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Clifton Coffee - Rwanda: Musasa Mbilima

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In the cup, look for big bright flavours of clementine, vanilla & cocoa with a pronounced acidity and hint of spice on the finish.

From Clifton Coffee:

"This late harvest Rwandan comes from the famed Musasa Dukunde Kawa cooperative which owns 3 washing stations lying high in Rwanda’s rugged north west. The Mbilima washing station (the co-operatives 2nd) was built in 2005 with the profits generated from their first washing station (Ruli) and is one of Rwandas highest washing stations processing cherry for just over 500 of the Co-operatives 2100 active producing members.

After pulping, the coffee is fermented overnight (for around 12 hours) and then graded again using flotation channels that sort the coffee by weight (the heaviest –or A1 –usually being the best). The wet parchment is then soaked in water for between 18 and 24 hours to stabilise moisture content. The raised bed drying process typically lasts around 14 days depending on the weather until the moisture content reads 11% when the coffee is then sorted into parchment and delivered to the dry mill in Kigali."

Altitude: 1,900 to 2,200
Farm/Coop: Musasa Mbilima
Great for: Aeropress, Espresso, Filter
Origin: Africa/Rwanda - Coko Sector, Gakenke District of Northern Province
Owner: Musasa Dukunde Kawa Cooperative
Process Method: Washed
Varietals: 100% Red Bourbon

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.