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Clifton Coffee - Ethiopia: Guji Shakiso, Sidamo

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A fantastic coffee for all brew methods with complex tastes of fragrant tropical fruit, wild blueberries and a hint of vanilla. As an espresso with milk the bluberries really burst through.

In 2013, this coffee was one of the most characterful and distinctive coffees we’ve ever tasted let alone sold – and we are thrilled to welcome it back for a 2nd year after the 2014 crop was largely disappointing. We’re fortunate enough to have secured the entire UK crop this year and promises to be one of 2015’s most popular coffees.
Located around 100km south of Yirgacheffe the Shakiso mill processes only 300 bags of this beautiful natural Heirloom & Typica coffee a year. 6 farmers owning between 20 & 60 hectares each contribute their crop to this small lot and we were so blown away by the unique characteristics and the quality in the cup that we bought all of it!

Altitude: 1,750 – 1850 metres above sea level
Farm/Coop: Kebel Guji Shakiso
Great for: Aeropress, Cafetiere, Espresso, Filter, Milky, With milk
Origin: Africa/Ethiopia - Shakiso in the Jemjem sub-zone of Sidamo province
Owner: 6 Farmers around the town of Shakiso
Process Method: Natural (Dry)
Tasting Notes: Complex fragrant tropical fruit, wild blueberries and a hint of vanilla.
Varietals: Heirloom, Typica & other indigenous Shakiso sub-varietals

Roasting and delivery information

We roast 5 days a week on our Diedrich IR-12 & CR-25. We roast and rest our EQ & E1 espressos only to a maximum of 10 days so these coffees will arrive ready to use. All other single origins are roasted to order on the next available roast day & sent out within 24 hours.

We recommend a minimum of 10 days rest past roast day on all our espressos and a minimum of 2-5 days rest on all filter coffees.

TO ENSURE SAME DAY ROASTING, ALL ORDERS MUST BE RECEIVED BY 11am. ANY ORDERS RECEIVED AFTER 11am WILL BE ROASTED THE FOLLOWING ROAST DAY.

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Tasting record

Method Dose Grind Time Volume Comments
e.g. Espresso 18g Vario 1E 25secs 30ml A bit finer next time would be better.