AfricaNo Comments
    Rwanda Mibirizi, Example of Excellent Bourbon Cultivation and Processing

    Rwanda isn’t as known coffee producing country as surrounding Kenya and Tanzania, but increasingly coffee professionals have been attracted to Arabica crops resulted from its perfect micro climates and teroir. The success of Rwandan coffee industry probably provides a good case model to neighboring newer coffee producers likes of Uganda and Congo. The country known […]...

  • Coffee from Antigua, An Examples of What Excellent Terroir Can Produce

    Coffee from Antigua, An Examples of What Excellent Terroir Can Produce

    Guatemala is highly recognized as some of the best coffee origins of the world. Among several coffee producing regions of Guatemala, Antigua is one of the most notable one. This highland is surrounded by three volcanoes. The volcanoes contributes to the creation of Antigua’s ideal soil for coffee. In this region, Bourbon varietal which highlights […]...

  • The Art of Coffee Roasting – Acidity and Body

    May 2, 13 • Roasting2 Comments
    The Art of Coffee Roasting – Acidity and Body

    Coffee is just like two dimensional art expressed by coffee roasters. While origin based characteristics are on the x-axis, roasting based characteristics are on the y-axis. A cup of coffee is a collaborative results of coffee bean and roasting. Neither good coffee bean nor precise roasting skills wouldn’t make a perfect cup of coffee. The […]...

  • Pacamara from Guatemala and El Salvador

    Pacamara from Guatemala and El Salvador

    Pacamara, the coffee varietal, was developed at a lab in El Salvador. It is hybrid between Maragogype and Pacas, and it inherits unusually large bean size from a parent, Maragogype known as the Elephant bean. In contrast to its overwhelming look, a high quality Pacamara has great smoothness and complexity resemble to Blue Mountain. There […]...