Day 8 | Uganda Organic Mbale Mountain

8 oz. Bag$21

  • Light Roast
  • Honey Process

This honey process organic coffee is from the Mountain Harvest group in Mt. Elgon, Uganda. For this microlot, fresh picked cherries were hand sorted and placed on raised beds to slowly sun dry to 10% moisture. A stunningly flavorful coffee reminiscent of some of the best coffees from the region. Orange zest and Biscoff cookie in the aroma. Orange hard candy, red grape, tomato, graham cracker, loads of candy sweetness, with a smooth round body and a distinct umami savory note.

This honey process organic coffee is from the Mountain Harvest group in Mt. Elgon, Uganda. Dedicated to long-term economic and environmental sustainability for the region, Mountain Harvest works with over 850 smallholder farms providing education, central processing, storage facilities, detailed quality control, and international marketing. This results in a stunningly flavorful coffee. Candy sweetness is balanced by notes of red grape, tomato, and graham cracker.

Tasting Notes

  • Orange Hard Candy
  • Red Grape
  • Cherry Tomato
  • Graham Cracker

Details

Process

Honey

Producer

Edwin Norena

Green Cost

$15.50/lb

Sourcing

Direct

Chemex

Form meets function in the classically beautiful Chemex brewer. Grind size is critical when brewing with this method since the brew bed can get large. Use a coarser grind to experience bright and floral fruit notes.

Sourcing & Processing

This honey process organic coffee is from the Mountain Harvest group in Mt. Elgon, Uganda. Dedicated to long-term economic and environmental sustainability for the region, Mountain Harvest works with over 850 smallholder farms providing education, central processing, storage facilities, detailed quality control, and international marketing.

For this microlot, fresh picked cherries were transported in sealed drums directly from select farms to Mountain Harvest's experimental processing site. They were sorted and placed on raised beds to slowly sun dry to 10% moisture. This results in a stunningly flavorful coffee. Candy sweetness is balanced by notes of red grape, tomato, and graham cracker.

Mount Elgon, Uganda

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