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blend of the month - daddy cool
blend of the month - daddy cool
blend of the month - daddy cool
blend of the month - daddy cool

blend of the month - daddy cool

Regular price £7.00 Sale

Sourced from:
Rwanda - Bushoki + Ethiopia - Duromina

Tastes like:
Lemon / Black Tea / Toffee Finish

Suitable for:

All brew methods, but we really quite like it in a V60, Chemex or Aeropress

Roast:
Medium

Each month (funnily enough) we introduce a new Blend of the Month. To be quite frank, this is probably one of our most favourite things to do (bar eating pizza, but that's pretty normal right?)

We carefully sourced two or more beans that caressingly (it's a word) compliment each other. Expect some fun flavours here that work brilliantly with most brew methods.  

More Info from the farm: 

Location: Rwanda - Bushoki

Process: Washed

Varietal: Red Bourbon

Altitude: 1776 MASL

The station was initially built in 2006 by the Iyongera Musaruro Co-operative who began working with Falcon's sister company RTC in 2014, to help with financial management and production oversight to improve all aspects of the station. The co-op has approximately 500 members and receives cherry from 800 farmers in total from the surrounding area.

During the harvest process, cherry is delivered to the station where it is pulped using a 3 disc Mckinnon pulper before undergoing fermentation in tanks for 12 - 18 hours. After this, the coffee is density sorted in the water grading channels before being dried on one of the 42 raised African beds.

Ethiopia - Duromina

Process: Washed

Varietal: Heirloom

Altitude: 1900-2000 MASL

Duromina, which means “to improve their lives” in the Afan Oromo language, is a coffee cooperative in southwestern Jimma Zone. Coffee has grown here for generations but was traditionally processed using the dry, natural method. Farmers paid little attention to quality control. Despite an ideal climate and altitude for coffee growing, the area’s coffee was synonymous with poor quality. Year after year, farmers received low prices for their coffee, earning little income as a result. On paper these farmers had it all; very high altitude, rich and fertile soils, Ethiopia's incredibly complex heirloom varietals and good rainfall. The missing link was quality control. Now that this has been addressed, the Duromina farmers produce coffees of outstanding quality with scores of 90+ being achieved. In 2010, around one hundred local coffee farmers banded together to form Duromina. As the name suggests, their goal was simple: to improve their lives. With technical support, business advice and access to finance through TechnoServe’s Coffee Initiative, the members acquired and installed a wet mill and began processing fully washed coffee for the first time. These improvements helped Duromina produce high-quality coffee and bring new prosperity to the community. Two years later, an international panel of professional judges would select Duromina’s coffee as the best in Africa, awarding the cooperative the top prize in the leading regional cupping competition.