Ep. 811 Rwanda Mahembe People's Farm Washed Red Bourbon


Yellow plum, golden sugar, pineapple

This full bodied and rounded cup starts with fresh yellow plums and a sprinkle of golden sugar. After that comes a dash of pineapple juice before it finishes back on yellow plums, which lingers into the aftertaste.

  • Country: Rwanda
  • Region: Western Province
  • District: Karongi
  • Sector: Twumba
  • Producers: 14 Kizenga Hill smallholders
  • Altitude: 2,000 - 2,100 m.a.s.l.
  • Varietals: Red Bourbon
  • Processing method: Washed

Further Information

Tasting notes: Yellow plum, golden sugar, pineapple.

Cup of Excellence Cupping Scores

  • Clean cup: (1–8): 7
  • Sweetness: (1–8): 6.5
  • Acidity: (1–8): 6.5
  • Mouthfeel: (1–8): 6
  • Flavour: (1–8): 6.5
  • Aftertaste: (1–8): 6
  • Balance: (1–8): 6
  • Overall: (1–8): 6.5
  • Correction:(+36): +36
  • Total (max. 100): 87

Roast Information
Medium - suiting the well-balanced acidity and sweetness of this coffee requires a steady roast through first and just up to the edge of second, no further.