be_ixf;ym_201912 d_07; ct_100
Logo
 
MoreWineMaking!
Rwanda Gakenke - Wet Process - Green Coffee Beans

Rwanda Gakenke - Wet Process - Green Coffee Beans

Please select from the following option(s) to see pricing and availability.
Weight: 
Description

The Rwanda Gakenke Wet Processed beans are grown and processed at the Bumbogo coffee washing station located in Rwanda's Northern Province. Gakenke has now produced several award-winning lots, recognized in the Cup of Excellence competition.

After cherries are brought to the Bumbogo station, they are pulped in a machine pulper and then floated in fermentation tanks overnight, for approximately 12 hours.  Workers then perform “ikinimba,” a tradition of singing five songs while dancing and stomping on the coffee to clean off the last of the mucilage. This is intended to bring out more sweetness in the coffee.

Beans are then graded using channels based on density and size from A1 to A4, and hand sorted. And finally, they’re dried for 20 to 25 days on raised beds.

The cupping notes for these beans are cranberry, lime, floral, tropical, bright, rich, clean.

Our Regional Series are coffees from the most famous and well-regarded coffee-growing regions from around the world. These coffees highlight the typical flavors, aromas, and essential characteristics of the particular region and/or sub regions. Try our regional series to get an example of these famous coffee regions!
 

AcidityHigh
BodyFull
CountryRwanda
ProcessingWet
RegionAfrica
Community Q&A

Start typing your question and we'll check if it was already asked and answered. Learn More
No questions have been asked about this item. Be the first!
Why did you choose this?
MoreFlavor Store
sounded good
Dusten G on Aug 28, 2019
sounded good
Dusten G on Aug 28, 2019
Reviews

4.0 / 5.0
1 Review
5 Stars
4 Stars
3 Stars
2 Stars
1 Star
0
1
0
0
0
Good coffee
good grassy notes. Not as fruity as some east African coffees but tasty at a medium roast.
September 13, 2019
Purchased
3 months ago