Sista Africa, Rwanda from Playground, Hamburg

Smooth, harmonic. Juicy components reminding me of apricot and peach. And there was no better place to drink this coffee than between the 1000 hills of Rwanda. Took some packages of this great beans to our Rwanda trip in December.

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Manantiales (Geisha), Colombia from Hoppenworth & Ploch, Frankfurt

I had blueberries for breakfast this morning. … And now I have the last cups of that sweet Geisha and I enjoy once again a full mouthful of berry goodness. Some green tea in the finish, some herbal notes, a tiny hint of Australian Shiraz with some barrel treatment. I will miss this one.

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Don Nacho, El Salvador from Hoppenworth & Ploch, Frankfurt

Herbal, juicy, peachy. Rock solid honey processed with a charme and a kick of grapefruit.

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Ye Genet, Ethiopia from Hoppenworth & Ploch, Frankfurt

A mouth full of berries, fruit tea, and fermentation on heavy rotation. Kicking you awake and even giving you a tasteful experience, when you catched a heavy cold, your nose is k.o. and even chili con carne tastes flat. This natural has power.

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Coffee botany 101

Great lecture on the SCA lectures podcast on coffee botany from Emma Sage.

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